Vitrification technologies for treatment of hazardous and radioactive waste
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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Center for Environmental Research Information in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radioactive wastes -- Incineration -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Radioactive waste sites -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

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Other titlesHandbook, vitrification technologies for treatment of hazardous and radioactive waste
ContributionsCenter for Environmental Research Information (U.S.)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14451126M
OCLC/WorldCa30990157

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Accordingly, it classifies the types of vitrification processes which have been applied to waste treatment, explains why vitrification may be considered as a treatment process, identifies waste streams and contaminants to which vitrification may be applied, and discusses other issues important to the application of vitrification to waste treatment. Get this from a library! Vitrification technologies for treatment of hazardous and radioactive waste: handbook.. [Center for Environmental Research Information (U.S.);]. Vitrification technologies for treatment of hazardous and radioactive waste. Washington, DC: United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, [] (OCoLC) Many books have been written on hazardous waste and nuclear waste separately, but none have combined the two subjects into one single-volume resource. Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Treatment Technologies Handbook covers the technologies, characteristics, and regulation of both hazardous chemical wastes and radioactive wastes.

A key consideration for all radioactive waste vitrification technologies is the physical and chemical integrity of the melting vessel. Vitrification was considered as one potential treatment option for four types of wet intermediate level radioactive waste (wet ILW) arising from decommissioning of a UK Magnox nuclear power station. The use of vitrification technologies other than Joule heating have been thoroughly discussed.3 These vitrification systems include Joule heated, In- Situ Joule heated, Plasma heating, Microwave heating, Induction heating, Resistance heating, Electric Arc heating, and Incineration with fossil by: 1. Therefore, soil vitrification is a method that has been widely used to treat hazardous and radioactive waste. Soil vitrification is also effective for organic waste because the high temperature will make organics inactivated.

SURVEY OF SOLIDIFICATION PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES Prepared for Nuclear Regulatory Commission Contract NRC MIXED LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE AND HAZARDOUS WASTE PLANT Tokai Vitrification Plant offgas treatment system (Uematsu, ) .   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has declared vitrification the Best Demonstrated Available Technology (BDAT) for high-level radioactive mixed waste and produced a Handbook of Vitrification Technologies for Treatment of Hazardous and Radioactive by: 7. The applications and limitations of vitrification technologies for treating hazardous and radioactive waste are presented. everal subgroups of vitrifications technologies exist. iscussions of glass structure, applicable waste types, off gas treatment, testing and evaluation procedures and economics are . Many books have been written on hazardous waste and nuclear waste separately, but none have combined the two subjects into one single-volume resource. "Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Treatment Technologies Handbook" covers the technologies, characteristics, and regulation of both hazardous chemical wastes and radioactive wastes.