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Title: THERMALLY OPERATED VAPOR VALVE

Abstract

A valve is presented for use in a calutron to supply and control the vapor to be ionized. The invention provides a means readily operable from the exterior of the vacuum tank of the apparatuss without mechanical transmission of forces for the quick and accurate control of the ionizing arc by a corresponding control of gas flow theretos thereby producing an effective way of carefully regulating the operation of the calutron. The invention consists essentially of a tube member extending into the charge bottle of a calutron devices having a poppet type valve closing the lower end of the tube. An electrical heating means is provided in the valve stem to thermally vary the length of the stem to regulate the valve opening to control the flow of material from the charge bottle.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4255643
Patent Number(s):
2873375
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-014121
NSA Number:
NSA-13-014121
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
STABLE ISOTOPE SEPARATION; CALUTRON; CONTROL ELEMENTS; GAS FLOW; HEATING; IONIZATION; ISOTOPE SEPARATION; MASS SPECTROMETERS; TUBES; VACUUM; VALVES; VAPORS; VESSELS

Citation Formats

Dorward, J.G. Jr. THERMALLY OPERATED VAPOR VALVE. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Dorward, J.G. Jr. THERMALLY OPERATED VAPOR VALVE. United States.
Dorward, J.G. Jr. Tue . "THERMALLY OPERATED VAPOR VALVE". United States.
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title = {THERMALLY OPERATED VAPOR VALVE},
author = {Dorward, J.G. Jr.},
abstractNote = {A valve is presented for use in a calutron to supply and control the vapor to be ionized. The invention provides a means readily operable from the exterior of the vacuum tank of the apparatuss without mechanical transmission of forces for the quick and accurate control of the ionizing arc by a corresponding control of gas flow theretos thereby producing an effective way of carefully regulating the operation of the calutron. The invention consists essentially of a tube member extending into the charge bottle of a calutron devices having a poppet type valve closing the lower end of the tube. An electrical heating means is provided in the valve stem to thermally vary the length of the stem to regulate the valve opening to control the flow of material from the charge bottle.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {2}
}