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Transport and storage casks

These casks are intended for the transport and dry storage of spent nuclear fuel. ŠKODA JS a.s. manufactures casks of its own design as well as casks in cooperation with the GNS mbH Essen Company. Almost 400 casks have been produced so far.

Types of casks of the GNS design:

  • CASTOR®1000/19 - ductile cast iron body, customer Czech power company ČEZ
  • CONSTOR®RBMK 1500 -  steel-concrete cask, customer Lithuanian Ignalina nuclear power plant
  • CASTOR®HAW 20/28 CG - for high-level radioactive waste, produced for both German and Swiss operators
  • CONSTOR®440/84 – steel-concrete cask, including an internal basket of ŠKODA JS's own design, customer Bulgarian Kozloduy nuclear power plant

Casks manufactured in licensed production:

  • CASTOR®440/84M - ductile cast iron body, customer Czech power company ČEZ

Types of casks designed by ŠKODA JS a.s.:

  • VPVR cask - for the transportation of fuel from research reactors, customer Nuclear Research Institute in Řež
  • Peta 6 lead container - for the transportation of sources of radiation, customer Institute of Nuclear Fuel in Prague
  • transport container for the transportation of an irradiated target, customer Paul Scherrer Institute in Swiss Viligen
  • cask for transportation of an irradiated target, customer Slovak Mochovce NPP and Czech Temelín NPP
  • ŠKODA 1000/19 - cast steel body, intended for the transport and storage of fuel from VVER 1000-type nuclear power plants
  • ŠKODA 440/84 E - cast steel body, intended for the transport and storage of fuel from VVER 440-type nuclear power plants

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