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Title: Precision zero-home locator

Abstract

A zero-home locator includes a fixed phototransistor switch and a moveable actuator including two symmetrical, opposed wedges, each wedge defining a point at which switching occurs. The zero-home location is the average of the positions of the points defined by the wedges.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Kansas City, MO
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Kansas City Plant (KCP), Kansas City, MO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865926
Patent Number(s):
4600834
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01D - MEASURING NOT SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR A SPECIFIC VARIABLE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00613
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
precision; zero-home; locator; fixed; phototransistor; switch; moveable; actuator; including; symmetrical; opposed; wedges; wedge; defining; switching; occurs; location; average; positions; defined; zero-home locator; transistor switch; /250/

Citation Formats

Stone, William J. Precision zero-home locator. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Stone, William J. Precision zero-home locator. United States.
Stone, William J. Wed . "Precision zero-home locator". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865926.
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place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {1}
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