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Title: Tanks 3F and 2F Saltcake Core and Supernate Sample Analysis

Abstract

In support of Low-Curie Salt (LCS) process validation at the Savannah River Site (SRS), Liquid Waste Disposition (LWD) has undertaken a program of tank waste characterization, including salt sampling. As part of this initiative, they sampled the surface of the saltcake in Tank 3F and Tank 2F using approximately 12-inch long sample tubes. A series of three saltcake samples were taken of the upper crust in Tank 3F and a single saltcake sample was taken from the bottom of a liquid-filled well in Tank 2F. In addition to analysis of the solid saltcake samples, the liquid contained in the Tank 3F samples and a separate supernate sample from Tank 2F were studied. The primary objective of the characterization is to gather information that will be useful to the selection and processing of the next waste tanks. Most important is the determination of the 137Cs concentration and liquid retention properties of Tank 3F and Tank 2F saltcake to enable projection of drained, dissolved salt composition. Additional information will aid in refining the waste characterization system (WCS) and could assist the eventual salt treatment or processing.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
825801
Report Number(s):
WSRC-TR-2004-00131-Rv0
TRN: US0402655
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 7 Jul 2004
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; LIQUID WASTES; SAMPLING; STORAGE FACILITIES; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; SAMPLERS; CESIUM 137

Citation Formats

MARTINO, CHRISTOPHERJ. Tanks 3F and 2F Saltcake Core and Supernate Sample Analysis. United States: N. p., 2004. Web. doi:10.2172/825801.
MARTINO, CHRISTOPHERJ. Tanks 3F and 2F Saltcake Core and Supernate Sample Analysis. United States. doi:10.2172/825801.
MARTINO, CHRISTOPHERJ. Wed . "Tanks 3F and 2F Saltcake Core and Supernate Sample Analysis". United States. doi:10.2172/825801. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/825801.
@article{osti_825801,
title = {Tanks 3F and 2F Saltcake Core and Supernate Sample Analysis},
author = {MARTINO, CHRISTOPHERJ},
abstractNote = {In support of Low-Curie Salt (LCS) process validation at the Savannah River Site (SRS), Liquid Waste Disposition (LWD) has undertaken a program of tank waste characterization, including salt sampling. As part of this initiative, they sampled the surface of the saltcake in Tank 3F and Tank 2F using approximately 12-inch long sample tubes. A series of three saltcake samples were taken of the upper crust in Tank 3F and a single saltcake sample was taken from the bottom of a liquid-filled well in Tank 2F. In addition to analysis of the solid saltcake samples, the liquid contained in the Tank 3F samples and a separate supernate sample from Tank 2F were studied. The primary objective of the characterization is to gather information that will be useful to the selection and processing of the next waste tanks. Most important is the determination of the 137Cs concentration and liquid retention properties of Tank 3F and Tank 2F saltcake to enable projection of drained, dissolved salt composition. Additional information will aid in refining the waste characterization system (WCS) and could assist the eventual salt treatment or processing.},
doi = {10.2172/825801},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2004},
month = {7}
}

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