Document Details

Cryogenic Barrier Demonstration Project Volume II Technical Proposal Solicitation No. DE-RP05-96OR22488
Subject Terms:
Subarctic Environment; Waste Containment
Document Location:
DOE INFORMATION CENTER 1 Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; Eva Butler; Phone: 865-241-4780; Toll-Free: 800-382-6938, Option 6; FAX: 865-574-3521; Email:
Document Categories:
Health, Safety and Environment\Waste Management
Document Type:
Publication Date:
1996 May 22
Declassification Status:
Never classified
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Document Number(s):
96OR22488/DEL REV
Originating Research Org.:
Arctic Foundations, Inc.
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 06
Arctic Foundations, Inc. (AFI) has been developing, desiging, fabricating, installing, and improving ground freezing systems since the early 1970s. Thermopiles (self refrigerating load carrying piles) and Thermoprobes (self refrigerating heat removal devices) both remove heat from soil by virtue of being thermosyphons. This system is demonstrated in the field of soil freezing, barrier techniques for containing plumes, field work at radioactively contaminated sites, and obtaining environmental permits.

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