History of remote handling at LAMPF

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A portable remote-handling system (Monitor) has been developed for performing remote maintenance on radioactive experimental facilities at the Clinton P. Anderson Meson Physics Facility (LAMPF). This system has been continually improved since its implementation in 1976. The present system has performed highly sophisticated tasks in improving and maintaining the LAMPF experimental facility. Unlike conventional hot-cell remote-handling technology, the Monitor system is portable and highly flexible, thereby allowing quick response to unforeseen tasks with minimal planning and/or special tooling. In addition to performing routine maintenance and repairs, the Monitor system is capable of performing major revisions and improvements to current facilities, ... continued below

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Grisham, D.L. & Lambert, J.E. January 1, 1982.

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A portable remote-handling system (Monitor) has been developed for performing remote maintenance on radioactive experimental facilities at the Clinton P. Anderson Meson Physics Facility (LAMPF). This system has been continually improved since its implementation in 1976. The present system has performed highly sophisticated tasks in improving and maintaining the LAMPF experimental facility. Unlike conventional hot-cell remote-handling technology, the Monitor system is portable and highly flexible, thereby allowing quick response to unforeseen tasks with minimal planning and/or special tooling. In addition to performing routine maintenance and repairs, the Monitor system is capable of performing major revisions and improvements to current facilities, keeping pace with new experimental requirements.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • American Nuclear Society annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 6 Jun 1982

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  • Other: DE82015932
  • Report No.: LA-UR-82-1394
  • Report No.: CONF-820609-32
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5220304
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1067826

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Grisham, D.L. & Lambert, J.E. History of remote handling at LAMPF, article, January 1, 1982; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1067826/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.