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Title: Cleaning method and apparatus

Abstract

A new automatable cleaning apparatus which makes use of a method of very thoroughly and quickly cleaning a gauze electrode used in chemical analyses is given. The method generates very little waste solution, and this is very important in analyzing radioactive materials, especially in aqueous solutions. The cleaning apparatus can be used in a larger, fully automated controlled potential coulometric apparatus. About 99.98% of a 5 mg. plutonium sample was removed in less than 3 minutes, using only about 60 ml. of rinse solution and two main rinse steps.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Los Alamos, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
864525
Patent Number(s):
4377880
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
cleaning; method; apparatus; automatable; makes; thoroughly; quickly; gauze; electrode; chemical; analyses; generates; waste; solution; analyzing; radioactive; materials; especially; aqueous; solutions; larger; automated; controlled; potential; coulometric; 99; 98; mg; plutonium; sample; removed; minutes; 60; ml; rinse; main; steps; radioactive material; active material; aqueous solution; aqueous solutions; radioactive materials; waste solution; cleaning apparatus; active materials; cleaning method; controlled potential; automated control; /15/73/134/

Citation Formats

Jackson, Darryl D., and Hollen, Robert M. Cleaning method and apparatus. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Jackson, Darryl D., & Hollen, Robert M. Cleaning method and apparatus. United States.
Jackson, Darryl D., and Hollen, Robert M. Sat . "Cleaning method and apparatus". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864525.
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title = {Cleaning method and apparatus},
author = {Jackson, Darryl D. and Hollen, Robert M.},
abstractNote = {A new automatable cleaning apparatus which makes use of a method of very thoroughly and quickly cleaning a gauze electrode used in chemical analyses is given. The method generates very little waste solution, and this is very important in analyzing radioactive materials, especially in aqueous solutions. The cleaning apparatus can be used in a larger, fully automated controlled potential coulometric apparatus. About 99.98% of a 5 mg. plutonium sample was removed in less than 3 minutes, using only about 60 ml. of rinse solution and two main rinse steps.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {1}
}

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