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Strippable containment and decontamination coating composition and method of use

United States Patent

April 7, 2009
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A method for containing at least a portion of radioisotopes, radionuclides, heavy metal or combination thereof contaminating a substrate wherein a containment composition is applied to the substrate. The ingredients within the containment composition interact with the contaminants on the surface of the substrate until the containment composition has polymerized to a water insoluble form containing at least a portion of the contaminates enmeshed therein. The dried composition is removed from the contaminated surface removing with the composition at least a portion of the contaminate.
Moore; Robert C. (Edgewood, NM), Tucker; Mark D. (Albuquerque, NM), Jones; Joseph A. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
10/ 974,222
October 27, 2004
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.