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Radiochemistry

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 1–8 | Cite as

Incidents Caused by Red Oil Phenomena at Semi-Scale and Industrial Radiochemical Units

  • V. N. Usachev
  • G. S. Markov
Article

Abstract

Published data on explosion and fire events at nuclear fuel reprocessing plants initiated by red oil phenomena are reviewed. The formation mechanisms, in-facility transport and deposition, and also reactions of red oil causing explosions and fires are examined. The causes of accidents related to the red oil phenomena are analyzed.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Formation Mechanism Nuclear Fuel Fire Event 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Usachev
    • 1
  • G. S. Markov
    • 1
  1. 1.Khlopin Radium InstituteResearch and Production AssociationSt. PetersburgRussia

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