United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment


LICENSEE: FOXBORO COMPANY                    

SITE: FOXBORO COMPANY                       EN NUMBER:33081

DOCKET:                                  EVENT DATE: 10-14-97

RX TYPE:                                 EVENT TIME: 00:00

VENDORS:                                NOTIFY DATE: 10-14-97

EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A  REGION: 1 STATE: MA      TIME: 11:36

OPS OFFICER: STEVE SANDIN             

10 CFR SECTION: CCCC  21.21               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH



PART 21 NOTIFICATION                                             

                                                                 

FOXBORO COMPANY LOCATED IN FOXBORO, MA. SUPPLIED A TOTAL OF SIX  

NUCLEAR QUALIFIED PRESSURE TRANSMITTERS CONTAINING THE INCORRECT 

ELECTRONIC MODULES.  THE ELECTRONIC MODULES, ALTHOUGH FROM THE   

SAME FAMILY, WERE NOT SEISMICALLY QUALIFIED AS SPECIFIED ON THE  

PURCHASE ORDERS. THESE SIX UNITS WERE SUPPLIED TO:               

                                                                 

QTY: 5                                                           

MODEL # N-823DP-D3SH1                                            

SHIPPED:  7/26/96                                                

INSTALLED AT VERMONT YANKEE                                      

                                                                 

QTY: 1                                                           

MODEL # N-823DP-D3SH2-F                                          

SHIPPED: 3/11/97                                                 

INSTALLED AT INDIAN POINT 2                                      

                                                                 

ALSO, THE PURCHASE ORDER FROM INDIAN POINT 2 SPECIFIED A         

CUMULATIVE EXPOSURE OF 6,000 RADS FOR SERVICE LIFE CONSIDERATION.

 FOXBORO DETERMINED THAT, THROUGH AN OVERSIGHT ON THEIR PART,    

THIS REQUIREMENT HAD NOT BEEN TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION.          

                                                                 

FOXBORO HAS BEEN IN CONTACT WITH BOTH UTILITIES.  AT THIS TIME,  

NEITHER UTILITY HAS INDICATED AN OPERABILITY CONCERN FOR THESE   

INSTALLED PRESSURE TRANSMITTERS.  FOXBORO WILL FORMALIZE AND     

SUBMIT A WRITTEN REPORT.                                         



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