DESIGN OF A ROBOTIC WELDING SYSTEM FOR CLOSURE OF WASTE STORAGE CANISTERS

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This work reported here was done to provide a conceptual design for a robotic welding and inspection system for the Yucca Mountain Repository waste package closure system. The welding and inspection system is intended to make the various closure welds that seal and/or structurally join the lids to the waste package vessels. The welding and inspection system will also perform surface and volumetric inspections of the various closure welds and has the means to repair closure welds, if required. The system is designed to perform these various activities remotely, without the necessity of having personnel in the closure cell.

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Smartt, H.B.; Watkins, A.D.; Pace, D.P.; Bitsoi, R.J.; McJunkin, E.D> Larsen T.R. & Tolle, C.R. April 7, 2005.

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This work reported here was done to provide a conceptual design for a robotic welding and inspection system for the Yucca Mountain Repository waste package closure system. The welding and inspection system is intended to make the various closure welds that seal and/or structurally join the lids to the waste package vessels. The welding and inspection system will also perform surface and volumetric inspections of the various closure welds and has the means to repair closure welds, if required. The system is designed to perform these various activities remotely, without the necessity of having personnel in the closure cell.

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  • DOI: 10.2172/884927 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc892075

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Smartt, H.B.; Watkins, A.D.; Pace, D.P.; Bitsoi, R.J.; McJunkin, E.D> Larsen T.R. & Tolle, C.R. DESIGN OF A ROBOTIC WELDING SYSTEM FOR CLOSURE OF WASTE STORAGE CANISTERS, report, April 7, 2005; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc892075/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.