Test results of the Phase 1 Test Plan

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Radioactive waste materials in underground high level waste (HLW) storage tanks at the Hanford Site evolve gaseous mixtures at varying rates. In order to verify the flammability of these gases and the mechanisms by which they are produced, it is necessary to sample material from these tanks in such a way as to preserve the gas phase of the material for analysis. Careful laboratory studies could then be performed on these samples which would allow judgement to be made of the hazard level of the storage tank. The Retained Gas Sampler (RGS) system is such a sampling method. A multidisciplinary ... continued below

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Hey, B.E. March 1, 1995.

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  • Westinghouse Hanford Company
    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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Radioactive waste materials in underground high level waste (HLW) storage tanks at the Hanford Site evolve gaseous mixtures at varying rates. In order to verify the flammability of these gases and the mechanisms by which they are produced, it is necessary to sample material from these tanks in such a way as to preserve the gas phase of the material for analysis. Careful laboratory studies could then be performed on these samples which would allow judgement to be made of the hazard level of the storage tank. The Retained Gas Sampler (RGS) system is such a sampling method. A multidisciplinary team developed and issued a plan to obtain waste tank core samples for gas phase analysis. This plan contained the basic idea and function of the RGS system. Different organizations assumed responsibility of various aspects of the RGS program which they were most qualified to develop.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95008424

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Mar 1995

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  • Other: DE95008424
  • Report No.: WHC-SD-WM-TRP--225
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • DOI: 10.2172/33116 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 33116
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675209

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Hey, B.E. Test results of the Phase 1 Test Plan, report, March 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675209/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.