X-342A Feed Vaporization & Fluorine Generation Facilities

Facility Information

  • Construction completed on August 4, 1954
  • 14,300 sq. ft. of floor space
  • sodium fluorine traps
  • twelve (12) steam vaporizers for feed operations
  • four (4) 4,000-ampere electrolytic cells for fluorine generation
  • two (2) 4,000-ampere 230-volt rectifiers to power the electrolytic cells
  • electrolyte preparation and settling tanks
  • waste-fluorine disposal equipment consisted of two units, each including a steam preheater, fluorine preheater, reaction chamber and a scrubber
  • waste HF Neutralization Pit
  • cylinder storage yard

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