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Title: Test plan for measuring ventilation rates and combustible gas levels in TWRS active catch tanks

Abstract

The purpose of this test is to provide an initial screening of combustible gas concentrations in catch tanks that currently are operated by Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS). The data will be used to determine whether or not additional data will be needed for closure of the flammable gas unreviewed safety question for these facilities. This test will involve field measurements of ammonia, organic vapor, and total combustible gas levels in the headspace of the catch tanks. If combustible gas level in a tank exceeds an established threshold, gas samples will be collected in SUMMA canisters for more extensive laboratory analysis. In addition, ventilation rates of some catch tanks will be measured to evaluate removal of flammable gas by air flow through the tanks.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Hanford Site (HNF), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
US DOE Office of Environmental Management (US)
OSTI Identifier:
782319
Report Number(s):
HNF-4082-REV0
TRN: US0203129
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-96RL13200
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 20 May 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; AIR FLOW; AMMONIA; REMOVAL; SAFETY; TANKS; VENTILATION SYSTEMS; RADIOACTIVE WASTE FACILITIES; FLAMMABILITY; GASES; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; SAMPLING; FLOW RATE

Citation Formats

NGUYEN, D M. Test plan for measuring ventilation rates and combustible gas levels in TWRS active catch tanks. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/782319.
NGUYEN, D M. Test plan for measuring ventilation rates and combustible gas levels in TWRS active catch tanks. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/782319
NGUYEN, D M. Thu . "Test plan for measuring ventilation rates and combustible gas levels in TWRS active catch tanks". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/782319. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/782319.
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author = {NGUYEN, D M},
abstractNote = {The purpose of this test is to provide an initial screening of combustible gas concentrations in catch tanks that currently are operated by Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS). The data will be used to determine whether or not additional data will be needed for closure of the flammable gas unreviewed safety question for these facilities. This test will involve field measurements of ammonia, organic vapor, and total combustible gas levels in the headspace of the catch tanks. If combustible gas level in a tank exceeds an established threshold, gas samples will be collected in SUMMA canisters for more extensive laboratory analysis. In addition, ventilation rates of some catch tanks will be measured to evaluate removal of flammable gas by air flow through the tanks.},
doi = {10.2172/782319},
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volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {5}
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