Highly selective ion exchange materials: CsTreat, SrTreat and CoTreat

The Nuclide Removal System (NURES™) is based on use of 100% inorganic, highly selective ion exchange materials CsTreat®, SrTreat® and CoTreat®.
CsTreat®​ ​CoTreat® ​SrTreat®
Removes​ ​Cesium (Cs-134, Cs-137) ​Radioactive Cobalt​​ ​Strontium
​Can also be used for ​corrosion products (e.g. Mn-54, Fe-59, Ni-63, Zn-65), transuraniums (e.g. Pu-236)​ ​Pu, Zn
​Not disturbing conditions High salt concentrations
​Most disturbing factors ​Potassium, Sodium ​pH, colloids, Calsium ​Calcium, Magnesium
​Based on ​Ferrocyanide ​Titanium Oxide ​Titanium Oxide
​Inorganic ​Yes ​Yes ​Yes
​Stable ​Yes ​Yes ​Yes
​Formate ​Solide granules ​Solide granules ​Solide granules
​Bulk density 0.67 kg/l ​1 kg/l ​0.88 kg/l
​Grain size typically ​0.25 - 0.85 mm ​0.30 - 0.85 mm ​0.30 - 0.85 mm
​other size options < 0.15 mm or 0.15 - 0.25 mm
Decontamination factor* typically​ ​1000 - 5000 but even up to millions ​500 - 2000 ​200 - 2 000 but even up to millions
​Capacity typically (BV**) ​60 000 - 240 000 ​120 000 - 400 000 ​20 000 - 40 000
​Capacity typically (l/kg) ​100 000 - 400 000 ​150 000 - 500 000 ​25 000 - 50 000
​Operating pH area ​1-13 ​4-8 (optimal 5-7) ​>7 (optimal >10)
​Max. operating temperature (°C) ​80 °C ​300 °C ​300 °C
​Suitable for both column or bed operations ​Yes ​Yes ​Yes
Service flow rate typically (BV/h)​ ​10-20 ​10-20 ​10-20
 

9/9/2016