Global Patent Index - EP 1097462 A1

EP 1097462 A1 2001-05-09 - FUEL CONTAINMENT APPARATUS

Title (en)

FUEL CONTAINMENT APPARATUS

Title (de)

BRENNSTOFFEINSCHLUSSVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE CONFINEMENT DE COMBUSTIBLE

Publication

EP 1097462 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99928153 A

Priority

  • GB 9902079 W
  • GB 9815421 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0004558A1] Apparatus for the containment of a radioactive object or material comprises an outer sealed vessel (3), and an inner sealed vessel (5) for containing the radioactive object, the inner vessel being located within the outer sealed vessel and separated therefrom by a gap (9) which is filled with an inert fluid such as helium, wherein the apparatus is self contained and thus more easily transportable, and is arranged for circulation of the inert fluid in the gap by natural convection only.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G21F 5/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G21C 19/32 (2006.01); G21F 5/002 (2006.01); G21F 5/005 (2006.01); G21F 5/10 (2006.01); G21F 9/36 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G21F 5/10 (2013.01); G21Y 2002/207 (2013.01); G21Y 2002/305 (2013.01); G21Y 2002/501 (2013.01); G21Y 2004/302 (2013.01); G21Y 2004/402 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0004558A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0004558 A1 20000127; EP 1097462 A1 20010509; GB 9815421 D0 19980916; JP 2002520629 A 20020709; ZA 200007738 B 20011120

INPADOC legal status


2005-05-25 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20041120

2004-08-25 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20040709

2001-05-09 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010130

2001-05-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE