9249

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
CNS 14-170, SERIES III. STEEL ENCASED, LEAD SHIELDED CASK FOR RAM. THE CASK IS A RIGHT CIRCULAR CYLINDER 81-1/2 INCHES HIGH BY 81-1/2 INCHES IN DIAMETER. THE CASK CAVITY IS 73-3/8 INCHES HIGH BY 75-1/2 INCHES IN DIAMETER. CASK SIDE WALL CONSISTS OF A 3/8-INCH THICK INNER STEEL SHELL, A 1-3/4 INCH LEAD SHELL, AND A 7/8-INCH THICK OUTER STEEL SHELL. THE BASE IS COMPRISED OF TWO, 2-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. CASK CLOSURE IS SEALED BY A NEOPRENE GASKET LOCATED BETWEEN THE LID AND STEEL FLANGE, POSITIVE CLOSURE OF THE LID IS ACCOMPLISHED BY EIGHT, 1-3/4 INCH R ATCHET BINDERS. 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. SHIELD PLUG IS SEALED BY A NEOPRENE GASKET, AND 8, 3/4-INCH STUDS AND NUTS ARE USED TO PROVIDE POSITIVE CLOSURE. THE PACKAGING IS CONSTRUCTED OF A-516, GRADE 70, CARBON STEEL. THE OUTER SHELL HAS A MINIMUM YIELD STRENGTH OF 46,000 PSI. TIE-DOWN IS ACCOMPLISHED BY FOUR TIE-DOWN LUGS WELDED TO THE CASK BODY. THERE ARE 4 CASK LIFTING LUGS, 3 LID LIFTING LUGS, AND 1 SHIELD PLUG LIFTING LUG. PKG. GROSS WEIGHT 53,000 LBS. SEE CERT**
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