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Type B (U)

  • IAEA certified, UN n° 2916-radioactive wastes in Type B (U) cask; by road-ADR, by rail-RID
  • 17 fabricated to date (2008 - 2011)

Application

Metallic Waste

  • Designed to transport activated metallic parts of intermediate activity
  • Radioactive wastes are loaded in bulk into metallic baskets
  • May be filled in a cell or with interlock interface to the cell

Specifications

Materials and mechanics

  • Stainless steel 304L, stripped and passivated for stabilization
  • Easily maintained, even with loaded cask

Overall Dimensions

  • Height: 2,365 mm (7.9 ft)
  • Diameter: 2,310 mm (7.3 ft)

Useful Loading Dimensions

  • Height: 935 mm (3.1 ft)
  • Diameter: 1,040 mm (3.5 ft)

Weight

  • Gross weight: 23,900 kg (52,760 lb)
  • Maximum load: 2,000 kg (4,415 lb)

Activity

  • Maximum activity: 12,700 TBq / 6,500 A2
  • Maximum γ activity: 400 TBq (Co60 equivalent)
  • Maximum thermal power: 1000 W