Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 114–122 | Cite as

Remotely operated equipment for the analysis of reprocessing solutions

  • H. H. Ph. Moeken
  • R. Sitte
  • W. Heinz
  • H. Keese
Article

Abstract

The laboratory apparatus used for the analysis of highly radioactive solutions produced by the Eurochemic plant in the chemical reprocessing of irradiated fuel, is described briefly. The analyses of the samples, which contain high concentrations of γ-emitting nuclides and plutonium, must be carried out in lead-shielded airtight boxes because of the radiation exposure hazard. A description of the remotely operated equipment for aliquot pipetting, density determination, potentiometric titration, extraction, dilution and colorimetric determination is given.

Keywords

Uranium Plutonium Fuel Element Uranyl Nitrate Uranium Dioxide 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. H. Ph. Moeken
    • 1
  • R. Sitte
    • 1
  • W. Heinz
    • 1
  • H. Keese
    • 1
  1. 1.EurochemicMolBelgium

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