9358

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
TN-LC THE PACKAGING, DESIGNED FOR TRANSPORT OF IRRADIATED TEST, RESEARCH, AND COMMERCIAL REACTOR FUEL IN EITHER A CLOSED TRANSPORT VEHICLE OR AN ISO CONTAINER, CONSISTS OF A PAYLOAD BASKET, A SHIELDED BODY, A SHIELDED CLOSURE LID AND TOP AND BOTTOM IMPACT LIMITERS. THE PACKAGING BODY IS A RIGHT CIRCULAR CYLINDER, APPROXIMATELY 197.5 INCHES LONG AND 30 INCHES IN DIAMETER, COMPOSED OF TOP AND BOTTOM END FLANGE FORGINGS CONNECTED BY INNER AND OUTER SHELLS. LEAD SHIELDING, MADE OF ASTM B29 COPPER LEAD, IS PLACED // THE TWO CYLINDRICAL SHELLS, IN THE BOTTOM END ASSEMBLY, AND IN THE LID. NEITRON SHIELDING, COMPOSED OF A BORATED RESIN COMPOUND INSERTED INTO 20 AL SHIELD BOXES, IS SET // THE OUTER SHELL AND A 0.25 INCH-THICK TYPE 304 SS OUTER SHEET. TWO REMOVABLE TRUNNIONS ARE BOLTED TO THE PACKAGING BODY USING EIGHT 1-8UNC BOLTS FOR EACH TRUNNION. TWO POCKET TRUNNIONS IN THE BOTTOM FLANGE, USED FOR ROTATING THE PACKAGE, MAY ALSO BE USED FOR HORIZONTAL PACKAGE LIFTING. IMPACT LIMITERS, WITH AN APPROX. OUTSIDE DIAM. OF 66 INCHES AND HEIGHT OF 22.75 INCHES, CONSISTING OF BALSA AND REDWOOD BLOCKS ENCASED IN SS SHELLS, ARE ATTACHED TO EACH END OF THE PACKAGING DURING SHIPMENT, EACH WITH EIGHT 1-8UNL BOLTS.
Certificate no:
USA/9358/B(U)F-96
Package Type:
B
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N
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