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Title: Drum lid removal tool

A tool for removing the lid of a metal drum wherein the lid is clamped over the drum rim without protruding edges, the tool having an elongated handle with a blade carried by an angularly positioned holder affixed to the midsection of the handle, the blade being of selected width to slice between lid lip and the drum rim and, when the blade is so positioned, upward motion of the blade handle will cause the blade to pry the lip from the rim and allow the lid to be removed.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Martinez, GA)
  2. (North Augusta, SC)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1013810
Report Number(s):
7,779,729
US patent application 12/152,556
DOE Contract Number:
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English