Type B (M)

R79

Certified by the Dutch authority ANVS, NL/0244/B(U)-96(REV0), radioactive material package

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6 Copy fabricated

  • Transportation cask of historical wastes from Petten site to COVRA (Netherlands)
  • Certified for road transportation
  • Modular cask that can change type depending on loaded contents: IP1, IP2, IP3, Type B(U) or Tube B(M) following contents
  • Compatible with the transportation of three casks at a time on a trailer (in IP1, IP2, IP3 configurations)
  • Compatible with the transportation of up to two casks on a trailer (in Type B configurations)

Materials and mechanics

  • Stainless steel 304L, stripped and passivated for stabilization.
  • Lead shielding
  • Neutron & thermal protection with ROBATEL Industries compound PNT7™
  • Shock absorbing material: FENOSOL™

Overall Dimensions

  • Height: 2 111mm (6.9 ft)
  • Diameter: 1700 mm (5.6 ft)

Useful Loading Dimensions

  • Height: 1 060mm (3.5 ft)
  • Diameter: 650mm (2.1 ft)

Weight

  • Gross weight (loaded): : 10 094 kg (22 253 lb)
  • Maximum load:300 kg (661 lb)
  • Activity
    • Maximum activity: 30 000 A2
    • Maximum γ activity: 125 TBq (Co60 equivalent)
    • Neutron shielding thickness (lead equivalent) : 150mm (5.9’’)