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A heavily shielded container used to store and/or ship radioactive materials. Lead and steel are common materials used in the manufacture of casks.
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* A heavily shielded container used to store and/or ship radioactive materials. Lead and steel are common materials used in the manufacture of casks. Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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* A thick-walled container (usually lead) used to transport radioactive material. Also called a coffin. <br/>Source: [http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/ Terms of the Environment]
  
Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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Latest revision as of 14:38, 1 April 2020

  • A heavily shielded container used to store and/or ship radioactive materials. Lead and steel are common materials used in the manufacture of casks. Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • A thick-walled container (usually lead) used to transport radioactive material. Also called a coffin.
    Source: Terms of the Environment


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