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Title: Second Annual Maintenance, Inspection, and Test Report for PAS-1 Cask Certification for Shipping Payload B

Abstract

The Nuclear Packaging, Inc. (NuPac), PAS-1 cask is required to undergo annual maintenance and inspections to retain certification in accordance with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Certificate of Compliance USA/9184B(U) (Appendix A). The packaging configuration being tested and maintained is the NuPac PAS-1 cask for Payload B. The intent of the maintenance and inspections is to ensure the packaging remains in unimpaired physical condition. Two casks, serial numbers 2162-026 and 2162-027, were maintained, inspected, and tested at the 306E Development, Fabrication, and Test Laboratory, located at the Hanford Site's 300 Area. Waste Management Federal Services, Inc. (WMFS), a subsidiary of GTS Duratek, was in charge of the maintenance and testing. Cogema Engineering Corporation (Cogema) directed the operations in the test facility. The maintenance, testing, and inspections were conducted successfully with both PAS-1 casks. The work conducted on the overpacks included weighing, gasket replacement, and plastic pipe plug and foam inspections. The work conducted on the secondary containment vessel (SCV) consisted of visual inspection of the vessel and threaded parts (i.e., fasteners), visual inspection of sealing surfaces, replacement of O-ring seals, and a helium leak test. The work conducted on the primary containment vessel (PCV) consisted of visual inspection of themore » vessel and threaded parts (i.e., fasteners), visual inspection of sealing surfaces, replacement of O-ring seals, dimensional inspection of the vessel bottom, a helium leak test, and dye penetrant inspection of the welds. The vermiculite material used in the cask rack assembly was replaced.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
WMNW (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
805366
Report Number(s):
HNF-7088, Rev.0
TRN: US0301291
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-96RL13200
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 9 Oct 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; CASKS; CONTAINMENT SYSTEMS; FASTENERS; GASKETS; HELIUM; MAINTENANCE; PACKAGING; PLASTICS; VERMICULITE; CERTIFICATION; SEALS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS

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KELLY, D.J. Second Annual Maintenance, Inspection, and Test Report for PAS-1 Cask Certification for Shipping Payload B. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/805366.
KELLY, D.J. Second Annual Maintenance, Inspection, and Test Report for PAS-1 Cask Certification for Shipping Payload B. United States. doi:10.2172/805366.
KELLY, D.J. Mon . "Second Annual Maintenance, Inspection, and Test Report for PAS-1 Cask Certification for Shipping Payload B". United States. doi:10.2172/805366. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/805366.
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title = {Second Annual Maintenance, Inspection, and Test Report for PAS-1 Cask Certification for Shipping Payload B},
author = {KELLY, D.J.},
abstractNote = {The Nuclear Packaging, Inc. (NuPac), PAS-1 cask is required to undergo annual maintenance and inspections to retain certification in accordance with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Certificate of Compliance USA/9184B(U) (Appendix A). The packaging configuration being tested and maintained is the NuPac PAS-1 cask for Payload B. The intent of the maintenance and inspections is to ensure the packaging remains in unimpaired physical condition. Two casks, serial numbers 2162-026 and 2162-027, were maintained, inspected, and tested at the 306E Development, Fabrication, and Test Laboratory, located at the Hanford Site's 300 Area. Waste Management Federal Services, Inc. (WMFS), a subsidiary of GTS Duratek, was in charge of the maintenance and testing. Cogema Engineering Corporation (Cogema) directed the operations in the test facility. The maintenance, testing, and inspections were conducted successfully with both PAS-1 casks. The work conducted on the overpacks included weighing, gasket replacement, and plastic pipe plug and foam inspections. The work conducted on the secondary containment vessel (SCV) consisted of visual inspection of the vessel and threaded parts (i.e., fasteners), visual inspection of sealing surfaces, replacement of O-ring seals, and a helium leak test. The work conducted on the primary containment vessel (PCV) consisted of visual inspection of the vessel and threaded parts (i.e., fasteners), visual inspection of sealing surfaces, replacement of O-ring seals, dimensional inspection of the vessel bottom, a helium leak test, and dye penetrant inspection of the welds. The vermiculite material used in the cask rack assembly was replaced.},
doi = {10.2172/805366},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Oct 09 00:00:00 EDT 2000},
month = {Mon Oct 09 00:00:00 EDT 2000}
}

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