9186

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
MODEL NO. 1, S-6213 POWER UNIT SHIPPING CONTAINER. MODEL 2, S-6213 POWER UNIT SHIPPING PACKAGE DESCRIPTION IS A POWER UNIT SHIPPING CONTAINER (PUSC) FOR SHIPMENT OF A POWER UNIT COMPLETE WITH CONTROL RODS AND CONTROL ROD DRIVE MECHANISMS INSTALLED. THE MODEL 1 S-6213 PUSC CONSISTS OF A CARBON STEEL CYLINDRICAL SHELL INCLUDING HEMISPHERICAL STEEL END IMPACT LIMITERS, WITH CENTRAL FLANGES JOINING THE BARREL AND COVER HALVES. THE MODEL 2 S-6213 PUSC IS OF THE SAME DESIGN AS THE MODEL 1, EXCEPT THAT THE PRIMARY CONTAINER MATL IS HY-80 STEEL. A POWER UNIT IS SUPPORTED IN THE PUSC BY A CENTRALLY LOCATED THICK CIRCULAR STEEL PLATE (PU HEAD) WHICH IS CLAMPED BETWEEN THE CENTRAL MATING FLANGES OF THE PUSC AND FASTENED BY 94, 2-INCH DIAMETER HIGH STRENGTH STUDS. THE UPPER AND LOWER EXTREMITIES OF THE POWER UNIT CANTILEVER INTO THE BARREL AND COVER HALVES WITHOUT ADDITIONAL SUPPORT EXCEPT FOR T HE LONGEST CONTROL ROD DRIVE MECHANISMS (S8G POWER UNIT TYPE B ONLY). A LOWER SUPPORT ADAPTER IS INSTALLED IN THE BARREL END OF THE CONTAINER DURING SHIPMENT OF THE S6W PROTOTYPE POWER UNIT AND THE S6W SHIPBOARD POWER UNIT. THE PUSC IS SHIPPED HORIZONTALLY ON A SUPPORT FRAME WHICH IS SECURED TO A SPECIALLY BUILT FLATBED RAIL CAR. THE PUSC, INCLUDING FRAME AND CONTENTS, WEIGHS APPROX. 490,000 LBS. FOR SHIPMENTS OF TYPE A AND B S8G POWER UNITS. WEIGHT OF THE PUSC FOR SHIPMENT OF THE S6W PROTOTYPE POWER UNIT WITH FRAME AND CONTENTS IS APROX. 438,900 LBS AND 429,900 LBS FOR SHIPMENT OF S6W SHIPBOARD POWER UNIT.
Certificate no:
USA/9186/B(U)F
Package Type:
B
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
N



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