ASTM C1572 - 10

    Standard Guide for Dry Lead Glass and Oil-Filled Lead Glass Radiation Shielding Window Components for Remotely Operated Facilities

    Active Standard ASTM C1572 | Developed by Subcommittee: C26.14

    Book of Standards Volume: 12.01

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    Significance and Use

    Radiation Shielding Window Components:

    Radiation shielding window components operability and long-term integrity are concerns that originate during the design and fabrication sequences. Such concerns can only be addressed, or are most efficiently addressed, during one or the other of these stages. The operability and integrity can be compromised during handling and installation sequences. For this reason, the subject equipment should be handled and installed under closely controlled and supervised conditions.

    This standard is intended as a supplement to other standards and to federal and state regulations, codes, and criteria applicable to the design of radiation shielding window components.

    1. Scope

    1.1 Intent:

    1.1.1 The intent of this standard is to provide guidance for the design, fabrication, quality assurance, inspection, testing, packaging, shipping, installation, and maintenance of radiation shielding window components. These window components include wall liner embedments, dry lead glass radiation shielding window assemblies, oil-filled lead glass radiation shielding window assemblies, shielding wall plugs, barrier shields, view ports, and the installation/extraction table/device required for the installation and removal of the window components.

    1.2 Applicability:

    1.2.1 This standard is intended for those persons who are tasked with the planning, design, procurement, fabrication, installation, and operation of the radiation shielding window components that may be used in the operation of hot cells, high level caves, mini-cells, canyon facilities, and very high level radiation areas.

    1.2.2 This standard applies to radiation shielding window assemblies used in normal concrete walls, high-density concrete walls, steel walls and lead walls.

    1.2.3 The system of units employed in this standard is the metric unit, also known as SI Units, which are commonly used for International Systems, and defined, by Standard for Use of International System of Units. Common nomenclature for specifying some terms; specifically shielding, uses a combination of metric units and inch-pound units.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A27/A27M Specification for Steel Castings, Carbon, for General Application

    A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel

    A48/A48M Specification for Gray Iron Castings

    A240/A240M Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications

    A747/A747M Specification for Steel Castings, Stainless, Precipitation Hardening

    C1533 Guide for General Design Considerations for Hot Cell Equipment

    C1661 Guide for Viewing Systems for Remotely Operated Facilities

    D1533 Test Method for Water in Insulating Liquids by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration

    E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry

    E170 Terminology Relating to Radiation Measurements and Dosimetry

    E2024 Test Methods for Atmospheric Leaks Using a Thermal Conductivity Leak Detector

    American Concrete Institute (ACI) Standards

    ACI C-31 Seismic Requirements

    American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Standard

    Manual of Steel Construction

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.280 (Radiation protection)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26142311(Radiation shielding windows); 26141807(Hot cell lead glass windows)

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    DOI: 10.1520/C1572-10

    Citation Format

    ASTM C1572-10, Standard Guide for Dry Lead Glass and Oil-Filled Lead Glass Radiation Shielding Window Components for Remotely Operated Facilities, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2010,

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