August 30, 2016

Additional data from the mobile lab posted – Aug. 30, 2016

More data from the mobile lab has been posted. Each map shows the route taken (in red), stops where stationary monitoring took place (red with blue circle), and the data that was collected (yellow star). WRPS will continue to analyze the data and modify the […]
August 30, 2016

Mobile Lab aims to improve vapor detection – Aug. 30, 2016

The Proton Transfer Reaction – Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry mobile laboratory system being tested at Hanford’s tank farms provides real-time vapor analysis. Read more about the technology here.
August 25, 2016

Direct-Reading instrument under evaluation aims to improve vapor detection – Aug. 25, 2016

The Gastronics Fixed Instrument Skid is one of the Direct-Reading Instruments being tested at Hanford’s tank farms. It provides real-time gas measurements for ammonia, volatile organic compounds and nitrous oxide. Read more about the technology here.
August 23, 2016

Another sensor under evaluation aims to improve vapor detection – Aug. 23, 2016

The CUB Personal VOC Monitor is one of the Direct-Reading Instruments (DRI) being tested at Hanford’s tank farms that provides real-time volatile organic compounds measurements. Read more about the technology here. Watch a video here.
August 18, 2016

Sensors under evaluation aim to improve vapor detection – Aug. 18, 2016

The AreaRAE is one of the Direct-Reading Instruments (DRI) being tested at Hanford’s tank farms that provides real-time measurements and optional alarm signals when exposure exceeds preset limits. Read more about the technology here.
August 16, 2016

Control system provides monitoring of vapors in farms – Aug. 16, 2016

As one of the systems being evaluated as part of pilot-scale technology testing, the Tank Farm Monitoring and Control System (TFMCS) monitors vapor concentrations and weather readings in the farms, tracks potential data trends and will have alarm capabilities to alert workers when vapor thresholds […]
August 15, 2016

How it works: Hanford’s Mobile Organic Monitoring Laboratory – Aug. 15, 2016

Learn about the Proton-Transfer-Reaction Mass Spectrometer (PTR-MS) and how it is used in RJ Lee Group’s unique mobile laboratory, which is being used to help detect the potential presence of chemical vapors at Hanford’s tank farms.
August 11, 2016

Q&A document posted – Aug. 11, 2016

Answers to employee questions are now available on the FAQs button. This is an in-progress document providing answers to employee questions raised in 2015. Answers may be updated as new information is developed or when evaluations of the item are completed. Go to the page.