US-3977A-SAFKEG-HS-NOV14

SAFKEG

Design No: 3977A
Cavity: 65.8mm x 157.1mm

Contents: Samples, Solids, Bulk Isotopes
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Description

Package Type 

Designed as a reusable Type B package for the shipment of solid and liquid radioactive materials.

 Certification

Certified by the USNRC as a Type B(U) Package – the package meets all the requirements of 10CFR71 and the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material.

 Description

The SAFKEG-HS package is designed to be robust and simple to use.  The package consists of a stainless steel Outer Keg which carries a stainless steel and DU Shielding Pot within cork packing.

The Outer Keg is fabricated in stainless steel with a flange type lid fastened by studs and nuts.

The Shielding Pot is a DU filled vessel with a fabricated stainless steel shell and cavity walls and a flange type lid fitted with double O–ring seals and fastened by screws.

Additional shielding is provided by the tungsten inserts which fit into the containment vessel cavity to carry the contents.

 Containment

The containment system consists of the Shielding Pot assembly: the containment being provided by the welded stainless cavity walls and the flange closure fitted with double O–ring seals. The pot lid is provided with a test point for leakage testing the containment system in accordance with ANSI N14.5.

Section through Package Design No 3977A

Section through Package Design No 3977A

Approved Contents

  • The contents are solid or liquid radioactive materials carried in suitable primary containers to prevent contamination of the Shielding Pot
  • The radioactive contents are limited by the amount of shielding incorporated, as noted below. The maximum contents heat output is 30 watts
  • The Shielding Pot may be fitted with additional shielding where required

Modes of Transport

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

Physical Data

 

Outer Keg

Design No 3977

Containment Vessel

Tungsten Insert

3982

Tungsten Insert

3985

External Diameter

External Height

16.69″

23.03″

424 mm

585 mm

7.87″

11.91″

200 mm

302.5 mm

2.56”

6.02”

65 mm

153 mm

2.56”

6.02”

65 mm

153 mm

Internal Diameter

Internal Height

9.68″

14.76″

246 mm

375 mm

2.59″

6.18″

65.8 mm

157.1 mm

0.47”

3.74”

12 mm

95 mm

1.22”

4.49”

31 mm

114 mm

Tare Weight 89.4 lbs 40.6kg 241.5 lbs 109.6 kg 20.28 lbs 9.2 kg 17.48 lbs 7.93 kg
Weight of empty package 339 lb 154 kg
Maximum Weight of Package Design No 3977A including Contents 360 lb 163 kg

 

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