Type B (M)

R72

– IAEA certified, UN n° 2917-radioactive wastes in Type B (M) cask; by road-ADR, by rail-RID
– IAEA certified, UN n° 3329-radioactive wastes in Type B (M) cask, fissile; by road-ADR, by rail-RID

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PWR Spent Fuel Transport

  • Designed to transport either irradiated rods (or rod portions) from PWR 900 or 1300 MWe (UO2 or MOX) or activated metallic parts
  • State-of-the-art cask for ultra-high activity and thermal power
  • 100% PWR and MOX fuel ready
  • Equipped with multiple internals according to a user’s need

Materials and mechanics

  • Stainless steel 304L, stripped and passivated for stabilization
  • Equipped with draining, rinsing, drying, inert gas filling system
  • Vertical loading/unloading, underwater or under pit

Overall Dimensions

  • Length: 6,255 mm (20.5 ft)
  • Diameter: 1,680 mm (5.51 ft)

Useful Loading Dimensions

  • Length: 5,530 mm (17.5 ft)
  • Diameter: 140 mm (0.46 ft)

Weight

  • Gross weight: 21,500 kg (47,400 lb)
  • Maximum load: 650 kg (1,433 lb)
  • Activity
    • Maximum activity: 6,650 TBq / 419,000 A2
    • Maximum γ activity: 124 TBq (Co60 equivalent) for the metallic parts
    • Maximum burn up: 100,000 MWD/tIHM
    • Maximum enrichment in U235: 10% (UO2), 1.5% (MOX)
    • Maximum thermal power: 1000 W