Categories: Ancillary Equipment

Package Type

Designed as a UF6 Sample Bottle, which can be used in a suitable Type A package for the transport of samples as UN 3507 (uranium hexafluoride, radioactive material, excepted package) in accordance with the IAEA SSR-6 2018 Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material.


Not applicable, sample container only.


The sample bottle consists of a stainless steel UF6 sample bottle (Design No 2926).  The bottle is designed so that the product tube (being that part of the bottle that carries the UF6) can be disconnected from the valve at a flange.  The product tube has a plain cylindrical cavity providing a wide aperture which ensures that there are no traps for residual material: this facilitates thorough cleaning to ensure that there will be no contamination of samples.

Containment / Shielding

The sample bottles are pressure tested, leak tested and approved in accordance with an envelope of requirements that encompasses the safety requirements of the IAEA SSR-6 2018 as well as ADR, RID, ICAO, IATA and 49CFR regulations, and the ISO 7195 and ANSI N14.1 standards.  Leakage tests are carried out with a test pass level of 1 x 10-3 bar cc/s SLR (0.1 Pa L/s).

The capacity of the sample bottle is 29 cc . No dedicated shielding is provided, the stainless steel walls are ~1.6 mm thick.

Approved Contents

  • UF6 samples

Modes of Transport

By road, rail, sea and air.

Physical Data

Section through Sample Bottle Design No 2926
ComponentDesign No 2926
External Dimensions (mm)Flange Ø
Tube Ø
O/A length
Internal Dimensions (mm)Tube Ø
Tube length
Cavity Volume (cc)29
Weight (kg)Each1.175
Contents Weight (kg)0.09
Total Bottle Weight (kg)1.265

UF6 Sample Bottle 2926 _V1