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Type B (M)

  • IAEA certified, UN n° 2917-radioactive wastes in Type B (M) cask; by road-ADR, by rail-RID
  • IAEA certified, UN n° 3329-radioactive wastes in Type B (M) cask, fissile; by road-ADR, by rail-RID
  • 1 fabricated (2008)

Application

PWR Spent Fuel Transport

  • Designed to transport either irradiated rods (or rod portions) from PWR 900 or 1300 MWe (UO2 or MOX) or activated metallic parts
  • State-of-the-art cask for ultra-high activity and thermal power
  • 100% PWR and MOX fuel ready
  • Equipped with multiple internals according to a user's need

Specifications

Materials and mechanics

  • Stainless steel 304L, stripped and passivated for stabilization
  • Equipped with draining, rinsing, drying, inert gas filling system
  • Vertical loading/unloading, underwater or under pit

Overall Dimensions

  • Length: 6,255 mm (20.8 ft)
  • Diameter: 1,680 mm (5.6 ft)

Useful Loading Dimensions

  • Length: 5,530 mm (217.7 in)
  • Diameter: 140 mm (5.5 in)

Weight

  • Gross weight: 21,500 kg (47,460 lb)

Activity

  • Maximum activity: 6,650 TBq / 419,000 A2
  • Maximum γ activity: 124 TBq (Co60 equivalent) for the metallic parts
  • Maximum burn up: 100,000 MWD/tIHM
  • Maximum enrichment in U235: 10% (UO2), 1.5% (MOX)
  • Maximum thermal power: 1000 W