Technical Issues and Characterization for Fuel and Sludge in Hanford K Basins

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Technical Issues for the interim dry storage of N Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) are discussed. Characterization data from fuel, to support resolution of these issues, are reviewed and new results for the oxidation of fuel in a moist atmosphere and the drying of whole fuel elements are presented. Characterization of associated K basin sludge is also discussed in light of a newly adopted disposal pathway.

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MAKENAS, B.J. June 1, 2000.

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Technical Issues for the interim dry storage of N Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) are discussed. Characterization data from fuel, to support resolution of these issues, are reviewed and new results for the oxidation of fuel in a moist atmosphere and the drying of whole fuel elements are presented. Characterization of associated K basin sludge is also discussed in light of a newly adopted disposal pathway.

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  • Report No.: HNF-5338-FP, Rev.0
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 803931
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc735561

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MAKENAS, B.J. Technical Issues and Characterization for Fuel and Sludge in Hanford K Basins, article, June 1, 2000; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc735561/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.