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Title: Drum lid removal tool

Abstract

A tool for removing the lid of a metal drum wherein the lid is clamped over the drum rim without protruding edges, the tool having an elongated handle with a blade carried by an angularly positioned holder affixed to the midsection of the handle, the blade being of selected width to slice between lid lip and the drum rim and, when the blade is so positioned, upward motion of the blade handle will cause the blade to pry the lip from the rim and allow the lid to be removed.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Martinez, GA
  2. North Augusta, SC
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1013810
Patent Number(s):
7779729
Application Number:
12/152,556
Assignee:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B67 - OPENING, CLOSING {OR CLEANING} BOTTLES, JARS OR SIMILAR CONTAINERS B67B - APPLYING CLOSURE MEMBERS TO BOTTLES JARS, OR SIMILAR CONTAINERS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Pella, Bernard M, and Smith, Philip D. Drum lid removal tool. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Pella, Bernard M, & Smith, Philip D. Drum lid removal tool. United States.
Pella, Bernard M, and Smith, Philip D. Tue . "Drum lid removal tool". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1013810.
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abstractNote = {A tool for removing the lid of a metal drum wherein the lid is clamped over the drum rim without protruding edges, the tool having an elongated handle with a blade carried by an angularly positioned holder affixed to the midsection of the handle, the blade being of selected width to slice between lid lip and the drum rim and, when the blade is so positioned, upward motion of the blade handle will cause the blade to pry the lip from the rim and allow the lid to be removed.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2010},
month = {8}
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