Remote dismantlement tasks for the CP5 reactor: Implementation, operations, and lessons learned

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This paper presents a developer`s perspective on lessons learned from one example of the integration of new prototype technology into a traditional operations environment. The dual arm work module was developed by the Robotics Technology Development Program as a research and development activity to examine manipulator controller modes and deployment options. It was later reconfigured for the dismantlement of the Argonne National Laboratory Chicago Pile {number_sign}5 reactor vessel as the crane-deployed dual arm work platform. Development staff worked along side operations staff during a significant part of the deployment to provide training, maintenance, and tooling support. Operations staff completed all ... continued below

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Noakes, M. W. November 1, 1998.

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    Publisher Info: Oak Ridge National Lab., Robotics and Process Systems Div., TN (United States)
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This paper presents a developer`s perspective on lessons learned from one example of the integration of new prototype technology into a traditional operations environment. The dual arm work module was developed by the Robotics Technology Development Program as a research and development activity to examine manipulator controller modes and deployment options. It was later reconfigured for the dismantlement of the Argonne National Laboratory Chicago Pile {number_sign}5 reactor vessel as the crane-deployed dual arm work platform. Development staff worked along side operations staff during a significant part of the deployment to provide training, maintenance, and tooling support. Operations staff completed all actual remote dismantlement tasks. At the end of available development support funding, the Dual Arm Work Platform was turned over to the operations staff, who is still using it to complete their dismantlement tasks.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99000303

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  • SPECTRUM `98: nuclear and hazardous waste management international topical meeting, Denver, CO (United States), 13-18 Sep 1998

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  • Other: DE99000303
  • Report No.: ORNL/CP--99811
  • Report No.: CONF-980905--
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 290822
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc681481

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Noakes, M. W. Remote dismantlement tasks for the CP5 reactor: Implementation, operations, and lessons learned, article, November 1, 1998; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc681481/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.