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Title: Positioning and locking apparatus

A positioning and locking apparatus including a fixture having a rotatable torque ring provided with a plurality of cam segments for automatically guiding a container into a desired location within the fixture. Rotation of the ring turns the container into a final position in pressure sealing relation against a hatch member.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5538997
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Hanford Engineering Development Lab., Richland, WA (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; CONTAINERS; POSITIONING; LMFBR TYPE REACTORS; REACTOR COMPONENTS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; TOXIC MATERIALS; DESIGN; BREEDER REACTORS; EPITHERMAL REACTORS; FAST REACTORS; FBR TYPE REACTORS; LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTORS; MATERIALS; REACTORS 210500* -- Power Reactors, Breeding