9862A

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
MODEL NUMBER DC-1 IS A DOUBLE-CONTAINMENT PACKAGING FOR THE TRANSPORT OF 1) HIGHLY ENRICHED URANIUM (HEU) OXIDE COMPOUNDS IN POWDER OR SOLID (COMPACTED POWDER) FORM, AND 2) INTERMEDIATE ASSAY, MODERATE PURITY URANIUM (IAMPU) OXIDE IN CLUMPED POWDER OR SLURRY FORM. DOUBLE CONTAINMENT IS PROVIDED VIA TWO SEPARATE CONTAINMENT VESSELS OF SIMILAR DESIGN BUT OF DIFFERENT SIZES SUCH THAT THE PRIMARY CONTAIMENT VESSEL (PCV) NESTS WITHIN THE SECONDARY CONTAINMENT VESSEL (SCV). BOTH CONTAIMENT VESSELS ARE DESIGNED AND FABRICATED TO ASME BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL (B&PV) CODE SECTION VIII FROM TYPE 304 OR 304L STAINLESS STEEL. HOWEVER, BECAUSE OF ADDITIONAL MAINTENANCE AND PERIODIC TESTING PROCEDURES PLUS ADDED MATERIAL AND WELD TRACEABILITY RECORDS, THE VESSELS EFFECTIVELY COMPLY WITH ASME B&PV CODE SECTION III, SUBSECTION NG. EACH OF THE VESSELS HAS A BLIND-FLANGE LID BOLTED TO THE RESPECTIVE VESSEL FANGE VIA 12 0.5-INCH DIAMETER HIGH-STRENGTH BOLTS. DOUBLE O-RING GROOVES ARE CUT INTO THE FLANG E OF EACH VESSEL TO ACCOMODATE A PAIR OF ETHYLENE-PROPYLENE ELASTOMER O-RINGS FOR SEALING AGAINST THE FLAT SEALING SURFACE OF EACH LID. THE O-RING SEAL IS VERIFIED BEFORE SHIPMENT TO BE LEAK TIGHT TO 10 (-4) ATM-CC/SEC AIR OR BETTER. OVERALL DIMENSIONS ARE 103. 9 CM (40.9 IN) IN HEIGHT BY 84.3 CM (33.2 IN) IN DIAMETER. THE MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT IS 362.9 KG. (800 LBS.). SEE CERTIFICATE FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS**
Certificate no:
USA/9862/B(U)F (DOE)
Package Type:
B
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
Y



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