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Title: Conversion of hazardous materials using supercritical water oxidation

Abstract

A process for destruction of hazardous materials in a medium of supercritical water without the addition of an oxidant material. The harzardous material is converted to simple compounds which are relatively benign or easily treatable to yield materials which can be discharged into the environment. Treatment agents may be added to the reactants in order to bind certain materials, such as chlorine, in the form of salts or to otherwise facilitate the destruction reactions.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Los Alamos, NM
  2. Parker, FL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
868408
Patent Number(s):
5133877
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A62 - LIFE-SAVING A62D - CHEMICAL MEANS FOR EXTINGUISHING FIRES OR FOR COMBATING OR PROTECTING AGAINST HARMFUL CHEMICAL AGENTS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
conversion; hazardous; materials; supercritical; water; oxidation; process; destruction; medium; addition; oxidant; material; harzardous; converted; simple; compounds; relatively; benign; easily; treatable; yield; discharged; environment; treatment; agents; added; reactants; bind; chlorine; form; salts; otherwise; facilitate; reactions; hazardous material; water oxidation; hazardous materials; supercritical water; /210/149/

Citation Formats

Rofer, Cheryl K, Buelow, Steven J, Dyer, Richard B, and Wander, Joseph D. Conversion of hazardous materials using supercritical water oxidation. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Rofer, Cheryl K, Buelow, Steven J, Dyer, Richard B, & Wander, Joseph D. Conversion of hazardous materials using supercritical water oxidation. United States.
Rofer, Cheryl K, Buelow, Steven J, Dyer, Richard B, and Wander, Joseph D. Wed . "Conversion of hazardous materials using supercritical water oxidation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868408.
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author = {Rofer, Cheryl K and Buelow, Steven J and Dyer, Richard B and Wander, Joseph D},
abstractNote = {A process for destruction of hazardous materials in a medium of supercritical water without the addition of an oxidant material. The harzardous material is converted to simple compounds which are relatively benign or easily treatable to yield materials which can be discharged into the environment. Treatment agents may be added to the reactants in order to bind certain materials, such as chlorine, in the form of salts or to otherwise facilitate the destruction reactions.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1992},
month = {1}
}

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