Waste canister for storage of nuclear wastes
Overpack for nuclear fuel container
Device for the storage or disposal of radioactive wastes
ApplicationNo. 06/361210 filed on 03/24/1982
US Classes:376/272, Storage container systems for new and/or irradiated core elements250/506.1, Shielded receptacles for radioactive sources250/518.1With neutron absorption material
ExaminersPrimary: Behrend, Harvey E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG21F 5/00 (20060101)
G21F 5/005 (20060101)
G21F 5/10 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1981-04-06 GB
AbstractA flask for the transport and storage of irradiated nuclear fuel comprises a hollow cylindrical container having cooling fins surrounded by a jacket of neutron shielding material. The jacket can be formed in two semi-cylindrical portions which are hinged together and held tight about the container. The jacket is spaced radially from the extremities of the cooling fins.