Research and Development Company
(AO SOSNY R&D Company)
Transport Overpack for TUK-19 Packages
O.P. Barinkov, B.A. Kanashov (Sosny Research and Development Company) K.V. Golubkin, V.M. Ipatov (Mayak Production Association)
Nuclear & Enviromental Safety, №1, 2009
Transportation of spent nuclear fuel from the Russian research reactors has traditionally been performed using rail transport. The same method was used to deliver spent fuel from foreign research reactors during the initial stages of the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) Programme. However, continued implementation of the Programme demanded from its participants that new, multi-purpose overpack be created that could be used for spent fuel shipping by different means of transport.
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