Presentation of the ERFB Bitumenized Waste Drum Retrieval Facility

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The bitumenized waste drum facility (ERFB) is built on the Marcoule site and is intended to handle the historic bitumenized waste of the site, that were conditioned in metallic drums. The purpose of the facility is to retrieve the drums stored in pits, condition them in stainless steel overpacks and produce packages ready to be shipped to the multipurpose interim storage (EIP) facility. The ERBF includes a mobile frame structure capable to shift from one pit to another. It is used to recover drums and characterizes them (weight, radiological properties, etc.) and to repack them according to their state. The ... continued below

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Cauquil, G.; Mistral, J. P.; Themines, R.; Fulleringer, D. & Hauss, S. February 27, 2002.

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The bitumenized waste drum facility (ERFB) is built on the Marcoule site and is intended to handle the historic bitumenized waste of the site, that were conditioned in metallic drums. The purpose of the facility is to retrieve the drums stored in pits, condition them in stainless steel overpacks and produce packages ready to be shipped to the multipurpose interim storage (EIP) facility. The ERBF includes a mobile frame structure capable to shift from one pit to another. It is used to recover drums and characterizes them (weight, radiological properties, etc.) and to repack them according to their state. The first operation results are provided.

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  • Waste Management 2002 Symposium, Tucson, AZ (US), 02/24/2002--02/28/2002

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Cauquil, G.; Mistral, J. P.; Themines, R.; Fulleringer, D. & Hauss, S. Presentation of the ERFB Bitumenized Waste Drum Retrieval Facility, article, February 27, 2002; Tucson, Arizona. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc786993/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.