Part 21 Report - 1996-623

ACCESSION #: 9607180067 GENERAL INFORMATION or OTHER EVENT NUMBER: 30753 LICENSEE: AESA BROWN BOVERI NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/15/96 CITY: CORAL SPRINGS REGION: 2 NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:19 [ET] COUNTY: STATE: FL EVENT DATE: 07/15/96 LICENSE#: AGREEMENT: Y EVENT TIME: 00:00[EDT] DOCKET: LAST UPDATE DATE: 07/15/96 NOTIFICATIONS NRC NOTIFIED BY: C. DAHLE V. HODGE NRR HQ OPS OFFICER: BOB STRANSKY EMERGENCY CLASS: NOT APPLICABLE 10 CFR SECTION: CDEF 21.21(b)(2) DEFECTS/NONCOMPLIANCE EVENT TEXT 10 CFR PART 21 REPORT REGARDING POTENTIAL DEVIATIONS IN QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTATION FOR CLASS 1E RELAYS. THE FOLLOWING IS TEXT FROM A FACSIMILE SUBMITTED BY THE VENDOR: "ON MAY 6-7, YANKEE ATOMIC ENERGY COMPANY CONDUCTED SURVEILLANCE AUDIT 96-066 AT ABB POWER T&D COMPANY INC. - RELAY DIVISION, CORAL SPRINGS, FL. THIS AUDIT RESULTED IN A FINDING AND RECOMMENDATION TO INITIATE AN EVALUATION OF QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTATION, AND TO DETERMINE ITS IMPACT ON COM-5 CLASS 1E, RELAYS, PER 10 CFR PART 21. AFTER EVALUATION, A REPORT WAS SUBMITTED TO YANKEE ATOMIC JUNE 11, 1996 IDENTIFYING CORRECTIVE ACTIONS THAT HAD BEEN TAKEN AND STATING THAT, IN OUR JUDGMENT, THERE WAS NO IMPACT ON THE COM-5 RELAYS BEING SUPPLIED. A FOLLOWUP VISIT BY YANKEE ATOMIC TOOK PLACE ON JULY 9-10, 1996 TO REVIEW THESE CORRECTIVE ACTIONS. AS A RESULT OF FURTHER DISCUSSIONS, YANKEE ATOMIC DETERMINED THAT THE QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTATION FOR THE COM-5 RELAY, AS WELL AS THE CRN-1 AND CVE-1 RELAYS, WAS NOT SUFFICIENT. IN ADDITION, INCONSISTENCIES IN ZPA RATINGS WERE FOUND. BASED ON THE ABOVE OCCURRENCES, ABB IS INITIATING AN EVALUATION OF THE QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTATION FOR THE ABOVE MENTIONED RELAYS, AS WELL AS OTHER CLASS 1E RELAYS SUPPLIED. THIS EVALUATION WILL BE COMPLETED BY AUGUST 30, 1996. BASED ON THE RESULTS OF THIS EVALUATION, WE WILL THEN ISSUE A FINAL REPORT, PER 10 CFR PART 21." ABB ASEA BROWN BOVERI July 12, 1996 Document Control Desk U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Washington, DC 20555 Subject: Interim Report of Evaluation of Potential Deviation per 10CFR Part 21 Qualification Documentation for Class 1E Relays Notification By: ABB Power T&D Company Inc. Relay Division 4300 Coral Ridge Dr. Coral Springs, FL 33065 This letter is an interim report describing evaluation of potential deviations in qualification documentation for Class 1E relays. On May 6-7, Yankee Atomic Electric Company conducted Surveillance Audit 96-066 at ABB Power T&D company Inc. - Relay Division, Coral Springs, FL. This audit resulted in a finding and recommendation to initiate an evaluation of qualification documentation, and determine its impact on COM-5 Class 1E relays, per 10CFR Part 21. After evaluation, a report was submitted to Yankee Atomic June 11, 1996 identifying corrective actions that had been taken and stating that in our judgement, there was no impact on the COM-5 relays being supplies. A follow-up visit by Yankee Atomic took place on July 9-10, 1996 to review these corrective actions. As a result of further discussions, Yankee Atomic determined that the qualification documentation for the COM-5 relay, as well as the CRN-1 and CVE-1 relays, was not sufficient. In addition, inconsistencies in ZPA ratings were found. Based on the above occurrences, ABB is initiating an evaluation of the qualification documentation for the above mentioned relays, as well as all other Class 1E relays supplied. This evaluation will be completed by August 30, 1996. Based on the results of this evaluation, we will then issue a final report, per 10CFR Part 21. Questions regarding information in this letter should be directed to Cheryl Dahle at the Relay Division at 954-752-6700. Cheryl A. Dahle Jose R. Gierbolini Division Quality Manager Profit Center Manager Electromechanical Relays ABB Power T&D Company Inc. Relay 4300 Coral Ridge Drive Telephone: (305) 752-6700 Division Coral Springs, FL 33065 Telefax : (306) 345-5329 *** END OF DOCUMENT ***

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