United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

LICENSEE: C&D CHARTER POWER SYSTEMS          
SITE: C&D CHARTER POWER SYSTEMS             EN NUMBER:31471
DOCKET:                                  EVENT DATE: 12-18-96
RX TYPE:                                 EVENT TIME: 00:00
VENDORS:                                NOTIFY DATE: 12-18-96
EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A  REGION: 1 STATE: PA      TIME: 07:50
OPS OFFICER: STEVE SANDIN             
10 CFR SECTION: CCCC  21.21               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH

C&D POWER SYSTEMS, INC. LOCATED AT WASHINGTON AND CHERRY STREETS 
IN CONSHOHOCKEN, PA. FAXED A PART 21 NOTIFICATION INVOLVING THE  
RESULTS OF AN ANALYSIS PERFORMED ON A CHARGER RETURNED BY PSE&G. 
THE ANALYSIS CONCLUDED THAT THE WELDS ON THE WELD NUT HOLDING THE
FILTER ASSEMBLY PANEL WERE NOT TO SPECIFICATION AND COULD RESULT 
IN FAILURE UNDER SEISMIC STRESS.  SIMILAR CHARGERS IDENTIFIED BY 
SERIAL NUMBER WERE DELIVERED TO PSE&G AND NORTHERN STATES POWER. 
C&D POWER SYSTEMS PLANS TO INFORM THE ABOVE CUSTOMERS OF THE     
DEFECTIVE WELD NUT AND TO PROVIDE A REPAIR PROCEDURE IF DEFECTS  
ARE IDENTIFIED.                                                  

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