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Title: Investigation of Tank 241-AW-104 Composite Floating Layer

Abstract

Seven grab samples and one field blank were taken June 2, 2017. A visible layer with brown solids was observed floating on the top of two surface tank waste samples (4AW-17-02 and 4AW 17 02DUP). The floating layers were collected, composited, and submitted for chemical analyses and solid phase characterization in order to understand the composition of the floating layer. Tributyl phosphate and tridecane were higher in the floating layer than in the aqueous phase. Density in the floating layer was slightly lower than the mean density of all grab samples. Sodium nitrate and sodium carbonate were major components with a trace of gibbsite and very small size agglomerates were present in the solids of the floating layer. The supernate consisted of organics, soluble salt, and particulates. These agglomerates include uranium extruded from the supernate by the floating organics.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC, Richland, WA (United States). Hanford Site (HNF)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC, Richland, WA (United States). Hanford Site (HNF)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM)
OSTI Identifier:
1487099
Report Number(s):
RPP-RPT-6044,Rev.1
DOE Contract Number:  
AC27-08RV14800
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Meznarich, Huei K., Lachut, James S., Bolling, Stacey D., Ely, Tom M., and Cooke, Gary A. Investigation of Tank 241-AW-104 Composite Floating Layer. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1487099.
Meznarich, Huei K., Lachut, James S., Bolling, Stacey D., Ely, Tom M., & Cooke, Gary A. Investigation of Tank 241-AW-104 Composite Floating Layer. United States. doi:10.2172/1487099.
Meznarich, Huei K., Lachut, James S., Bolling, Stacey D., Ely, Tom M., and Cooke, Gary A. Wed . "Investigation of Tank 241-AW-104 Composite Floating Layer". United States. doi:10.2172/1487099. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1487099.
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title = {Investigation of Tank 241-AW-104 Composite Floating Layer},
author = {Meznarich, Huei K. and Lachut, James S. and Bolling, Stacey D. and Ely, Tom M. and Cooke, Gary A},
abstractNote = {Seven grab samples and one field blank were taken June 2, 2017. A visible layer with brown solids was observed floating on the top of two surface tank waste samples (4AW-17-02 and 4AW 17 02DUP). The floating layers were collected, composited, and submitted for chemical analyses and solid phase characterization in order to understand the composition of the floating layer. Tributyl phosphate and tridecane were higher in the floating layer than in the aqueous phase. Density in the floating layer was slightly lower than the mean density of all grab samples. Sodium nitrate and sodium carbonate were major components with a trace of gibbsite and very small size agglomerates were present in the solids of the floating layer. The supernate consisted of organics, soluble salt, and particulates. These agglomerates include uranium extruded from the supernate by the floating organics.},
doi = {10.2172/1487099},
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year = {2018},
month = {12}
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