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Title: Drum tie-down apparatus

Abstract

A drum tie-down apparatus for securing drum-like containers in an upright position to a floor or platform of a transportation vehicle having spaced apart cargo tie-down points. The apparatus comprises a pair of cylindrical, hollow tube segments horizontally oriented and engageable with a drum lid adjacent opposite rim edges, flexible strap segments for connecting upper and lower central portions of the tube segments together across the drum lid and a pair of elongated flexible tie-down segments, one extending horizontally through each of the tube segments, the ends thereof being attached to said spaced apart tie-down points such that end portions of the pair of tie-down segments extend downwardly and radially outwardly from the tube segments to the tie-down points.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Albuquerque, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA
OSTI Identifier:
865278
Patent Number(s):
4487537
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) SNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
drum; tie-down; apparatus; securing; drum-like; containers; upright; position; floor; platform; transportation; vehicle; spaced; apart; cargo; comprises; pair; cylindrical; hollow; tube; segments; horizontally; oriented; engageable; lid; adjacent; opposite; rim; edges; flexible; strap; connecting; upper; central; portions; elongated; extending; attached; extend; downwardly; radially; outwardly; central portions; elongated flexible; hollow tube; apparatus comprises; spaced apart; central portion; radially outwardly; radially outward; apparatus comprise; extending horizontally; horizontally oriented; extend downwardly; upright position; tie-down apparatus; drum tie-down; /410/24/248/

Citation Formats

Morse, Harvey E. Drum tie-down apparatus. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Morse, Harvey E. Drum tie-down apparatus. United States.
Morse, Harvey E. Sun . "Drum tie-down apparatus". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865278.
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abstractNote = {A drum tie-down apparatus for securing drum-like containers in an upright position to a floor or platform of a transportation vehicle having spaced apart cargo tie-down points. The apparatus comprises a pair of cylindrical, hollow tube segments horizontally oriented and engageable with a drum lid adjacent opposite rim edges, flexible strap segments for connecting upper and lower central portions of the tube segments together across the drum lid and a pair of elongated flexible tie-down segments, one extending horizontally through each of the tube segments, the ends thereof being attached to said spaced apart tie-down points such that end portions of the pair of tie-down segments extend downwardly and radially outwardly from the tube segments to the tie-down points.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
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