Part 21 Report - 1997-202
ACCESSION #: 9703120094
BETTIS 18703 GH Circle
P.O. Box 508
Walter, Texas 77484
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
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.
Anthony T. Locascio
Manager of Quality Assurance & Safety
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