9932/B(U) (DOE)

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
MODEL UC-609. THE UC-609 PACKAGE CONSISTS OF A CONTAINMENT VESSEL CENTERED BY CELOTEX INSULATION INSIDE A 100 GALLON DRUM. THE TRITIUM CONTENTS ARE CARRIED IN A STORAGE VESSEL INSIDE THE CONTAINMENT VESSEL. THE PACKAGE GROSS WEIGHT IS 226.8 KG. (500 LB). THE DRUM HAS A MAXIMUM DIAMETER OF 63.5 CM (25.0 IN) AND A TOTAL HEIGHT OF 138.4 CM (54.5 IN). THE DRUM IS THE OPEN HEAD TYPE WITH A FLAT COVER SECURED BY EIGHT J-SHAPED BRACKETS RATHER THAN THE LOCKING RING TYPICALLY USED WITH OPEN HEAD DRUMS. THE DRUM IS FABRICATED OF 14 GAUGE (0.19 CM) 304 STAINLESS STEEL TO MILITARY STANDARD MS 27683. TO VENT THE DRUM, NO GASKET IS USED BETWEEN THE COVER AND DRUM BODY AND, IN ADDITION, THERE A FOUR 0.64 CM (0.25 IN) HOLES EVENLY SPACED AROUND THE DRUM BODY 5.1 CM (2.0 IN) BELOW THE COVER. THE VENT HOLES ARE SEALED WEATHER TIGHT BY PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE. THE DRUM IS LINED WITH ASTM C 208 ROOF-GRADE CELOTEX INSULATION BOARD. THE MINIMUM THICKNESS OF THE LINING IS 7.2 CM (2.85 IN). THE INSULATION DISKS AT THE TOP OF DRUM ARE SUPPORTED BY A PLYWOOD DISK THAT FORMS THE TOP CONTAINMENT VESSEL CAVITY AND RESTS ON THE ANNULAR DISKS LINING THE DRUM SIDES. PROTECTING THE CELOTEX DISKS NEXT TO THE DRUM COVER IS A BOTTLE-CAP SHAPED HEAT SHIELD OF 304 STAINLESS STEEL. THE HEAT SHIELD IS CEMENTED TO THE OUTER SURFACE OF THE CELOTEX. **SEE CERT.COPY FOR MORE IN DEPTH DETAIL OF INTERNAL CAVITY, MATLS. & LIMITS.
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USA/9932/B(U) (DOE)
Package Type:
B
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N
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Y



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