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Title: SELF SINTERING OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES

Abstract

A method is described for disposal of radioactive liquid waste materials. The wastes are mixed with clays and fluxes to form a ceramic slip and disposed in a thermally insulated container in a layer. The temperature of the layer rises due to conversion of the energy of radioactivity to heat boillng off the liquid to fomn a dry mass. The dry mass is then covered with thermal insulation, and the mass is self-sintered into a leach-resistant ceramic cake by further conversion of the energy of radioactivity to heat.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4192193
Patent Number(s):
2918717
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-14-008324
NSA Number:
NSA-14-008324
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
WASTE DISPOSAL AND PROCESSING; ALUMINUM SILICATES; CERAMICS; COATING; CONVERSION; ENERGY; EVAPORATION; MIXING; RADIOACTIVITY; SINTERING; SOLIDIFICATION; TEMPERATURE; THERMAL INSULATION; VESSELS; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE SOLUTIONS

Citation Formats

McVay, T.N., Johnson, J.R., Struxness, E.G., and Morgan, K.Z. SELF SINTERING OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
McVay, T.N., Johnson, J.R., Struxness, E.G., & Morgan, K.Z. SELF SINTERING OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES. United States.
McVay, T.N., Johnson, J.R., Struxness, E.G., and Morgan, K.Z. Tue . "SELF SINTERING OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES". United States.
@article{osti_4192193,
title = {SELF SINTERING OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES},
author = {McVay, T.N. and Johnson, J.R. and Struxness, E.G. and Morgan, K.Z.},
abstractNote = {A method is described for disposal of radioactive liquid waste materials. The wastes are mixed with clays and fluxes to form a ceramic slip and disposed in a thermally insulated container in a layer. The temperature of the layer rises due to conversion of the energy of radioactivity to heat boillng off the liquid to fomn a dry mass. The dry mass is then covered with thermal insulation, and the mass is self-sintered into a leach-resistant ceramic cake by further conversion of the energy of radioactivity to heat.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {12}
}