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Title: RH Packaging Operations Manual

Abstract

This procedure provides operating instructions for the remote-handled transuranic (RH-TRU) 72-B Cask Waste Shipping Package (hereinafter referred to as "72-B cask"). In this document, "Packaging" refers to the assembly of components necessary to ensure compliance with the packaging requirements (not loaded with a payload). "Package" refers to a Type B packaging that, with its radioactive contents, is designed to retain the integrity of its containment and shielding when subject to the normal conditions of transport and hypothetical accident test conditions set forth in 10 CFR Part 71. Before 72-B cask loading operations begin, loading procedures and revisions must be sent to the DOE Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) at site.documents@wipp.ws for approval. Loading of the 72-B cask can be done one of two ways: on the cask trailer in the vertical position or by removing the cask from the trailer and loading it in an area designated for remote-handling. Two types of trailers were specially designed to transport the 72-B cask: a spread axle trailer requiring a crane to rotate the cask and a cask uprighting trailer designed with built-in hydraulics to rotate the 72-B cask into the vertical position while on the trailer. The hydraulic power unit is a separatemore » piece of equipment.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), Carlsbad, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; USDOE Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management (EM)
OSTI Identifier:
989864
Report Number(s):
DOE/WIPP-02-3284, Rev. 3
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-01AL66444; AC04
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; Annual maintenance, bench stock, Carlsbad Field Office, Central Monitoring Room, Certificate of Compliance, o-ring, leak check due tag, certified waste, maintenance leakage rate test, mobile loading unit, nonconformance report, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, packaging, periodic leakage rate test, rate of rise leak test system (RoRLTS), remote-handled, safety analysis report for packaging, Transportation Tracking and Communication System, transuranic content codes, transuranic, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, work instruction, cask

Citation Formats

Solutions LLC, Washington TRU. RH Packaging Operations Manual. United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.2172/989864.
Solutions LLC, Washington TRU. RH Packaging Operations Manual. United States. doi:10.2172/989864.
Solutions LLC, Washington TRU. Thu . "RH Packaging Operations Manual". United States. doi:10.2172/989864. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/989864.
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abstractNote = {This procedure provides operating instructions for the remote-handled transuranic (RH-TRU) 72-B Cask Waste Shipping Package (hereinafter referred to as "72-B cask"). In this document, "Packaging" refers to the assembly of components necessary to ensure compliance with the packaging requirements (not loaded with a payload). "Package" refers to a Type B packaging that, with its radioactive contents, is designed to retain the integrity of its containment and shielding when subject to the normal conditions of transport and hypothetical accident test conditions set forth in 10 CFR Part 71. Before 72-B cask loading operations begin, loading procedures and revisions must be sent to the DOE Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) at site.documents@wipp.ws for approval. Loading of the 72-B cask can be done one of two ways: on the cask trailer in the vertical position or by removing the cask from the trailer and loading it in an area designated for remote-handling. Two types of trailers were specially designed to transport the 72-B cask: a spread axle trailer requiring a crane to rotate the cask and a cask uprighting trailer designed with built-in hydraulics to rotate the 72-B cask into the vertical position while on the trailer. The hydraulic power unit is a separate piece of equipment.},
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