Evaluation of Fluorine-Trapping Agents for Use During Storage of the MSRE Fuel Salt

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A fundamental characteristic of the room temperature Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE) fuel is that the radiation from the retained fission products and actinides interacts with this fluoride salt to produce fluorine gas. The purpose of this investigation was to identify fluorine-trapping materials for the MSRE fuel salt that can meet both the requirement of interim storage in a sealed (gastight) container and the vented condition required for disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Sealed containers will be needed for interim storage because of the large radon source that remains even in fuel salt stripped of its uranium ... continued below

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Brynestad, J. & Williams, D.F. May 1, 1999.

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A fundamental characteristic of the room temperature Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE) fuel is that the radiation from the retained fission products and actinides interacts with this fluoride salt to produce fluorine gas. The purpose of this investigation was to identify fluorine-trapping materials for the MSRE fuel salt that can meet both the requirement of interim storage in a sealed (gastight) container and the vented condition required for disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Sealed containers will be needed for interim storage because of the large radon source that remains even in fuel salt stripped of its uranium content. An experimental program was undertaken to identify the most promising candidates for efficient trapping of the radiolytic fluorine generated by the MSRE fuel salt. Because of the desire to avoid pressurizing the closed storage containers, an agent that traps fluorine without the generation of gaseous products was sought.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00009286

Medium: P; Size: 22 pages

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 May 1999

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-13770
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/9286 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 9286
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc794859

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Brynestad, J. & Williams, D.F. Evaluation of Fluorine-Trapping Agents for Use During Storage of the MSRE Fuel Salt, report, May 1, 1999; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc794859/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.