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Title: SEPARATION APPARATUS

Abstract

A furnace apparatus is designed for treating a nuclear reactor waste solution. The solution is sprayed onto a bed of burning petroleum coke which expels water, the more volatile fission products, and nitrogen oxides. Next, chlorine gas is introduced from below which causes aluminum to volatilize as aluminum chloride and along with it certain fission products including Nb/sup 95/ and Zr/sup 95/. These lose their radioactivity within four years and the long- lived radioactivity remains with the ash, which is stored. (AEC) V) nitrate. (P.C.H.)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4802968
Patent Number(s):
3025143
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-010119
NSA Number:
NSA-16-010119
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; ALUMINUM CHLORIDES; CHLORINE; COAL; COMBUSTION; FISSION PRODUCTS; FURNACES; NIOBIUM 95; NITROGEN OXIDES; PATENT; PETROLEUM; PLANNING; RADIOACTIVITY; REACTORS; RESIDUES; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SPUTTERING; WASTE SOLUTIONS; ZIRCONIUM 95

Citation Formats

Huff, J.B. SEPARATION APPARATUS. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Huff, J.B. SEPARATION APPARATUS. United States.
Huff, J.B. Tue . "SEPARATION APPARATUS". United States.
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abstractNote = {A furnace apparatus is designed for treating a nuclear reactor waste solution. The solution is sprayed onto a bed of burning petroleum coke which expels water, the more volatile fission products, and nitrogen oxides. Next, chlorine gas is introduced from below which causes aluminum to volatilize as aluminum chloride and along with it certain fission products including Nb/sup 95/ and Zr/sup 95/. These lose their radioactivity within four years and the long- lived radioactivity remains with the ash, which is stored. (AEC) V) nitrate. (P.C.H.)},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {3}
}