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Title: Plutonium immobilization program - Cold pour Phase 1 test results

Abstract

The Plutonium Immobilization Project will disposition excess weapons grade plutonium. It uses the can-in-canister approach that involves placing plutonium-ceramic pucks in sealed cans that are then placed into Defense Waste Processing Facility canisters. These canisters are subsequently filled with high-level radioactive waste glass. This process puts the plutonium in a stable form and makes it unattractive for reuse. A cold (non-radioactive) glass pour program was performed to develop and verify the baseline design for the canister and internal hardware. This paper describes the Phase 1 scoping test results.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
754458
Report Number(s):
WSRC-TR-2000-00019/Rev.1
TRN: US0002538
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 28 Apr 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; PLUTONIUM; NUCLEAR WEAPONS DISMANTLEMENT; CONTAINERS; LOADING; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; VITRIFICATION; GLASS

Citation Formats

Hamilton, L. Plutonium immobilization program - Cold pour Phase 1 test results. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/754458.
Hamilton, L. Plutonium immobilization program - Cold pour Phase 1 test results. United States. doi:10.2172/754458.
Hamilton, L. Fri . "Plutonium immobilization program - Cold pour Phase 1 test results". United States. doi:10.2172/754458. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/754458.
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author = {Hamilton, L.},
abstractNote = {The Plutonium Immobilization Project will disposition excess weapons grade plutonium. It uses the can-in-canister approach that involves placing plutonium-ceramic pucks in sealed cans that are then placed into Defense Waste Processing Facility canisters. These canisters are subsequently filled with high-level radioactive waste glass. This process puts the plutonium in a stable form and makes it unattractive for reuse. A cold (non-radioactive) glass pour program was performed to develop and verify the baseline design for the canister and internal hardware. This paper describes the Phase 1 scoping test results.},
doi = {10.2172/754458},
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place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {4}
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