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Title: Process for immobilizing radioactive boric acid liquid wastes

Abstract

A method of immobilizing boric acid liquid wastes containing radionuclides by neutralizing the solution and evaporating the resulting precipitate to near dryness. The dry residue is then fused into a reduced volume, insoluble, inert, solid form containing substantially all the radionuclides.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Richland, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
OSTI Identifier:
865880
Patent Number(s):
4595528
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC14-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
process; immobilizing; radioactive; boric; acid; liquid; wastes; method; containing; radionuclides; neutralizing; solution; evaporating; resulting; precipitate; near; dryness; dry; residue; fused; reduced; volume; insoluble; inert; solid; form; substantially; wastes containing; liquid wastes; solid form; boric acid; liquid waste; containing radionuclides; acid liquid; containing substantially; immobilizing radioactive; containing substantial; /588/501/976/

Citation Formats

Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Process for immobilizing radioactive boric acid liquid wastes. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Process for immobilizing radioactive boric acid liquid wastes. United States.
Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Wed . "Process for immobilizing radioactive boric acid liquid wastes". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865880.
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place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {1}
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