DEWATERING TREATMENT SCALE-UP TESTING RESULTS OF HANFORD TANK WASTES

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This report documents CH2M HILL Hanford Group Inc. (CH2M HILL) 2007 dryer testing results in Richland, WA at the AMEC Nuclear Ltd., GeoMelt Division (AMEC) Horn Rapids Test Site. It provides a discussion of scope and results to qualify the dryer system as a viable unit-operation in the continuing evaluation of the bulk vitrification process. A 10,000 liter (L) dryer/mixer was tested for supplemental treatment of Hanford tank low-activity wastes, drying and mixing a simulated non-radioactive salt solution with glass forming minerals. Testing validated the full scale equipment for producing dried product similar to smaller scale tests, and qualified the ... continued below

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AR, TEDESCHI January 23, 2008.

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    Publisher Info: Hanford Site (HNF), Richland, WA
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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This report documents CH2M HILL Hanford Group Inc. (CH2M HILL) 2007 dryer testing results in Richland, WA at the AMEC Nuclear Ltd., GeoMelt Division (AMEC) Horn Rapids Test Site. It provides a discussion of scope and results to qualify the dryer system as a viable unit-operation in the continuing evaluation of the bulk vitrification process. A 10,000 liter (L) dryer/mixer was tested for supplemental treatment of Hanford tank low-activity wastes, drying and mixing a simulated non-radioactive salt solution with glass forming minerals. Testing validated the full scale equipment for producing dried product similar to smaller scale tests, and qualified the dryer system for a subsequent integrated dryer/vitrification test using the same simulant and glass formers. The dryer system is planned for installation at the Hanford tank farms to dry/mix radioactive waste for final treatment evaluation of the supplemental bulk vitrification process.

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  • WM08 CONFERENCE WASTE MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIA INC 02/24/2008 THRU 02/28/2008 PHOENIX AZ

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  • Report No.: CH2M-36349-FP Rev 0
  • Grant Number: DE-AC27-99RL14047
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 922700
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc901868

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AR, TEDESCHI. DEWATERING TREATMENT SCALE-UP TESTING RESULTS OF HANFORD TANK WASTES, article, January 23, 2008; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc901868/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.