Remote vacuum compaction of compressible hazardous waste

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A system is described for remote vacuum compaction and containment of low-level radioactive or hazardous waste comprising a vacuum source, a sealable first flexible container, and a sealable outer flexible container for receiving one or more first flexible containers. A method for compacting low level radioactive or hazardous waste materials at the point of generation comprising the steps of sealing the waste in a first flexible container, sealing one or more first containers within an outer flexible container, breaching the integrity of the first containers, evacuating the air from the inner and outer containers, and sealing the outer container shut.

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14 p.

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Coyne, M.J.; Fiscus, G.M. & Sammel, A.G. December 31, 1996.

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  • Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory
    Publisher Info: Bettis Atomic Power Lab., West Mifflin, PA (United States)
    Place of Publication: West Mifflin, Pennsylvania

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A system is described for remote vacuum compaction and containment of low-level radioactive or hazardous waste comprising a vacuum source, a sealable first flexible container, and a sealable outer flexible container for receiving one or more first flexible containers. A method for compacting low level radioactive or hazardous waste materials at the point of generation comprising the steps of sealing the waste in a first flexible container, sealing one or more first containers within an outer flexible container, breaching the integrity of the first containers, evacuating the air from the inner and outer containers, and sealing the outer container shut.

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14 p.

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OSTI as DE98007400

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1996

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  • Other: DE98007400
  • Report No.: PATENTS-US--A8697846
  • Grant Number: AC11-89PN38014
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 663426
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc711515

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  • December 31, 1996

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Coyne, M.J.; Fiscus, G.M. & Sammel, A.G. Remote vacuum compaction of compressible hazardous waste, patent, December 31, 1996; West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc711515/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.