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Title: INTEGRATED VERTICAL AND OVERHEAD DECONTAMINATION (IVOD) SYSTEM

The deactivation and decommissioning of 1200 buildings within the U.S. Department of Energy-Office of Environmental Management complex will require the disposition of a large quantity of contaminated concrete and metal surfaces. It has been estimated that 23 million cubic meters of concrete and over 600,000 tons of metal will need disposition. The disposition of such large quantities of material presents difficulties in the area of decontamination and characterization. The final disposition of this large amount of material will take time and money as well as risk to the D&D work force. A single automated system that would decontaminate and characterize surfaces in one step would not only reduce the schedule and decrease cost during D&D operations but would also protect the D&D workers from unnecessary exposures to contaminated surfaces. This report summarizes the activities performed during FY00 and describes the planned activities for FY01. Accomplishments for FY00 include the following: Development and field-testing of characterization system; Completion of Title III design of deployment platform and decontamination unit; In-house testing of deployment platform and decontamination unit; Completion of system integration design; Identification of deployment site; and Completion of test plan document for deployment of IVOD at Rancho Seco nuclear power facility.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
790965
Report Number(s):
FG21-95EW55094--03
TRN: US200203%%324
DOE Contract Number:
FG21-95EW55094
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Jan 2001
Research Org:
National Energy Technology Lab., Pittsburgh, PA (US); National Energy Technology Lab., Morgantown, WV (US)
Sponsoring Org:
US Department of Energy (US)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; CONCRETES; DECOMMISSIONING; DECONTAMINATION; DESIGN; MANAGEMENT; NUCLEAR POWER; SCHEDULES; TESTING