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[1B11] Residual glass removal in melting furnace at Vitrification Technology Development Facility (TVF)
Keywords:Tokai Vitrification Facility, Glass melter, Removal of residual glass, Tokai reprocessing facility
In operation of glass melter at Tokai Vetrification Facility (TVF), the melter has the problem that noble metal accumulates at the bottom of the melter. Therefore the melter operation is planned continue by periodically removing the glass remained on the bottom.
After the operation in 2017, mechanical removal of the glass remaining in the melter was carried out.
After that, the vitrification operation was performed in 2019, and it was confirmed that the state of the melter was recovered.