Jerry Tallent, Oral History Metadata

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Title

Jerry Tallent, Oral History Metadata

Subject

Metadata received during oral history interview with Jerry Tallent

Description

Items donated by Jerry Tallent to the Hanford History Project

Publisher

Hanford History Project at Washington State University Tri-Cities

Rights

Those interested in reproducing part or all of this collection should contact the Hanford History Project at ourhanfordhistory@tricity.wsu.edu, who can provide specific rights information for these items.

Items in the Jerry Tallent, Oral History Metadata Collection

Certificate of Merit<br />
A Certificate of Merit presented to Jerry Tallent for his work on the Dismantling Machine Design Team.

Pentronix Powder Technology Center Certificate<br />
A certification that Jerry Tallent is qualified to operate a MULTIPAK 601 Anvil Press and a MULTIPAK 1602 3 Mode Press.

Dismantling Machine
Manipulator arm taking apart a fuel rod.

Fuel Pin Canister<br />
Closeup of a fuel pin canister showing hexigonal fuel rod formation.

Operating Dismantling Machine<br />
Jerry Tallent posing as an operator of the Dismantling machine.

Two Story Glove Box<br />
"Greg" demonstrating operation of a glove box assisted by a lift while Jerry Tallent operates lift at the Hanford Engineering Development Lab.

SN005<br />
Jerry Tallent operating the SN005, a fuel rod Dismantling machine that he help invent.

Foreign Visitors<br />
A group of visiting foreign nuclear scientists and policymakers viewing the Dismantling machine at the Hanford Engineering Development Lab. The dismanteler, developed by Jerry Tallent, cut open fuel rods by welding copper to stainless steel which…

Steel Arm<br />
A steel arm used in the fuel rod Dismantling machine.

Steel Arm<br />
A steel arm used in the fuel rod Dismantling machine.

Charles C. Boggs<br />
Business card for Charles C. Boggs, Western Regional Sales Manager for Odetics inc., a robotics company

Unidentified girl<br />
A relation to Jerry Tallent

Fuel Rod Assembly Manipulator Arm<br />
The robotic arm cuts the outside of the assembly and exposes the fuel rods.

Group Photo<br />
From left to right: Dawson, W.F. Walker, Pete Titzler, and Jerry Tallent at the far right.

Group Photo
From left to right: Dawson, W.F. Walker, Pete Titzler, and Jerry Tallent at the far right.

Viewing Dismantling Machine
Group viewing the Dismantling machine through a six-foot wall and glass. The wall was lined with lead BB's to block radiation emitted from plutonium. Jerry Tallent on left.

Dismantling Machine<br />
Jerry Tallent and two other workers running a FFTF fuel driver assembly Dismantling machine.

Dismantling Fuel Rod<br />
Jerry Tallent posing with fuel driver assembly for a photographer proof

Loading Fuel Pellets<br />
Picture of a Jerry Tallent loading fuel pellets using a glove box while two other workers observe.

The First Functionoid ODEX I<br />
ODEX I was built for remote observation of dangeriously radioactive areas, specifically Three Mile Island. According to Jerry Tallent the prototype was not very funcational and although another was requested it was not built.

ODEX Profiles<br />
Functional profiles of the ODEX I, a remote observation robot built to observe dangeriously radioactive areas.

Unpacking Fuel Rod Assembly
Robotic arms have cut a fuel rod assembly and the assembly is being removed and the fuel goes to processing.

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