Glass Property Data and Models for Estimating High-Level Waste Glass Volume

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This report describes recent efforts to develop glass property models that can be used to help estimate the volume of high-level waste (HLW) glass that will result from vitrification of Hanford tank waste. The compositions of acceptable and processable HLW glasses need to be optimized to minimize the waste-form volume and, hence, to save cost. A database of properties and associated compositions for simulated waste glasses was collected for developing property-composition models. This database, although not comprehensive, represents a large fraction of data on waste-glass compositions and properties that were available at the time of this report. Glass property-composition models ... continued below

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Vienna, John D.; Fluegel, Alexander; Kim, Dong-Sang & Hrma, Pavel R. October 5, 2009.

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This report describes recent efforts to develop glass property models that can be used to help estimate the volume of high-level waste (HLW) glass that will result from vitrification of Hanford tank waste. The compositions of acceptable and processable HLW glasses need to be optimized to minimize the waste-form volume and, hence, to save cost. A database of properties and associated compositions for simulated waste glasses was collected for developing property-composition models. This database, although not comprehensive, represents a large fraction of data on waste-glass compositions and properties that were available at the time of this report. Glass property-composition models were fit to subsets of the database for several key glass properties. These models apply to a significantly broader composition space than those previously publised. These models should be considered for interim use in calculating properties of Hanford waste glasses.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-18501
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/971447 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 971447
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc935341

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Vienna, John D.; Fluegel, Alexander; Kim, Dong-Sang & Hrma, Pavel R. Glass Property Data and Models for Estimating High-Level Waste Glass Volume, report, October 5, 2009; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935341/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.