Part 21 Report - 1996-530

LICENSEE: GRINNELL CORP, NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI SITE: GRINNELL CORP, NORTH KINGSTOWN EN NUMBER:31009 DOCKET: EVENT DATE: 09-16-96 RX TYPE: EVENT TIME: 00:01 VENDORS: NOTIFY DATE: 09-16-96 EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A REGION: 1 STATE: RI TIME: 12:11 OPS OFFICER: CHAUNCEY GOULD 10 CFR SECTION: CCCC 21.21 UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH - 10 CFR PART 21 REPORT - THE GRINNELL CORPORATION DISCOVERED DEVIATIONS ON A DUKE POWER PURCHASE ORDER FOR GRINNELL HYDRAULIC SHOCK AND SWAY SUPPRESSORS (SNUBBERS). THESE SNUBBERS HAD BEEN QUALIFIED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS THAT VARY FROM THE ACCIDENT ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN DUKE POWER'S SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE MCGUIRE AND OCONEE PLANTS. GRINNELL NOTIFIED DUKE POWER SO THAT THEY COULD PERFORM A SAFETY EVALUATION. DUKE POWER NOTIFIED GRINNELL THAT THE SNUBBERS ARE OPERABLE AS SHIPPED. THEY ARE CONTINUING FURTHER INVESTIGATION OF THESE SNUBBERS. ***UPDATE BY GRINNELL CORPORATION TAKEN BY MACKINNON ON 11/19/96 @ 0950*** GRINNELL CORPORATION SENT THE FOLLOWING FACSIMILE UPDATING THE ABOVE 10 CFR PART 21 REPORT: "GRINNELL HAS REVIEWED ALL CUSTOMERS DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS RELATED TO HYDRAULIC SNUBBERS. WE FOUND THAT, EXCEPT FOR THE ORIGINAL INCIDENT WITH DUKE POWER, THE HYDRAULIC SNUBBERS SHIPPED BY GRINNELL MET THE CUSTOMER'S DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS. THIS REVIEW COVERED THE PERIOD FROM YEAR 1986 TO PRESENT." "SINCE DUKE POWER HAS NOTIFIED GRINNELL THAT THE SNUBBERS SUPPLIED 'ARE OPERABLE AS SHIPPED,' WE HAVE DETERMINED IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FILE A REPORT UNDER THE RULES OF 10 CFR PART 21." THE NRC OPERATIONS CENTER SENT THIS UPDATE TO NRR (VERN HODGE).

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