Reducing the Amount of Reagent to Clean Pipes and Vessels

Summary

When cleaning nuclear vessels and pipework, the challenge owner seeks to reduce plant radioactivity levels by orders of magnitude, which reduces the risk and hazard for decommissioning and, in turn, lowers the lifetime costs of the redundant plants and makes the plant more economical to dismantle. This challenge is to identify a method of delivering low volumes of reagent to treat pipework walls and vessels walls rather than filling the entire pipework and vessels.

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