Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Design and Fabrication of Remote Welding Equipment in a Hot-Cell

Table 2

Results of a performance test for a remote welding equipment.

Main partsSubassembly partsPerformance tests
Access abilityMaster-slave
manipulation
Replacement of
sub-parts
Repeatability
(technical lessons*)

(1) Head part1-1 main electrode unitOOOO
1-2 branch electrode unitOOOO
1-3 X-Y stage unit
1-4 servo-motors
1-5 ball screw unit
1-6 diaphragm cylinder
1-7 end-plate magazine box

(2) Rotation part2-1 bundle rotary unitOOOO
2-2 bundle transfer unit (I)OOOO

(3) Elements assembly part3-1 fuel elements assemblerOOOO
3-2 bundle transfer unit (II)OOOO

This is to be required in order to acquire its reliability and stability of remote welding equipment.
O: (Good), △: (Medium), ×: (Bad).

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