Resources Contact Us Home
Remote stud cleaner

Image Number 3 for United States Patent #5309490.

A device 20 for cleaning threaded studs 14 securing the dome-shaped head of a nuclear reactor pressure vessel to the vessel body 10 comprises a cylindrical brush holder 24 rotatably carried in a housing 22. An annular steel wire brush 28, disposed on the inner surface of the brush holder 24, is adapted to fit over and engage the threaded portion 14a of a stud 14. An electric motor 26 mounted on the housing 22 rotates the brush holder 24 as it is lowered onto an upstanding stud 14. A vacuum source connected to the housing 22 captures any particulate matter removed from the stud 14.

  Recently Added Patents
Plants and seeds of hybrid corn variety CH260114
Device for preparing a body fluid for a bacteriological analysis
Method for using a super-slippery thin layer characterized by the method for making same
Multi-bank queuing architecture for higher bandwidth on-chip memory buffer
Systems and methods for port mirroring with network-scoped connection-oriented sink
Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium
  Randomly Featured Patents
Print user interface system and its applications
Ice dispensing apparatus and method
Magnetic tape cassette
Dwell time indication method and apparatus
Real-time text-to-speech conversion system
Annotating GUI test automation playback and debugging
Suspension apparatus for control devices, control panels, or the like
Start-up commutation method for a rotating magnetic storage device without back rotation
Electro-optical distance-measuring unit
Synchronization of a computer system having a plurality of processors