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Title: Shipping device for heater unit assembly

Abstract

A shipping device for a heater unit assembly (23), the heater unit assembly (23) including a cylindrical wall (25) and a top plate (31) secured to the cylindrical wall (25) and having a flange portion which projects radially beyond the outer surface of the cylindrical wall (25), and the shipping device including: a cylindrical container (3) having a closed bottom (13); a support member (47) secured to the container (3) and having an inwardly directed flange for supporting the flange portion of the top plate (31); a supplemental supporting system (1) for positioning the heater unit assembly (23) in the container (3) at a spaced relation from the inner surface and bottom wall (13) of the container (3); a cover (15) for closing the top of the container (3); and a container supporting structure (5,7,8) supporting the container (3) in a manner to permit the container (3) to be moved, relative to the supporting structure (5,7,8 ), between a vertical position for loading and unloading the assembly (23) and a horizontal position for transport of the assembly (23). A seal (57) is interposed between the container (3) and the cover (15) for sealing the interior of the container (3) frommore » the environment. An abutment member (41) is mounted on the container supporting structure (5,7,8) for supporting the container bottom (13), when the container (3) is in the vertical position, to prevent the container (3) from moving past the vertical position in the direction away from the horizontal position, and a retainer member (55) is secured within the cover (15) for retaining the assembly top plate (31) in contact with the support member (47) when the cover (15) closes the top of the container (3).« less

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. (Export, PA)
  2. (Monroeville, PA)
  3. (Greensburg, PA)
  4. (Swissvale, PA)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
868033
Patent Number(s):
5058762
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
NPD843820AX
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
shipping; device; heater; unit; assembly; 23; including; cylindrical; wall; 25; top; plate; 31; secured; flange; portion; projects; radially; outer; surface; container; closed; bottom; 13; support; 47; inwardly; directed; supporting; supplemental; positioning; spaced; relation; inner; cover; 15; closing; structure; manner; permit; moved; relative; vertical; position; loading; unloading; horizontal; transport; seal; 57; interposed; sealing; interior; environment; abutment; 41; mounted; prevent; moving; past; direction; retainer; 55; retaining; contact; closes; bottom wall; heater unit; unit assembly; spaced relation; inner surface; outer surface; device including; horizontal position; cylindrical wall; top plate; supporting structure; vertical position; shipping device; closed bottom; cylindrical container; flange portion; inwardly directed; supplemental support; container support; /220/248/

Citation Formats

Blaushild, Ronald M., Abbott, Stephan L., Miller, Phillip E., and Shaffer, Robert. Shipping device for heater unit assembly. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Blaushild, Ronald M., Abbott, Stephan L., Miller, Phillip E., & Shaffer, Robert. Shipping device for heater unit assembly. United States.
Blaushild, Ronald M., Abbott, Stephan L., Miller, Phillip E., and Shaffer, Robert. Tue . "Shipping device for heater unit assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868033.
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abstractNote = {A shipping device for a heater unit assembly (23), the heater unit assembly (23) including a cylindrical wall (25) and a top plate (31) secured to the cylindrical wall (25) and having a flange portion which projects radially beyond the outer surface of the cylindrical wall (25), and the shipping device including: a cylindrical container (3) having a closed bottom (13); a support member (47) secured to the container (3) and having an inwardly directed flange for supporting the flange portion of the top plate (31); a supplemental supporting system (1) for positioning the heater unit assembly (23) in the container (3) at a spaced relation from the inner surface and bottom wall (13) of the container (3); a cover (15) for closing the top of the container (3); and a container supporting structure (5,7,8) supporting the container (3) in a manner to permit the container (3) to be moved, relative to the supporting structure (5,7,8 ), between a vertical position for loading and unloading the assembly (23) and a horizontal position for transport of the assembly (23). A seal (57) is interposed between the container (3) and the cover (15) for sealing the interior of the container (3) from the environment. An abutment member (41) is mounted on the container supporting structure (5,7,8) for supporting the container bottom (13), when the container (3) is in the vertical position, to prevent the container (3) from moving past the vertical position in the direction away from the horizontal position, and a retainer member (55) is secured within the cover (15) for retaining the assembly top plate (31) in contact with the support member (47) when the cover (15) closes the top of the container (3).},
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place = {United States},
year = {1991},
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}

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