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Title: REMOTE CONTROL MANIPULATOR

The patent covers a remote-control manipulator in which a tool is carried on a tube at an end thereof angularly related to the main portion of the tube and joined thereto by a curved section. The main portion of the tube is mounted for rotation and axial shifting in a wall separating safe and dangerous areas. The tool is actuated to grasp and release an object in the dangerous area by means of a compound shaft extending through the tube, the shaft having a flexible section extending through the curved section of the tube. The tool is moved about in the dangerous area by rotation and axial movement of the main portion of the tube. Additional movement of the tool is obtained through axial shifting of the shaft with respect to the tube through which it extends. (AEC)
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4724637
Report Number(s):
US 3065864
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63
Research Org:
Originating Research Org. not identified
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; CONFERENCE; CONFIGURATION; COOLANT LOOPS; EGCR; GAS COOLANT; GRAPHITE; GRAPHITE MODERATOR; HEAT TRANSFER; HELIUM; HIGH TEMPERATURE; MATERIALS TESTING; MECHANICAL STRUCTURES; MECHANICS; MOTION; OPERATION; PERFORMANCE; PLANNING; POWER PLANTS; PRESSURE; REACTOR CORE; REMOTE CONTROL; REMOTE HANDLING; ROTATION; SAFETY; SURFACES; TEMPERATURE; TOOLS; TUBES