Demonstrating compliance with WAPS 1.3 in the Hanford waste vitrification plant process

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The high-level waste (HLW) vitrification plant at the Hanford Site was being designed to immobilize transuranic and high-level radioactive waste in borosilicate glass. This document describes the statistical procedure to be used in verifying compliance with requirements imposed by Section 1.3 of the Waste Acceptance Product Specifications (WAPS, USDOE 1993). WAPS 1.3 is a specification for ``product consistency,`` as measured by the Product Consistency Test (PCT, Jantzen 1992b), for each of three elements: lithium, sodium, and boron. Properties of a process batch and the resulting glass are largely determined by the composition of the feed material. Empirical models are being ... continued below

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Bryan, M. F.; Piepel, G. F. & Simpson, D. B. March 1996.

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The high-level waste (HLW) vitrification plant at the Hanford Site was being designed to immobilize transuranic and high-level radioactive waste in borosilicate glass. This document describes the statistical procedure to be used in verifying compliance with requirements imposed by Section 1.3 of the Waste Acceptance Product Specifications (WAPS, USDOE 1993). WAPS 1.3 is a specification for ``product consistency,`` as measured by the Product Consistency Test (PCT, Jantzen 1992b), for each of three elements: lithium, sodium, and boron. Properties of a process batch and the resulting glass are largely determined by the composition of the feed material. Empirical models are being developed to estimate some property values, including PCT results, from data on feed composition. These models will be used in conjunction with measurements of feed composition to control the HLW vitrification process and product.

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  • Other: DE96008236
  • Report No.: PNNL--11002
  • Report No.: PHTD--C93-05-01K
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/219537 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 219537
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669130

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Bryan, M. F.; Piepel, G. F. & Simpson, D. B. Demonstrating compliance with WAPS 1.3 in the Hanford waste vitrification plant process, report, March 1996; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669130/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.