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Type B Packaging

Type B radioactive material packagings are very strong packagings ; they are typically used for the transport of fissile materials (U233, U235, Pu239, Pu241).
TRANSNUBEL designs, supplies or has access to a wide range of type B radioactive material packaging. Some of these are for example:

TN 17T | BG 18 | TNB 145 | TNB 170 | D 14798

TN 17T

TN 17T on the lorry

Type: B(U)F
Suited for: irradiated fuel
Description:
Transport cask in wet or dry condition for 12 irradiated fuel assemblies originating from PWR reactors
Photo: TN 17T on the lorry


BG 18

BG18 on the lorry

Type: B(U)F
Suited for: non-irradiated and/or irradiated fuel
Description:
Transport cask for non-irradiated and/or irradiated fuel originating from nuclear reactors as well as for non-fissile irradiated material
Photo: a BG 18 on the lorry


TNB 145

TNB 145

Type: B(U) and B(U)F
Suited for: fissile and non-fissile material in various physical and chemical forms
Description:
Packaging for transport in dry condition of PuO2 , U et Pu powder as well as of non-irradiated short fuel pins and rods or other materials
Photo: Assembled and disassembled TNB 145 packaging


TNB 170

TNB 170

Type: B(U)F
Suited for: various radioactive substances
Description:
Packaging for transport in dry condition of fissile material (max weight = 15 g) or non-fissile material in solid form (as pellet, powder or tablets)
Photo: TNB 170


D 14798

D 14798

Type: B(U)F
Suited for: irradiation tubes
Description:
Transport packaging for irradiation tubes; top- or horizontal-loading ; possibility of accosting with hot cells.
Photo: D 14798

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Concerning other Type B Packagings not described in this page we suggest you to contact TRANSNUBEL by using the online form at the "Your Questions" page

For all questions about our Packaging supplies and on how TRANSNUBEL can help you with a packaging issue please use the online form at the "Your Questions" page

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..::Last updated: 24-03-04::..

Things you should know about Type B packaging:

  • These are certified packages used for transports of highly radioactive material.
  • They are specially designed containers capable of withstanding some defined accident conditions.
  • They are tested for normal handling, transport and accident conditions (tests include: free drop, immersion, puncture, crushing, fire).

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::B-2480 Dessel
::Belgium
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