Waste Processing Technology: Vitrification
Source: Savannah River Site
Date: 5/1/96    Record No.: 10335
Contact: Dan McCabe, 803-725-2054; Dave Hobbs, 803-725-238; Steve Wach, 803-725-8088

Waste Processing Technology: Vitrification
For waste immobilization, SRS has an internationally recognized and comprehensive in-house capability in vitrification, including glass formulation and process design and testing. Created by the need to manage high-level radioactive and mixed waste, this expertise is now being applied to low-level radioactive wastes and contaminated asbestos, ion exchange resins and medical wastes. A major system just went on line.