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Title: Plug Detector Bypass Breaker Guard

Abstract

A method and apparatus wherein the apparatus is a container having an inner chamber, an inlet, an outlet, a breaker assembly having at least one blade within the inner chamber of the container and a motor for driving the blade. Material is supplied to the inner chamber of the container through the inlet of the container and the breaker assembly is operated to reduce any clumped material into unclumped material which is then dispensed from the container through the outlet of the container.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Maryville, TN
  2. Powell, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
873004
Patent Number(s):
6065650
Assignee:
Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B65 - CONVEYING B65D - CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
plug; detector; bypass; breaker; guard; method; apparatus; container; inner; chamber; inlet; outlet; assembly; blade; motor; driving; material; supplied; operated; reduce; clumped; unclumped; dispensed; inner chamber; /222/366/

Citation Formats

Horton, Joel Richard, and Dearstone, Robert Link. Plug Detector Bypass Breaker Guard. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Horton, Joel Richard, & Dearstone, Robert Link. Plug Detector Bypass Breaker Guard. United States.
Horton, Joel Richard, and Dearstone, Robert Link. Sat . "Plug Detector Bypass Breaker Guard". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873004.
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