"Crud" Scrubbing with a Purex-Type Zebra Cartridge

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Entrained solids have in the past been one of the major factors limiting solvent extraction fission product decontamination. These solids are known to be surface active, to absorb fission products, and to form interfacial films or "cruds". A major step in eliminating these cruds was taken when the Purex columns were modified to operate with the interfaces at the waste ends of the columns rather than the product ends. This type of operation tended to flush the solids out with the waste rather than the product streams.

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Richardson, G. L October 17, 1961.

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  • Main Title: "Crud" Scrubbing with a Purex-Type Zebra Cartridge
  • Series Title: HW (Series)
  • Series Title: Hanford Works Reports
  • Added Title: Hanford Works Report HW-63791-Rev 1

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Entrained solids have in the past been one of the major factors limiting solvent extraction fission product decontamination. These solids are known to be surface active, to absorb fission products, and to form interfacial films or "cruds". A major step in eliminating these cruds was taken when the Purex columns were modified to operate with the interfaces at the waste ends of the columns rather than the product ends. This type of operation tended to flush the solids out with the waste rather than the product streams.

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11 pages : illustrations

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  • Report No.: HW-63791-Rev 1
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Richardson, G. L. "Crud" Scrubbing with a Purex-Type Zebra Cartridge, report, October 17, 1961; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1255606/: accessed March 2, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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