9979/AF-96 (DOE)

Jul 17, 2015, 00:40 AM
9979 PACKAGING (Suspended 8/26/11 due to nonconforming pressure relief valve) THE MODEL 9979 TYPE AF SHIPPING PACKAGE REPLACES THE UN1A2/DOT 7A DRUM SPECIFICATION USED FORMERLY BY THE DOE FOR PACKAGING AND SHIPMENT OF TYPE A QUANTITIES OF FISSILE MATERIALS OVER PUBLIC HIGHWAY. MAJOR PACKAGING COMPONENTS INCLUDE AN INTERNALLY INSULATED COMMERCIAL REMOVABLE-HEAD 55-GALLON OVERPACK DRUM AND A COMMERCIAL REMOVABLE-HEAD 30-GALLON CONFINEMENT DRUM THAT SECURES THE PAYLOAD. A STEEL LINER PROTECTS FOAM INSULATION MATERIAL WITHIN THE 55-GALLON OVERPACK. THE 30-GALLON DRUM IS POSITIONED BOTH RADIALLY AND AXIALLY WITHIN 55-GALLON OVERPACK LINER. PACKAGING CONFIGURATION IS DEPICTED FRAPHICALLY IN FIGURE 1 OF COC OR SARP.
Certificate no:
USA/9979/AF-96 (DOE)
Package Type:
A
Historical Flag:
N
Doe Flag:
Y



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