9239

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
WESTINGHOUSE MODEL NOS. MCC-3, MCC-4, AND MCC-5. THE MCC PACKAGES ARE SHIPPING CONTAINERS FOR UNIRRADIATED URANIUM OXIDE FUEL ASSEMBLIES. THE PACKAGINGS CONSIST OF A STEEL FUEL ELEMENT CRADLE ASSEMBLY EQUIPPED WITH A STRONGBACK AND AN ADJUSTABLE FUEL ELEMENT CLAMPING ASSEMBLY. THE CRADLE ASSEMBLY IS SHOCK MOUNTED TO A 13-GAUGE CARBON STEEL OUTER CONTAINER BY SHEAR MOUNTS. THE MCC-3 CONTAINER IS CLOSED WITH THIRTY 1/2 INCH T-BOLTS. THE MCC-4 AND MCC-5 ARE CLOSED WITH FIFTY 1/2-INCH T-BOLTS. MCC-3 AND MCC-4 CONTAINERS ARE PERMANENTLY EQUIPPED WITH VERTICAL Gd2O3 NEUTRON ABSORBER PLATES THAT ARE MOUNTED ON THE CENTER WALL OF THE STRONGBACK. ADDITIONAL HORIZONTAL Gd2O3 NEUTRON ABSORBER PLATES, MOUNTED ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE STRONGBACK, ARE REQUIRED FOR THE CONTENTS AS SPECIFIED. THE MCC-5 CONTAINER IS PERMANENTLY EQUIPPED WITH BOTH THE VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL Gd2O3 NEUTRON ABSORBER P LATES. ADDITIONAL VEE-SHAPED, GUIDED Gd2O3 NEUTRON ABSORBER PLATES ARE REQUIRED FOR THE CONTENTS AS SPECIFIED. **SEE CERTIFICATE FOR PACKAGE WEIGHTS
Certificate no:
USA/9239/AF
Package Type:
A
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
N



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