Apparatus System and Method for Low Profile Translation of High Level Radioactive Waste Containment Structure

Primary Inventor: Krishna P. Singh
Date of Patent Issuance: January 1, 2013
Status: Granted
Jurisdiction: US
Equipment Type: HI-STORM
Docket Number: HOL-030
Publication Number: 2012/0306172 A1
Application Number: 12/024,071
Patent Number(s)US 8,345,813 B2

Related U.S. Application Data:

  • Provisional application No. 60/887,505, filed on January 31, 2007
  • Also, under Docket No. HOL-030, application No. 13/731,803, filed on December 31, 2012, published as US 2014/0186144 A1 on June 3, 2014.

Abstract: An apparatus system and method for handling and translating high level radioactive waste. If he apparatus comprises a body for supporting the cask close to the ground so that the cask and the apparatus can pass underneath over head doors. The apparatus further comprises rollers for translating the cask. The apparatus additionally supports the storage cask during spent nuclear fuel transfer procedures.