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reprocessing

Preparation of a dialysis membrane (or other medical device) for reuse with rinses and sterilizing solutions.
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In the present study, the effects of reprocessing on both the polymer and any small molecules (including additives) present in ABS plastics from waste computer housings are studied.
Lewis Strauss, then chairman of the AEC, announced a program to encourage private industry's entry into reprocessing spent nuclear fuel.
Before adopting the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership, then, it would be wise to ask a couple of questions: How much value is there in additional research and development in the field of waste reprocessing? And what are the proliferation implications of the United States abandoning its anti-reprocessing policy?
spy satellites detected trucks pulling up to the site where the fuel rods were stored, then driving away toward the reprocessing facility.
During routine reprocessing, Alliance technicians and quality control inspectors examine and test every device at multiple points during reprocessing to ensure that each will perform as intended.
"Although the focus of the Sellafield site is shifting from commercial reprocessing to clean- up and managing the historic legacy, BNFL has made it clear that all existing reprocessing contracts will be honoured," said a spokeswoman.
Specifically designed to withstand the rigors of steam sterilization, this camera head provides faster turnaround times between cases and more cost-effective reprocessing.
But Lorraine Mann, a long-time Scotland Against Nuclear Dumping campaigner, said she believed Dounreay would no longer be used as a reprocessing facility.
Moscow expects to import about 20,000 tons of spent nuclear fuel over 10 years and make roughly $20 billion in storage and reprocessing fees.
There is mounting evidence that reprocessing can place patients at increased risk.
Environmental lobbyists were putting pressure on the UK Atomic Energy Authority not to start reprocessing fuel as part of the shutdown procedure.
The reprocessing plant, in the far north of Scotland, is due to close in 2004 and has come under fire repeatedly over its safety record.