United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment


LICENSEE: WYLE LABORATORIES, INC             

SITE: WYLE LABORATORIES, INC                EN NUMBER:34113

DOCKET:                                  EVENT DATE: 04-21-98

RX TYPE:                                 EVENT TIME: 12:00

VENDORS:                                NOTIFY DATE: 04-21-98

EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A  REGION: 0 STATE:         TIME: 15:36

OPS OFFICER: DICK JOLLIFFE            

10 CFR SECTION: CCCC  21.21               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH



- POTENTIAL 10CFR PART 21 REPORT -                               

                                                                 

ON 04/07/98, WYLE LABORATORIES, INC AND SIEMENS CORPORATION      

PERSONNEL INSTALLED AN INTERLOCK KIT TO UPGRADE WYLE/SIEMENS     

SAFETY RELATED 4 KV, 350 MVA, 1200 AMP CIRCUIT BREAKERS AT       

ARKANSAS UNITS 1 AND 2.  THIS UPGRADE WAS BEING INSTALLED DUE TO 

CONDITIONS OBSERVED ON SIMILAR SIEMENS CIRCUIT BREAKERS IN       

NON-SAFETY RELATED APPLICATIONS AT SALEM/HOPE CREEK.             

                                                                 

HOWEVER, THE SIEMENS TECHNICIAN DID NOT INSTALL THE KIT INTO THE 

CIRCUIT BREAKER PER THE APPROPRIATE SIEMENS DRAWING.  THE        

IDENTIFIED CIRCUIT BREAKER, ALONG WITH NINE ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT   

BREAKERS WILL BE SHIPPED FROM ARKANSAS TO THE SIEMENS            

MANUFACTURING FACILITY AT WENDELL, NORTH CAROLINA WHERE THEY

WILL

UNDERGO AN APPROVED EVALUATION PROCEDURE.                        

                                                                 

THIS REPORT IS CLASSIFIED AS A POTENTIAL 10CFR PART 21 REPORT.   





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