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Event Notification Report for August 31, 2010

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46207

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General Information or Other Event Number: 46207
Rep Org: MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Licensee: BOISE CASCADE CORPORATION
Region: 3
City: INTERNATIONAL FALLS State: MN
County:
License #: G/L
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: BRANDON JURAN
HQ OPS Officer: JOE O'HARA
Notification Date: 08/25/2010
Notification Time: 12:56 [ET]
Event Date: 08/23/2010
Event Time: 15:30 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 08/25/2010
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
KENNETH RIEMER (R3DO)
ANGELA MCINTOSH (FSME)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT- BASIS WEIGHT GAUGE ABB MODEL TG-1(U-7) SHUTTER FAILED TO CLOSE

The following report was received via e-mail:

"The Minnesota Department of Health was notified on 8/24/2010 by a representative from Boise Cascade that a Basis Weight Gauge located at the Off Machine Coater Reel had a shutter failure. The shutter is designed to close after going off sheet; however it remained in the open position. When power was cut to the device the device failed closed (shutter did close).

"The gauge was taken out of service and repaired by ABB. The problem was determined to be shorted out wires in the device. The device has been repaired and placed back in service.

The source is 250 mCuries Kr-85, serial number K-1988E.

Event Report Number: MN100003

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