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Consolidated NB-36H (Airborne Nuclear Reactor Testbed) [Documents]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.A, File AC-650590-01
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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft / Series A: Aircraft / Aircraft C / Consolidated Aircraft Corp (USA)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2ef1345c2-80cc-4581-bec3-6d02ba9eeb53
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-a-ref12360

Nuclear Energy: Uranium-Pellets (containing); Pellet of enriched uranium used in a nuclear reactor (close-up)

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 42, Folder 54
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85719ad0e-5427-47d7-b34e-36aab57f69f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref2317

Fission-The New Source

Collection Creator:
Landor Associates  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film (200 feet, 16mm color composite optical track print)
Container:
Item AC0500-OF0031
Type:
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Date:
circa 1972
Scope and Contents:
Sponsor: Portland General Electric Content Description: Animation interspersed with live shots of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant in Portland, Oregon. The film shows how nuclear fission and the nuclear reactor work.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Landor Design Collection, circa 1862-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Landor Design Collection
Landor Design Collection / Series 5: Motion Picture Films / 5.3: Promotional Films Acquired by Landor Associates
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86012974f-dd07-4b3d-8f14-399c5de7edd8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0500-ref114

Episode 288

Collection Producer:
Lodge, Arthur  Search this
Arthur Lodge Productions.  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Association of Manufacturers  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0507-OF0288
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1956 April 21
Scope and Contents:
Idaho Nuclear reactor and nuclear powered electricity; atomic energy. Utah Power & Light. Argonne National Laboratory, Arco, ID.

Florida Manufacturing aluminum and aluminum products including jalousie windows, furniture and screens. Spectromat determines which metals are in alloy. Adams Engineering Co., Miami, FL.

Ohio Manufacturing starch from corn and wheat; byproduct is gluten used in food industry. Keever Starch Co., Columbus, OH.

California Testing and grading gemstones; jewelry. Gemological Institute of America, Los Angeles, CA.

Reference Video, Box 11
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made directly with the Archives Center staff to view episodes for which no reference copy exists. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees will be charged for reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Industry on Parade Film Collection, 1950-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Industry on Parade Film Collection
Industry on Parade Film Collection / Series 1: Motion Picture Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81f7d429b-567e-4376-9b4e-02588c35cf41
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0507-ref550

Nuclear reactor [chromogenic color transparency]

Photographer:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Collection Creator:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (10 x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Transparencies
Chromogenic processes
Restrictions:
Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Nuclear energy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transparencies -- 20th century
Chromogenic processes
Collection Citation:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs, ca. 1930-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs / Series 2: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b7028889-6781-4234-9d8a-4a8b1217f1d3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0314-ref1178

Nuclear reactor #2 [color transparency]

Photographer:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Collection Creator:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (10 x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Chromogenic processes
Transparencies
Restrictions:
Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Nuclear energy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Chromogenic processes
Transparencies -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs, ca. 1930-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs / Series 2: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8de4871fd-0776-439d-93f6-3021443f2f84
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0314-ref1179

[Nuclear reactor under construction : color photoprint]

Photographer:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Collection Creator:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (7" x 10".)
Type:
Archival materials
Chromogenic color prints
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1960-1980
Local Numbers:
03031403.tif (AC Scan)
General:
In Box 7.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Nuclear reactors  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Chromogenic color prints
Photographs -- 1960-1980 -- Color photoprints
Collection Citation:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs, ca. 1930-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs / Series 2: Photographs / 2.1: Color Phototransparencies / Nuclear reactor under construction by G.E. Co. for Jersey Central Power and Light Co., Oyster Creek, N.J.,
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a1680dc0-de55-4acc-bed6-543edbc7abf5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0314-ref1183

Nuclear reactor under construction by G.E. Co. for Jersey Central Power and Light Co., Oyster Creek, N.J.,

Collection Creator:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the majority of the collection is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs, ca. 1930-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs / Series 2: Photographs / 2.1: Color Phototransparencies
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86da06175-3d32-4779-8764-5029d94838fb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0314-ref210

316-D [2 items--is supposed to be the SEFOR reactor near Fayetteville, Ark., circa 1970, according to Steve Dawson. Caption from Nation's Business, Jan. 1980: Protective gear shields two technicians from radiation exposure as they descend into the core...

Collection Creator:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the majority of the collection is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs, ca. 1930-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs / Series 2: Photographs / 2.1: Color Phototransparencies
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e2eeb2fd-cf01-43a7-a116-789f56418e15
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0314-ref230

Here is a Map of Earth’s Antineutrinos

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_19ed9ebab293e6dbabc96ae5f053978b

The World’s First Nuclear Reactor was Built in a Squash Court

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:44:24 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c2581e2ad4a5ea061ee4f97dcf1af5b5

[Trade catalogs from Columbia Research Laboratories, Inc.]

Company Name:
Columbia Research Laboratories, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Instrumentation for shock, vibration, pressure, and displacement. Transducers, transmitters, electronic instrumentation and controls ; signal conditioners ; processors ; alarms ; monitors ; accelerometers ; anti-intrusion & surveillance detectors ; nuclear reactor loos parts - monitor and control system...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12308
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12308

[Trade catalogs from Daystrom, Inc.]

Company Name:
Daystrom, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Electric Div.; Pacific Div.; Daystrom Nuclear ; Weston Electrical Instrument Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Explosive device, firing device, safety device for ASW (anti-submarine warfare) , oceanographic and seismic research. Potentiometers. Nuclear reactor construction and training ; see also the cataloged portion of Daystrom Inc., which is comprised mostly of the Weston Electrical Instrument Co., which became one of Daystrom's subsidiaries ;
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
9 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Explosives and fireworks  Search this
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Coal  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Explosives industry  Search this
Fireworks  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_13315
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_13315

[Trade catalogs from K.R. Wilson]

Company Name:
K.R. Wilson  Search this
Related companies:
K. R. Wilson, Inc. ; Div. of Chisholm-Ryder Co., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Garage equipment for Ford, Mercury and Lincoln-Zephyr cars and trucks : service tools, hydraulic press and parts, hydraulic arbor presses, blanking, forming and stamping press, hydraulic jacks, industrial power unit, B-W tester. "KRW" hydraulic presses ; instruction manuals for hydraulic presses and "KRW Air Booster Units" ; hydraulic forging presses ; hydraulic shop presses ; hydraulic gap presses ; straightening presses ; horizontal presses ; "How to Choose Hydraulic Presses" from American Machinist Special Report Number 357 ; machines for remanufacturing Ford motors ; hydraulic press model "3700AA-200-2" for cutting and pressing zirconium for nuclear reactors to "...Harness Atomic Energy" ; design drawings and parts list for model "37-S Hydraulic Press with Steel Post Side Members" and "50 Ton Hydraulic Press" ; other machine tools...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
104 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28678
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28678

[Trade catalogs from Pickard & Burns, Inc.]

Variant company name:
Pickard & Burns was started in 1911 by G.W. Pickard, the inventor of the silicone crystal diode, the forerunner of all transistors.  Search this
Company Name:
Pickard & Burns, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Cardwell Condeser Corp., http://www.cardwellcondenser.com/PAGES/history.html  Search this
Notes content:
Undated mid-20th Century trade lit advertising the consultation, research, development and custom manufacturing services of a company that specialized in electronic equipment and antennas for industry and the military. Pickard & Burns manufacturers submarine antenna, nuclear reactor temperature monitors, and antenna coupling equipment used world wide. New products introduced in this brochure include: the "Humistor" , the log linear converter , the Bolometer amplifier, the rotary waveguide joints, IF strips for airborne radar recievers, Cecilian speakers and the tank level control/indicator probe.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Needham, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Business  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Computers  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Phonograph  Search this
Radio supplies industry  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32489
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32489

[Trade catalogs from Nuclear Development Corp. of America]

Company Name:
Nuclear Development Corp. of America  Search this
Notes content:
nuclear reactor design, development and manufacture
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
White Plains, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Topic:
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_33421
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_33421

[Trade catalogs from Radiation Counter Laboratories, Inc.]

Company Name:
Radiation Counter Laboratories, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
1953 ; radiation measurement equipment and nuclear reactor control instrumentation ; radioisotope ; shields and safety devices ; glassware, crystals, chemicals, and gases ; lab accessories (General Electric lead leather gloves and aprons) , Slide Rule, civilian defense "atomobile" (containing protective clothing, survey meters, water monitor, two-way radio, fire equipment, and its own generator) ; scaler-analyzer ; automatic gamma ray spectrum recorder
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Skokie, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_8437
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_8437

Dead Satellite with Nuclear Reactor, Eastern Arizona (Cosmos 469)

Artist:
Trevor Paglen, born Camp Springs, MD 1974  Search this
Medium:
chromogenic print
Dimensions:
48 x 60 in. (121.9 x 152.4 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
2011
Topic:
Landscape\Arizona  Search this
Travel\air\satellite  Search this
Architecture Exterior\science\nuclear reactor  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mike Wilkins and Sheila Duignan
Copyright:
© 2011, Trevor Paglen
Object number:
2012.24.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7744f7813-1a6b-452a-b143-4e878d9c5218
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2012.24.2

Sample of Plutonium-239

Referenced:
Segre, Emilio  Search this
Seaborg, Glenn T.  Search this
Kennedy, Joseph W.  Search this
Wahl, Arthur C.  Search this
Lewis, G. N.  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Maker:
Segre, Emilio  Search this
Seaborg, Glenn  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
platinum (plate material)
wood (cigar box material)
Measurements:
box (closed): 90 cm x 19 cm x 15.9 cm; 35 7/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in
disc: 1.5 cm; 9/16 in
Object Name:
chemical sample, plutonium 239, first isolated
Place Made:
United States: California, Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Referenced:
United States: California, Berkeley
United States: California
United States: Illinois, Chicago
United States: Illinois
United States: Washington, Hanford
United States: Washington
Date made:
1941-05-21
Associated Date:
1941-05-29
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Glenn T. Seaborg and Emilio Segre
ID Number:
EM.N-09384
Catalog number:
N-09384
Accession number:
272669
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Science & Mathematics
National Treasures exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-9384-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_700803
Online Media:

Metal Disintegration Machining System for Three Mile Island Nuclear Reactor Vessel

Maker:
PCI Energy Services, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
graphite (electrodes in cutting head material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
upper shaft of arm, diam.: 4 7/16 in; 11.27125 cm
top of middle tube clamp to axis of pivot arm: 13 3/4 in; 34.925 cm
top of cutting head box to axis of pivot arm: 55 7/8 in; 141.9225 cm
total radius of swinging arm: 79 5/8 in; 202.2475 cm
power cable conductor diam.: 9/16 in; 1.42875 cm
overall height: 108 in; 274.32 cm
cutting head box height: 23 3/4 in; 60.325 cm
top of cutting head box to top of middle tube clamp: 42 1/2 in; 107.95 cm
top of middle tube clamp to top of tubes: 42 in; 106.68 cm
cutting head box: 23 3/4 in x 13 1/8 in x 11 5/8 in; 60.325 cm x 33.3375 cm x 29.5275 cm
cutting head jaws (electrodes) (outside length): 7 in; 17.78 cm
cutting head jaws opening (retracted): 3 3/8 in; 8.5725 cm
cutting head jaw plate thickness: 1/4 in; .635 cm
Object Name:
metal disintegration machining (MDM) system
Date made:
1988-1989
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
ID Number:
2012.0171.01
Accession number:
2012.0171
Catalog number:
2012.0171.01
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Science & Mathematics
Modern Physics
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-ecbb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1450919

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