Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility

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The Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility (RLWTF) at Argonne National Laboratory-West (ANL-W) in Idaho provides improved treatment for low-level aqueous waste compared to conventional systems. A unique, patented evaporated system is used in the RLWTF. SHADE (shielded hot air drum evaporator, US Patent No. 4,305,780) is a low-cost disposable unit constructed from standard components and is self-shielded. The results of testing and recent operations indicate that evaporation rates of 2 to 6 gph (8 to 23 L/h) can be achieved with a single unit housed in a standard 30-gal (114-L) drum container. The operating experience has confirmed the design evaporation … continued below

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ii, 29 p. : charts, photographs

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Black, Roger L. July 1984.

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  • Main Title: Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility
  • Added Title: ANL (Series)
  • Added Title: Argonne National Laboratory Report ANL-84-59
  • Series Title: Argonne National Laboratory Reports

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The Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility (RLWTF) at Argonne National Laboratory-West (ANL-W) in Idaho provides improved treatment for low-level aqueous waste compared to conventional systems. A unique, patented evaporated system is used in the RLWTF. SHADE (shielded hot air drum evaporator, US Patent No. 4,305,780) is a low-cost disposable unit constructed from standard components and is self-shielded. The results of testing and recent operations indicate that evaporation rates of 2 to 6 gph (8 to 23 L/h) can be achieved with a single unit housed in a standard 30-gal (114-L) drum container. The operating experience has confirmed the design evaporation rate of 60,000 gal (227,000 L) per year, using six SHADE's.

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ii, 29 p. : charts, photographs

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  • OCLC: 878077705
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.AT 7:22/ANL-84-59
  • Report No.: ANL-84-59
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-Eng-38
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc282734

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Black, Roger L. Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility, report, July 1984; Argonne, Illinois. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc282734/: accessed July 12, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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