United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

LICENSEE: SWAGELOK COMPANY
SITE: SWAGELOK COMPANY EN NUMBER: 36263
DOCKET: EVENT DATE: 10-04-99
RX TYPE: EVENT TIME:
VENDORS: NOTIFY DATE: 10-06-99
EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A REGION: 3 STATE: OH TIME: 09:48
OPS OFFICER: LEIGH TROCINE
10 CFR SECTION: CCCC UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH

POSSIBLE 10-CFR-PART-21 REPORT REGARDING A POSSIBLE DEFECT IN A SWAGELOK TUBE FITTING

The following text is a portion of a facsimile submitted by Swagelok Company:

"This is a preliminary notification of a possible defect in a Swagelok tube fitting, part number SS-400-3-4TTM, male branch tee. A drawing of the part is included with this notification. We are also notifying each of the involved utilities."

"We became aware of this on October 4, 1999."

"The defect is a crack in the seat of the fitting. We are continuing our analysis of the part and will provide further details in accordance with NRC timetables."

"[The] following are the six utilities to whom we have sold these parts:

Georgia Power [Company], Plant Vogtle, ... , 10 pcs. ... [;]
Duke Power Company, Oconee Nuclear Station, ... , 100 pcs. ... [;]
Arizona Public Service Co., Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, ... , 15 pcs. ... [;]
North Atlantic Energy Service Co., Seabrook Station, ... , 10 pcs. ... [;]
Virginia Power, Surry Power Station, ... , 3 pcs. ... [; and]
Omaha Public Power District, Ft. Calhoun Nuclear Station, ... , 10 Pcs. ... ."

(Call the NRC operations officer for Swagelok contact information.)

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