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Title: Final Report - Engineering Study for DWPF Bubblers, VSL-10R1770-1, Rev. 0, dated 12/22/10

The objective of this work was to perform an engineering assessment of the impact of implementation of bubblers to improve mixing of the glass pool, and thereby increase throughput, in the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) on the melter and off-gas system. Most of the data used for this evaluation were from extensive melter tests performed on non-SRS feeds. This information was supplemented by more recent results on SRS HLW simulants that were tested on a melter system at VSL under contracts from ORP and SRR. Per the work scope, the evaluation focused on the following areas: Glass production rate; Corrosion of melter components; Power requirements; Pouring stability; Off-gas characteristics; Safety and flammability.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1105967
Report Number(s):
ORP-56289 Rev 0
VSL-10R1770-1 Rev 0
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC27-08RV14800
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
HNF (Hanford Site (HNF), Richland, WA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM)
Contributing Orgs:
Department of Energy - Office of River Protection, The Catholic University of America
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES