United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment


ACCESSION #: 9703120094



BETTIS                        18703 GH Circle

                              P.O.  Box 508

                              Walter, Texas 77484

                              Tel: 713/463-5100

Actuators & Controls          Fax: 713/463-5103



March 7, 1997



US Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Office of Inspection & Enforcement

Washington, DC 20555



Attention: Document Control Desk

Subject: 10CFR21 Notification



This formal notification concerns the potential spring problem concerning

part number 015895, used in HD732-SR100, T3XX-SR4, T3XX-SR5.



This notification was a result of an isolated (single) warranty repair

request from a commercial account. During the evaluation process it was

determined the failure was due to a broken spring containing a material

defect in a high cycle application for a HD732-SR100 shipped in 1987.



The following customer has been notified by Federal Express this date.

The corrective action report associated with this notification is CAR

#0065.



Customer  Purchase Order Description         Bettis S.O.    Serial No.



Enertech  00301          NT312-SR4-M3-S      889085A        1-2



The spring supplier was removed from the Bettis Approved Vendor List,

inventory has been purged, to verify that all springs (P/N 015895) have

been removed.  Customers are requested to contact Bettis for additional

information or concerning the spring replacement.



Cordially,



Anthony T.  Locascio 

Manager of Quality Assurance & Safety





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