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Shaping liquid metal against a forming surface

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164 - Metal founding

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
164459000 Continuous or semicontinuous casting 139
164048000 Direct application of electrical or wave energy to work 43
164122000 Controlling solidification (other than ambient cooling) 36
164113000 Pressure forming 33
164091000 Composite article forming 32
164760100 Combined 27
164061000 Utilizing a vacuum 23
164137000 Assembling of mold parts 18
164131000 Removing article from forming surface 18
164550100 Incorporating addition or chemically reactive agent to metal casting material 17
164121000 Preconditioning of apparatus 13
164690100 With step of subdividing or removing material from product or preform (e.g., cutting, mechanically or by heat; sandblasting; chemical milling; etc.) 12
164133000 Introduction control or manipulation of charge 12
164072000 Coating mold surface with a treating agent 12
164660100 Applying an inert or reducing gaseous atmosphere to work 9
164080000 Casting metal introduced into mold as a solid 6
164129000 Forming plural articles 4
20120097357CASTING UNIT AND CASTING METHOD - The casting unit solves problems of a conventional casting unit, in which a non-consumable sprue is connected to a lost foam gate attached to a core, such as troublesome assembly and post-treatment after casting. In the casting unit, a plurality of cores having molten metal inlets, which open into the surfaces of the cores and through which a molten metal is caused to flow into cavities formed in the cores, and a lost foam pattern, which forms a sprue between each of the molten metal inlets and a sprue cup, in which a molten metal is poured, and which has a peripheral surface coated with a refractory mold coating agent, are embedded in dry sand except for the sprue cup, and the cores, which are adjacent to each other, are connected to each other so that the plurality of cores are integrated.04-26-2012
20100089544MOLD FOR FORMING CAST RODS, CASTING APPARATUS, AND PRODUCTION METHOD OF CAST RODS - Disclosed is a mold 04-15-2010
20100193151METHOD AND MOULD FOR STRATIFIED MOULDING WITH METALOSTATIC PRESSURE COMPENSATION - A mould for stratified moulding with metalostatic pressure compensation formed by one or more stackable moulds formed by a tapping cavity of a generally rhomboidal truncated cone shape and one or more moulding cavities connected to the tapping cavity by one or more supply conduits; in such a way that each tapping cavity of each stackable mould interconnects to form a central filling collector, and each tapping cavity compensates for the metalostatic pressure of the molten metal as it is drained by the central filling collector to achieve generally uniform filling of each of the moulding cavities of each of the stackable moulds. In addition, the generally rhomboidal double truncated cone shape serves to keep a temperature distribution in the mould during the pouring of molten metal.08-05-2010
20120006502SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CASTING AND ROLLING METAL - The invention essentially relates to a device and a method for casting and rolling metal, wherein at least one first and one second casting line for casting slabs and a rolling train for rolling the casted slabs are provided. The first casting line is designed as a horizontal thin-slab casting system (01-12-2012
164710100 With vibratory treatment of casting material 3
20090025900METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CASTING - A method and apparatus for casting wherein molten metal is treated to create conditions of whole volume solidification in the mold. The treating of the molten metal can include the application of vibration in specified manner under specific frequency and amplitude for causing multiple sites of crystallization throughout the mold, or the treating can be by use of activators which are formed during casting, either directly from the molten metal stream by dispersion or from a mineral which concurrently with casting is milled, to a finely ground powder, dehydrated and fed into the molten metal throughout the metal to speed solidification and crystallization at multiple sites. Solidification speed can be more than doubled while eliminating pouring defects and improving the cast metal structure. The methods are applicable to various methods of casting including continuous casting and the methods of vibrating and use of activators can be combined with improved results.01-29-2009
20110186260Thixotropic Injector with Improved Annular Trap - By blocking an angular extent of an annular skimming trap used for semi-solid injection, a notable reduction in lenticular defects and porosity are observed. The blocking can be performed by a ring having dimensions to completely occlude a prior art annular skimming trap throughout the angular extent, and providing complete and/or partial flow across the ring throughout the rest of the angular extent. Preferably an outlet to the ring trap includes a chamfered edge and/or a deflector for encouraging flow of the contaminated semi-solid material into the trap.08-04-2011
20120132387COMPOSITE METAL FOAM AND METHODS OF PREPARATION THEREOF - The present invention is directed to composite metal foams comprising hollow metallic spheres and a solid metal matrix. The composite metal foams show high strength, particularly in comparison to previous metal foams, while maintaining a favorable strength to density ratio. The composite metal foams can be prepared by various techniques, such as powder metallurgy and casting.05-31-2012
164075000 With coating of preformed workpiece 3
20110272114METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ANODES - A method for assembling anodes used in electro winning processes, that increases corrosion resistance, comprising pre-coating the copper bus bar by being cast plated at the adequate temperature, introducing said copper bar into an adequate mold and, by injection or a similar method the copper bar is peripherally coated with a lead-antimony alloy, moving the copper bar to the assembly table, and filling the slot with a lead-bismuth alloy, applying, once the lead-bismuth alloy poured into the slot has solidified, reinforcement solder,11-10-2011
20120186770METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCTION OF ROTATABLE SPUTTERING TARGETS - The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for producing rotatable sputtering targets by means of continuous casting. Target material is deposited around a cylindrical target holder (07-26-2012
20090020256METHOD OF CASTING DAMPED PART WITH INSERT - A method including positioning an insert in a vertical mold including a first mold portion and a second mold portion; and casting a material including a metal around at least a portion of the insert.01-22-2009
164053000 In situ reactive heating 2
20110240244EXOTHERMIC WELDING MOLD WITH INTEGRAL COVER - An exothermal weld mold includes a mold section with an integral cover portion, made as part of a single piece of material with the rest of the mold section. The mold section may be a mold half of a vertically split mold, or may constitute most of a half of the mold. The cover portion may be part of an integral cover that covers substantially all of a reaction chamber or crucible of the mold. The cover may have one or more vent holes, in the top and/or side of the mold. The cover may have a baffled passage for expansion of gases produced by reaction of the weld material, before the gases are expelled from the mold at an opening in the top or side of the mold. The passage may be a serpentine passage. A filter may be placed in the passage.10-06-2011
20120255699EXOTHERMIC WELDING MOLD WITH FILTER - An exothermal weld mold includes a mold section with an integral cover portion, made as part of a single piece of material with the rest of the mold section. The mold section may be a mold half of a vertically split mold, or may constitute most of a half of the mold. The cover portion may be part of an integral cover that covers substantially all of a reaction chamber or crucible of the mold. The cover may have one or more vent holes, in the top and/or side of the mold. The cover may have a baffled passage for expansion of gases produced by reaction of the weld material, before the gases are expelled from the mold at an opening in the top or side of the mold. The passage may be a serpentine passage. A filter may be placed in the passage.10-11-2012
164077000 Slush casting type 2
20090044925Method and device for producing metal foils - A method and device for producing metal foils using the foil-casting principle includes the steps of filling a casting frame with liquid metal, moving a substrate through the bottom of the casting frame, with the substrate belt being at a lower temperature than the melting point of the liquid metal in the bottom of the casting frame, so that a bottom layer of the liquid metal crystallizes on the substrate and a metal foil is formed on the substrate on one side of the casting frame. The method further includes the steps of measuring at least one of a thickness and weight of the metal foil, and adjusting the contact surface area between the liquid metal and the substrate as a function of the measured value for the thickness and/or weight of the foils produced.02-19-2009
20090050284METHOD FOR PRODUCING A MULTITUDE OF COMPONENTS MADE OF, IN PARTICULAR, TITANIUM ALUMINIDE, AND DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT THIS METHOD - The invention relates to a method and to a device for sing out this method, during which the shell molds (02-26-2009
164138000 Utilizing particular shaping surface material 1
20080257521Component of a Steelworks, Such as a Continuous Casting Installation or a Rolling Mill, Method for Producing Such a Component and Installation for Creating or Processing Semifinished Metallic Products - In order to increase the endurance and lifetime of highly loaded components (10-23-2008
164081000 Utilizing a liquid shaping surface 1
20110272115REMOVING A SHEET FROM THE SURFACE OF A MELT USING ELASTICITY AND BUOYANCY - Embodiments related to sheet production are disclosed. A melt of a material is cooled to form a sheet of the material on the melt. The sheet is formed in a first region at a first sheet height. The sheet is translated to a second region such that it has a second sheet height higher than the first sheet height. The sheet is then separated from the melt. A seed wafer may be used to form the sheet.11-10-2011
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20130025811RIGGING SYSTEM FOR CASTING RAILCAR COUPLER PARTS - A rigging system for casting railcar coupler knuckles is provided. The rigging system comprises cope and drag portions of a mold, a down sprue defined in said cope portion, at least one riser defined in said mold, at least two ingates defined at least partially in said mold and connected to said at least one riser, at least two knuckle mold cavities defined in said mold, and wherein said ingates have a non-circular shape.01-31-2013
20100051224METHOD TO MOVE AN UPPER MOLD IN RELATION TO A LOWER MOLD IN A PERMANENT MOLD CASTING MACHINE AND THE PERMANENT MOLD CASTING MACHINE USED FOR THE METHOD - The present invention provides a method to operate an upper mold in a permanent mold casting machine and the permanent mold casting machine used for the method where a stable operation of the upper mold is realized. The method to operate the upper mold against a lower mold whereby molten metal held in a holding furnace is poured via a stoke into s set of molds consisting of the upper and lower molds and to manufacture casting products, the mold casting machine comprising a mold clamping mechanism attached to a lifting and lowering frame, wherein the mold clamping mechanism is equipped with the upper mold lifting and lowering means that carries out the assembling and separation of the upper and lower molds by lifting and lowering, relative to the lower mold and the lifting and lowering frame, the upper mold being attached to the lower part of the upper mold lifting and lowering means, wherein the space for a setting of a core and for taking out the products is formed between the upper and lower molds by the lifting of the upper mold lifting and lowering means relative to the lifting and lowering frame, and by the lifting of the lifting and lowering frame relative to the lower mold, and wherein the molten metal is poured, while the lifting and lowering frame, to which the mold clamping mechanism having the upper mold is attached, is kept fixed relative to the lower mold, and then the permanent mold casting machine causes the upper mold to be separated from the lower mold by the operation of the upper mold lifting and lowering means, while keeping the lifting and lowering frame fixed relative to the lower mold.03-04-2010
20130087299METHODS OF CASTING SCROLL COMPRESSOR COMPONENTS - Methods of casting improved scroll compressor components having high quality involute portions are provided. The casting method comprises gating molten metal through a patterned region of a core or mold defining the involute vanes. In certain aspects, during casting, molten metal passes through one or more gates that extend through a core in a central patterned region that forms the involute portion of the scroll component. In certain variations, the metal comprises a gray cast iron, so the cast part comprises an involute having a matrix of pearlite and Type A graphite that is substantially free of undercooling defects. Further, in certain variations, the involute portion is substantially free of Types B-E graphite. Thus, high-quality low-defect cast scroll components are formed having good machinability and superior fatigue strength.04-11-2013
20100101749Method and Device for the Production of Wide Strips of Copper or Copper Alloys - A method for producing wide strips of copper is performed by pouring a molten liquid into a revolving wide strip mold via a distribution container and a pour nozzle. A surface of the molten metal in the distribution container is maintained at a constant level above the place where the pour nozzle is fixed in the distribution container in the range of 75 mm to 90 mm with respect to the level of the bath surface of the mold. The molten metal is guided by an ascending channel from the distribution container to the pour nozzle and is distributed within the pour nozzle symmetrically over a width corresponding to the width of the strip. Within the pour nozzle, the molten metal is guided through first and second flow restrictors and is separated into numerous small individual flows in a vertical direction over the entire strip width of the mold.04-29-2010
20090301681LADLE FOR MOLTEN METAL - An apparatus and method for quiescently filling of a ladle with molten material and transferring of the molten material from the ladle is disclosed, wherein the molten material is transferred from the ladle to a casting mold to minimize turbulence in the molten material to minimize defects in a desired cast object.12-10-2009
20090095434Method for preparing semi-solid metal slurry, molding method, and molded product - A manufacturing method of semi-solid metal slurry which pours a molten metal into a container to manufacture the semi-solid slurry, characterized in that a difference in height (H04-16-2009
20080295988METHOD FOR REMOVAL OF CORES FROM NIOBIUM-BASED PART, AND RELATED CASTING PROCESS - A method of removing an yttria-based core from a niobium-based part is described. In the method, the core is treated with an effective amount of a leaching composition. The leaching composition is based on nitric acid, or a combination of nitric acid and phosphoric acid. The core material is effectively removed from the niobium-based part, and the process of removing the core does not detrimentally affect the quality of the part. Related casting techniques for various niobium-based parts are also described.12-04-2008
20120285649MOLD FOR GRAVITY CASTING AND GRAVITY CASTING METHOD USING THE MOLD - A mold and method for gravity casting may integrally cast a turbine housing having a twin scroll unit and a bypass unit and an exhaust manifold having a plurality of exhaust runner units. A turbine housing-side riser may be formed based on the end portion of the twin scroll unit within a first mold and a second mold in the state where the cavity of the turbine housing is formed so that the end portion of the twin scroll unit which is the outlet of the turbine housing is upward disposed.11-15-2012
20110056644CASTING MOLD FOR MAGNESIUM ALLOY AND METHOD OF CASTING MAGNESIUM ALLOY - The mold assembly for magnesium alloys comprises a mold and/or a core, each formed of an air permeable material. The air permeable material is any one or any combination of a network, a sheet having multiple holes, and cloth. The network, the sheet or the cloth is any one or any combination of a metal, a chemical fiber, and a ceramic material. The invention also provides a casting method for magnesium alloys, which uses that mold assembly.03-10-2011
20110030910SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR DIRECTIONAL DIVERGENCE BETWEEN PART MOTION AND CRYSTALLIZATION - A method includes providing a mold including a molten casting material, moving the mold in a first direction, and guiding a solidification interface across the mold in a second direction in response to the moving the mold. The second direction is deviated from the first direction, and the solidification interface includes a transition to a negative heat transfer region. The mold moves in the first direction at a constant speed, and the mold includes heat transfer features such that a solidification time of the molten casting material at the conditions of the solidification interface is approximately constant as a function of the second direction.02-10-2011
20110226438REUSABLE CASTING MEMBER - The present invention relates to a casting element (09-22-2011
20110226437Copper Anode Furnace and a Method for Operating the Same - A copper anode furnace comprises a furnace drum (09-22-2011
20110073270COATING COMPOSITIONS FOR CASTING MOULDS AND CORES FOR AVOIDING MACULATE SURFACES - The invention relates to a size composition (coating composition) for casting moulds and cores, comprising at least one metal additive which contains a metal or a compound of a metal, wherein the metal is selected from one of groups 7 or 9 to 12 of the Periodic Table of the Elements. The invention also relates to a process for producing a casting mould, which comprises a mould coating of the size (coating) according to the invention, and to the use of said mould for the casting of metals.03-31-2011
20110174458CASTING METHOD - A molten metal is fed from a distributor provided in a molten metal introduction portion of a casting die to a cavity of the casting die so as to perform a casting operation. A portion of the distributor to be in contact with the molten metal is made of a copper or a copper alloy. The casting is performed while setting a cavity temperature of the casting die in an initial stage of casting to a predetermined temperature and setting a temperature of the distributor in the initial stage of casting to 65° C. or lower.07-21-2011
20100319871METHOD FOR CASTING DISK ROTOR - The method casts a disk rotor which can restrain partial abrasion in a sliding ring part, particularly, in the circumferential outer surface. A mold includes a casting cavity to cast the sliding ring part, an outer circumference forming surface, an inner circumference forming surface, a gate group including a plurality of gates formed in the outer circumference forming surface at positions spaced apart from each other at predetermined intervals with respect to a circumferential direction, each of the gates having a central line P12-23-2010
20120145350MOLD FOR GRAVITY CASTING AND GRAVITY CASTING METHOD USING THE MOLD - A mold and method for gravity casting may integrally cast a turbine housing having a twin scroll unit and a bypass unit and an exhaust manifold having a plurality of exhaust runner units. A turbine housing-side riser may be formed based on the end portion of the twin scroll unit within a first mold and a second mold in the state where the cavity of the turbine housing is formed so that the end portion of the twin scroll unit which is the outlet of the turbine housing is upward disposed.06-14-2012
20100170653SOLIDIFICATION OF MOLTEN MATERIAL OVER A MOVING BED OF DIVIDED SOLID MATERIAL - Systems and methods for converting a powder to a solid mass are disclosed. A furnace is provided to melt the powder and deliver a stream of resulting molten material to a bed of beads on a vibratory conveyor. Cooling gas flows through nozzles positioned above and along the conveyor to cool the beads and liquid. The liquid solidifies and forms a solid mass, incorporating beads from the bed. The conveyor can be periodically stopped to produce a plurality of discrete solid masses. Masses and unincorporated beads fall into a collection container. Unincorporated beads pass through a screening device and are returned to the bed of beads. A make-up bead system adds beads to the bed as needed to maintain a suitable bed depth. In some embodiments, the powder and beads consist essentially of silicon, and the solid masses formed are suitable for preparing silicon ingots.07-08-2010
20110005702USE OF BRANCHED ALKANE DIOL CARBOXYLIC ACID DIESTERS IN POLYURETHANE-BASED FOUNDRY BINDERS - The invention relates to a molding material mixture for production of molded products for the foundry industry, comprising at least one fire-resistant base molding material and a polyurethane-based binder system comprising a polyisocyanate component and a polyol component. According to the invention, the polyurethane-based binder system comprises a portion of a carboxylic acid diester of a branched alkane diol, said portion being at least 3 weight-%, and a portion of aromatic solvent of less than 10 weight-% of the binder system. A preferable carboxylic acid diester is 2,2,4-trimethyl-1,3-pentandiol-diisobutyrate. The molded products produced from the molding material mixture for the foundry industry are characterized by a high strength and a lower generation of fumes and smoke during pouring01-13-2011
20120152479ORGANO-MODIFIED SILICONE, MOLD RELEASE AGENT FOR MOLD CASTING COMPRISING THE SAME, AND MOLD CASTING METHOD USING THE SAME - An organo-modified silicone obtained by an addition reaction of (I) a chain silicone represented by formula (1):06-21-2012
20120312493LADLE FOR MOLTEN METAL - A ladle for a molten metal includes a main body having a hollow interior and an opening for receiving the molten metal. The main body has a sidewall with a nozzle formed therein. The nozzle defines an axis of rotation for the main body. The nozzle contacts, seals and is in fluid communication with the mold. The nozzle is configured to deliver the molten metal to a mold when the main body is rotated from a first position to a second position.12-13-2012
20120279673CASTING METHOD AND CASTING DEVICE FOR CAST-METAL OBJECT - A casting method and a casting device for a cast-metal object which are inexpensive and have a high degree of freedom are provided to cast plural types of cast-metal objects simultaneously.11-08-2012
20120138254SEMI-MOLTEN OR SEMI-SOLID MOLDING METHOD - A semi-molten or semi-solid molding method is used to cast a scroll member having a tabular panel, a spiral section, and a columnar part. The method includes filling a cavity formed inside of the molding die with semi-molten or semi-solid metal from a section for forming the columnar part via a runner that forms a channel. The cavity forms a space for casting the scroll member. An angle of intersection θ06-07-2012
20120138253ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR IRON-CHROME ALLOYS PRODUCTION AND RELATED PLANT - A method for producing ferro-chrome alloys comprising a stechiometric charge and stechiometric slag calculation step, a step of making the plant and the crucible furnace operate at normal regime, steps of casting the metal and the slag, a step of collecting the molten metal in suitable modular moulds made from spheroidal graphite cast iron, a step of removing the ingots contained in the moulds with suitable pincer means, a step of collecting the slag in suitable non-refractory bells or ladles, characterised in that the metal-slag separation takes place directly inside the furnace and in that said castings of metal and slag take place in successive steps so as to allow the drawing off of the liquids in the amounts formed between one casting and the next.06-07-2012
20080236778Wire injection lance nozzle insert - A lance nozzle insert for a refractory lance for feeding an additive wire into a quantity of molten metal below the surface of the molten metal surface is made of a material comprising stabilized zirconium oxide and graphite substantially increasing the corrosion resistance of the lance nozzle insert.10-02-2008
20130168036METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING RAILCAR COUPLERS - A casting apparatus for casting a railcar coupler, which includes a shank portion and a head portion, includes cope and drag portions that define an external shape of the coupler. The casting apparatus also includes one or more cores that define an interior of the shank portion and a separate head core with an exterior that defines an interior of the head portion that includes lock chamber, guard arm side portion, and knuckle side portions of the head. The head core is a single piece with a hollow center section that defines a front face gating system that includes at least one in-gate configured to direct molten material to top and bottom regions of the head to define the lock chamber, guard arm side portion, and knuckle side of the head.07-04-2013
20130139990Systems, Devices, and/or Methods for Producing Holes - Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a system, machine, device, manufacture, circuit, and/or composition of matter adapted for and/or resulting from, and/or a method for activities that can comprise and/or relate to, a first form comprising: a plurality of surface artifacts that substantially spatially replicate a surface geometry of a stacked foil mold; and a prong that is adapted to form a hole in a cast product.06-06-2013
20130139991HIGH CARBON CHROMIUM BEARING STEEL, AND PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF - Provided is bearing steel having excellent fatigue life by minimizing segregation during casting of the bearing steel and reducing the generation of large carbides in a segregation band. The high-carbon chromium bearing steel includes 0.5 wt % to 1.2 wt % of carbon (C), 0.15 wt % to 2.0 wt % of silicon (Si), 0.05 wt % to 0.45 wt % of manganese (Mn), 0.025 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of phosphorus (P), 0.025 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of sulfur (S), 0.1 wt % to 1.6 wt % of chromium (Cr), 0.01 wt % to 0.3 wt % of Ce, and iron (Fe) as well as other unavoidable impurities as a remainder. A method of manufacturing the steel is also provided.06-06-2013
20090294087BRASS ALLOY AS RAW MATERIALS FOR SEMI SOLID METAL CASTING - A brass alloy as raw materials for Semi Solid Metal casting has a component composition containing Zn of 8 to 40 mass %, Zr of 0.0005 to 0.04 mass %, P of 0.01 to 0.25 mass %, and a balance of Cu and inevitable impurities, further containing one or more kinds of Si of 2 to 5 mass %, Sn of 0.05 to 6 mass %, and Al of 0.05 to 3.5 mass % as needed, and further containing one or more kinds of Pb of 0.005 to 0.45 mass %, Bi of 0.005 to 0.45 mass %, Se of 0.03 to 0.45 mass %, and Te of 0.01 to 0.45 mass %.12-03-2009
20120273153Casting mold having a stabilized inner casting core, casting method and casting part - A casting mold for a metal melt is provided. By coating a core of a casting mold, the core may be mechanically stabilized and an inner coating of the component to be cast may be obtained, wherein the coating preferably serves as an anti-corrosion layer. A method for producing a cast part using the casting mold is also provided.11-01-2012

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