Evaluation of Cask Drop Criticality Issues at K Basin

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An analysis of ability of Multi-canister Overpack (MCO) to withstand drops at K Basin without exceeding the criticality design requirements. Report concludes the MCO will function acceptably. The spent fuel currently residing in the 105 KE and 105 KW storage basins will be placed in fuel storage baskets which will be loaded into the MCO cask assembly. During the basket loading operations the MCO cask assembly will be positioned near the bottom of the south load out pit (SLOP). The loaded MCO cask will be lifted from the SLOP transferred to the transport trailer and delivered to the Cold Vacuum ... continued below

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GOLDMANN, L.H. January 24, 2000.

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An analysis of ability of Multi-canister Overpack (MCO) to withstand drops at K Basin without exceeding the criticality design requirements. Report concludes the MCO will function acceptably. The spent fuel currently residing in the 105 KE and 105 KW storage basins will be placed in fuel storage baskets which will be loaded into the MCO cask assembly. During the basket loading operations the MCO cask assembly will be positioned near the bottom of the south load out pit (SLOP). The loaded MCO cask will be lifted from the SLOP transferred to the transport trailer and delivered to the Cold Vacuum Drying Facility (CVDF). In the wet condition there is a potential for criticality problems if significant changes in the designed fuel configurations occur. The purpose of this report is to address structural issues associated with criticality design features for MCO cask drop accidents in the 105 KE and 105 KW facilities.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00801163

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  • Other Information: PBD: 24 Jan 2000

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  • Report No.: SNF-5557, Rev.0
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/801163 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 801163
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc740980

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GOLDMANN, L.H. Evaluation of Cask Drop Criticality Issues at K Basin, report, January 24, 2000; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740980/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.