9330

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
MODEL ATR FFSC AN INSULATED STAINLESS STEEL PACKAGE FOR THE TRANSPORT OF UNIRRADIATED RESEARCH REACTOR FUEL, INCLUDING INTACT FUEL ELEMENTS OR FUEL PLATES. THE PACKAGING CONSISTS OF: (1) A BODY; (2) A CLOSURE LID; AND (3) INNER PACKAGING INTERNALS. THE BODY IS COMPOSED OF TWO THIN-WALLED, STAINLESS STEEL SHELLS. THE OUTER SHELL IS A SQUARE TUBE WITH AN 8-INCH CROSS SECTION, A 73-INCH LENGTH, AND A 3/16-INCH WALL THICKNESS. THE INNER SHELL IS A ROUND TUBE WITH A 6-INCH DIAMETER AND A 0.120-INCH WALL THICKNESS. THE INNER TUBE IS WRAPPED WITH CERAMIC FIBER THERMAL INSULATION, OVERLAID WITH A STAINLESS STEEL SHEET. AT THE BOTTOM END, THE SHELLS ARE WELDED TO A 0.88-INCH THICK STAINLESS STEEL BASE PLATE. AT THE TOP END (CLOSURE END), THE SHELLS ARE WELDED TO A 1.5-INCH THICK STAINLESS STEEL FLANGE. THE CLOSURE IS COMPOSED OF CIRCULAR STAINLESS STEEL PLATES WITH CERAMIC FIBER INSULATION. THE CLOSURE ENGAGES THE TOP END FLANGE BY WAY OF FOUR BAYONETS THAT ARE ROTATED AND SECURED BY TWO SPRING PINS. THE CLOSURE IS EQUIPPED WITH A HANDLE, WHICH MAY BE REMOVED DURING TRANSPORT. THE CLOSURE DOES NOT HAVE A GASKET OR SEAL. THE PACKAGE INTERNALS CONSIST OF EITHER A FUEL HANDLING ENCLOSURE FOR INTACT FUEL ELEMENTS, OR A LOOSE PLATE BASKET ASSEMBLY FOR LOOSE FUEL PLATES.
Certificate no:
USA/9330/AF-96
Package Type:
A
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
Y



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