Decommissioning Projects: Small Projects

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Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility  Building 594 (earlier referred to as Bldg 579) was a pre-engineered metal building with a concrete foundation and floor.

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility
Building 594 (earlier referred to as

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility  The waste ion-exchange equipment located in the Building 594 consisted of two resin tanks, a cation exchange vessel, and a mixed bed exchange vessel.

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility
The waste ion-exchange equipment

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility  Connected to the cation exchange vessel were a caustic regenerant tank and an acid regenerant tank along with miscellaneous piping, valves, gauges, and pumps.

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility
Connected to the cation exchange

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility  Prior to structural dismantlement, various components were surveyed by health physics technicians and released to the clean scrap pile for recycling.

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility
Prior to structural dismantlement,

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility  After all piping and valves were removed, the tops of the ion-exchange tanks were opened to gain access to the resin filtering material. Before removal, health physics technicians surveyed the resin prior to disposal.

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility
After all piping and valves were

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility  Bldg. 594 was cleared of all equipment and components after decommissioning and prior to demolition. This photo shows the facility after decommissioning has been completed.

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility
Bldg. 594 was cleared of all

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility  Photos of the interior of Bldg. 594, before decommissioning.

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility
Photos of the interior of Bldg. 594,

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility  Photo of the interior of Bldg. 594, after decommissioning.

Building 594 Waste Ion-Exchange Facility
Photo of the interior of Bldg. 594,

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