Cask Report

General

IR 500
CEA
Transport of high irradiated fuel elements
- Type B(M)F IAEA 1996
- N°1 : Fuel rods and pins, or segments from fast breeder reactors - N°2 : UO2 fuel rods
- Validation in progress. Certificate of approval expected by the end of June, 30, 2005. - Validation in other countries foreseen.
- Different internal arrangements such as baskets, racks, capsules, wedges… - Auxiliary handling devices, stabilizers, securing means, …
- External dimensions with impact limiters: H 3.886 mm – D 2.540 mm – W 32.900 kg (max. loaded) - Useful dimensions: Cavity height: 2.220 mm Useful cavity diameter: 505 mm
Following arrangement is under approval process - 4 assemblies of 109 fast breeder standard pins (U + Pu)O2, maximal burn up 150GWd/t, 6 month cooling time. NOTE: Other contents may be transported – Analysis has to be made case by case – Please contact CEA with the main characteristic of the material to be transported.
To be completed.
- On site: Dry - On public roads: Dry
- Vertical - Dry or wet loading and unloading
Yes
- France (CEA)
Contacts: CEA Cadarache DEN/DTAP/SET 13108 Saint PAUL Lez Durance, France M. Alain JOUDON – Phone : + 33 04 42 25 43 60; Fax + 33 04 42 25 61 59 – E-Mail : alain.joudon@cea.fr
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