Removal of Radioactive Cations Anions from Polluted Water Using Ligand-Modified Colloid-Enhanced Ultrafiltration (60041-OK)

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The objectives of this project are to determine the feasibility of and develop optimum conditions for the use of colloid-enhanced ultrafiltration (CEUF) methods to remove and recover radionuclides and associated toxic non-radioactive contaminants from polluted water. The target metal ions are uranium, plutonium, thorium, strontium, cadmium, and lead along with chromium (as chromate). Anionic or amphiphilic chelating agents, used in conjunction with polyelectrolyte colloids, provide a means to confer selectivity required for removal of the target cations. This project entails a comprehensive study of the effects of solution composition and filtration unit operating parameters on the separation efficiency and selectivity ... continued below

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Scamehorn, John F.; Taylor, Richard W. & Palmer, Cynthia E. June 2000.

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The objectives of this project are to determine the feasibility of and develop optimum conditions for the use of colloid-enhanced ultrafiltration (CEUF) methods to remove and recover radionuclides and associated toxic non-radioactive contaminants from polluted water. The target metal ions are uranium, plutonium, thorium, strontium, cadmium, and lead along with chromium (as chromate). Anionic or amphiphilic chelating agents, used in conjunction with polyelectrolyte colloids, provide a means to confer selectivity required for removal of the target cations. This project entails a comprehensive study of the effects of solution composition and filtration unit operating parameters on the separation efficiency and selectivity of ligand modified colloid-enhanced ultrafiltration (LM-CEUF) processes. Problem areas identified by the Office of Environmental Management addressed by this project include removal of hazardous ionic materials from ground water, mixed waste, and aqueous waste solutions produced during decontamination and decommissioning operations. Separation and concentration of the target ions will result in a substantial reduction in the volume of material requiring disposal or long-term storage.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 2000

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  • Report No.: EMSP-60041--20000
  • Grant Number: FG07-97ER14825
  • DOI: 10.2172/828493 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 828493
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc779685

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Scamehorn, John F.; Taylor, Richard W. & Palmer, Cynthia E. Removal of Radioactive Cations Anions from Polluted Water Using Ligand-Modified Colloid-Enhanced Ultrafiltration (60041-OK), report, June 2000; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc779685/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.