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Title: Bolt failure detection

Abstract

Bolts of a liquid metal fast breeder reactor, each bolt provided with an internal chamber filled with a specific, unique radioactive tag gas. Detection of the tag gas is indicative of a crack in an identifiable bolt.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP
OSTI Identifier:
864993
Patent Number(s):
4447388
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC15-76CL02395
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
bolt; failure; detection; bolts; liquid; metal; fast; breeder; reactor; provided; internal; chamber; filled; specific; unique; radioactive; tag; gas; indicative; crack; identifiable; chamber filled; breeder reactor; fast breeder; liquid metal; metal fast; tag gas; failure detection; internal chamber; /376/

Citation Formats

Sutton, Jr., Harry G. Bolt failure detection. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Sutton, Jr., Harry G. Bolt failure detection. United States.
Sutton, Jr., Harry G. Sun . "Bolt failure detection". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864993.
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title = {Bolt failure detection},
author = {Sutton, Jr., Harry G.},
abstractNote = {Bolts of a liquid metal fast breeder reactor, each bolt provided with an internal chamber filled with a specific, unique radioactive tag gas. Detection of the tag gas is indicative of a crack in an identifiable bolt.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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