Nuclear Waste Packaging

Innovation Driven Nuclear Waste Packaging

Cost Effective

Price point allows for the package to be disposable, or reusable depending on your need

Reusable Options

Outer 55-gallon drum of the 9979 and 9981 shipping package may be reused for other shipments once unloaded

Industry Standard

NQA-1 Approved, DOD & DOE Approved, NRC Approved, NNSA Approved, DHS Approved, CNSC Approved *Each package is approved differently*

Our Nuclear Waste Packages

9979 AF-96

Ships Type A quantities of EU & Plutonium

  • Volume: 55 gal
  • Drum: 24”dia x 34.5” high
  • Gross Weight: 415 lbs.
  • Max Decay Heat Rate: 3.5 watts
  • Max Normal Operating Pressure: 10 psig
  • Meets NQA-1 | NRC & DOE Certified
  • Volume: 30 gal – 5,343
  • Mass: 200 lbs.
  • HEU Mass: Up to 350g
  • Plutonium LEU Mass: Up to 19.192 kg
  • Thorium Mass: Up to A1 limit
Packages in the Field/Industry
5000 +

Limited Available for immediate shipment.

9981 AF-96

Ships Type A quantities of LEU

  • Volume: 55 gal
  • Drum: 25.75”dia x 34.5” high
  • Gross Weight: 650 lbs.
  • Radioactive Material Mass Limit: 352 lbs.
  • Total Payload Mass of 365 lbs.
  • Max Decay Heat Rate: 6 milliwatts
  • Max Normal Operating Pressure: 5.1 psi
  • DOE Certified
  • Volume: 15.375” dia x 18.25” high (~3,380
  • Mass: 365 lbs. 
  • LEU: 1.25%
  • U-235 Mass: Up to 348 lbs.
  • Trace Quantities of Plutonium, Americium, Neptunium

Model: Vital

certified to ship Liquid Radioactive Material

  • DOT 7A Type A Package designed and tested to contain up to 3 liters of liquid Radioactive Material within a sample vial
  • 65-gallon drum outer profile
  • Gross Weight: 650 lbs.
  • Volume: 3 Liters
  • Empty Weight: 190 lbs.
  • Certification: 49CFY178.350 DOT 7A Type A Complaint 
  • 3 Liter Payload Capacity
  • This package payload is primarily limited by volume, not weight. 
  • Lead Shielding: 140 lbs.
  • Ships up to 3L Liquid Radioactive Material
  • Other content envelopes must be certified by the “packaging manufacturer”
A Leader in the Market

Partnered with Savannah River National Laboratory, we have worked together as strategic partners to design, test, and manufacture these advanced Nuclear Waste Packages.

These Nuclear Waste Packages consist of:

• Components and materials are traceable for quality assurance purposes
• Quality document packages are provided with every shipment
• Our build process is 100% traceable through our unique scan
  system-(Rampac Link)
• Packages are either DOE, NRC, or both certifications. Customizable for
  customer use in the United States and international market
• Reusable Option: Outer drum of Model 9979 AF-96 and Model 9981 AF-96
• Paragon is set to be a leader in this industry with a price point making these 
  packages disposable or reusable (depending on your need)
• Limited inventory is on-hand for expedited delivery

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