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Title: System for tamper identification

Abstract

A system for tamper identification. A fastener has a tamper identification surface with a unique grain structure that is altered if the fastener is removed or otherwise exposed to sufficient torque. After a period of time such as e.g., shipment and/or storage of the sealed container, a determination of whether tampering has occurred can be undertaken by examining the grain structure to determine if it has changed since the fastener was used to seal the container or secure the device.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1379184
Patent Number(s):
9,754,469
Application Number:
14/799,844
Assignee:
SAVANAH RIVER NUCLEAR SOLUTIONS, LLC SRS
DOE Contract Number:
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Jul 15
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Bobbitt, III, John Thomas, and Weeks, George E. System for tamper identification. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Bobbitt, III, John Thomas, & Weeks, George E. System for tamper identification. United States.
Bobbitt, III, John Thomas, and Weeks, George E. 2017. "System for tamper identification". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1379184.
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