9516/B(M)F-85

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
MOUND 1KW PACKAGE: DESIGNED FOR SHIPPING HEAT SOURCE PLUTONIUM (PRIMARILY 238 PU) IN VARIOUS CHEMICAL FORMS AND MECHANICAL CONFIGURATIONS. PACKAGE CONSISTS OF A PALLET W/CYLINDRICAL CASK WELDED UPRIGHT IN ITS CENTER. PALLET IS STAINLESS STEEL AND WELDED TO 8 X 4-IN.CARBON STEEL RECTANGULAR TUBES. RECTANGULAR TUBES PROVIDE FOR HANDLING BY FORKLIFTS. CASK IS SURROUNDED BY MESH BARRIER SUPPORTED BY STEEL BARS THAT KEEPS PERSONNEL 25 CM (10 IN.) FROM THE CASK EXCEPT AT THE BOTTOM WHERE MESH KEEPS PERSONNEL 14 CM (5.5 IN.) AWAY. MESH BARRIER IS WELDED TO THE PALLET AND DEFINES THE ACCESSIBLE SURFACE OF THE PKG. TIEDOWN BRACKETS ARE PROVIDED ON STEEL BARS SUPPORTING THE MESH PERSONNEL BARRIER. THESE BRACKETS ARE DESIGNED SO THEY CANNOT BE USED FOR OVERHEAD LIFTING. ACCESS TO THE CASK IS THROUGH THE TOP PANEL AND ONE SIDE PANEL OF THE MESH BARRIER. CASK IS MADE OF 304L STAIN LESS STEEL, CLOSED BY A BOLTED FLANGE LID DESIGNED TO CONFINE LARGE COMPONENTS INSIDE BUT NOT PROVIDE CONTAINMENT FOR POWDERED RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL. CONTAINMENT IS PROVIDED BY VESSELS NESTED INSIDE THE CASK. THE FIRST VESSEL INSIDE THE CASK IS THE SECONDARY CONTAIMENT VESSEL (SCV) AND INSIDE THE SCV ARE TWO PRIMARY CONTAINMENT VESSELS (PCV). THE SCV AND PCVS ARE COMPLETELY WELDED, 1 TRIP VESSELS. THE SCV AND PCVS ARE CYLINDERS MADE OF 304L STAINLESS STEEL. SEE CERTIFICATE. *REV 1 APPROVES USE FOR SHIPPING1/2 KW OR LESS OF POWDERED PLUTONIUM OXIDE ONLY.*DOE MEMO-DEFINES ISOTOPES "FISSILE MATERIAL
Certificate no:
USA/9516/B(M)F-85
Package Type:
B
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
Y



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