9372

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
TN-B1: THE TN-B1 PACKAGE IS A RECTANGULAR BOX TO TRANSPORT UNIRRADIATED FUEL ASSEMBLIES OR INDIVIDUAL FUEL RODS WITH ENRICHMENT UP TO 5% U235. THE PACKAGE IS DESIGNED TO CARRY A MAX. OF 2 BWR FUEL ASSEMBLIES OR INDIVIDUAL RODS THAT MEET THE ASTM C996-96 STANDARD OF ENRICHED COMMERCIAL GRADE U, ENRICHED REPROCESSED U, UOXIDE GENERIC PWR OR U CARBIDE LOOSE FUEL RODS IN A 5 INCH DIAMETER SS PIPE. IT IS COMPRISED OF ONE INNER CONTAINER AND ONE OUTER CONTAINER BOTH MADE OF SS. THE INNER CONTAINER IS COMPRISED OF A DOUBLE-WALL SS SHEET STRUCTURE WITH ALUMINA SILICATE THERMAL INSULATOR FILLING THE GAP // THE TWO WALLS TO REDUCE THE FLOW OF THE HEAT INTO THE CONTENTS IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE. FOAM POLYETHYLENE CUSHIONING MATERIAL IS PLACED ON THE INSIDE OF THE INNER CONTAINER FOR PROTECTION OF THE FUEL ASSEMBLY. THE OUTER CONTAINER IS COMPRISED OF A SS ANGULAR FRAMEWORK COVERED WITH SS PLATES. INNER CONTAINER CLAMPS ARE INSTALLED INSIDE THE OUTER CONTAINER WITH A VIBRO-ISOLATING DEVICE BETWEEN TO ALLEVIATE VIBRATION OCCURRING DURING TRANSPORTATION. WOOD & HONEYCOMB RESIN IMPREGNATED KRAFT PAPER ARE PLACED AS SHOCK ABSORBERS TO REDUCE SHOCK IN THE EVENT OF A DROP OF THE PACKAGE. THE FUEL ROD CLAD AND CERAMIC NATURE OF THE FUEL PELLETS PROVIDE PRIMARY CONTAINMENT OF THE RAM.
Certificate no:
USA/9372/B(U)F-96
Package Type:
B
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
N



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