Remote repair appliance

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A remote appliance is described for supporting a tool for performing work at a worksite on a substantially circular bore of a workpiece and for providing video signals of the worksite to a remote monitor comprising: a baseplate having an inner face and an outer face; a plurality of rollers, wherein each roller is rotatably and adjustably attached to the inner face of the baseplate and positioned to roll against the bore of the workpiece when the baseplate is positioned against the mouth of the bore such that the appliance may be rotated about the bore in a plane substantially ... continued below

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14 p.

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Heumann, F.K.; Wilkinson, J.C. & Wooding, D.R. December 31, 1996.

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A remote appliance is described for supporting a tool for performing work at a worksite on a substantially circular bore of a workpiece and for providing video signals of the worksite to a remote monitor comprising: a baseplate having an inner face and an outer face; a plurality of rollers, wherein each roller is rotatably and adjustably attached to the inner face of the baseplate and positioned to roll against the bore of the workpiece when the baseplate is positioned against the mouth of the bore such that the appliance may be rotated about the bore in a plane substantially parallel to the baseplate; a tool holding means for supporting the tool, the tool holding means being adjustably attached to the outer face of the baseplate such that the working end of the tool is positioned on the inner face side of the baseplate; a camera for providing video signals of the worksite to the remote monitor; and a camera holding means for supporting the camera on the inner face side of the baseplate, the camera holding means being adjustably attached to the outer face of the baseplate. In a preferred embodiment, roller guards are provided to protect the rollers from debris and a bore guard is provided to protect the bore from wear by the rollers and damage from debris.

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14 p.

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OSTI as DE98007415

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1996

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  • Other: DE98007415
  • Report No.: PATENTS-US--A8682468
  • Grant Number: AC12-76SN00052
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 663494
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc703260

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  • December 31, 1996

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Heumann, F.K.; Wilkinson, J.C. & Wooding, D.R. Remote repair appliance, patent, December 31, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703260/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.