Multi-Canister overpack necessity of the rupture disk

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The Multi-Canister Overpack (MCO) rupture disk precludes the MCO from pressurization above the design limit during transport from the K Basins to the Cold Vacuum Drying (CVD) Facility and prior to connection of the CVD process piping. Removal of the rupture disk from the MCO design would: (a) result in unacceptable dose consequences in the event a thermal runaway accident occurred; (b) increase residual risk; and (c) remove a degree of specificity from the dose calculations. The potential cost savings of removing the rupture disk from the MCO design is offset by the cost of design modifications, changes to hazard ... continued below

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SMITH, K.E. November 3, 1998.

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The Multi-Canister Overpack (MCO) rupture disk precludes the MCO from pressurization above the design limit during transport from the K Basins to the Cold Vacuum Drying (CVD) Facility and prior to connection of the CVD process piping. Removal of the rupture disk from the MCO design would: (a) result in unacceptable dose consequences in the event a thermal runaway accident occurred; (b) increase residual risk; and (c) remove a degree of specificity from the dose calculations. The potential cost savings of removing the rupture disk from the MCO design is offset by the cost of design modifications, changes to hazard analyses and safety analyses, and changes to existing documentation. Retaining the rupture disk mitigates the consequences of MCO overpressurization, and considering the overall economic impacts to the SNF Project, is the most cost effective approach.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00011252

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  • Other Information: PBD: 3 Nov 1998

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  • Report No.: HNF--3399--REV0
  • Report No.: EW7040000
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/11252 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 11252
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621551

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SMITH, K.E. Multi-Canister overpack necessity of the rupture disk, report, November 3, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621551/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.