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Title: Examination of Simulated Non-Compliant Waste from Hanford Single-Shell Tanks

Abstract

This report summarizes the electrochemical testing results for the aggressive layers testing recommended by the single-shell tank integrity expert panel. From single-shell chemistry data, 39 layers were identified as possible aggressive waste layers and were grouped by aggressive ion and inhibitor ions. From those groups 18 segments were identified as representative segments and tested. The testing reported here showed pitting corrosion for six aggressive layers, and one layer showed a propensity for crevice corrosion. In these cases there was a lack of inhibitors, an abundance of aggressive ions, or both. A good prediction for pitting corrosion could be made by considering the pH value of the layer. When the pH was less than 12, there was a high probability for pitting to occur. However, the pH of the solution was not always an indicator, and the inhibitor ion and aggressive ion concentrations then needed to be considered.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Hanford Site (HNF), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM)
Contributing Org.:
Washington River Protection Solutions LLC
OSTI Identifier:
1136925
Report Number(s):
RPP-RPT-57096 Rev 0
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC27-08RV14800
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Wyrwas, Richard, Page, J. S., Venetz, T. J., and Cooke, G. A. Examination of Simulated Non-Compliant Waste from Hanford Single-Shell Tanks. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.2172/1136925.
Wyrwas, Richard, Page, J. S., Venetz, T. J., & Cooke, G. A. Examination of Simulated Non-Compliant Waste from Hanford Single-Shell Tanks. United States. doi:10.2172/1136925.
Wyrwas, Richard, Page, J. S., Venetz, T. J., and Cooke, G. A. Thu . "Examination of Simulated Non-Compliant Waste from Hanford Single-Shell Tanks". United States. doi:10.2172/1136925. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1136925.
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title = {Examination of Simulated Non-Compliant Waste from Hanford Single-Shell Tanks},
author = {Wyrwas, Richard and Page, J. S. and Venetz, T. J. and Cooke, G. A.},
abstractNote = {This report summarizes the electrochemical testing results for the aggressive layers testing recommended by the single-shell tank integrity expert panel. From single-shell chemistry data, 39 layers were identified as possible aggressive waste layers and were grouped by aggressive ion and inhibitor ions. From those groups 18 segments were identified as representative segments and tested. The testing reported here showed pitting corrosion for six aggressive layers, and one layer showed a propensity for crevice corrosion. In these cases there was a lack of inhibitors, an abundance of aggressive ions, or both. A good prediction for pitting corrosion could be made by considering the pH value of the layer. When the pH was less than 12, there was a high probability for pitting to occur. However, the pH of the solution was not always an indicator, and the inhibitor ion and aggressive ion concentrations then needed to be considered.},
doi = {10.2172/1136925},
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jul 10 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
month = {Thu Jul 10 00:00:00 EDT 2014}
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