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Title: Hepa filter dissolution process

Abstract

A process for dissolution of spent high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters and then combining the complexed filter solution with other radioactive wastes prior to calcining the mixed and blended waste feed. The process is an alternate to a prior method of acid leaching the spent filters which is an inefficient method of treating spent HEPA filters for disposal.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Arco, ID)
  2. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE IDAHO NUCLEAR CO
OSTI Identifier:
869167
Patent Number(s):
US 5288434
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) INEEL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-84ID12435
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
hepa; filter; dissolution; process; spent; efficiency; particulate; air; filters; combining; complexed; solution; radioactive; wastes; prior; calcining; mixed; blended; waste; feed; alternate; method; acid; leaching; inefficient; treating; disposal; efficient method; hepa filter; dissolution process; waste feed; radioactive waste; radioactive wastes; spent filter; solution process; particulate air; efficiency particulate; /588/134/210/

Citation Formats

Brewer, Ken N., and Murphy, James A. Hepa filter dissolution process. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Brewer, Ken N., & Murphy, James A. Hepa filter dissolution process. United States.
Brewer, Ken N., and Murphy, James A. Sat . "Hepa filter dissolution process". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869167.
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abstractNote = {A process for dissolution of spent high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters and then combining the complexed filter solution with other radioactive wastes prior to calcining the mixed and blended waste feed. The process is an alternate to a prior method of acid leaching the spent filters which is an inefficient method of treating spent HEPA filters for disposal.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1994},
month = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1994}
}

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