Nupack, the new ASME code for radioactive material transportation packaging containments

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has added a new division to the nuclear construction section of its Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (B and PVC). This Division, commonly referred to as Nupack, has been written to provide a consistent set of technical requirements for containment vessels of transportation packagings for high-level radioactive materials. This paper provides an introduction to Nupack, discusses some of its technical provisions, and describes how it can be used for the design and construction of packaging components. Nupack`s general provisions and design requirements are emphasized, while treatment of materials, fabrication and inspection is left ... continued below

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Turula, P. July 1, 1998.

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has added a new division to the nuclear construction section of its Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (B and PVC). This Division, commonly referred to as Nupack, has been written to provide a consistent set of technical requirements for containment vessels of transportation packagings for high-level radioactive materials. This paper provides an introduction to Nupack, discusses some of its technical provisions, and describes how it can be used for the design and construction of packaging components. Nupack`s general provisions and design requirements are emphasized, while treatment of materials, fabrication and inspection is left for another paper.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98057805

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  • PATRAM `98: 12. international conference on packaging and transportation of radioactive material, Paris (France), 10-15 May 1998

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  • Report No.: ANL/ET/CP--95634
  • Report No.: CONF-980507--
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 674559
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708555

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Turula, P. Nupack, the new ASME code for radioactive material transportation packaging containments, article, July 1, 1998; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708555/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.