Light duty utility arm

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The Light-Duty Utility Arm (LDUA) System is a mobile, multi-axis positioning system capable of deploying tools and sensors (end effecters) inside radioactive waste tanks for tank wall inspection, waste characterization, and waste retrieval. The LDUA robotic manipulator enters a tank through existing openings (risers) in the tank dome of the underground tanks. Using various end effecters, the LDUA System is a versatile system for high-level waste tank remediation. The LDUA System provides a means to deploy tools, while increasing the technology resources available to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Ongoing end effecter development will provide additional capabilities to remediate ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. December 1, 1998.

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The Light-Duty Utility Arm (LDUA) System is a mobile, multi-axis positioning system capable of deploying tools and sensors (end effecters) inside radioactive waste tanks for tank wall inspection, waste characterization, and waste retrieval. The LDUA robotic manipulator enters a tank through existing openings (risers) in the tank dome of the underground tanks. Using various end effecters, the LDUA System is a versatile system for high-level waste tank remediation. The LDUA System provides a means to deploy tools, while increasing the technology resources available to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Ongoing end effecter development will provide additional capabilities to remediate the waste tanks.

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31 p.

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INIS; Office of Scientific and Technical Information, 175 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830 (US); DOE and DOE contractors free from OSTI; public availability from Center for Environmental Management Information, 1-800-736-3282. Also at http://OST.em.gov under 'Publications'.; OSTI as DE00006064

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Dec 1998

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  • Report No.: DOE/EM-0406
  • Report No.: OST Reference # 85
  • DOI: 10.2172/6064 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6064
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc694512

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Light duty utility arm, report, December 1, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc694512/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.