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Type B (U)

  • IAEA certified, UN n° 3328-radioactive wastes in Type B (U) cask, fissile
  • 4 fabricated (2003, 2009 and 2010)

Application

Metallic or mineral radioactive wastes

  • Designed to transport metallic or mineral waste in solid form, fissile or not, packaged in 4 steel canisters
  • Very high γ activity acceptable

Specifications

Materials and mechanics

  • Stainless steel 304L, stripped and passivated for stabilization
  • Lead and patented PNT7™ (neutron) with excellent thermal and neutron absorbing capacities

Overall Dimensions

  • Height: 1,725 mm (5.7 ft)
  • Diameter: 1,910 mm (6.4 ft)

Useful Loading Dimensions

  • Height: 640 mm (2.1 ft)
  • Diameter: 400 mm (1.3 ft) (4 of these canisters)

Weight

  • Gross weight: 16,160 kg (35,670 lb)
  • Max. U235 load:
    • 1.4 kg (3.1 lb) if > 10% enriched
    • 2.0 kg (4.4 lb) if < 10% enriched

Activity

  • Maximum γ activity: 740 TBq (Co60)
  • Maximum thermal power: 320 W