9320

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
MIDUS :A DEPLETED-URANIUM SHIELDED PACKAGE FOR THE TRANSPORT OF MEDICAL ISOTOPES. THE PACKAGE HAS TWO PRIMARY COMPONENTS: (1) AN INNER CASK ASSEMBLY FOR CONTAINMENT AND SHIELDING, AND (2) AN OVERPACK FOR IMPACT AND THERMAL PROTECTION. THE CASK ASSEMBLY CONSISTS OF THE CASK BODY, CLOSURE LID, SHIELD PLUG, AND SHIELD LID. THE CASK BODY IS A MONOLITHIC, MACHINED 2.5-MM THICK SS CONTAINMENT VESSEL, SURROUNDED BY APPROXIMATELY 62 MM OF DU SHIELDING, AND A 4-MM THICK SS OUTER SHELL. THE OVERPACK BASE AND LID ARE CONSTRUCTED OF THIN SS SHELLS FILLED WITH RIGID POLYURETHANE FOAM.
Certificate no:
USA/9320/B(U)-96
Package Type:
B
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
N



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