Plutonium Immobilization Program -- Cold pour Phase 1 test results

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The Plutonium Immobilization Project will disposition excess weapons grade plutonium. It uses the can-in-canister approach that involves placing plutonium-ceramic pucks in sealed cans that are then placed into Defense Waste Processing Facility canisters. These canisters are subsequently filled with high-level radioactive waste glass. This process puts the plutonium in a stable form and makes it unattractive for reuse. A cold (non-radioactive) glass pour program was performed to develop and verify the baseline design for the canister and internal hardware. This paper describes the Phase 1 scoping test results.

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Hamilton, L. January 18, 2000.

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The Plutonium Immobilization Project will disposition excess weapons grade plutonium. It uses the can-in-canister approach that involves placing plutonium-ceramic pucks in sealed cans that are then placed into Defense Waste Processing Facility canisters. These canisters are subsequently filled with high-level radioactive waste glass. This process puts the plutonium in a stable form and makes it unattractive for reuse. A cold (non-radioactive) glass pour program was performed to develop and verify the baseline design for the canister and internal hardware. This paper describes the Phase 1 scoping test results.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00750870

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  • Other Information: PBD: 18 Jan 2000

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  • Report No.: WSRC-TR-2000-00019
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • DOI: 10.2172/750870 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 750870
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc711151

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Hamilton, L. Plutonium Immobilization Program -- Cold pour Phase 1 test results, report, January 18, 2000; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc711151/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.