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327 TO 324 PIN TUBE SHIPMENT HNF-3546, Rev. 0
QUALITY MANAGEMENT PLAN Page 2 of 4
4 0 PROCESS PLAN
327 Basin Pin Tube To SERF Cask (Shipment A, B, and C)
The three Pin Tubes stored in the basin will be removed from the basin one at a time,
and shipped separately as Shipments A, B, and C. Shipments A and B will each contain
only one over-packed Pin Tube for transport. Shipment C will be joined by two other
over-packed Pin Tubes, one from A-Cell and one from SERF Cell. Each Pin Tube will
be transferred, and prepared for transport in the following manner.
The over-packed Pin Tube is transferred to A-Cell. The Pin Tube overpack
identification is reviewed and recorded. The swagelok*cap will be removed from the
overpack, and any liquid will be drained into an empty container and transferred into a
graduated cylinder for measurement. The amount ofliquid and the Pin Tube will be
examined against set criteria (<50-mI liquid and damage free) A verification will be
made that the criteria have been met A new Pin Tube Overpack, which has been pre-
marked with an identification number will be matched with the Pin Tube and verified
Quality Control will verify the Pin Tube and Overpack IDs. Then, the Pin Tube will be
placed into the Overpack. A Swagelok fitting will be installed and the Overpack loaded
into the SERF Cask
327 A-Cell & SERF Cell Pin Tubes To SERF Cask (Shipment C)
Once the basin Pin Tube for Shipment C has been loaded into the SERF Cask, the A-
Cell Pin Tube will be prepared and loaded The SERF Cask will then be transferred to
SERF Cell where another Pin Tube will be prepared and loaded Shipment C will then be
ready for transport to the 324 Facility Both Pin Tubes will be prepared and transferred
to the SERF Cask in the following manner
The Pin Tube identification will be verified. A new Pin Tube Overpack, which has
been pre-marked with an identification number will be matched with the Pin Tube and
verified Quality Control will verify the Pin Tube and Overpack IDs Then, the Pin Tube
will be placed into the Overpack. A Swagelok fitting will be installed, and the Overpack
loaded into the SERF Cask
Ship Pin Tubes From 327 To 324 D-Cell
Documentation and shipping papers will be reviewed by the 327 Facility Material
Balance Area (MBA) Custodian, and then verified by Quality Control prior to transport
from 327 to 324. Once received, the 324 Facility MBA Custodian will review the
shipping papers and approve the unloading of the shipment in the Radiochemical
Engineering Complex (REC) Airlock.
*Swagelok is a trademark of Crawford Fitting Company, Solon, OH.
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HAM, J.E. 327 to 324 Pin tube shipment quality management process plan, report, November 5, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc623347/m1/4/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.