9228/B(U)F-85

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
GENERAL ELECTRIC MODEL 2000. A STEEL ENCASED LEAD SHIELDED SHIPPING CASK. CASK IS WITHIN A DOUBLE WALLED OVERPACK W/TOROIDAL SHELL IMPACT LIMITERS AT EACH END. CASK IS TRANSPORTED IN THE UPRIGHT OR HORIZONTAL POSITION. GROSS WEIGHT OF THE PACKAGE IS APPROXIMATELY 33,550 LBS. THE CASK IS CONSTRUCTED OF TWO CONCENTRIC 1-INCH THICK 304 STAINLESS STEEL CYLINDRICAL SHELLS (ASTM A 240) JOINED AT THE BOTTOM END TO A 6-INCH THICK 304 STAINLESS STEEL FORGING (ASTM A 182). THE ANNULUS BETWEEN THE TWO SHELLS IS FILLED WITH LEAD APPROXIMATELY 4 INCHES THICK. THE CASK IS APPROXIMATELY 71.0 INCHES IN HEIGHT AND HAS AN OUTER DIAMETER OF 38.5 INCHES. THE CASK CAVITY IS APPROXIMATELY 26.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND 54.0 INCHES DEEP. THE CASK LID IS 304 STAINLESS STEEL AND LEAD, HAS A STEPPED DESIGN, AND IS FULLY RECESSED INTO THE CASK TOP FLANGE. THE LID IS SECURED TO THE CASK BODY BY 15 1.25-INCH DIAMETER SOCKET HEAD SCREWS. THE CASK IS SEALED BY ELASTOMERIC O-RINGS BONDED TO A THIN ALUMINUM DISC-SHAPED RING. THE CASK IS EQUIPPED WITH A SEAL TEST PORT ON THE SIDE OF THE CASK BODY, A VENT PORT IN THE CASK LID, AND A DRAIN PORT NEAR THE BOTTOM OF THE CASK. THE CASK IS POSITIONED WITHIN AN OVERPACK CONSTRUCTED FROM TWO 0.5-INCH THICK CONCENTRIC 304 STAINLESS STEEL CYLINDRICAL SHELLS (ASTM A 240). THE SHELLS ARE SEPARATED RADIALLY BY EIGHT EQUALLY SPACED TUBES AND HORIZONTALLY BY TWO TUBE SECTIONS. OVERALL DIMENSIONS ARE APPROX. 131.5" HEIGHT X 72" DIAMETER. SEE CERTIFICATE FOR MORE DETAILS*********
Certificate no:
USA/9228/B(U)F-85
Package Type:
B
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
Y



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