Drum Lid Restraints

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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  URS CH2M Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN

Published As:  Public


Topics:  Nuclear/Nuclear Safety, Quality Assurance, Transportation and Packaging

A nonconformance report was issued against Drum Lid Restraints currently relied upon as a Design Feature to mitigate the consequences of an over-pressurization event, including a deflagration, associated with an unvented drum. The nonconformance report was reviewed as new information indicating that the Drum Lid Restraints may not meet the performance criteria for all expected drum deflagration conditions considered in the safety analysis. The information was based on additional testing performed by the manufacturer of the drum lid restraint in use.

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