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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 208, Issue 1, pp 243–255 | Cite as

Selective separation of palladium from simulated intermediate radioactive waste nitrate by IRA-410 and IRA-900 anion exchangers

  • N. El-Said
  • A. Mekhail
  • S. M. Khalifa
  • H. F. Aly
Article

Abstract

Selective efficient method have been for separation of palladium by strong basic anion exchangers IRA-410 and IRA-900 from intermediate radioactive nitrate medium. The different conditions for exchange behaviour of palladium from [ILLW] solutions containing numbre of elements were investigated by batch technique. Selective recovery of palladium from the [ILLW] solution was achieved using column technique. The elution of palladium was carried out via reduction with formic acid where the rate of the reduction process was increased by decreasing the formic acid concentration till 50% followed by dissolving the separated palladium by nitric acid.

Keywords

Nitrate Palladium Formic Acid Nitric Acid Acid Concentration 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. El-Said
    • 1
  • A. Mekhail
    • 1
  • S. M. Khalifa
    • 1
  • H. F. Aly
    • 1
  1. 1.Hot Laboratories CentreAtomic Energy AuthorityCairo(Egupt)

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