Secondary Containment Design for a High Speed Centrifuge

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Secondary containment for high speed rotating machinery, such as a centrifuge, is extremely important for operating personnel safety. Containment techniques can be very costly, ungainly and time consuming to construct. A novel containment concept is introduced which is fabricated out of modular sections of polycarbonate glazed into a Unistrut metal frame. A containment study for a high speed centrifuge is performed which includes the development of parameters for secondary containment design. The Unistrut/polycarbonate shield framing concept is presented including design details and proof testing procedures. The economical fabrication and modularity of the design indicates a usefulness for this shielding system ... continued below

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Snyder, K.W. March 1, 1999.

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

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Secondary containment for high speed rotating machinery, such as a centrifuge, is extremely important for operating personnel safety. Containment techniques can be very costly, ungainly and time consuming to construct. A novel containment concept is introduced which is fabricated out of modular sections of polycarbonate glazed into a Unistrut metal frame. A containment study for a high speed centrifuge is performed which includes the development of parameters for secondary containment design. The Unistrut/polycarbonate shield framing concept is presented including design details and proof testing procedures. The economical fabrication and modularity of the design indicates a usefulness for this shielding system in a wide variety of containment scenarios.

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26 p.

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OSTI as DE00005653

Medium: P; Size: 26 pages

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Mar 1999

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  • Report No.: SAND99-0634
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/5653 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5653
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc696807

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Snyder, K.W. Secondary Containment Design for a High Speed Centrifuge, report, March 1, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc696807/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.