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Title: Portable cutting apparatus

A remotely operable, portable cutting apparatus detachably secured to the workpiece by laterally spaced clamp assemblies engageable 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 Dust and debris are withdrawn from the cutting area by a vacuum force through a nozzle mounted on the cutting head.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. (Kennewick, WA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
875208
Report Number(s):
US H45
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
portable; cutting; apparatus; remotely; operable; portable; cutting; apparatus; detachably; secured; workpiece; laterally; spaced; clamp; assemblies; engageable; workpiece; opposite; intended; line; cut; reciprocal; cutter; head; mounted; clamp; assemblies; provided; traveling; abrasive; cutting; wire; adapted; workpiece; normal; longitudinal; axis; dust; debris; withdrawn; cutting; vacuum; force; nozzle; mounted; cutting; head; remotely operable; laterally spaced; longitudinal axis; vacuum force; cutting apparatus; cutting apparatus; cutting head; cutter head; detachably secured; portable cutting; portable cutting /30/82/83/