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Title: Process for removing technetium from iron and other metals

Abstract

A process for removing technetium from iron and other metals comprises the steps of converting the molten, alloyed technetium to a sulfide dissolved in manganese sulfide, and removing the sulfide from the molten metal as a slag.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Kingston, TN
  2. Oak Ridge, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
872204
Patent Number(s):
5885326
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22B - PRODUCTION AND REFINING OF METALS
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
process; removing; technetium; iron; metals; comprises; steps; converting; molten; alloyed; sulfide; dissolved; manganese; metal; slag; molten metal; removing technetium; /75/423/588/

Citation Formats

Leitnaker, James M, and Trowbridge, Lee D. Process for removing technetium from iron and other metals. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Leitnaker, James M, & Trowbridge, Lee D. Process for removing technetium from iron and other metals. United States.
Leitnaker, James M, and Trowbridge, Lee D. Fri . "Process for removing technetium from iron and other metals". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872204.
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abstractNote = {A process for removing technetium from iron and other metals comprises the steps of converting the molten, alloyed technetium to a sulfide dissolved in manganese sulfide, and removing the sulfide from the molten metal as a slag.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {1}
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