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Title: Portable cutting apparatus

A remotely operable, portable cutting apparatus detachably secured to the workpiece by laterally spaced clamp assemblies engagable with the workpiece on opposite sides of the intended line of cut. A reciprocal cutter head is mounted between the clamp assemblies and is provided with a traveling abrasive cutting wire adapted to sever the workpiece normal to the longitudinal axis thereof. Dust and debris are withdrawn from the cutting area by a vacuum force through a nozzle mounted on the cutting head.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5847046
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; CUTTING TOOLS; DESIGN; REMOTE HANDLING; TOOLS 420200* -- Engineering-- Facilities, Equipment, & Techniques