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Development of Fluorination Decontamination Technique for Uranium Bearing Wastes

[+] Author Affiliations
Kenichi Fujiwara, Tomozou Sasaki, Yuzou Saita

Radioactive Wastes Management Funding and Research Center

A. Kamei, T. Fukui

Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Company, Ltd., Koto-ku, Japan

Paper No. ICEM2003-4527, pp. 1277-1285; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/ICEM2003-4527
From:
  • ASME 2003 9th International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation
  • 9th ASME International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation: Volumes 1, 2, and 3
  • Oxford, England, September 21–25, 2003
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division and Environmental Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3732-7 | eISBN: 0-7918-3731-9
  • Copyright © 2003 by ASME

abstract

A matrix of uranium bearing wastes (sludge, incineration ashes) bonds uranium tightly, and some wastes (narrow pipes, filters, etc.) have complicated shapes. This research was intended to achieve the assumed clearance level (0.3Bq/g) and to reduce the amount of secondary wastes. One of the uranium decontamination processes is the fluorination decontamination process in which CIF3 is used as a decontamination agent to fluorinate uranium bearing wastes to gaseous UF6 which can be recovered by cold or chemical trapping. The research test variables were decontamination temperature, decontamination temperature history and decontamination period. Filters and the main sludge could be decontaminated below the assumed clearance level when treated at 500 °C for 3 hours.

Copyright © 2003 by ASME

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