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Title: Optical fuel pin scanner. [Patent application; for reading identifications]

Abstract

This patent relates to an optical identification system developed for post-irradiation disassembly and analysis of fuel bundle assemblies. The apparatus is designed to be lowered onto a stationary fuel pin to read identification numbers or letters imprinted on the circumference of the top fuel pin and cap. (DLC)

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6039937
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy TIC; ERA-06-035334; EDB-81-117098
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-14-2170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; FUEL PINS; FUEL SCANNING; OPTICAL SCANNERS; OPTICAL SYSTEMS; POST-IRRADIATION EXAMINATION; REMOTE VIEWING EQUIPMENT; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; FUEL ELEMENTS; OPTICAL EQUIPMENT; REACTOR COMPONENTS; 420203* - Engineering- Handling Equipment & Procedures; 220300 - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Fuel Elements; 050800 - Nuclear Fuels- Spent Fuels Reprocessing

Citation Formats

Kirchner, T.L., and Powers, H.G. Optical fuel pin scanner. [Patent application; for reading identifications]. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Kirchner, T.L., & Powers, H.G. Optical fuel pin scanner. [Patent application; for reading identifications]. United States.
Kirchner, T.L., and Powers, H.G. Tue . "Optical fuel pin scanner. [Patent application; for reading identifications]". United States.
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title = {Optical fuel pin scanner. [Patent application; for reading identifications]},
author = {Kirchner, T.L. and Powers, H.G.},
abstractNote = {This patent relates to an optical identification system developed for post-irradiation disassembly and analysis of fuel bundle assemblies. The apparatus is designed to be lowered onto a stationary fuel pin to read identification numbers or letters imprinted on the circumference of the top fuel pin and cap. (DLC)},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {12}
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