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Title: Security seal. [Patent application]

Abstract

Security for a package or verifying seal in plastic material is provided by a print seal with unique thermally produced imprints in the plastic. If tampering is attempted, the material is irreparably damaged and thus detectable. The pattern of the imprints, similar to fingerprints are recorded as a positive identification for the seal, and corresponding recordings made to allow comparison. The integrity of the seal is proved by the comparison of imprint identification records made by laser beam projection.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5096064
Application Number:
ON: DE82020867
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy SNL; ERA-07-059338; EDB-82-154603
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; SECURITY SEALS; PACKAGING; PLASTICS; MATERIALS; PETROCHEMICALS; PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; PHYSICAL PROTECTION DEVICES; SEALS; SYNTHETIC MATERIALS; 055001* - Nuclear Fuels- Safeguards, Inspection, & Accountability- Technical Aspects

Citation Formats

Gobeli, G.W. Security seal. [Patent application]. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Gobeli, G.W. Security seal. [Patent application]. United States.
Gobeli, G.W. Tue . "Security seal. [Patent application]". United States.
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abstractNote = {Security for a package or verifying seal in plastic material is provided by a print seal with unique thermally produced imprints in the plastic. If tampering is attempted, the material is irreparably damaged and thus detectable. The pattern of the imprints, similar to fingerprints are recorded as a positive identification for the seal, and corresponding recordings made to allow comparison. The integrity of the seal is proved by the comparison of imprint identification records made by laser beam projection.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {11}
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