Alpha Removal Process Filter Cleaning Recommendations

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The Savannah River Site (SRS) is developing a process to treat radioactive waste that is low in cesium-137, but high in strontium-90, plutonium, uranium, and neptunium. Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) personnel asked Savannah River Technology Center (SRTC) personnel to provide recommendations for chemically cleaning the Alpha Removal Process filters. The authors reviewed previous SRTC filter cleaning experience with bench-scale radioactive filters and pilot-scale simulant filters from tests with simulated and actual waste. From reviewing the previous filter cleaning data and assuming the heel in the 512-S filtration system is 85 gallons or less, the authors recommendations and approach to ... continued below

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Poirier, M.R. October 30, 2003.

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The Savannah River Site (SRS) is developing a process to treat radioactive waste that is low in cesium-137, but high in strontium-90, plutonium, uranium, and neptunium. Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) personnel asked Savannah River Technology Center (SRTC) personnel to provide recommendations for chemically cleaning the Alpha Removal Process filters. The authors reviewed previous SRTC filter cleaning experience with bench-scale radioactive filters and pilot-scale simulant filters from tests with simulated and actual waste. From reviewing the previous filter cleaning data and assuming the heel in the 512-S filtration system is 85 gallons or less, the authors recommendations and approach to the inquiry are contained in this report.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 30 Oct 2003

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  • Report No.: WSRC-TR-2003-00299
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • DOI: 10.2172/821173 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 821173
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc737015

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Poirier, M.R. Alpha Removal Process Filter Cleaning Recommendations, report, October 30, 2003; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc737015/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.