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Title: Stuck threaded member extractor tool and extraction methods

Disclosed is a tool having a tapered first portion configured to translate a rotational force to the stuck member, a second portion connecting with the first portion and configured to translate the rotational force to the tapered first portion, a planar tip at an end of the first portion and perpendicular to a central axis passing through the first portion and the second portion, a plurality of left-handed splines extending helically around the central axis from the tip toward the second portion, a driver engaged with the second portion and configured to receive a third rotational force from a mechanical manipulator, and a leak seal connected to the driver and configured to form a seal around the stuck member and at least a portion of the driver and prevent gases opposite the stuck member from escaping.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1237285
Report Number(s):
9,248,561
14/107,820
DOE Contract Number:
AC11-98PN38206
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Dec 16
Research Org:
Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL), Niskayuna, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING