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428655000 Transition metal-base component 300
428621000 With additional, spatially distinct nonmetal component 297
428650000 Al-base component 142
428646000 Sn-base component 42
428639000 O, S, or organic compound in metal component 30
428636000 Adjacent, identical composition, components 28
428649000 Group IIA metal-base component 18
428620000 Semiconductor component 13
428686000 Adjacent functionally defined components 7
428641000 Ge- or Si-base component 7
428642000 Ga-, In-, Tl- or Group VA metal-base component 7
428635000 Four or more distinct components with alternate recurrence of each type component 6
428645000 Pb-base component 1
20130130059COATING AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - A coating is provided to a conductor, and has a layered structure of a palladium layer. The palladium layer has a crystal plane whose orientation rate is 65% or more.05-23-2013
20110177357COLORED DEVICE CASING AND SURFACE-TREATING METHOD FOR FABRICATING SAME - A colored device casing includes a base, a color layer and a bonding layer. The base has at least one smooth region. The bonding layer is positioned between the base and the color layer and bonds the base and color layer together. The color layer includes titanium. Portion of the color layer corresponding to and located over the smooth region has a value of L* in a range from about 39.68 to about 41.68, a value of a* in a range from about 4.80 to about 5.80 and a value of b* in a range from about 6.88 to about 7.88 according to the Commission Internationale del'Eclairage, (CIE, International Commission on Illumination) LAB system. A surface-treating method for fabricating the colored casing is also provided.07-21-2011
20090324990SUBSTRATE WITH ANTIMICROBIAL PROPERTIES - Substrate with Antimicrobial Properties An antimicrobial substrate (glass, ceramic or metallic) coated on at least one of its surface with at least one mixed layer deposited by a sputtering under vacuum magnetically enhanced process is described. The layer comprising at least one antimicrobial agent mixed to binder material chosen amongst the metal oxides, oxynitrides, oxycarbides or nitrides. This substrate present antimicrobial properties, in particular bactericidal activity even when no thermal treatment has been applied. If a tempered and antimicrobial glass is required, the same co-sputtering process can be used, optionally an underlayer can be added. Antimicrobial properties are maintained even after a tempering process.12-31-2009
20110195269SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FORMING AND PROCESSING ALLOY INGOTS - Processes and methods related to producing, processing, and hot working alloy ingots are disclosed. An alloy ingot is formed including an inner ingot core and an outer layer metallurgically bonded to the inner ingot core. The processes and methods are characterized by a reduction in the incidence of surface cracking of the alloy ingot during hot working.08-11-2011
20110195271Cast Metal Parts With Cosmetic Surfaces And Methods Of Making Same - A cast metal part has a veneer made of cosmetic metal applied thereto so that the cast metal part has a cosmetic surface. A method for producing a cast metal part with a cosmetic surface comprises applying a veneer of cosmetic metal to a surface of the cast metal part. The cast metal part can be a die cast part, such as die cast aluminum or zinc. The veneer can be thin gauge highly cosmetic aluminum. The veneer of cosmetic metal can be applied to the surface of the cast metal part by placing the veneer into a casting mold used for forming the cast metal part, and casting molten metal onto the veneer in the casting mold. The veneer of cosmetic metal can also be applied to the surface of the cast metal part by solid-state welding, e.g., diffusion bonding, the veneer and the cast metal part together.08-11-2011
20110195270SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING ALLOY INGOTS - Processes and methods related to processing and hot working alloy ingots are disclosed. A metallic material layer is deposited onto at least a region of a surface of an alloy ingot before hot working the alloy ingot. The processes and methods are characterized by a reduction in the incidence of surface cracking of the alloy ingot during hot working.08-11-2011
20100119865CONTROL OF ELECTROMAGNETIC SIGNALS OF COINS THROUGH MULTI-PLY PLATING TECHNOLOGY - The present invention relates to novel metallic composites that are useful as coinage materials. These composites are produced through a multi-ply plating process and are designed to overcome difficulties associated with calibrating vending machines that can result in fraud. In one embodiment, the metallic composite comprises a steel core over which nickel and then a non-magnetic metal such as copper, brass or bronze is deposited as a layered pair. The magnetic and non-magnetic metals may also be applied in the reverse order, with the copper, brass or bronze applied directly over the steel and then covered by the nickel. The electromagnetic signature (EMS) of the composite is controlled by defining the thickness of the deposited metal layers. Advantageously, the invention overcomes problems associated when different coins are made from the same alloy and have similar sizes, and therefore cannot be distinguished by vending machines.05-13-2010
20090061251Laser circuit etching by additive deposition - In one embodiment the present invention includes a direct-write laser lithography system. The system includes a reel-to-reel feed system that presents a metal tape to a laser for direct patterning of the metal. The laser beam is swept laterally across the tape by a moving mirror, and is intense enough to ablate the metal but not so strong as to destroy the structural integrity of the tape. The ablated metal becomes deposited to form circuit structures on a target structure.03-05-2009
20130034742ZIRCONIUM PRETREATMENT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A RARE EARTH METAL, ASSOCIATED METHODS FOR TREATING METAL SUBSTRATES, AND RELATED COATED METAL SUBSTRATES - Disclosed are methods for treating metal substrates that include contacting the substrate with a pretreatment composition comprising a rare earth metal and a zirconyl compound. The present invention also relates to coated substrates produced thereby and further to substrates additionally coated with an electrophoretically applied coating composition.02-07-2013
20100104889METHOD TO DECREASE WARPAGE OF MULTI-LAYER SUBSTRATE AND STRUCTURE THEREOF - Disclosed is a method to decrease warpage of a multi-layer substrate, comprises a first metal layer and a second metal layer. First area of the first metal layer is larger than second area of the second metal layer. In the same layer of the second metal layer, a redundant metal layer can be set to make a redundant metal layer area plus the second area considerably equivalent to the first area. Alternatively, a redundant space can be set in the first metal layer to achieve the same result. When the multi-layer substrate comprises a first dielectric layer with an opening and a second dielectric layer, a redundant opening positioned corresponding to the opening can be set in the second dielectric layer. The present invention employs a method of balancing the multi-layer substrate stress, i.e. to homogenize the multi-layer structure composed of different metal layers and dielectric layers to decrease warpage thereof.04-29-2010
20130071684HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE INCLUDING A FASCIA PANEL HAVING A METALLIC FILM - A household appliance including at least one fascia panel, wherein the at least one fascia panel includes a film having a metallic material that provides a metallic appearance to the at least one fascia panel. In an exemplary embodiment of the invention, the metallic material may include one of a stainless steel material and a brushed nickel material. Further, the fascia panel may be formed from at least one of plastic, wood, and metal.03-21-2013
20110059332Oxidation and Corrosion Resistant and Ductile Alloy Composition and Method of Making - Composition containing a MCrAlY, wherein M is selected from the group consisting of cobalt (Co), nickel (Ni), iron (Fe) and mixtures thereof, and germanium in an amount of about 10% by weight or less of germanium. Coated articles coated with the composition are also provided.03-10-2011
20110014491IRON-CHROMIUM BASED BRAZING FILLER METAL - An iron-chromium based brazing filler metal is provided which exhibits an excellent wetting behavior on a stainless steel base material. The brazing filler metal produces a brazed joint which exhibits high strength and good corrosion resistance. The brazing filler metal is suitable for brazing stainless steel and other materials where corrosion resistance and high strength is required. Typical examples of applications are heat exchangers and catalytic converters. The iron-chromium based brazing filler metal powder according to the invention comprises: between 11 and 35 wt % chromium, between 0 and 30 wt % nickel, between 2 and 20 wt % copper, between 2 and 6 wt % silicon, between 4 and 8 wt % phosporous, between 0-10 wt % manganese, and at least 20 wt % iron.01-20-2011
20120237788METAL MATERIAL PROCESSING METHOD, STRUCTURE PROCESSED USING METAL MATERIAL PROCESSING METHOD AND ROTARY TOOL - A metal material processing method includes arranging two metal materials to face each other in a processing portion and inserting a distal end of a rod-shaped rotary tool into the processing portion while rotating the rotary tool, the two metal materials are processed. The distal end of the rotary tool has a probe protruding in a central portion and a shoulder in a peripheral portion, and the probe and the shoulder are constituted by different materials in at least surface portions that are in contact with the metal materials.09-20-2012
20120237787WIRE TO CONDUCTIVE METAL PLATE LASER WELDING STRUCTURE - A laser welding structure that is formed by joining a stranded wire (wire) of a signal line and a welding portion (conductive metal plate) by locally applying a laser beam and thereby melting and solidifying the stranded wire of the signal line and the welding portion has the following features. That is, the melting point of the stranded wire of the signal line and the melting point of the welding portion are different. The laser welding structure is obtained by applying a laser beam to one of the stranded wire of the signal line and the welding portion that has a higher melting point, i.e., to the welding portion having a higher melting point.09-20-2012
20080318078Alloy-Coated Boiler Part and Method of Welding Self-Fluxing Alloy-Coated Boiler Part - [Problems] To provide an alloy-coated boiler part that at all regions to be protected, is furnished with a weld deposition coating of alloy material excelling in erosion/corrosion resistance and that even when joined by welding, is free from thermal shock cracking.12-25-2008
20110293961SILVER-CONTAINING ALLOY PLATING BATH AND METHOD FOR ELECTROLYTIC PLATING USING SAME - The present invention provides a silver-containing alloy electrolytic plating bath which can produce silver-containing alloy plated products having excellent resistance to oxidation suitable for electronic members, decoration members, and dental members, and a method for electrolytic plating using the same. Specifically the plating bath is to deposit a silver-containing alloy on the surface of the substrate. The silver-containing alloy plated products having excellent resistance to oxidation can be manufactured by using the plating bath which contains (a) a silver compound containing 99.9% to 46% by mass of silver on the basis of the total metal mass therein, (b) a gadolinium compound containing 0.1% to 54% by mass of gadolinium on the basis of the total metal mass therein, (c) at least one kind of complexing agent, and (d) a solvent, and by using the method for electrolytic plating applying the plating bath.12-01-2011
20110287280HIGH-STRENGTH COLD-ROLLED STEEL SHEET EXCELLENT IN BENDING WORKABILITY - A cold-rolled steel sheet has a chemical composition of C: 0.12% to 0.3%, Si: 0.5% or less, Mn: less than 1.5%, Al: 0.15% or less, N: 0.01% or less, P: 0.02% or less, and S: 0.01% or less, with the remainder including iron and inevitable impurities and has a martensite single-phase structure as its steel microstructure. In a surface region of the steel sheet from the surface to a depth one-tenth the gauge, the number density of n-ary groups of inclusions determined by specific n-th determinations is 120 or less per 100 cm11-24-2011
20090274925Three components linked to each other by means of a welded connection - A pore-free weld connection and a method for manufacturing such a weld connection between first, second and third components (11-05-2009
20100239882Method for brazing of titanium and aluminium parts and parts obtainable thereby - Aluminium and titanium parts can be joined to each other by brazing in the presence of an alkali metal fluoroaluminate in a protective gas atmosphere which comprises argon. According to the process, the assemblies of aluminium and titanium, joint by brazing, can be used for example in or as chemical apparatus, as parts for cars, boats, space transportation systems, or airplanes, or for manufacturing heat exchangers.09-23-2010
20120189867HOUSING AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A housing is provided which includes an aluminum or aluminum alloy substrate, an aluminum layer and a corrosion resistant layer formed on the aluminum or aluminum alloy substrate in that order. The corrosion resistant layer is an Al—O layer. Then, Gd ions are implanted in the Al—O layer by ion implantation process. The atomic percentages of O in the Al—O gradient layer gradually increase from the side of Al—O gradient layer near the aluminum or aluminum alloy substrate to the other side of Al—O gradient layer, away from aluminum or aluminum alloy substrate. Therefore the housing has a high corrosion resistance. A method for making the housing is also provided.07-26-2012
20110268985MIXED ALLOY SOLDER PASTE - A solder paste comprises an amount of a first solder alloy powder between about 60 wt % to about 92 wt %; an amount of a second solder alloy powder greater than 0 wt % and less than about 12 wt %; and a flux; wherein the first solder alloy powder comprises a first solder alloy that has a solidus temperature above about 260° C.; and wherein the second solder alloy powder comprises a second solder alloy that has a solidus temperature that is less than about 250° C.11-03-2011
20110171487METHOD FOR MAKING A PART MADE OF A COMPOSITE MATERIAL WITH A METAL MATRIX - The invention relates to a method for making a part made of a composite material with a metal matrix, characterised in that the method includes the steps of: providing, on a preform of the part to be made, at least one assembly of reinforcing fibres, said fibres being previously coated with at least one metal or metal alloy; heating the assembly to a temperature sufficient for diffusing the metal particles surrounding the fibre; after cooling, releasing the part made of the preform and withdrawing the latter.07-14-2011
20100112374MATERIAL AND METHOD FOR COATING A SURFACE - The invention relates to a material for coating a surface by means of at least partial thermal phase change, comprising a first component with several metal ingredients to form a matrix, ans a second component to form a hard phase embedded in the matrix, wherein the first component, based on the total weight thereof, has a fraction of at least about 40% nickel and the second component is a fraction based on the total weight of the material between about 20% and about 80% and the first component, based on the total weight thereof, has a fraction of at least about 10%, in particular, at least about 20% of a further metal from the group of copper or iron.05-06-2010
20100266866METHOD OF METAL COATING AND COATING PRODUCED THEREBY - A method for coating a metal substrate, such as a steel strip, is disclosed. The method comprises vapour or electro-depositing an alloy control material, as described herein, onto the substrate and passing the substrate through a bath of molten coating material and forming a coating of the coating material onto the deposited alloy control material.10-21-2010
20080268279Method of Joining Clad Metals and Vessel Produced Thereby - A method for joining clad metal plates having a protective layer (10-30-2008
20080268280METHOD OF PREPARING LOW RESISTANCE METAL LINE, PATTERNED METAL LINE STRUCTURE, AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - Disclosed herein is a method of preparing a low resistance metal line, in which a wet plating technique is used instead of a vacuum film forming process in order to simplify the process and decrease the manufacturing cost. In addition, a self-assembled monolayer is formed that facilitates the increased adsorption density and strength of the metal catalyst resulting in the formation of a high-density metal catalyst layer, thereby obtaining a high-quality metal line. Also disclosed herein, are a patterned metal line structure, and a display device using the same.10-30-2008
20110165432POWDER METALLURGICAL ARTICLE AND PROCESS - A powder metallurgical article and process are disclosed. The article is a repaired or enlarged powder metallurgical article. The repaired or enlarged powder metallurgical article includes a formed article including a first alloy and a material including a second alloy. The material is welded to the formed article to form the repaired or enlarged powder metallurgical article. The repaired or enlarged powder metallurgical article includes a substantially uniform grain structure.07-07-2011
20100081005Friction Stir Welding Tool and Weld Metal Structure with Plural Onion Rings - A friction stir welding tool and weld metal structure with plural onion rings, in which the tool is formed on the tool head with three surfaces, which are connected to one another through three spaced surfaces. An eccentrical axis of the tool head deviates from a central axis of the tool handle. One of the three surfaces is a deviation cutting surface which is a flat surface formed by cutting off a wall thickness from one side of an outer peripheral surface of the tool head toward the central axis of the tool handle. Each of the three spaced surfaces is alternately formed with plural notches and plural protrusions. The above welding tool is used to perform a stir friction welding operation to two metals to form the weld metal structure with the same number of onion rings as the protrusions and notches of each of the spaced surfaces.04-01-2010
20080206587METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic component is equipped with electrode protrusions that make it possible to mount the electronic component without covering connection pads of a circuit board with solder and to dispose the connection pads of the circuit board with a narrow pitch while preventing electrical shorting of the connection electrodes during mounting. A method of manufacturing an electronic component equipped with connection electrodes, where electrode protrusions are covered with solder, includes a step of heating a solder sheet to a semi-molten state and pressing the electronic component onto the solder sheet to place the electrode protrusions in contact with the solder sheet and a step of retracting the electronic component from a position where the electrode protrusions contact the solder sheet to transfer solder onto outside surfaces of the electrode protrusions that contacted the solder sheet.08-28-2008
20090286103COATED ARTICLES AND RELATED METHODS - Coated articles and related methods are described. In some cases, the coated articles may exhibit high strength, hardness, brightness, abrasion resistance, corrosion resistance, and other desirable structural and functional properties. In some embodiments, the coatings may include an alloy, such as a nickel-tungsten alloy and/or metal oxides.11-19-2009
20090291320Bonding of Materials with Induction Heating - An apparatus and process are provided for forming a two-metal flat bonded article. A flat metal sheet in solid form is placed in the indention of a heat resistant plate. A second heat resistant plate is placed over the flat metal sheet in the indentation to form a flat metal sheet enclosure. The flat metal sheet enclosure is placed in a U-shaped inductor assembly embedded with a solenoidal induction coil. Supply of alternating current to the solenoidal induction coil inductively heats the flat metal sheet after which the sheet is withdrawn from the inductor assembly. The second heat resistant plate is removed and a bond metal in liquid form is placed over the top surface of the flat metal sheet in the indentation so that the two-metal flat bonded article is formed as the bond metal solidifies.11-26-2009
20090202857METHOD FOR FORMING AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE ON A FLEXIBLE METALLIC SUBSTRATE AND RESULTANT DEVICE - A method for forming an electronic device provides a metallic carrier having a retaining surface and secures a contact surface of a metallic substrate material against the retaining surface of the metallic carrier. The substrate is processed to form the electronic device thereon; and the metallic substrate material released from the metallic carrier, to yield the completed electronic device.08-13-2009
20100279143MULTI-ALLOY COMPOSITE SHEET FOR AUTOMOTIVE PANELS - Multi-alloy composite sheets and methods of producing the composite sheets for use in automotive applications are disclosed. The automotive application may include an automotive panel having a bi-layer or a tri-layer composite sheet with 3xxx and 6xxx aluminum alloys. The composite sheets may be produced by roll bonding or multi-alloy casting, among other techniques. Each of the composite sheets may demonstrate good flat hem rating and mechanical properties, long shelf life, and high dent resistance, among other properties.11-04-2010
20080286601PART MACHINING METHOD, MOLD, LONG PART, TABLE APPARATUS, AND X-RAY IMAGING SYSTEM - A method for machining the surface of a long metal member flatwise substantially throughout the overall length of the surface, a mold for the machining, a machined long part, a table apparatus using the machined part, and an X-ray imaging system using the table apparatus, are to be provided. The machining method comprises the steps of positioning a mold in such a manner that a flat mold surface is opposed to a surface of a long metal member in a state of non-contact substantially throughout the overall length of the surface, filling a metal adhesive agent into the opposed portion between the long metal member and the mold, and removing the mold after curing of the metal adhesive agent.11-20-2008
20100143745NiCoCrl layer for forming dense and solid oxide layers and metallic layer system - NiCoCrAl layers used as anticorrosive layers characterized by additional corrosion stability enhancing agents that substantially improve the anticorrosive properties are provided. Corrosion stability is not only determined by the composition and the percentage of the main alloy elements of nickel, cobalt, chromium and aluminium, but also by the addition of corrosion stability enhancing agents, such yttrium, cerium, tantalum, niobium, silicon, titanium, zirconium, and hafnium.06-10-2010
20090162689ALUMINUM BASE PART AND MANUFACTURING METHOD - An aluminum base part is composed of a forging cast product produced by a forging cast process and a nickel chromium plating layer formed on the forging cast product. The nickel chromium plating layer is composed of a semibright nickel plating layer formed on the forging cast product and having a thickness of 5 to 10 μm, a bright nickel plating layer 06-25-2009
20090004503METALLIC ALLOY COMPOSITION AND PROTECTIVE COATING - A protective coating system includes a coating having a composition that includes about 5-40 wt % of chromium, of about 5-35 wt % of aluminum, about 0.1-9 wt % of at least one of silicon, hafnium, or magnesium, about 0.05-2 wt % of a Group IIIB Periodic Table element, a non-zero amount less than 13 wt % of at least one noble metal selected from platinum, palladium, and gold, and a balance including nickel, cobalt or iron.01-01-2009
20080318079LOW LEAD SOLDERABLE PLUMBING COMPONENTS - Plumbing valves, fittings, and other water handling devices are manufactured of a metal, such as silicon bronze, having a lead content below 0.2%. Such devices are subsequently electroplated with a galvanizing solution including saline or alkaline solutions containing nickel and tin. The resultant plated products can be soldered to the remaining copper components of a plumbing system using conventional lead-free solder.12-25-2008
20100178526PROCESS FOR WORKING METAL MEMBERS AND STRUCTURES - Carbon steel materials having a carbon content of at least 0.15 mass % are caused to abut against each other in a welding part. The rear face side of the welding part is covered by a stainless-steel backing member, and then a tubular probe of a rotary tool is inserted into the front face side of the welding part to weld the metallic materials together. To perform the welding, the maximum attained temperature of the welding part is controlled so as not to exceed 723° C. or 737° C., or the cooling rate of the welding part is controlled to 75° C./s or lower. In this manner, the formation of a martensite phase in the metallic structure of the welding part can be prevented and hard-carbon steel can be welded together at a high intensity.07-15-2010
20100261034COMPOSITE METALLIC MATERIALS, USES THEREOF AND PROCESS FOR MAKING SAME - A lightweight, high strength and corrosion resistant composite metallic material is disclosed herein. The composite metallic material typically comprises a high-to-weight ratio, low density core material; and a corrosion resistant protective refractory metal layer. The method for making the composite metallic material comprises the steps of surface activating the core material and forming a refractory metal on the surface of the surface activated core material by physical, chemical or electrochemical processes. Such a composite material is suitable for making biomaterials, corrosion resistant equipment and industrial electrodes.10-14-2010
20100227193Composite Metal Extrusions and a Process for Producing Composite Metal Extrusions - There is provided a method for producing a multi-colored or multi-alloy extruded shape, such as metal tubing for use in forming rings. At least two contrastingly colored metal components or metal components made from different alloys are arranged in a container. The metal components in the container are compressed so as to form a billet of distorted multi-colored or multi-alloy metal. The billet is extruded thereby forming multi-colored or multi-alloy patterns in the extruded shape.09-09-2010
20100239881GALVANIC DEPOSITION METHOD FOR AN ANTHRACITE COLOURED COATING AND METALLIC PARTS PROVIDED WITH THE COATING - The invention concerns a galvanic deposition method for an anthracite coloured coating for metallic parts, including a first step of depositing a gold-nickel alloy by means of an electrolytic bath, characterized in that it includes a second step of treating said gold-nickel alloy by means of a diluted acid bath, containing an acid selected from among hydrochloric, hydrofluoric, phosphoric, nitric and sulphuric acid.09-23-2010
20130216857METALLIC ALLOYS HAVING AMORPHOUS, NANO-CRYSTALLINE, OR MICROCRYSTALLINE STRUCTURE - A metal alloy for use in a wire included in an electrochemical cell is disclosed having an amorphous structure, microcrystalline grains, or grains that are sized less than about one micron. In various embodiments, the microcrystalline grains are not generally longitudinally oriented, are variably oriented, or are randomly oriented. In some embodiments, the microcrystalline grains lack uniform grain size or are variably sized. In some embodiments, the microcrystalline grains have an average grain size of less than or equal to 5 microns. In some embodiments, the metal alloy lacks long-range crystalline order among the microcrystalline grains. In some embodiments, the wire is used in a substrate used in the electrochemical cell. In some embodiments, the metal alloy is formed using a co-extrusion process comprising warming up the metallic alloy and applying pressure and simultaneously passing a core material through a die to obtain a composite structure.08-22-2013
20100151270Process of forming ultrafine crystal layer, machine component having ultrafine crystal layer formed by the ultrafine crystal layer forming process, process of producing the machine component, process of forming nanocrystal layer, machine component having nanocrystal layer formed by the nanocrystal layer forming process, and process of producing the machine component - A process of forming an ultrafine crystal layer in a workpiece constituted by a metallic material. The process includes: performing a machining operation on a surface of the workpiece, so as to impart a large local strain to the machined surface of the workpiece, where the machining operation causes the machined surface of the workpiece to be subjected to a plastic working that causes to have large local strain in the form of a true strain of at least one, such that the ultrafine crystal layer is formed in a surface layer portion of the workpiece that defines the machined surface of the workpiece. Also disclosed are a nanocrystal layer forming process, a machine component having the ultrafine crystal layer or the nanocrystal layer, and a machine component producing process of producing the machine component.06-17-2010
20110236714Metal Foil with Electric Resistance Film and Method of Producing the Same - A copper foil with an electric resistance film in which a film with higher electrical resistivity than the metal foil is provided on the metal foil, wherein a plurality of electric resistance films with different electric resistance is arranged in parallel on the same metal foil. With conventionally used built-in resistor elements, one resistor element is configured of one type of substance on the copper foil. Nevertheless, when actually mounting the resistor elements, the circuit design tolerance can be increased and the number of man-hours can be reduced with two resistor elements and further with a plurality of resistor elements compared to a case with one resistor element. This invention aims to provide a metal foil with a built-in resistor element comprising two or more types of resistor elements on one metal foil.09-29-2011
20100297468METHODS OF JOINING AND MATERIAL DEPOSITION FOR A WORKPIECE WITH A WORKPIECE AREA MADE FROM A TITANIUM-ALUMINIDE ALLOY - The invention concerns a method to create fusion-integrated joints of workpieces, in which a workpiece area formed on a workpiece made from a TiAl alloy and a workpiece area formed on another workpiece made from a TiAl alloy or a different high temperature material are joined in a joint area using a joining additive, where the joining additive contains at least one of the elements gallium and indium. The invention also concerns a method to create a material deposit on a workpiece, in which a deposit material is applied to a workpiece area made from a TiAl alloy, where a fusion-integrated joint is produced between the deposit material and the workpiece area, where the deposit material contains at least one of the elements gallium and indium and a filler material.11-25-2010
20100297469Method of joining two members by friction stir welding - This invention provides a configuration of a joint that allows a satisfactory welded joint to be formed with reduced deformation of the joint region when two-face structures (panels) are friction-welded end to end. The panels 11-25-2010
20090068492PROCESS FOR WORKING METAL MATERIAL AND STRUCTURES - In a first step, friction stir welding is performed, while supplying a filler into a joining portion, in order to prevent the coarsening of crystal grains of metal materials in a subsequent fusion processing. Then, a fusion processing such as MIG welding is performed. The filler to be added to the joining portion includes a substance that does not chemically react with the metal materials and has a melting point higher than a melting point of the metal materials and a substance in which a misfit with the metal materials is within ±15%. As a result, the coarsening of crystal grains by the fusion processing is inhibited and the joint strength can be increased.03-12-2009
20090068491TOOL FOR FRICTION STIR WELDING, METHOD OF WELDING WITH THE SAME, AND PROCESSED OBJECT OBTAINED BY THE SAME - It is an object of the invention to reduce mixing of an impurity from a friction stir welding tool, reduce abrasion of the tool, and prevent the tool from being easily broken even though an object to be worked formed by a metal or an alloy having a high melting point of 1350° C. or more is friction-stir-welded.03-12-2009
20110244265Welding Alignment And Spacing Article - A welding alignment and spacing article is provided for forming a welding gap between two structures to be welded together. The article includes a body having first and second surfaces that are spaced from each other at a selected spacing distance to define a region of selected body thickness. The body is formed from a non-metallic degradable body material in the region that can be wholly or partially degraded by exposure to a degrading agent to reduce the body thickness. The degradable body material is sufficiently incompressible to be useable as a spacer that maintains a specified welding gap distance between the two structures to be welded.10-06-2011
20100167083COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND PRODUCING MEHTOD THEREOF - An object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing a composite material that can prevent a powdered additive to be mixed from scattering and control a quantity of the additive dispersed in the composite material.07-01-2010
20110244266TITANIUM MATERIAL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING TITANIUM MATERIAL - Disclosed are a titanium material having excellent surface characteristics and a method for readily producing a titanium material having excellent surface characteristics. More specifically, provided is a titanium material including a surface film having a multilayer structure provided with at least two layers, namely a surface layer and an inner layer in contact with the inner side of the surface layer, wherein the surface layer is formed of titanium oxide with a hardness of 5 GPa to 20 GPa, and the inner layer contains at least one of titanium carbide and titanium nitride.10-06-2011
20090098406FRICTION STIR WELDING OF METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES - A fiber-reinforced component is formed of a first composite member including a metal matrix with reinforcing fibers having a diameter and a length distributed therein in a selected orientation and a second composite member including a metal matrix with reinforcing fibers having a diameter and a length distributed therein in a selected orientation. The first composite member is bonded to the second composite member by a solid state bond along a predetermined joint path, such that an average volume fraction of the reinforcing fibers of the first composite member and the second composite member within the joint path is substantially the same as an average volume fraction of the reinforcing fibers of the first composite member and the second composite member within the remainder of the fiber-reinforced component.04-16-2009
20120189868Process for the preparation of a coated substrate, coated substrate, and use thereof - The invention relates to a process for preparing a substrate with a multizone metallic coating comprising the steps of heating a metallic material optionally comprising a metallic outer layer having a different composition than said metallic material, to a temperature T07-26-2012
20120189866COMPOSITE SUBSTRATE - A composite substrate including an amorphous metallic substrate and a metallic glass layer is provided. The metallic glass layer is deposited on the amorphous metallic substrate. The composite substrate adopts the metallic glass layer for the amorphous metallic substrate to have ductility and improving a problem of room-temperature brittleness of the amorphous metallic substrate so as to raise the application value of the amorphous metallic substrate.07-26-2012
20100015466Ultrasonic welder and joined body obtained by the welder - An ultrasonic welder includes an anvil, a horn configured to sandwich a first member placed on the anvil and a second member placed on the first member with the anvil, and transmit ultrasonic vibration to the second member, so as to join the first and second members, a vibration detector configured to detect a condition of the vibration transmitted to the first member from the second member, and a controller configured to stop the ultrasonic vibration of the horn according to the detected condition of the vibration.01-21-2010
20100047614COMBUSTION TURBINE COMPONENT HAVING BOND COATING AND ASSOCIATED METHODS - A combustion turbine component includes a combustion turbine component substrate and a bond coating on the combustion turbine component substrate. The bond coating may include M02-25-2010
20090214888Method and apparatus for producing alloyed iron article - Liquid aluminum is sprayed as a fine mist onto an alloyed iron article to produce a thin tenacious non-corrodible layer. In some embodiments, air is heated and delivered through insulated tubing to a container having solid aluminum therein. In some embodiments the air is heated by an electric induction coil. In some embodiments, the container is heated independently of the heated air. In some embodiments, the container is heated by an electric induction coil.08-27-2009
20110070459Thermal Management System - Systems and methods for providing heat management solution. In one implementation, a heat spread or laminate is provided. The heat spreader or laminate includes a thermal expansion defining material such as Nickel-Iron alloy sheet or Molybdenum or Copper-Molybdenum alloy sheet or Copper-Tungsten alloy sheet or Copper-Graphite sheet or Graphite sheet with holes to contain high thermal conductive alloy such as Copper-Silver or Silver filler and high thermal conductive outer metal sheets such as Oxygen Free High Conductive copper. One of Oxygen Free High Conductive copper has corresponding hole patterns matched to the thermal expansion defining material sheets with holes. The thermal expansion layer with high thermal conductive filler is sandwiched between the high thermal conductive metal sheets.03-24-2011
20100255336Layers Durably Bonded to Surfaces - A method and class of bond coat is provided herein that physically and chemically bonds solid layer lubricants and other functional coatings to a substrate by burnishing, for example, selected soft materials, including oxides such as antimony trioxide which is seen as a major improvement over conventional bonding or coating methods. The process is non-vacuum at ambient temperatures, no binders, adhesives, curing or baking. Lubricant performance can be enhanced by orders of magnitude compared to when the bond coat and burnishing process are not applied. The method is inexpensive, environmentally friendly, applicable to any substrate material, and scalable.10-07-2010
20100040903Anisotropically compliant horns for ultrasonic vibratory solid-state bonding - A horn for vibratory solid-state ultrasonic welding of metals and similarly-behaved materials “self-levels” to produce wide continuous seams or large-area spot-welds between delicate workpieces without damage, even if the workpieces are not perfectly flat and parallel to the nominal toolface angle. The horn toolface flexes under pressure to conform to skew-angled workpieces because it is disposed on a tool head supported by a tool neck cut from the tool body. The tool head, the tool neck, or both are anisotropically compliant. When resonances are properly optimized for typical VSS modes of vibration, atypical but useful localized modes are excited at the compliant toolface edges, actually intensifying the bond energy where one might normally expect unwanted damping. Various design approaches optimize the characteristics of the tool head and tool neck to various materials and bonding configurations. The horns can be configured for use with existing ultrasonic welders.02-18-2010
20110151272Solid State Bonding Method and Devices Obtained Therewith - A method for solid state bonding of a plurality of metallic layers and devices made by that method are disclosed. First and second metallic layers are solid state bonded utilizing a protective coating on the non-bonded surfaces that engage the pressure applying appliance to prevent the surfaces from adhering to the pressure applying appliance and to protect the surfaces from imprinting during the bonding process. The invention can be used to fabricate micro-channel devices with smooth outer surfaces and eliminate mold release compounds utilized in conventional bonding procedures.06-23-2011
20110027609COMPOSITION OF AMORPHOUS ALLOY AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A method for fabricating a composition of Zr-rich bulk amorphous alloy includes providing a weld member and a base, both made of Zr-rich bulk amorphous alloy, and welding the weld portion of the weld member to the base by a pulsed laser in a protective gas environment. A maximum power of the pulsed laser exceeds or equals 3.5 kW, and a welding rate exceeds 2 mm/sec.02-03-2011
20110135954FRICTION STIR WELDING METHOD AND FRICTION STIR WELDED HOUSING - A friction stir welding method utilizes a joining tool comprising a friction surface, a first workpiece comprising a first treating layer and a first joining surface angled to the first treating layer, and a second workpiece comprising a second treating layer and a second joining surface joining the first joining surface of the first workpiece. The first workpiece is angled or perpendicular to the second workpiece such that the first treating layer is angled or perpendicular to the second treating layer. The first treating layer abuts the second treating layer. The friction surface of the joining tool resists the first treating layer of the first workpiece and the joining tool is rotated and moved to agitate the first workpiece until at least part of the first workpiece and the second workpiece are plasticized and joined together.06-09-2011
20100221571SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PLATING METAL ALLOYS BY USING GALVANIC TECHNOLOGY - The invention relates to a system and a method of plating metal alloys, as well as to the structures thus obtained. The system for plating metal alloys comprises an electrolytic cell containing an electrolytic solution (09-02-2010
20100159269GIMBALLING ROLLER DEVICE FOR FRICTION STIR WELDING METHOD - A friction stir welding (FSW) apparatus has an FSW tool adapted for joining work pieces supportable against a backing anvil. The FSW apparatus comprises a pair of clamping rollers maintained in substantially perpendicular relationship to the backing anvil as the FSW tool moves along the tool path. A roller pivot joint of the FSW apparatus maintains a cylindrical roller outer surface of each clamping roller in substantially parallel relationship to the top sides of the work pieces. The roller pivot joint may include a gimballing roller bearing to which the clamping roller is mounted. The roller bearing is universally movable in a variety of directions to maintain the perpendicular relationship of the clamping rollers relative to the backing anvil.06-24-2010
20100068552MODULE INCLUDING A STABLE SOLDER JOINT - A solder includes a soft solder having a melting point less than 450° C. and particles embedded in the soft solder. Each particle has a maximum length greater than 50 μm. The particles comprise greater than 10 Vol % and less than 60 Vol % of the solder.03-18-2010
20090176123Metallized Shrinkable Label - The present invention is a metallized shrinkable label and a method for producing the same. The label of the invention is composed of a shrinkable film base and a graphic. The graphic is created by combining pigmented inks, a metallic coating and a shrink-resistant coating which is printed in a predetermined pattern with gaps so that upon exposure of the label to heat, the gaps close thereby forming a continuous graphic layer Advantageously, the shrink-resistant coating minimizes discoloration and pleating of the metallic coating.07-09-2009
20090176122METHOD OF FORMING CASTING WITH FRICTIONAL DAMPING INSERT - A method of making a frictionally damped part including providing a frictional damping insert including downwardly extending support legs stamped out of a body portion of the insert.07-09-2009
20090042054NB-SI BASED ALLOYS HAVING AN AL-CONTAINING COATING, ARTICLES, AND PROCESSES - Nb—Si based alloy articles comprising a Nb—Si based alloy upon which is disposed an environmentally-resistant coating are described. They include a coating comprising at least one phase selected from the group consisting of M(Al,Si)02-12-2009
20110117381MILDLY ALKALINE THIN INORGANIC CORROSION PROTECTIVE COATING FOR METAL SUBSTRATES - Disclosed is a neutral to alkaline inorganic chrome-free conversion coating composition that can be applied directly to a metal surface without a phosphatizing pre-treatment and that provides significant corrosion protection to the surface. The conversion coating composition preferably has a pH of from about 6 to 11 and more preferably from 8 to 10. The coating composition includes at least one element from group IVB of the Periodic table and at least one element from group VB of the Periodic Table. Preferably, the coating composition includes from 1 to 7% by weight of the at least one element from group IVB and from 0.20% to 2.00% by weight of the at least one element from group VB. The conversion coating composition is a dry in place coating and being chrome free it does not have the environmental issues associated with chrome-based coatings. The coating composition is very versatile and can accommodate addition of a wide variety of organic coating resins which can be added directly to the coating composition thus eliminating multistep coating processes.05-19-2011
20110305919METALLIC MATERIALS WITH EMBEDDED LUMINESCENT PARTICLES - Formation of an authentication element by deposition of a metal layer with embedded particles on a metal substrate, wherein the embedded particles are configured to convert energy from one wavelength to another. The embedded particles may be upconverters, downconverters, or phosphorescent phosphors, which can be detected and measured with analytical equipment when deposited in the metal layer. A metal substrate may include coinage.12-15-2011
20100015467METHOD FOR COATING A SUBSTRATE AND COATED PRODUCT - Disclosed is a method of applying coatings to surfaces, wherein a gas flow forms a gas-powder mixture with a powder of a material selected from the group consisting of niobium, tantalum, tungsten, molybdenum, titanium, zirconium, nickel, cobalt, iron, chromium, aluminum, silver, copper, mixtures of at least two thereof or their alloys with at least two thereof or with other metals, the powder has a particle size of from 0.5 to 150 μm, an oxygen content of less than 500 ppm oxygen and a hydrogen content of less than 500 ppm, wherein a supersonic speed is imparted to the gas flow and the jet of supersonic speed is directed onto the surface of an object. The coatings prepared are used, for example, as corrosion protection coatings.01-21-2010
20120003498COPPER-ZINC ALLOY ELECTROPLATING BATH AND METHOD OF PLATING USING SAME - Provided is a copper-zinc alloy electroplating bath which can form a copper-zinc alloy plating coating having an improved throwing property and a plating method using the same.01-05-2012
20120003497COATING METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND RELATED ARTICLES - Coated articles and methods and systems for coating the articles are described herein. The methods and systems described herein include, but are not limited to, steps for actively or passively controlling the temperature during the coating process, steps for providing intimate contact between the substrate and the support holding the substrate in order to maximize energy transfer, and/or steps for preparing gradient coatings. Methods for depositing high molecular weight polymeric coatings, end-capped polymer coatings, coatings covalently bonded to the substrate or one another, metallic coatings, and/or multilayer coatings are also disclosed. Deposition of coatings can be accelerated and/or improved by applying an electrical potential and/or through the use of inert gases.01-05-2012
20120015207COPPER PRERINSE FOR ELECTRODEPOSITABLE COATING COMPOSITION COMPRISING YTTRIUM - A method includes (a) contacting at least a portion of a substrate material with a solution comprising a source of copper, wherein the solution is essentially free of a source of a group IIIB metal and a source of a group IVB metal; and (b) after step (a), contacting at least a portion of the substrate with an electrodepositable coating composition comprising (i) a film-forming resin and (ii) a source of yttrium.01-19-2012
20110165433Erosion and corrosion resistant coating system for compressor - Process for providing a protective coating to a metal surface by applying a nickel or tantalum plate layer to the surface and dispersing particles of a hard material such as diamond, alumina, vanadium nitride, tantalum carbide and/or tungsten carbide within the nickel or tantalum plate layer as the plating is occurring.07-07-2011
20130171467LASER-BONDED COMPONENT AND PRODUCTION METHOD FOR SAME - Provided are a laser-bonded component and a production method for same that ensure sufficient bonding strength using little laser energy and which cause little increase in surrounding temperature. A nickel layer, being a surface layer, is formed having sufficient thickness on the upper surface of a copper plate that is uppermost amongst at least two superposed copper plates, a laser is irradiated from above the nickel layer, a re-solidification section formed by fusing and alloying the copper in the copper plates and the nickel in the nickel layer is formed through to inside the bottommost copper plate, and the copper plates are bonded together. The re-solidification section having high breaking strength is formed by the alloying of the nickel and the copper. As a result, the copper plates can be bonded with a small welding surface area and little laser energy.07-04-2013
20090130478Method of Producing and Joining Superalloy Balls By Means of Brazing and Objects Produced With Such Joints - The invention relates to a method of producing and joining superalloy balls by means of brazing and to objects produced with such joints. According to the invention, an alloy powder covered with a brazing solder is bonded to a spherical core and subsequently transformed into a continuous alloy layer by means of brazing.05-21-2009
20090130479Articles incorporating alloy deposits having conrolled, varying, nanostructure - Bipolar wave current, is used to electrodeposit a nanocrystalline grain size. Polarity Ratio is the ratio of absolute value of time integrated amplitude of negative and positive polarity current. Grain size can be controlled in alloys of two or more components, at least one of which is a metal, and at least one of which is most electro-active. Typically, the more electro-active material is preferentially lessened during negative current. Current density, duration of pulse portions, and bath composition are determined with reference to relations showing grain size as a function of deposit composition, and deposit composition as a function of Polarity Ratio, or a single relation showing grain size as a function of Polarity ratio. A specified size can be achieved by selecting a corresponding Polarity Ratio. Coatings can be layered, each having an average grain size, which can vary layer to layer and also graded through a region.05-21-2009
20100247949DIFFUSION BONDING - A method of forming a part that includes a first component and a second component and which two components are diffusion bonded together. The first component is configured as a pressure component and includes a first bond land surface. The second component is configured as a suction component and includes a second bond land surface. A mandrel is provided that includes a first surface having a contour that mates with at least a portion of the first component and a second surface having a contour that mates with at least a portion of the second component. The first and second components are positioned on the mandrel so that the first bond land surface and the second bond land surface are in mating abutment. The first and second components together with the mandrel are positioned in a die assembly. The die assembly including a first die, a second die and a plurality of fastening members for releasably securing the first die to the second die. The first and second dies are formed of a first material having a first coefficient of thermal expansion. The fastening members are formed of a second material having a second smaller coefficient of thermal expansion. The die assembly is placed in a heating arrangement for a diffusion bonding cycle and this temperature of the heating arrangement is increased to a predetermined temperature. Uniform pressure is applied across an interface between the first and second bond land surfaces of the first and second components.09-30-2010
20120214019COMPONENT AND A METHOD OF PROCESSING A COMPONENT - A component and a method of processing a component are disclosed. The method includes providing a base metal having a feature, removing the feature to form a processed region, applying a first layer to the processed region, and applying a second layer to the first layer. The base metal, the first layer, and the second layer each have predetermined thermal expansion coefficients, yield strengths, and elongations. The processed component includes the first layer applied to a processed region of the base metal and a second layer applied to the first layer.08-23-2012
20100273022Dual additive soldering - Soldering with lead-free alloys is enhanced by use of two additives to a molten solder bath. One additive is an oxygen barrier fluid that floats on or envelops a bath. Another additive is an oxygen or metal oxide scavenger in the bath. Exemplary scavengers include metals with a higher free energy of oxide formation than oxide of tin, reducing gas, or an electrode immersed in the bath. The oxygen barrier may be an organic liquid, preferably polar in nature, which forms at least a monomolecular film over static surfaces of the bath. An exemplary soldering process is wave soldering of printed circuit boards.10-28-2010
20100009213METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPONENT AND COMPONENT - The invention relates to a process for the production of a component, comprising an insert part (01-14-2010
20120258332METHOD OF WELDING DISSIMILAR METAL MATERIALS AND WELDED BODY OF DISSIMILAR METAL MATERIALS - A method of welding dissimilar metal materials, wherein a high melting-point material and a low melting-point material which are dissimilar metal materials having melting points different from each other are positioned to a planned welding position, and a rotatable tool is pressed to and then inserted into the high melting-point material to thereby perform a friction-stir-welding between the high melting-point material and the low melting-point material to each other. The friction-stir-welding between the high melting-point material and the low melting-point material is performed by disposing an intervening piece made from a same material as the high melting-point material between the rotatable tool and the high melting-point material.10-11-2012
20100255335Configuration of and welding procedures applied to cruet shaped bevels in objects to be welded - Metallic objects such as steel pipes and shipbuilding plates are welded using complemental bevels in the faces to be welded which, when abutted, define a channel of cruet shaped cross-section. The cruet shaped channel allows the filling weld passes to be performed using a welding instrument oscillated only at tolerance amplitudes in a range of 1.5 mm±0.5 mm rather than bevel width amplitudes. The process can be used in single or double side welding applications.10-07-2010
20120276405COATED ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A coated article is described. The coated article includes a substrate and an alloy layer formed on the substrate. The alloy layer contains iron, silicon, boron, and carbon. The iron within the alloy layer has an atomic percentage of about 60%-95%, the silicon has an atomic percentage of about 1%-20%, the boron has an atomic percentage of about 1%-10%, and the carbon has an atomic percentage of about 1%-10%. A method for making the coated article is also described.11-01-2012
20120276404COATED ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A coated article is described. The coated article includes a substrate and an alloy layer formed on the substrate. The alloy layer contains iron, silicon, boron, and phosphor. The iron within the alloy layer has an atomic percentage of about 60%-90%, the silicon has an atomic percentage of about 1%-20%, the boron has an atomic percentage of about 1%-10%, and the phosphor has an atomic percentage of about 1%-10%. A method for making the coated article is also described.11-01-2012
20120321907BONDING PROCESS FOR SENSITIVE MICRO- AND NANO-SYSTEMS - A metal inter-diffusion bonding method for forming hermetically sealed wafer-level packaging for MEMS devices. A stack of a first metal is provided on a surface of both a first wafer and a second wafer, the first metal being susceptible to oxidation in air; providing a layer of a second metal, having a melting point lower than that of the first metal, on an upper surface of each stack of the first metal, the layer of second metal being sufficiently thick to inhibit oxidation of the upper surface of the first metal; bringing the layer of the second metal on the first wafer into contact with the layer of second metal on the second wafer to form a bond interface; and applying a bonding pressure to the first and second wafers at a bonding temperature lower than the melting point of the second metal to initiate a bond, the bonding pressure being sufficient to deform the layers of the second metal at the bond interface.12-20-2012
20120088118Electrodeposited, Nanolaminate Coatings and Claddings for Corrosion Protection - Described herein are electrodeposited corrosion-resistant multilayer coating and claddings that comprises multiple nanoscale layers that periodically vary in electrodeposited species or electrodeposited microstructures. The coatings may comprise electrodeposited metals, ceramics, polymers or combinations thereof. Also described herein are methods for preparation of the coatings and claddings.04-12-2012
20080226936Centrifugally Cast External Layer for Rolling Roll and Method for Manufacture Thereof - A method for producing an outer layer for a roll having a structure having MC carbide dispersed at an area ratio of 20-60%, comprising the steps of (1) centrifugally casting a melt having a composition comprising, by mass, 2.2-6.0% of C, 0.1-3.5% of Si, 0.1-3.5% of Mn, and 8-22% of V, the balance being Fe and inevitable impurity elements, to produce a cylindrical body comprising an inner layer having concentration MC carbide, an MC-carbide-poor outer layer, and a concentration gradient layer between the inner layer and the outer layer, in which the area ratio of MC carbide changes, and (2) cutting the cylindrical body to a depth at which the area ratio of MC carbide is 20% or more.09-18-2008
20130115480PROJECTION RESISTANCE WELDING OF SUPERALLOYS - Superalloy components are joined by mating a recess formed in one component with a corresponding projection formed in another component along a contact surface. The components are compressed along the contact surface and resistance heat welded to each other. Current is passed between the components at a selected flow rate and application time until localized melting occurs along the contact surface, and they are mutually affixed to each other. When repairing a damaged surface portion of a superalloy material component, the damaged portion is removed to form an excavated recess. A repair splice is formed, preferably of a same material with similar mechanical structural properties, having a mating projection with profile conforming to the corresponding recess profile. The splice and substrate are resistance heat welded under compression pressure until localized melting occurs along the contact surface, so that they are mutually affixed.05-09-2013
20130101866COMBINED WELDING/SOLDERING PROCESS FOR A STRUCTURAL PART AND STRUCTURAL PART - A combined welding and soldering process for a structural part and a structural part are provided. The combined welding and soldering process can achieve joints which are stable at high temperatures between the components. All contacts between the components can be joined to one another optionally in accordance with their loading.04-25-2013
20130136946Method Of Manufacturing A Workpiece With Multiple Metal Layers - A method of manufacturing a workpiece with multiple metal layers is disclosed as including steps (a) providing a mold with at least a runner and a cavity, (b) providing in the cavity of the mold a first metal layer made of a first metal, the first metal layer having a surface which is roughened and/or includes an engagement structure, and (c) injecting a molten second metal onto the surface of the first metal layer to form a second metal layer on the first metal layer in which the second metal layer engages with the roughened surface of the first metal layer or with the engagement structure of the surface of the first metal layer, and the molten second metal enters the cavity of the mold at a speed of at least 70 meters per second (m/s).05-30-2013
20100304179ELECTRODEPOSITED METALLIC MATERIALS COMPRISING COBALT - Free standing articles or articles at least partially coated with substantially porosity free, fine-grained and/or amorphous Co-bearing metallic materials optionally containing solid particulates dispersed therein, are disclosed. The electrodeposited metallic layers and/or patches comprising Co provide, enhance or restore strength, wear and/or lubricity of substrates without reducing the fatigue performance compared to either uncoated or equivalent thickness Cr coated substrate. The fine-grained and/or amorphous metallic coatings comprising Co are particularly suited for articles exposed to thermal cycling, fatigue and other stresses and/or in applications requiring anti-microbial and hydrophobic properties.12-02-2010
20110274943METAL MATERIAL PROCESSING METHOD, STRUCTURE PROCESSED USING METAL MATERIAL PROCESSING METHOD AND ROTARY TOOL - In a metal material processing method, two metal materials are arranged to face each other in a processing portion, and a distal end of a rod-shaped rotary tool is inserted into the processing portion while rotating the rotary tool, thereby the two metal materials are processed. The distal end of the rotary tool has a probe protruding in a central portion and a shoulder in a peripheral portion. The probe and the shoulder are constituted by different materials in at least surface portions that are in contact with the metal materials.11-10-2011
20100316885Assembly method by reactive brazing and vacuum cartridge assembled according to this method - The present invention relates to an assembly method by reactive brazing of a first metallic element such as an end cover plate of a vacuum cartridge with a second element such as the cylindrical body of said cartridge, said second element comprising an ion-covalent oxide at least at the surface by means of an alloy called added alloy designed to constitute a liquid brazing alloy designed to wet the two respectively metallic and ion-covalent oxide surfaces to be assembled of the above-mentioned two elements, said brazing alloy containing titanium and said metallic element containing nickel. This method is characterized in that in the case where the percentage by weight of the alloy elements content of the metal which can form intermetallic compounds with titanium is less than 20%, the titanium content in the brazing alloy is comprised between 2% and 5% by weight, and in the case where the percentage by weight of the alloy elements content of the metal which can form intermetallic compounds with titanium metal to be assembled is comprised between 20% and 50%, this titanium content is chosen between 5% and 10%, and in the case where the percentage by weight of the alloy elements content of the metal which can form intermetallic compounds with titanium is more than 50%, this titanium content is chosen between 2% and 5% and the percentage by weight of Ag is less than 60% so as to minimize the non-wettability areas on the surface of the second element made from ion-covalent oxide by forming a sufficiently thick and stable reactional layer at the interface of said element, and to minimize formation of intermetallic compounds in the brazed joint.12-16-2010
20120094144BUILD-UP WELDING METHOD AND STRUCTURAL MATERIAL - Capabilities of suppressing erosion caused by liquid droplets and achieving a short operation period and cost reduction are provided. A build-up welding method for a structural material used in an erosive environment includes: removing a portion exposed to the erosive environment from the structural material; and forming a hard layer in a portion of the structural material, from which the portion exposed to the erosive environment is removed, the hard layer being formed by short circuiting transfer gas metal arc welding using a solid wire with a hardness of HV 400 or more.04-19-2012
20120094143METHOD FOR PREPARING A COATING OF THE SURFACE OF MEDICAL DEVICES MADE OF NICKEL-TITANIUM ALLOY - Provided is a method for plating a biocompatible coating with nano structure on the surface of a nickel-titanium shape memory alloy, particularly a method suitable for plating a coating on the surface of medical devices made of nickel-titanium alloy. The method includes the following steps: heat treating, surface pretreating, ion sputter cleaning, depositing a pseudodiffusion layer, plating a sub-layer film, plating a pure TiN layer, and so on. The coating has the following advantages: 1) it could deform in response to the deformation of substrate without delaminating and cracking; 2) it has less resistance to the deformation of substrate; 3) it has less penetrable holes so as to reduce the dissolution of nickel into bio-body through these holes; 4) the coating has better biocompatibility compared to the substrate material.04-19-2012

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