Melt Rate Improvement for DWPF MB3: Melt Rate Furnace Testing

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The Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) would like to increase its canister production rate. The goal of this study is to improve the melt rate in DWPF specifically for Macrobatch 3. However, the knowledge gained may result in improved melting efficiencies translating to future DWPF macrobatches and in higher throughput for other Department of Energy's (DOE) melters. Increased melting efficiencies decrease overall operational costs by reducing the immobilization campaign time for a particular waste stream. For melt rate limited systems, a small increase in melting efficiency translates into significant hard dollar savings by reducing life cycle operational costs.

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Stone, M.E. July 24, 2001.

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The Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) would like to increase its canister production rate. The goal of this study is to improve the melt rate in DWPF specifically for Macrobatch 3. However, the knowledge gained may result in improved melting efficiencies translating to future DWPF macrobatches and in higher throughput for other Department of Energy's (DOE) melters. Increased melting efficiencies decrease overall operational costs by reducing the immobilization campaign time for a particular waste stream. For melt rate limited systems, a small increase in melting efficiency translates into significant hard dollar savings by reducing life cycle operational costs.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 24 Jul 2001

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  • Report No.: WSRC-TR-2001-00146
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • DOI: 10.2172/783821 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 783821
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc716135

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Stone, M.E. Melt Rate Improvement for DWPF MB3: Melt Rate Furnace Testing, report, July 24, 2001; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc716135/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.