Digital Radiography of a Drop Tested 9975 Radioactive Materials Packaging

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This paper discusses the use of radiography as a tool for evaluating damage to radioactive material packaging subjected to regulatory accident conditions. The Code of Federal Regulations, 10 CFR 71, presents the performance based requirements that must be used in the development (design, fabrication and testing) of a radioactive material packaging. The use of various non-destructive examination techniques in the fabrication of packages is common. One such technique is the use of conventional radiography in the examination of welds. Radiography is conventional in the sense that images are caught one at a time on film stock. Most recently, digital radiography ... continued below

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Blanton, P.S. May 30, 2001.

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This paper discusses the use of radiography as a tool for evaluating damage to radioactive material packaging subjected to regulatory accident conditions. The Code of Federal Regulations, 10 CFR 71, presents the performance based requirements that must be used in the development (design, fabrication and testing) of a radioactive material packaging. The use of various non-destructive examination techniques in the fabrication of packages is common. One such technique is the use of conventional radiography in the examination of welds. Radiography is conventional in the sense that images are caught one at a time on film stock. Most recently, digital radiography has been used to characterize internal damage to a package subjected to the 30-foot hypothetical accident conditions (HAC) drop. Digital radiography allows for real time evaluation of the item being inspected. This paper presents a summary discussion of the digital radiographic technique and an example of radiographic results of a 9975 package following the HAC 30-foot drop.

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  • ASME PVP, Atlanta, GA (US), 06/20/2001--06/24/2001

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  • Report No.: WSRC-MS-2001-00306
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 781379
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc720147

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Blanton, P.S. Digital Radiography of a Drop Tested 9975 Radioactive Materials Packaging, article, May 30, 2001; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc720147/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.