Kurion’s GeoMelt® In-Container Vitrification (ICV) and Sub-Surface Planar processes have been in commercial use since the 1990s and have treated in excess of 26,000 tons of waste in the U.S., Japan and Australia.

The applications below highlight the range of applications and the company’s experience working in very different regulatory environments.

Please contact us for a more detailed list of applications.

Bulk Vitrification of Low-Activity Waste
Hanford, Wash.

This multi-year project was designed to demonstrate the feasibility of Kurion’s GeoMelt

Hazardous and Toxic Waste Treatment across Japan

Through ISV Japan, a sublicense holder of GeoMelt® technology, GeoMelt® completed dozens of melt operations at all scales to treat hazardous and toxic waste 

PCB Treatment
Spokane, Wash.

The 1994 project demonstrated the ability of the GeoMelt® technology to meet TSCA treatment requirements and to treat various types of PCB-contaminated debris

Contaminated Soil at Nuclear Weapons Site
Maralinga, South Australia

GeoMelt® vitrification technology was selected in 1989 for a decade-long project to stabilize contaminated soil from above-ground nuclear testing dating back to the 1950s and 1960s

In-Situ, Top-Down Treatment
Grand Ledge, Mich.

GeoMelt® demonstrated its first large-scale commercial application in 1994 for its in-situ, top-down melting process to treat contaminated soil at the site of a former chemical plant

Sellafield Thermal Treatment Development Program
Seascale, England

The GeoMelt® In-Container Vitrification (ICV™) technology was shown to be effective in this proof-of-concept test to treat a range of waste streams at the Sellafield site