Development of an automated pit packaging system for Pantex

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Sandia National Laboratories is developing a system that uses robots to package pits at Pantex in the AT-400A pit storage and transportation container. This report will give an overview of the AT-400A packaging process, and the parts of the overall AT-400A packaging operation that will be performed robotically. The process employed to move from development in the laboratory at Sandia to production use at Pantex will be described. Finally, important technology components being developed for and incorporated into the robotic system will be described. 7 refs., 9 figs.

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Fahrenholtz, J. C. September 1997.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Sandia National Laboratories is developing a system that uses robots to package pits at Pantex in the AT-400A pit storage and transportation container. This report will give an overview of the AT-400A packaging process, and the parts of the overall AT-400A packaging operation that will be performed robotically. The process employed to move from development in the laboratory at Sandia to production use at Pantex will be described. Finally, important technology components being developed for and incorporated into the robotic system will be described. 7 refs., 9 figs.

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35 p.

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OSTI as DE98000061

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1997

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  • Other: DE98000061
  • Report No.: SAND--97-2163
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/534478 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 534478
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc692318

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Fahrenholtz, J. C. Development of an automated pit packaging system for Pantex, report, September 1997; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc692318/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.