Highly selective ion exchange materials: CsTreat, SrTreat and CoTreat

NURES® is based on use of 100% inorganic, highly selective ion exchange materials CsTreat®, SrTreat® and CoTreat®.

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  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 High salt concentrations High salt concentrations
Most disturbing factors Potassium pH, colloids, Calcium Calcium, Magnesium
Based on Ferrocyanide Titanium Oxide Titanium Oxide
Inorganic Yes Yes Yes
Stable Yes Yes Yes
Format Solid granules Solid granules Solid granules
Bulk density, kg/l 0.67 1 0.88
Grain size typically, mm 0.25 - 0.85 0.30 - 0.85 0.30 - 0.85
other size options, mm < 0.15 mm or 0.15 - 0.25 mm < 0.15 mm or 0.15 - 0.25 mm < 0.15 mm or 0.15 - 0.25 mm
Decontamination factor typically 1000-10000, highest achieved 8,000,000 10 - 2000 200-2000, highest achieved 165,000,000
Capacity, BV and l/kg Depends on liquid composition, can be calculated from chemical parameters
Operating pH area 1-13 4-8 (optimal 5-7) ​>7 (optimal >10)
Max. operating temperature, °C 80 300 300
Suitable for both column or bed operations Yes Yes Yes
Service flow rate typically, BV/h​ 10-20 10-20 10-20

Jussi-Matti Mäki
Product Manager, NURES, BORES
Tel: +358 40 716 7800
[email protected]

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