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Title: Lid actuation system for shielded cask

Abstract

A lid system for a shielding cask is provided, the system comprising a plurality of contiguous panels, each panel is axially actuated by a first lift piston located laterally from the casks' longitudinal principal axis, and rotated about the cask by a ‘hinge’ piston at approximately 90 degrees along an arc from the first piston, the arc formed by a portion of the lip of the cask.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531874
Patent Number(s):
8550283
Application Number:
13/205,520
Assignee:
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011-08-08
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES

Citation Formats

Morgan, James W., Preuss, Donald E., and Nestor, Daniel M. Lid actuation system for shielded cask. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Morgan, James W., Preuss, Donald E., & Nestor, Daniel M. Lid actuation system for shielded cask. United States.
Morgan, James W., Preuss, Donald E., and Nestor, Daniel M. Tue . "Lid actuation system for shielded cask". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531874.
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place = {United States},
year = {2013},
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