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Title: Assessment of the AWC TRUclean process for use on Mound soils and sediments

Abstract

The AWC TRUclean System has been proposed as a method to reduce the volume of LSA waste during D&D excavation of Pu-238 contaminated soils on the Mound Site and Pu-238 contaminated sediments in the Miami-Erie Canal. Following test runs with Mound soil, AWC suggested that the TRUclean Process could reduce the amount of LSA waste by greater than 90% if a machine could be built and used to process the Mound soil. The cost savings which could potentially be realized by assuming this magnitude of volume reduction were thought to be significant on large projects. These preliminary results suggested that a review of the TRUclean Process and the 1987 test results should be performed to determine a course of action. The AWC TRUclean Process and the test data have been evaluated and the potential effectiveness of the process determined for use on Mound soils and/or on the sediments in the Miami-Erie Canal.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
EG and G Mound Applied Technologies, Miamisburg, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
268427
Report Number(s):
MLM-MU-89-63-0007
ON: DE96013044
DOE Contract Number:  
AC24-88DP43495
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 23 Mar 1989
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; SOILS; RADIOACTIVE WASTE PROCESSING; MOUND LABORATORY; DECONTAMINATION; DECOMMISSIONING; EXCAVATION; TESTING; EVALUATION; COMPILED DATA; SEDIMENTS; CLAYS; REMEDIAL ACTION

Citation Formats

Rogers, D.R. Assessment of the AWC TRUclean process for use on Mound soils and sediments. United States: N. p., 1989. Web. doi:10.2172/268427.
Rogers, D.R. Assessment of the AWC TRUclean process for use on Mound soils and sediments. United States. doi:10.2172/268427.
Rogers, D.R. Thu . "Assessment of the AWC TRUclean process for use on Mound soils and sediments". United States. doi:10.2172/268427. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/268427.
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title = {Assessment of the AWC TRUclean process for use on Mound soils and sediments},
author = {Rogers, D.R.},
abstractNote = {The AWC TRUclean System has been proposed as a method to reduce the volume of LSA waste during D&D excavation of Pu-238 contaminated soils on the Mound Site and Pu-238 contaminated sediments in the Miami-Erie Canal. Following test runs with Mound soil, AWC suggested that the TRUclean Process could reduce the amount of LSA waste by greater than 90% if a machine could be built and used to process the Mound soil. The cost savings which could potentially be realized by assuming this magnitude of volume reduction were thought to be significant on large projects. These preliminary results suggested that a review of the TRUclean Process and the 1987 test results should be performed to determine a course of action. The AWC TRUclean Process and the test data have been evaluated and the potential effectiveness of the process determined for use on Mound soils and/or on the sediments in the Miami-Erie Canal.},
doi = {10.2172/268427},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Mar 23 00:00:00 EST 1989},
month = {Thu Mar 23 00:00:00 EST 1989}
}

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