Engineering analysis report for the long-term management of depleted uranium hexafluoride : storage of depleted uranium metal.

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This report contains an engineering analysis of long-term storage of uranium metal in boxes as an option for long-term management of depleted uranium hexafluoride (UF{sub 6}). Three storage facilities are considered: buildings, vaults, and mined cavities. Three cases are considered: either all, half, or a quarter of the depleted uranium metal that would be produced from the conversion of depleted UF{sub 6} is stored at the facility. The analysis of these alternatives is based on a box design used in the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Alternative Strategies for the Long-Term Management and Use of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride, report ... continued below

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Folga, S.M.; Kier, P.H. & Thimmapuram, P.R. January 24, 2001.

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This report contains an engineering analysis of long-term storage of uranium metal in boxes as an option for long-term management of depleted uranium hexafluoride (UF{sub 6}). Three storage facilities are considered: buildings, vaults, and mined cavities. Three cases are considered: either all, half, or a quarter of the depleted uranium metal that would be produced from the conversion of depleted UF{sub 6} is stored at the facility. The analysis of these alternatives is based on a box design used in the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Alternative Strategies for the Long-Term Management and Use of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride, report DOE/EIS-0269, published in 1999 by the US Department of Energy. This box design does not appear to effectively use space within the box. Hence, an alternative box design that allows for a reduced storage area is addressed in the appendices for long-term storage in buildings.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 24 Jan 2001

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  • Report No.: ANL/EAD/TM-100
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/775268 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 775268
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc725145

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Folga, S.M.; Kier, P.H. & Thimmapuram, P.R. Engineering analysis report for the long-term management of depleted uranium hexafluoride : storage of depleted uranium metal., report, January 24, 2001; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725145/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.