Concept Development of Small Cask to Large Cask Transfer Systems

by Ray W. Lambert, Electric Power Research Inst, Palo Alto, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1991


Studies for EPRI have been performed by two contractors to develop conceptual designs for small cask to large cask transfers of spent fuel. From the work, two dry transfer concepts and one wet pool concept were developed. The techniques appear to be feasible and cost estimates indicate that the economics are competitive.

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Waste storage | Contractors and subcontractors | Conceptual design | Financial management | Economic factors | Fuels | Nuclear power

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