Hanford VIT Plant

WTP Process Diagram

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Simplified Process Diagram
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Vit Plant Process Diagram

NOTE: The Simplified Process Diagram is based off a fully functional Vit Plant with all four nuclear facilities in operation. An alternative approach that enables the Vit Plant to start processing Hanford's low-activity waste will be used before that. For more information, see Direct Feed Low-Activity Waste.

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LAW Simulant

LAW Glass Formers

LAW Melter Feed Slurry

LAW Melter Glass

HLW Slurry

Pretreated HLW Slurry

HLW Glass Formers

HLW Melter Glass

HLW Melter Glass

Pretreatment Process

Low-Activity Waste Vitrification

High-Level Waste Vitrification