US-CU112E-SAFDRUM-NOV14

SAFDRUM

Design No: CU112E
Cavity: 125mm x 97mm (inner)

Contents: Samples, Solids
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Description

Package Type

Designed as a re-usable Type A package for the shipment of solid samples.

Certification

The package meets the requirements for DOT Spec 7A Type A Packages as defined in 49 CFR (HM 181) and IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material.

Description

The SAFDRUM is designed to be robust and simple to use.  The package consists of a stainless steel open head Outer Drum Design (No CU112) which carries a stainless steel and lead Shielding Pot (Design No CU118) within polyethylene foam packing.

The Outer Drum is a stainless steel MIL Spec 30 gal drum fitted with a bolted flange type lid.

The Shielding Pot is a lead filled vessel having a fabricated stainless steel shell and cavity walls and a bolted flange closure fitted with an O–ring seal.

Containment

The containment system is the Shielding Pot, with the containment being provided by the stainless cavity walls and the bolted flange closure fitted with an O–ring seal.  The lid is provided with a test point for periodic leakage testing.

Section through Package Design No CU112E

Section through Package Design No CU112E

Approved Contents

  • Solid contents only may be carried: these should be wrapped or packed in suitable primary containers to prevent contamination of the Shielding Pot
  • Maximum contents weight of Shielding Pot (including the weight of any packing or additional shielding) is 12 lb (5 kg)
  • Radioactive contents are limited to A1 for material in special form and A2 for open form material, with the additional requirement that the external radiation levels of the package, during routine and normal conditions of transport, as loaded and presented for transport, are within regulatory limits

Physical Data

 

Outer Drum

Design No CU112

Packing

Shielding Pot

Design No CU118

External Diameter

External Height

20.60″

27.50″

523 mm

699 mm

8.20″

7.75″

208 mm

197 mm

Internal Diameter

Internal Height

18.10″

26.25″

460 mm

666 mm

4.90″

3.80″

125 mm

97 mm

Tare Weight 37 lb 17 kg 33 lb 15 kg 68 lb 31 kg
Weight of empty package 138 lb 63 kg
Maximum Weight of Package Design No CU112E including Contents 150 lb 68 kg

 

(US-CU112E-SAFDRUM-JUN15)