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Title: Crystal accumulation in the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant high level waste melter: Summary of 2017 experiments

Abstract

A full-scale, transparent mock-up of the Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Project High Level Waste glass melter riser and pour spout has been constructed to allow for testing with visual feedback of particle settling, accumulation, and resuspension when operating with a controlled fraction of crystals in the glass melt. Room temperature operation with silicone oil and magnetite particles simulating molten glass and spinel crystals, respectively, allows for direct observation of flow patterns and settling patterns. The fluid and particle mixture is recycled within the system for each test.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States). Savannah River National Lab. (SRNL)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1418131
Report Number(s):
SRNL-STI-2017-00730
TRN: US1801178
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; WASTE PROCESSING; CERAMIC MELTERS; CRYSTALS

Citation Formats

Fox, K., and Fowley, M. Crystal accumulation in the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant high level waste melter: Summary of 2017 experiments. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1418131.
Fox, K., & Fowley, M. Crystal accumulation in the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant high level waste melter: Summary of 2017 experiments. United States. doi:10.2172/1418131.
Fox, K., and Fowley, M. Thu . "Crystal accumulation in the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant high level waste melter: Summary of 2017 experiments". United States. doi:10.2172/1418131. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1418131.
@article{osti_1418131,
title = {Crystal accumulation in the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant high level waste melter: Summary of 2017 experiments},
author = {Fox, K. and Fowley, M.},
abstractNote = {A full-scale, transparent mock-up of the Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Project High Level Waste glass melter riser and pour spout has been constructed to allow for testing with visual feedback of particle settling, accumulation, and resuspension when operating with a controlled fraction of crystals in the glass melt. Room temperature operation with silicone oil and magnetite particles simulating molten glass and spinel crystals, respectively, allows for direct observation of flow patterns and settling patterns. The fluid and particle mixture is recycled within the system for each test.},
doi = {10.2172/1418131},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
}

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