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Title: Glove box shield

Abstract

According to the present invention, a shield for a glove box housing radioactive material is comprised of spaced apart clamping members which maintain three overlapping flaps in place therebetween. There is a central flap and two side flaps, the side flaps overlapping at the interior edges thereof and the central flap extending past the intersection of the side flaps in order to insure that the shield is always closed when the user withdraws his hand from the glove box. Lead loaded neoprene rubber is the preferred material for the three flaps, the extent of lead loading depending upon the radiation levels within the glove box.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Richland, WA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
OSTI Identifier:
863796
Patent Number(s):
4251123
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) PNNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
glove; box; shield; according; housing; radioactive; material; comprised; spaced; apart; clamping; maintain; overlapping; flaps; therebetween; central; flap; interior; edges; extending; past; intersection; insure; closed; user; withdraws; hand; lead; loaded; neoprene; rubber; preferred; extent; loading; depending; radiation; levels; radiation level; glove box; radioactive material; active material; spaced apart; radiation levels; /312/160/976/

Citation Formats

Brackenbush, Larry W., and Hoenes, Glenn R. Glove box shield. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Brackenbush, Larry W., & Hoenes, Glenn R. Glove box shield. United States.
Brackenbush, Larry W., and Hoenes, Glenn R. Thu . "Glove box shield". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863796.
@article{osti_863796,
title = {Glove box shield},
author = {Brackenbush, Larry W. and Hoenes, Glenn R.},
abstractNote = {According to the present invention, a shield for a glove box housing radioactive material is comprised of spaced apart clamping members which maintain three overlapping flaps in place therebetween. There is a central flap and two side flaps, the side flaps overlapping at the interior edges thereof and the central flap extending past the intersection of the side flaps in order to insure that the shield is always closed when the user withdraws his hand from the glove box. Lead loaded neoprene rubber is the preferred material for the three flaps, the extent of lead loading depending upon the radiation levels within the glove box.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
}

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