United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

LICENSEE: NUS INSTRUMENTS, INC.
SITE: SCIENTECH, INC.   EN NUMBER: 38204
DOCKET:   EVENT DATE: 08-07-01
RX TYPE:   EVENT TIME:
VENDORS:   NOTIFY DATE: 08-13-01
EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A REGION: 1 STATE: MD TIME: 17:14
OPS OFFICER: JOHN MacKINNON    
     
10 CFR SECTION:      
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POTENTIAL DEFECT

SCIENTECH, Inc.'s subsidiary NUS Instruments, Inc. (NUSI) has determined that a Basic Component, supplied to Rochester Gas and Electric Ginna Station Nuclear Plant under RG&E purchase order 5000002014, contains a potential defect that is reportable under 10CFR21. NUSI determined that the potential defect was reportable under the provisions of 10CFR21 on August 07, 2001. SCIENTECH, Inc. President was informed August 13, 2001. RG&E is aware of this problem and the affected component is being modified to restore this item to an acceptable status by August 17.

A formal written report will be provided within 30 days of this notification. The component, delta T Time Domain Module, M/N: TMD500-08/08/08/08-08-08-1/2, P/N: MBA-E063PA-1, Rev. 0 (1ea.), S/N:9800771, was originally manufactured as P/N: MBA-E062PA-1 (voltage output) by NUSI. NUSI performed a conversion of this item to P/N: MBA-E063PA-1 (current output) resulting in a defect. A total of six items were converted under this purchase order for use in Safety Related Systems. NUSI has opened a 10CFR21 file concerning this component and has numbered it as 21-01-01.

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