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SAFDRUM

Design No: 4089A
Cavity: 120mm x 155mm (inner)

Contents: Samples, Liquids, Solids
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Description

Package Type

Designed as a Type A Package to the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material for single use shipments.

Certification

Certified as a Type A package for the carriage of radionuclides in solid or in liquid form (with absorber fitted for liquid contents).

Description

The SAFDRUM consists of an Outer Container Drum (Design No 4089) which carries a resealable leak-tight Inner Container (Design No 4106) within a foam impact limiter.

The Outer Container Drum is manufactured from polyethylene and has a tamper evident closure.

The Inner Container is manufactured from polypropylene with an EPDM seal and facility for fitting a tamper evident seal.

Containment

The radioactive material may be packed in up to four primary containers, such as vials or polythene bottles, which may be carried in small shielding pots if required.  The primary containers can be housed within packing in the resealable leak-tight Inner Container.

The containment system is provided by the resealable, leak-tight Inner Container.

Illustration of Package Design No 4089A

 

Approved Contents

  • Solids and Powders (loose or compressed) up to A2 quantities
  • Liquids up to a maximum volume of 80cm3 (with absorbent packaging)
  • Maximum weight of contents (including primary containers) for liquids 2.1kg
  • Maximum weight of contents (including primary containers) for solids 3.1kg

Modes of Transport

By road, rail, sea, air and inland waterway.

Physical Data

 

 

Outer Container

Design No 4089

Inner Container

Design No 4106

External Diameter (mm)

External Height (mm)

229

230

190

148

Internal Diameter (mm)

Internal Height (mm)

120

155

Weight (kg) 0.6 0.3
Maximum Weight of Package Design No 4089A including Contents (kg) 4.0 for solids or 3.0 for liquids

 

 (GP-Type A-4089A-SAFDRUM_SEPT18)