Transport & Disposal of TPBARs at the Tritium Extraction Facility

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As a part of the Department of Energy Tritium Readiness Program, the Tritium Extraction Facility (TEF) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) is preparing to receive the first shipment of irradiated Tritium Producing Burnable Absorber Rods (TPBARs) from the Tennessee Valley Authority's Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. Tritium will be extracted from the TPBARs at the TEF. The spent TPBARs will be transported and disposed on site using the TEF Waste Container, designed and fabricated by Packaging Technology, Inc. This paper describes the TPBAR waste form, the TEF Waste Container to be used to store the waste, the operational sequence associated ... continued below

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BENJAMIN, SNIDER January 27, 2005.

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As a part of the Department of Energy Tritium Readiness Program, the Tritium Extraction Facility (TEF) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) is preparing to receive the first shipment of irradiated Tritium Producing Burnable Absorber Rods (TPBARs) from the Tennessee Valley Authority's Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. Tritium will be extracted from the TPBARs at the TEF. The spent TPBARs will be transported and disposed on site using the TEF Waste Container, designed and fabricated by Packaging Technology, Inc. This paper describes the TPBAR waste form, the TEF Waste Container to be used to store the waste, the operational sequence associated with management of the TBPAR waste form and the disposal facility at the SRS.

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  • WM 05, Tucson, AZ (US), 02/27/2005--03/03/2005

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  • Report No.: WSRC-MS-2004-00840
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 837902
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc781622

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BENJAMIN, SNIDER. Transport & Disposal of TPBARs at the Tritium Extraction Facility, article, January 27, 2005; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc781622/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.