Design, Manufacturing and Commissioning of a Manual Sorting Box for Nuclear Engineering Seibersdorf GmbH


The new radioactive waste management centre in Seibersdorf is in need of a manual sorting box for solid low-level waste.


NUKEM’s sorting box allows for radioactive waste to be segregated into combustible and non-combustible waste items. To this end, the sorting box is equipped with a tilting device for 100 l drums to feed the waste into the box. The scope of supply comprises:

  • Manual sorting box for low-level waste
  • Tilting device for 100l drums
  • Two drums transport carts


NUKEM is supposed to provide the following services:

  • Basic and Detail Engineering of the sorting box
  • Preparation of the licensing package and support during experts' appraisal
  • Manufacturing, supply and installation in the new waste management centre
  • Commissioning and training of the operating personnel