9250/B(U)F-85

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
BWXT NUCLEAR OPERATIONS GROUP, MODEL 5X22 A SHIPPING CONTAINER FOR UNIRRADIATED URANIUM OF ANY ENRICHMENT. THE OUTER PACKAGING IS A 16-GAUGE STEEL DRUM, APPROX. 22.5 IN. IN DIA AND 34.75 IN. HIGH, WITH A HEAVY-DUTY CLAMP RING AND FORGED LUGS. THE INNER VESSEL (CONTAINMENT VESSEL) IS A SCHEDULE 40S STAINLESS STEEL PIPE WITH A WELDED BOTTOM CAP AND A TOP WELDNECK FLANGE. THE INNER VESSEL LID IS A BLIND FLANGE WHICH IS BOLTED TO THE WELDNECK FLANGE WITH EIGHT HEX-HEAD BOLTS. THE CLOSURE INCLUDES DOUBLE SILICONE O-RING SEALS AND A LEAK-TEST PORT. THE DIMENSIONS OF THE INNER VESSEL ARE 5 INCHES ID BY 22 INCHES HIGH. THE INNER VESSEL IS CENTERED WITHIN THE OUTER DRUM BY FIBERBOARD AND SUPPORTED BY PLYWOOD DISKS. THE MAXIMUM WEIGHT OF THE PACKAGE, INCLUDING CONTENTS, IS 300 POUNDS. NOTE ON MATERIALS: URANIUM MAY BE OF ANY U-235 OR U-233 ENRICHMENT AS DESCRIBED IN CONTENTS UNDER 5(b)(1)(i) HOWEVER CARBIDE COMPOUNDS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED. NO U-233 GREATER THAN TYPE A QUANTITY PERMITTED FOR CONTENTS DESCRIBED IN 5(b)(1)(iv). SEE CERTIFICATE FOR MORE DETAILS*****
Certificate no:
USA/9250/B(U)F-85
Package Type:
B
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
Y



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