Atomic Energy

, Volume 123, Issue 4, pp 244–247 | Cite as

Local Gas Purification System in Spent Nitride Fuel Oxidation

  • O. A. Ustinov
  • K. N. Dvoeglazov
  • A. I. Tuchkova
  • A. Yu. Shadrin

A local gas-purification system of the voloxidation operation is examined within the framework of the technology of regeneration of spent mixed uranium-plutonium nitride fuel from fast reactors. The system includes a metal-fabric filter, HEPA filter, ruthenium capture unit, an adsorber for capturing iodine, a unit for additional oxidation and trapping of hydrogen (tritium), and a unit for capturing 14CO2. A description is given of each unit, the overall scheme, and the possibilities of the gas-purification system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. A. Ustinov
    • 1
  • K. N. Dvoeglazov
    • 1
  • A. I. Tuchkova
    • 1
  • A. Yu. Shadrin
    • 1
  1. 1.Bochvar High-Technology Research Institute for Inorganic Materials (VNIINM)MoscowRussia

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