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Title: Development of a New 48 Inch UF6 Cylinder Overpack - 17476

Abstract

The Kevil Kougar overpack is new generation USA DOT Specification 7A packaging designed to transport ANSI N14.1 and ISO-7195 compliant 48-inch UF6 cylinders. In December 2016, the USA DOT issued USA/0815/H(U)-96 for the transport of 48X and 48Y cylinders and USA/0819/H(M)-96 for the transport of 48G, 48H, 48HX, 48O, 48OM, 48OM(Allied) and 48T cylinders. The H(U) certificate is for transport of thick-walled cylinders and the H(M) certificate is for transport of thin-walled cylinders. The Kevil Kougar design provides thermal and impact protection for the cylinder under conditions required for a Type A package capable of transporting UF{sub 6} via road, rail, and ocean. The packaging design is a smooth octagonal shape designed to carry one 48-inch UF{sub 6} cylinder. It consists of an upper subassembly and lower subassembly, which are fastened together with ten toggle bolts, five per side. Each subassembly consists of an outer and inner steel shell secured to a frame assembly, with wood and polyurethane foam filling the space between. The protruding components are only for ease of operation and consist of four lifting lugs and fork pockets on the upper body, and the base and fork pockets on the lower body. The design incorporates interior rubbermore » pads for cylinder cushioning, support and alignment, steel stabilizing beams fore and aft to prevent cylinder movement, closure mechanisms, a tamper indicating device and tie-down features. The Kevil Kougar is currently designed to transport contents of depleted uranium and natural uranium. Future activities include licensing the package as Type AF to facilitate transport of historic USA Department of Energy fissile material packages. (authors)« less

Authors:
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  1. DAHER-TLI (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
WM Symposia, Inc., PO Box 27646, 85285-7646 Tempe, AZ (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
22802458
Report Number(s):
INIS-US-19-WM-17476
TRN: US19V0470046852
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: WM2017: 43. Annual Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix, AZ (United States), 5-9 Mar 2017; Other Information: Country of input: France; 7 refs.; available online at: http://archive.wmsym.org/2017/index.html
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; DEPLETED URANIUM; DESIGN; FISSILE MATERIALS; NATURAL URANIUM; POLYURETHANES; STEELS; TRANSPORT; URANIUM HEXAFLUORIDE

Citation Formats

Sloma, Tanya, Sewell, Philip, Langston, Andy, and Wegahta, Arefaine. Development of a New 48 Inch UF6 Cylinder Overpack - 17476. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Sloma, Tanya, Sewell, Philip, Langston, Andy, & Wegahta, Arefaine. Development of a New 48 Inch UF6 Cylinder Overpack - 17476. United States.
Sloma, Tanya, Sewell, Philip, Langston, Andy, and Wegahta, Arefaine. Sat . "Development of a New 48 Inch UF6 Cylinder Overpack - 17476". United States.
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title = {Development of a New 48 Inch UF6 Cylinder Overpack - 17476},
author = {Sloma, Tanya and Sewell, Philip and Langston, Andy and Wegahta, Arefaine},
abstractNote = {The Kevil Kougar overpack is new generation USA DOT Specification 7A packaging designed to transport ANSI N14.1 and ISO-7195 compliant 48-inch UF6 cylinders. In December 2016, the USA DOT issued USA/0815/H(U)-96 for the transport of 48X and 48Y cylinders and USA/0819/H(M)-96 for the transport of 48G, 48H, 48HX, 48O, 48OM, 48OM(Allied) and 48T cylinders. The H(U) certificate is for transport of thick-walled cylinders and the H(M) certificate is for transport of thin-walled cylinders. The Kevil Kougar design provides thermal and impact protection for the cylinder under conditions required for a Type A package capable of transporting UF{sub 6} via road, rail, and ocean. The packaging design is a smooth octagonal shape designed to carry one 48-inch UF{sub 6} cylinder. It consists of an upper subassembly and lower subassembly, which are fastened together with ten toggle bolts, five per side. Each subassembly consists of an outer and inner steel shell secured to a frame assembly, with wood and polyurethane foam filling the space between. The protruding components are only for ease of operation and consist of four lifting lugs and fork pockets on the upper body, and the base and fork pockets on the lower body. The design incorporates interior rubber pads for cylinder cushioning, support and alignment, steel stabilizing beams fore and aft to prevent cylinder movement, closure mechanisms, a tamper indicating device and tie-down features. The Kevil Kougar is currently designed to transport contents of depleted uranium and natural uranium. Future activities include licensing the package as Type AF to facilitate transport of historic USA Department of Energy fissile material packages. (authors)},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/22802458}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {7}
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