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Title: Robotic platform for traveling on vertical piping network

This invention relates generally to robotic systems and is specifically designed for a robotic system that can navigate vertical pipes within a waste tank or similar environment. The robotic system allows a process for sampling, cleaning, inspecting and removing waste around vertical pipes by supplying a robotic platform that uses the vertical pipes to support and navigate the platform above waste material contained in the tank.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1169114
Report Number(s):
8,944,192
13/260,884
DOE Contract Number:
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING