Projects

SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED PROJECTS

Solidification of Radioactive Oil at Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Plant (AMWTP)

Name of Client: Idaho Treatment Group, AMWTP at Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho

  • Disposal at Nevada National Security Site
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Mobile In-Drum Solidification System
  • Stabilization Media
  • On-Site Subject Matter Expert

Idaho Treatment Group used Fluid Tech’s In-Drum Solidification System and stabilization media to solidify 84 source drums that resulted in 105 treated drums. Treatment using Fluid Tech’s approach resulted in a 57% cost savings to the customer. The treated waste was sent to Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) for final disposition.

Solidification of Incidental Liquids and Aqueous Wastes

Name of Client: AECOM, Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU), Niskayuna, New York

  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Stabilization Media

Fluid Tech’s AQUASET II-G is utilized at SPRU to absorb incidental liquids and all aqueous waste streams. The solidified wastes are destined for disposal at various government and commercial disposal sites.

Purchase Product Used: AQUASET II-G, AQUASET II-G (PALLET)

Solidification of Liquids Generated from Radioactive Tank Cleaning Activities

Name of Client: Bruce Power, Bruce Power Bruce B, Tiverton, Ontario CANADA

  • Disposal at Western Waste Management Facility
  • Mobile Treatment Equipment
  • Stabilization Media
  • Packaging
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures

Fluid Tech’s AQUASET II-G was used to solidify 1,200 gallons of liquids and solids generated during tank cleaning activities at Bruce B.
These wastes were stabilized in steel liners to meet the Western Waste Management Facility’s waste acceptance criteria where they were sent for disposition after stabilization.

Purchase Product Used: AQUASET II-G, AQUASET II-G (PALLET)

Solidification of Radioactively Contaminated Respirator Cleaning Water

Name of Client: EnergySolutions, Memphis Processing Facility, Memphis, TN

  • Disposal at Energy Solutions Clive Disposal Facility
  • Stabilization Media
  • Packaging
  • Process Control Program

Fluid Tech’s AQUASET absorbent was used to solidify 1,500 gallons of radioactively contaminated respirator water in a B25 box.
The solidified respirator water was successfully disposed at EnergySolutions Clive Disposal Facility.

Purchase Product Used: AQUASET, AQUASET (PALLET)

Solidification of Incidental Liquids from Repacking Operations at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Plant (AMWTP)

Name of Client: Fluor Idaho, AMWTP at Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho

  • Disposal at WIPP
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Stabilization Media

Fluid Tech’s AQUASET II-G is utilized at AMWTP to absorb incidental liquids discovered during repackaging of 55- and 85-gallon drums of waste. The wastes are generated throughout the Department of Energy (DOE) complex and, upon successful repackaging and solidification, are destined for disposition at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Purchase Product Used: AQUASET II-G, AQUASET II-G (PALLET)

Stabilize Mixed Waste Acids and Solid Wastes from a Central Processing Facility

Name of Client: Quadrex Corporation, Quadrex Recycle Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

  • Sampling and Analysis Plan
  • Health and Safety Plan
  • Project Management Plan
  • Work Plan
  • Quality Assurance Procedures and Plan
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Stabilization Media
  • Packaging
  • Mobile Treatment Equipment
  • Radcon II and HAZWOPER Trained Personnel
  • Transportation
  • Project Reports

Fluid Tech products were applied by personnel using equipment and procedures to solidify and package more than 9,500 gallons of radioactive liquid and solid waste generated at the Quadrex Recycle Center.
Approximately 237 drums of waste, including slurries of acids and bases with salt crystals, were solidified. The acids were neutralized to a pH of 8.5 before solidification. Acids solidified and neutralized included nitric, sulfuric, hydrochloric and phosphoric.

Stabilize Mixed Liquid and Solid Wastes with RCRA Heavy Metals, Other Characteristic Wastes and Solvents

Name of Client: Quadrex Corporation, Quadrex Recycle Center, Oak Ridge, TN

  • Disposal at Barnwell
  • Mobile Treatment Equipment
  • Stabilization Media
  • Packaging
  • Sampling and Analysis Plan
  • Health and Safety Plan
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Project Reports
  • Radcon II and HAZWOPER Trained Personnel

Fluid Tech products were applied by personnel using equipment and procedures to stabilize approximately 6,500 gallons (24,611 kg) of mixed waste liquids and solids generated by hospitals, universities, and laboratories. This waste stream contained RCRA hazards Arsenic, Mercury, Lead, Chloroform and Pyridine (D004, D008, D009, D022, and D038 respectively) in addition to radioisotopes. Stabilization required reducing the leaching of heavy metals and characteristic wastes from a few hundred ppm concentration to below the EPA allowable leaching concentration (Arsenic These wastes were stabilized in 55-gallon drums using the AQUASET II-H and PETROSET II stabilization agents to meet the Barnwell waste acceptance criteria. The 150 drums of packaged waste were then shipped to the Barnwell Disposal Site in South Carolina.

Central Neutralization Facility (CNF) Sludge Treatability

Name of Client: Scientific Ecology Group, Inc/Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Oak Ridge, TN

  • Disposal at Envirocare
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Stabilization Media

Fluid Tech products were applied to stabilize mixed wastes containing RCRA waste codes F001, F002, F003, F004, F005, F006, and 21 “U” Codes. These wastes were generated during SEG’s Lockheed Martin Energy System’s Central Neutralization Facility project.
Fluid Tech products stabilized two 55-gallon drums, containing a total of 431 kg of wastes, and the wastes were disposed of at the Envirocare of Utah disposal site.

Stabilize Mixed Waste Acids and Bases Generated by Chemical Decontamination

Name of Client: American Ecology Recycle Center, Oak Ridge, TN

  • Disposal at Envirocare
  • Sampling and Analysis Plan
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Stabilization Media
  • Packaging
  • Radcon II and HAZWOPER Trained Personnel
  • Project Reports

Fluid Tech products were applied to stabilize 4,110-gallons of mixed wastes acids and bases at their recycle center in Oak Ridge, TN. These wastes were generated during chemical decontamination at the American Recycle facility. In addition to containing radionuclides, the wastes contained RCRA wastes D002, D007, D008.
Fluid Tech products stabilized 111 55-gallon drums of wastes, containing a total of 18,492 kg of waste, in accordance with the Envirocare Waste Acceptance Criteria. The stabilized wastes were disposed of at the Envirocare facility.

Stabilize Uranium Contaminated Oil

Name of Client: Manufacturing Sciences Corporation, Oak Ridge, TN

  • Disposal at Envirocare
  • Mobile Treatment Equipment
  • Stabilization Media
  • Packaging
  • Transportation
  • Sampling and Analysis Plan
  • Quality Assurance Procedures and Plan
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating

Fluid Tech products were applied to stabilize 9,159 kg of oils and water with depleted uranium, lime, cadmium, lead and incidental tetrachloroethylene (D006, D008, D039) for disposal at Envirocare.
After Fluid Tech products were applied to stabilize the waste, the 59 55-gallon drums were packaged and shipped to disposal at Envirocare of Utah.

Purchase Product Used: PETROSET II, PETROSET II (PALLET)

Solidify and Stabilize RCRA Heavy Metals and NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material)

Name of Client: Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York

  • Disposal at Envirocare
  • Mobile Treatment Equipment
  • Stabilization Media
  • Packaging
  • Sampling and Analysis Plan
  • Health and Safety Plan
  • Treatability Study
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Project Reports
  • Radcon II and HAZWOPER Trained Personnel

Fluid Tech products were applied to solidify and stabilize liquids, sludges, soils and scabbling dust from decontamination and decommissioning of an 8-story building. The wastes generated included Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM), Triclor, Xylene and RCRA Metals D005, D006, D007, D008, F001, F002, F003, F004.
Approximately 4,000 gallons (47,001 kg) of waste liquids and solids were solidified and stabilized using the AQUASET, PETROSET stabilization agents. The stabilization involved reducing the leaching of heavy metals from a few thousand ppm concentration to below the EPA allowable leaching concentration.
The 92 drums of packaged waste were prepared for shipment to the Envirocare of Utah disposal facility.

Stabilize Mixed Waste at the Department of Energy, Pantex Facility

Name of Client: Nuclear Waste Management Inc. (Under Subcontract to Chemical Waste Management Inc.), Chattanooga, Tennessee

  • Disposal at Nevada Test Site
  • Mobile Treatment Equipment
  • Stabilization Media
  • Radcon II and HAZWOPER Trained Personnel
  • Health and Safety Plan
  • Project Management Plan
  • Quality Assurance Procedures and Plan
  • Process Control Program
  • Operating Procedures
  • Project Reports

Fluid Tech products were applied by personnel using equipment and procedures to stabilize approximately 1,200 gallons/month of potentially radioactive and RCRA hazardous materials. The waste included trace high explosives, alpha, solvents, acetone; D003, F001, F002, F003, and F004.
Fluid Tech products stabilized these mixed wastes using AQUASET and PETROSET stabilization agents. More than 40 gallons of waste were placed in each 55-gallon drum. A total of 85 drums (2,873 kg) were stabilized and shipped to the Nevada Test Site for disposal.

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