Custom furnace for nuclear waste treatment

Custom furnace for nuclear waste treatment

DKFD’s manufacturing partner, Deltech Furnaces, received a contract from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington for the design and build of a custom furnace for use in a dechlorination process of salt based nuclear waste. Per the authors of a paper resulting from the work accomplished during the project, “Salt based waste streams are generated through electro-chemical processing of used nuclear fuel and from decommissioning of molten salt reactors (MSRs).” The low temperature (1100 degrees Celsius) furnace featured two sections: a bottom front load “melting” section with a reinforced load platform and single zone heating, and an upper clamshell “gradient” section with four independently heated and controlled zones.

The project did not require meeting ASME NQA-1 2008 standards; as always ISO 9001:2015 quality standards were rigorously applied.

The open source paper can be found here: Riley(2021)_ACSOmega(G2DA)

If you need a custom designed laboratory or production scale furnace system, contact us or our manufacturing partner Deltech Furnaces

Custom furnace for nuclear waste treatment
Custom furnace for nuclear waste treatment

Both Deltech Kiln and Furnace design and our manufacturing partner are ISO 9001:2015 certified, ASME NQA-1 2008 compliant, and NIST 800-171 compliant.

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