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Title: Gas tungsten arc welder with electrode grinder

Abstract

A welder for automated closure of fuel pins by a gas tungsten arc process in which a rotating length of cladding is positioned adjacent a welding electrode in a sealed enclosure. An independently movable axial grinder is provided in the enclosure for refurbishing the used electrode between welds.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Kennewick, WA)
  2. (West Richland, WA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
OSTI Identifier:
865227
Patent Number(s):
4480171
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC14-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
gas; tungsten; welder; electrode; grinder; automated; closure; fuel; pins; process; rotating; length; cladding; positioned; adjacent; welding; sealed; enclosure; independently; movable; axial; provided; refurbishing; welds; fuel pins; positioned adjacent; automated closure; sealed enclosure; gas tungsten; welding electrode; /219/376/976/

Citation Formats

Christiansen, David W., and Brown, William F. Gas tungsten arc welder with electrode grinder. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Christiansen, David W., & Brown, William F. Gas tungsten arc welder with electrode grinder. United States.
Christiansen, David W., and Brown, William F. Sun . "Gas tungsten arc welder with electrode grinder". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865227.
@article{osti_865227,
title = {Gas tungsten arc welder with electrode grinder},
author = {Christiansen, David W. and Brown, William F.},
abstractNote = {A welder for automated closure of fuel pins by a gas tungsten arc process in which a rotating length of cladding is positioned adjacent a welding electrode in a sealed enclosure. An independently movable axial grinder is provided in the enclosure for refurbishing the used electrode between welds.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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