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Title: Automatically closing swing gate closure assembly

Abstract

A swing gate closure assembly for nuclear reactor tipoff assembly wherein the swing gate is cammed open by a fuel element or spacer but is reliably closed at a desired closing rate primarily by hydraulic forces in the absence of a fuel charge.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. (Richland, WA)
  2. (Kennewick, WA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
OSTI Identifier:
866672
Patent Number(s):
US 4762666
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
automatically; closing; swing; gate; closure; assembly; nuclear; reactor; tipoff; cammed; fuel; element; spacer; reliably; closed; desired; rate; primarily; hydraulic; forces; absence; charge; closure assembly; fuel element; nuclear reactor; swing gate; closing rate; hydraulic force; gate closure; automatically closing; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Chang, Shih-Chih, Schuck, William J., and Gilmore, Richard F.. Automatically closing swing gate closure assembly. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Chang, Shih-Chih, Schuck, William J., & Gilmore, Richard F.. Automatically closing swing gate closure assembly. United States.
Chang, Shih-Chih, Schuck, William J., and Gilmore, Richard F.. Fri . "Automatically closing swing gate closure assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866672.
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title = {Automatically closing swing gate closure assembly},
author = {Chang, Shih-Chih and Schuck, William J. and Gilmore, Richard F.},
abstractNote = {A swing gate closure assembly for nuclear reactor tipoff assembly wherein the swing gate is cammed open by a fuel element or spacer but is reliably closed at a desired closing rate primarily by hydraulic forces in the absence of a fuel charge.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1988},
month = {Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1988}
}

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