Electrochemical treatment of mixed and hazardous waste

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and The University of New Mexico are jointly developing an electrochemical process for treating hazardous and radioactive wastes. The wastes treatable by the process include toxic metal solutions, cyanide solutions, and various organic wastes that may contain chlorinated organic compounds. The main component of the process is a stack of electrolytic cells with peripheral equipment such as a rectifier, feed system, tanks with feed and treated solutions, and a gas-venting system. During the treatment, toxic metals are deposited on the cathode, cyanides are oxidized on the anode, and organic compounds are anodically oxidized by direct ... continued below

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Dziewinski, J.; Marczak, S.; Smith, W. & Nuttall, E. December 31, 1995.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and The University of New Mexico are jointly developing an electrochemical process for treating hazardous and radioactive wastes. The wastes treatable by the process include toxic metal solutions, cyanide solutions, and various organic wastes that may contain chlorinated organic compounds. The main component of the process is a stack of electrolytic cells with peripheral equipment such as a rectifier, feed system, tanks with feed and treated solutions, and a gas-venting system. During the treatment, toxic metals are deposited on the cathode, cyanides are oxidized on the anode, and organic compounds are anodically oxidized by direct or mediated electrooxidation, depending on their type. Bench scale experimental studies have confirmed the feasibility of applying electrochemical systems to processing of a great variety of hazardous and mixed wastes. The operating parameters have been defined for different waste compositions using surrogate wastes. Mixed wastes are currently treated at bench scale as part of the treatability study.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96005498

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  • Fall meeting of the Materials Research Society (MRS), Boston, MA (United States), 27 Nov - 1 Dec 1995

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  • Other: DE96005498
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-4098
  • Report No.: CONF-951155--83
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 204689
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669017

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Dziewinski, J.; Marczak, S.; Smith, W. & Nuttall, E. Electrochemical treatment of mixed and hazardous waste, article, December 31, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669017/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.