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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, W. (12 Remington Lane, Houston, TX, 77005, US)
DAILY, Joseph, A. (2626 Holly Hall, No. 307Houston, TX, 77054, US)
EFFINGER, Robert, T., IV (10806 Candlewood Dr, Houston, TX, 77042, US)
PONTRELLI, Donald, A. (8300 El Mundo St, Apt. 507Houston, TX, 77054, US)
CHEUVRONT, David, L. (11611 Orchard Mountain Dr, Houston, TX, 77059, US)
LOVELACE, James, Todd (3751 Via de la Reina, Jacksonville, FL, 32217, US)
GILLORY, Ronald (597 Van Molan St, Houston, TX, 77022, US)
CASSIMATIS, David, John (1706 Russell Drive, Garland, TX, 75040, US)
Application Number:
US2018/065888
Publication Date:
September 12, 2019
Filing Date:
December 15, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TANKBOTS, INC. (6363 Woodway, Suite 1000Houston, TX, 77057, US)
International Classes:
G01N29/22; G01S17/89; G01N29/26; G01N29/265; G01N21/88; G02B23/24; H04N5/225; B63G8/00; G21C17/013
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KUMAR, Chandran, D. (Mossman, Kumar & Tyler PC,P.O. Box 42123, Houston TX, 77242, US)
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