PIQUA-ELK RIVER REACTORS SPENT FUEL SHIPPING CASK. Final Design Report

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>The Piqua-Elk River spent fuel shipping cask, designed to transport 19 fuel assemblies from either reactor starting 120 days after reactor shutdown for refueling, is described. The maximum weight of the ioaded cask is 30 tons and the dimensions are 55 in. dia x 108 in. high. The space envelope required for the cask and shipping structure is 7 x 10 x 10 ft. The cask system is composed of 6 major components: cask body, closure head, fuel basket, shipping structure, lifting yoke, and Elk River fuel assembly adapters. Internal surfaces are stainless steel and external surfaces are painted carbon ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. April 1, 1963.

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>The Piqua-Elk River spent fuel shipping cask, designed to transport 19 fuel assemblies from either reactor starting 120 days after reactor shutdown for refueling, is described. The maximum weight of the ioaded cask is 30 tons and the dimensions are 55 in. dia x 108 in. high. The space envelope required for the cask and shipping structure is 7 x 10 x 10 ft. The cask system is composed of 6 major components: cask body, closure head, fuel basket, shipping structure, lifting yoke, and Elk River fuel assembly adapters. Internal surfaces are stainless steel and external surfaces are painted carbon steel. The annulus between the inner and outer shells is filled with lead shielding. The fuel basket is an aluminum cylinder in which 19 cavities were machined to receive the fuel assembiies. The cask is designed for dry shipment at atmospheric pressure. (M.C.G.)

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  • Other Information: For 16 drawings relating to this report, see CAPE-1011. Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63

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  • Report No.: TID-18813
  • Grant Number: AT(11-1)-1028
  • DOI: 10.2172/4702649 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4702649
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1032316

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  • April 1, 1963

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PIQUA-ELK RIVER REACTORS SPENT FUEL SHIPPING CASK. Final Design Report, report, April 1, 1963; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1032316/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.