Functional design criteria: Tank 101-AZ waste retrieval system. Revision 3

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Presented is the functional design criteria for equipment and subsystems required to test the mobilization of sludge in anticipation of retrieval of waste slurry from tank 241-AZ-101. The system utilizes jet forces from two high capacity pumps (mixer pumps) which recirculate liquid within the tank to mobilize the sludge and disperse it in the supernate and produce a slurry suitable for feed to the pretreatment process. This project provides the systems and equipment to prepare Tank AZ-101 for a functional test to verify sludge mobilization capabilities with use of mixer pumps. A retrieval functional test will be conducted by others ... continued below

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Manthei, M. E. July 1995.

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

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Presented is the functional design criteria for equipment and subsystems required to test the mobilization of sludge in anticipation of retrieval of waste slurry from tank 241-AZ-101. The system utilizes jet forces from two high capacity pumps (mixer pumps) which recirculate liquid within the tank to mobilize the sludge and disperse it in the supernate and produce a slurry suitable for feed to the pretreatment process. This project provides the systems and equipment to prepare Tank AZ-101 for a functional test to verify sludge mobilization capabilities with use of mixer pumps. A retrieval functional test will be conducted by others (not part of the project) to confirm laboratory studies of waste mobilization characteristics and design parameters, to provide basis for system optimization for mobilization of other wastes, and to provide final verification of the effects of the retrieval process on wastes, and to provide final verification of the effects of the retrieval process on other tank farm operational parameters. No waste will be transferred from the tank during the FT. Prior to the test, some existing in-tank components must be removed and disposed of, and replaced with components with increased structural strength and rigidity. Special instrumentation will be provided to measure the effectiveness of the mixer pumps for sludge mobilization. Designing and providing equipment for component removal, handling, and solid waste disposal is a significant part of the project work scope

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INIS; OSTI as DE97050962

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  • Other: DE97050962
  • Report No.: WHC-SD-W151-FDC--001-Rev.3
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • DOI: 10.2172/408677 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 408677
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc682320

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Manthei, M. E. Functional design criteria: Tank 101-AZ waste retrieval system. Revision 3, report, July 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc682320/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.