Type B (U)

R73

IAEA certified, UN n° 2916-radioactive wastes in Type B (U) cask; by road-ADR, by rail-RID

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Metallic Waste

  • Designed to transport activated metallic parts of intermediate activity
  • Radioactive wastes are loaded in bulk into metallic baskets
  • May be filled in a cell or with interlock interface to the cell

Materials and mechanics

  • Stainless steel 304L, stripped and passivated for stabilization
  • Easily maintained, even with loaded cask

Overall Dimensions

  • Height: 2,370 mm (7.8 ft)
  • Diameter: 2,210 mm (7.3 ft)

Useful Loading Dimensions

  • Height: 935 mm (3.0 ft)
  • Diameter: 1,040 mm (3.4 ft)

Weight

  • Gross weight: 23,900 kg (52,690 lb)
  • Maximum load: 2,250 kg (4,970 lb)

Activity

  • Maximum activity: 12,700 TBq / 6,500 A2
  • Maximum γ activity: 2000 TBq / 1 TBQ/Kg (Co60 equivalent)
  • Maximum thermal power: 1000 W