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Type B (U)

  • IAEA certified, UN n° 3328-radioactive wastes in Type B (U) cask, fissile
  • 24 fabricated to date (2002 - 2010)

Application

Neutron sources

  • Designed to transport sealed neutron sources, fissile or not, possibly leaking, packaged as capsules or sealed in special form
  • One-of-a-kind cask for high activity neutron source

Specifications

Materials and mechanics

  • Epoxy-painted carbon steel body with 304L impact limiters and internals
  • Patented PNT7™ compound filling, with excellent and proven thermal and neutron absorbing capacities
  • Successful physical drop tests

Overall Dimensions

  • Length: 1,250 mm (4.2 ft)
  • Diameter: 700 mm (2.3 ft)

Useful Loading Dimensions

  • Length: 160 mm (6.3 in)
  • Diameter: 94 mm (3.7 in)

Weight

  • Gross weight: 810 kg (1,790 lb)
  • Maximum load: 1 kg (2.2 lb)

Activity

  • Maximum activity: 19,000 A2
  • Maximum neutron emission: 1.30 x 108 n/s
  • Maximum thermal power: 17W