R. Montgomery Taylor received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Memphis State University. Since then, he has held various engineering positions at five different locations within the DuPont company. Since 1985 Monty has been a Research Engineer in the Robotics Development Group at Savannah River Laboratory. He is a senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and is a registered Professional Engineer in South Carolina.
Using robots to reduce personnel radiation exposure at the savannah river plant
Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
Copyright © 1987 American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Volume 6, Issue 3, pages 165–170, July 1987
How to Cite
Taylor, R. M. and Lewis, W. I. (1987), Using robots to reduce personnel radiation exposure at the savannah river plant. Plant/Oper. Prog., 6: 165–170. doi: 10.1002/prsb.720060312
- Issue published online: 17 JUN 2004
- Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
The Savannah River Laboratory is using robots to improve safety and reduce personnel radiation exposure in the nuclear process environment. This paper reviews several successful applications at this site. A detailed discussion is presented on an application to transfer materials in a line of shielded radiation work cells.