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Title: APPARATUS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING A MACHINE

Abstract

An arrangement for loading and unloading a nuclear reactor is described. Depleted fuel elements are removed from the reactor through one of a small number of holes in a shielding plug that is rotatably mounted in an eccentric annular plug rotatably mounted in the top of the reactor. The fuel elements removed are stored in a plurality of openings in a rotatable magazine or storage means rotatably mounted over the plugs. (AEC)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4782125
Patent Number(s):
3044947
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-028509
NSA Number:
NSA-16-028509
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; FUEL ELEMENTS; MACHINE PARTS; PATENT; REACTOR FUELING; REACTORS; REMOTE HANDLING; ROTATION; SHIELDING; STORAGE; TRANSPORT

Citation Formats

Payne, J.H. Jr. APPARATUS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING A MACHINE. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Payne, J.H. Jr. APPARATUS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING A MACHINE. United States.
Payne, J.H. Jr. Tue . "APPARATUS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING A MACHINE". United States.
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title = {APPARATUS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING A MACHINE},
author = {Payne, J.H. Jr.},
abstractNote = {An arrangement for loading and unloading a nuclear reactor is described. Depleted fuel elements are removed from the reactor through one of a small number of holes in a shielding plug that is rotatably mounted in an eccentric annular plug rotatably mounted in the top of the reactor. The fuel elements removed are stored in a plurality of openings in a rotatable magazine or storage means rotatably mounted over the plugs. (AEC)},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {7}
}