9516/B(U)F-96 (DOE)

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
9516 PACKAGE THE 9516 PACKAGE IS BASED ON THE PREVIOUS MOUND 1KW PACKAGE, WHICH IS DESIGNED FOR SHIPPING HEAT SOURCE PLUTONIUM (PRIMARILY 238 PU) AS PLUTONIUM OXIDE IN ANY SOLID FORM (E.G., POWDER, PELLETS, GRANULES, ETC). APPROVED FOR SHIPPING 1/2 KW OR LESS SOLID PLUTONIUM OXIDE AS SPECIFIED IN CERT. CONSISTS OF A PALLET W/CYLINDRICAL CASK BOLTED 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 STAINLESS STEEL, CLOSED BY A BOLTED FLANGE LID DESIGNED TO CONFINE LARGE COMPONENTS INSIDE BUT NOT PROVIDE CONTAINMENT FOR RADIOACTIVE PARTICLES. 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 2 PRIMARY CONTAINMENT VESSELS (PCV) WITH GFB BETWEEN THEM. SCV AND PCVS ARE COMPLETELY WELDED, 1 TRIP VESSELS. THE SCV AND PCVS ARE CYLINDERS MADE OF 304L STAINLESS STEEL.
Certificate no:
USA/9516/B(U)F-96 (DOE)
Package Type:
B
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
Y



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