Stacked racks for storing spent nuclear fuel elements
Storage rack for spent radioactive fuel
Modular nuclear fuel assembly rack Patent #: 4319960
ApplicationNo. 06/309069 filed on 10/06/1981
US Classes:250/506.1, Shielded receptacles for radioactive sources250/507.1, Having plural storage compartments or plural nested receptacles250/517.1, Construction elements or building parts376/272Storage container systems for new and/or irradiated core elements
ExaminersPrimary: Smith, Alfred E.
Assistant: Berman, Jack I.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG21F 9/34 (20060101)
G21C 19/02 (20060101)
G21F 9/36 (20060101)
G21C 19/07 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1980-10-13 DE
AbstractShielding container assembly for storing weak to medially active waste in a storage barrel, including a shielding container having a substantially square cross section surrounding the storage barrel, the shielding container having two pairs of oppositely-disposed sections, one of the pairs having symmetrical projections formed thereon and the other of the pairs having chamfers formed thereon, the projections and chamfers effecting anchoring of the containers when stacked close to each other.