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Title: Lid design for low level waste container

A container for low level waste includes a shell and a lid. The lid has a frame to which a planar member is welded. The lid frame includes a rectangular outer portion made of square metal tubing, a longitudinal beam extending between axial ends of the rectangular outer portion, and a transverse beam extending between opposite lateral sides of the rectangular outer portion. Two pairs of diagonal braces extend between the longitudinal beam and the four corners of the rectangular outer portion of the frame.
Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Clinton, TN)
  2. (Lenior City, TN)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
869760
Assignee:
Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN) ORNL
Patent Number(s):
US 5392946
Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Research Org:
LOCKHEED MARTIN ENRGY SYST INC
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
lid; design; level; waste; container; shell; frame; planar; welded; rectangular; outer; portion; square; metal; tubing; longitudinal; beam; extending; axial; transverse; opposite; lateral; pairs; diagonal; braces; extend; corners; outer portion; beam extending; level waste; metal tubing; waste container; /220/