9224

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
MODEL HN-190-2. STEEL ENCASED, LEAD SHIELDED CASK FOR RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL. THE CASK IS A RIGHT CIRCULAR CYLINDER 81-1/2 INCHES HIGH BY 81-3/4 INCHES IN DIAMETER. THE CASK CAVITY IS 73-3/8 INCHES HIGH BY 75-1/2 INCHES IN DIAMETER. THE CASK SIDE WALLS CONSIST OF A 3/8-INCH THICK INNER STEEL SHELL, A 1-3/4-INCH LEAD SHELL, AND A 7/8-INCH THICK STEEL PLATES WELDED TOGETHER TO FORM A 4-INCH THICK BASE WHICH IS INTEGRALLY WELDED TO THE INNER AND OUTER STEEL SHELLS OF THE SIDE WALL. A STEEL FLANGE IS WELDED TO THE INNER AND OUTER STEEL SHELLS OF THE SIDE WALL AT THE TOP. THE LID IS COMPRISED OF TWO, 2-INCH THICK STEEL PLATES WHICH ARE STEPPED AND WELDED TOGETHER TO MATE WITH THE STEEL FLANGE. THE CASK CLOSURES ARE SEALED BY A NEOPRENE GASKET LOCATED BETWEEN THE LID AND STEEL FLANGE, POSITIVE CLOSURE OF THE LID IS ACCOMPLISHED BY EIGHT RACHET BINDERS. THE LID CONTAINS A CENTRALLY LOCATED SHIELD PLUG COMPRISED OF TWO, 2-INCH THICK STEEL PLATES AND ONE, 1-INCH THICK STEEL PLATE STEPPED AND WELDED. THE SHIELD PLUG IS SEALED BY A NEOPRENE GASKET, AND EIGHT, 3/4-INCH STUDS AND NUTS ARE USED TO PROVIDE POSITIVE CLOSURE. TIE-DOWN IS ACCOMPLISHED BY FOUR TIE-DOWN LUGS WELDED TO THE CASK BODY. THERE ARE FOUR CASK LIFTING LUGS, THREE LID LIFTING LUGS, AND ONE SHIELD PLUG LIFTING LUG. THE PACKAGE GROSS WEIGHT IS APPROXIMATELY 48,000 POUNDS.
Certificate no:
USA/9224/A
Package Type:
A
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N
Doe Flag:
Y



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