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Title: Prehensile apparatus

Abstract

The present invention relates to an apparatus for handling a workpiece comprising a vessel that is longitudinally extensible and pressurizable, and a nonextensible and laterally flexible member on the vessel. The member constrains one side of the vessel to be nonextensible, causing the vessel to bend in the direction of the nonextensible member when pressurized. 8 figures.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5363874
Patent Number(s):
US 5251538; A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-748989
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Inst., Richland, WA (United States) PTO; EDB-94-045728
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 21 Aug 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; MATERIALS; BENDING; MATERIALS HANDLING EQUIPMENT; DESIGN; CONTAINERS; PRESSURIZATION; DEFORMATION; EQUIPMENT; 360101* - Metals & Alloys- Preparation & Fabrication

Citation Formats

Smith, C.M. Prehensile apparatus. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Smith, C.M. Prehensile apparatus. United States.
Smith, C.M. Tue . "Prehensile apparatus". United States.
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year = {Tue Oct 12 00:00:00 EDT 1993},
month = {Tue Oct 12 00:00:00 EDT 1993}
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