Authorization for a process change -- Revision of nuclear safety rules for transporting plutonium compounds between the 231 and 234-5 Buildings

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Nuclear safety rules for transporting plutonium compounds between the 231 and 234-5 Buildings were established in Documents HW-30328 and HW-31465. Provisions for the co-transporting of loaded sample cans, filter boats and/or product samples were not included in the above documents. In the interest of economy and efficiency the rules have been reviewed and revised according to the provisions set forth in this document. The paper describes the present transportation limits and the revised limits for transporting plutonium nitrate, plutonium oxalate, and other plutonium samples. The limits are in keeping with the policy of preventing the accidental accumulation of unsafe masses ... continued below

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Smith, A. E. June 9, 1954.

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    Publisher Info: General Electric Co., Richland, WA (United States). Hanford Atomic Products Operation
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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Nuclear safety rules for transporting plutonium compounds between the 231 and 234-5 Buildings were established in Documents HW-30328 and HW-31465. Provisions for the co-transporting of loaded sample cans, filter boats and/or product samples were not included in the above documents. In the interest of economy and efficiency the rules have been reviewed and revised according to the provisions set forth in this document. The paper describes the present transportation limits and the revised limits for transporting plutonium nitrate, plutonium oxalate, and other plutonium samples. The limits are in keeping with the policy of preventing the accidental accumulation of unsafe masses of Pu.

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  • Other: DE95011309
  • Report No.: HW--32077
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/71275 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 71275
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710090

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Smith, A. E. Authorization for a process change -- Revision of nuclear safety rules for transporting plutonium compounds between the 231 and 234-5 Buildings, report, June 9, 1954; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710090/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.