CASTOR® Cask Bodies

High-tech product made of ductile cast iron

CASTOR® casks are employed as transport and interim storage casks for fuel elements and highly radioactive waste. Siempelkamp supplies and manufactures the thick-walled cask body made of ductile cast iron with unit weights from 30 to 160 t, including the necessary machining on behalf of GNS (Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH, Essen, Germany) as the marketing authorization holder and owner of the trademark. Thus far, over 400 CASTOR® cask bodies have been produced at our manufacturing sites.