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Title:
METHODS FOR HANDLING A MOBILE PLATFORM IN A TANK CONTAINING NON-CONDUCTIVE HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/118950
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A mobile platform uses a charge accumulation control system to control a charge accumulation while the mobile platform is in the tank. Alternatively or additionally, the mobile platform includes a retrieval system having a buoyant body, a primary tether, and a secondary tether. Alternatively or additionally, an electrical cable is used to reduce a voltage difference between the mobile platform and the tank or other structure by electrically connecting to an electrically conductive member on the mobile platform.

Inventors:
MEYERS JOHN (US)
DAILY JOSEPH (US)
EFFINGER ROBERT (US)
PONTRELLI DONALD (US)
CHEUVRONT DAVID (US)
LOVELACE JAMES (US)
GILLORY RONALD (US)
CASSIMATIS DAVID (US)
Application Number:
US2018/065888
Publication Date:
September 12, 2019
Filing Date:
December 15, 2018
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Assignee:
TANKBOTS INC (US)
International Classes:
G01N29/22; B63G8/00; G01N21/88; G01N29/26; G01N29/265; G01S17/89; G02B23/24; G21C17/013; H04N5/225
Domestic Patent References:
WO2012145745A12012-10-26
Foreign References:
US6104970A2000-08-15
EP2762279A12014-08-06
EP1197249A12002-04-17
CN205686495U2016-11-16
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KUMAR, Chandran, D. (US)
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