Prior Year Accomplishments Can Opener Project

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This report documents the work preformed on the project for Quality Evaluation Organization (QEO) from October 1998 through September 1999. Welded metal cans are used to store many components in the Y-12 Plant. The current process for opening these cans is to cut off the weld with hand operated nippers or shears. This causes excessive lid destruction and it also produces a rough and uneven edge that is difficult to reweld. (See Sketch 1) QEO personnel expressed a need for a better solution to these problems. Finding a better ''can opener'' that is quick and easy to use, reduces lid ... continued below

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Speer, C.H. September 30, 1999.

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  • Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant
    Publisher Info: Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, TN (United States)
    Place of Publication: Tennessee

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This report documents the work preformed on the project for Quality Evaluation Organization (QEO) from October 1998 through September 1999. Welded metal cans are used to store many components in the Y-12 Plant. The current process for opening these cans is to cut off the weld with hand operated nippers or shears. This causes excessive lid destruction and it also produces a rough and uneven edge that is difficult to reweld. (See Sketch 1) QEO personnel expressed a need for a better solution to these problems. Finding a better ''can opener'' that is quick and easy to use, reduces lid destruction, and produces a surface that enhances rewelding was the objective of this work.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 30 Sep 1999

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  • Report No.: Y/DX-2396
  • Report No.: QE1171299
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • DOI: 10.2172/14900 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 14900
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618837

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Speer, C.H. Prior Year Accomplishments Can Opener Project, report, September 30, 1999; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618837/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.