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Title: Process waste assessment for the Radiography Laboratory

This Process Waste Assessment was conducted to evaluate the Radiography Laboratory, located in Building 923. It documents the processes, identifies the hazardous chemical waste streams generated by these processes, recommends possible ways to minimize waste, and serves as a reference for future assessments of this facility. The Radiography Laboratory provides film radiography or radioscopy (electronic imaging) of weapon and nonweapon components. The Radiography Laboratory has six x-ray machines and one gamma ray source. It also has several other sealed beta- and gamma-ray isotope sources of low microcurie ({mu}Ci) activity. The photochemical processes generate most of the Radiography Laboratory`s routinely generated hazardous waste, and most of that is generated by the DuPont film processor. Because the DuPont film processor generates the most photochemical waste, it was selected for an estimated material balance.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
10180030
Report Number(s):
SAND--94-8005
ON: DE94018399; TRN: 94:016771
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-76DR00789
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Jul 1994
Research Org:
Sandia National Labs., Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; SANDIA LABORATORIES; WASTE MANAGEMENT; CHEMICAL WASTES; LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; DATA 052000; WASTE MANAGEMENT