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Title: METHOD OF CONDUCTING A PERSON BETWEEN A SAFE REGION AND A DANGEROUS REGION

Abstract

This invention relates to a method for conducting a person between a safe region and a dangerous or con taminated region so that he may work in the dangerous region without risk to himself or the hinderance of an attached tube, and without danger of contaminating the safe region. A safely suit in which a person is to work is connected by a thermoplastic tube, turned partially inside out, to a hole in the wall separating the dangerous region. The tube is sealed by pressure and separated into two parts at the seal, whereupon the person in the suit may move around freely in the dangerous area. When the person desires to exit the dangerous region, the parts of the tube are resealed, removing a portion of the tube at the seal, and the person leaves the hole whcre he entered, seals the tube to close the hole, and cuts his suit free from the tube. Bands of masking tape inside and outside of the tube at predetermined points simplify the pressure sealing of the tube at the desired points. This patent provides a simple, safe and economical method of freely working in a dangerous region.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4329583
Patent Number(s):
2813022
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-12-006970
NSA Number:
NSA-12-006970
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; ABSORPTION; CHARGED PARTICLES; CONTAMINATION; CYCLOTRON RADIATION; DENSITY; DIAGRAMS; ECONOMICS; ELECTRIC ARCS; ELECTRIC DISCHARGES; HELIUM; HYDROGEN; IMPURITIES; IONS; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MEASURED VALUES; MOLECULES; NEON; PATENT; PERSONNEL; PLASMA; POLYMERS; PRESSURE; RADIATION PROTECTION; RADIATIONS; RESONANCE; SEALS; SPECTRA; TUBES

Citation Formats

Moulthrop, H.A. METHOD OF CONDUCTING A PERSON BETWEEN A SAFE REGION AND A DANGEROUS REGION. United States: N. p., 1957. Web.
Moulthrop, H.A. METHOD OF CONDUCTING A PERSON BETWEEN A SAFE REGION AND A DANGEROUS REGION. United States.
Moulthrop, H.A. Tue . "METHOD OF CONDUCTING A PERSON BETWEEN A SAFE REGION AND A DANGEROUS REGION". United States.
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title = {METHOD OF CONDUCTING A PERSON BETWEEN A SAFE REGION AND A DANGEROUS REGION},
author = {Moulthrop, H.A.},
abstractNote = {This invention relates to a method for conducting a person between a safe region and a dangerous or con taminated region so that he may work in the dangerous region without risk to himself or the hinderance of an attached tube, and without danger of contaminating the safe region. A safely suit in which a person is to work is connected by a thermoplastic tube, turned partially inside out, to a hole in the wall separating the dangerous region. The tube is sealed by pressure and separated into two parts at the seal, whereupon the person in the suit may move around freely in the dangerous area. When the person desires to exit the dangerous region, the parts of the tube are resealed, removing a portion of the tube at the seal, and the person leaves the hole whcre he entered, seals the tube to close the hole, and cuts his suit free from the tube. Bands of masking tape inside and outside of the tube at predetermined points simplify the pressure sealing of the tube at the desired points. This patent provides a simple, safe and economical method of freely working in a dangerous region.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1957},
month = {11}
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