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Number: 164/122.1
Name: Metal founding > Process > Shaping liquid metal against a forming surface > Controlling solidification (other than ambient cooling) > Unidirectional solidification
Description: Process wherein an unidirectional temperature gradient is established along a mold to cause progressive solidification of molten metal within the mold.

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Class Number Class Name Patents
164/122.2 Single crystal formation 140

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8651167 Sand printed mold package for casting a wheel assembly having directional solidification features Feb. 18, 2014
8631852 Investment castings and process Jan. 21, 2014
8622113 Apparatus and method for controlled optimized rapid directional solidification of mold shaped metal castings Jan. 7, 2014
8434543 Method of making turbine stator airfoils with individual orientations May. 7, 2013
8307882 Casting method Nov. 13, 2012
8307881 Casting molds for use in directional solidification processes and methods of making Nov. 13, 2012
8261810 Turbine airfoil ceramic core with strain relief slot Sep. 11, 2012
8210240 Casting processes, casting apparatuses therefor, and castings produced thereby Jul. 3, 2012
8201612 Process for manufacturing directionally solidified blades Jun. 19, 2012
8186418 Unidirectional solidification process and apparatus therefor May. 29, 2012
8181692 Method and apparatus for production of a cast component May. 22, 2012
8171981 Method of casting metal articles May. 8, 2012
8122942 Casting processes and yttria-containing facecoat material therefor Feb. 28, 2012
8087446 Method and apparatus for production of a cast component Jan. 3, 2012
8079400 Process for casting columnar grain airfoil with preferential primary orientation Dec. 20, 2011
8056607 Method of casting metal articles Nov. 15, 2011
8056608 Method of mitigating against thermal contraction induced cracking during casting of a super Ni alloy Nov. 15, 2011
8016019 Casting method Sep. 13, 2011
7958928 Method and apparatus for casting metal articles Jun. 14, 2011
7896060 Casting furnace Mar. 1, 2011
7882885 Systems and methods for reducing the potential for riser backfilling during investment casting Feb. 8, 2011
7871247 High modulus metallic component for high vibratory operation Jan. 18, 2011
7854252 Method of producing a castable high temperature aluminum alloy by controlled solidification Dec. 21, 2010
7824494 Method and apparatus for production of a cast component Nov. 2, 2010
7762309 Integral single crystal/columnar grained component and method of casting the same Jul. 27, 2010
7584778 Method of producing a castable high temperature aluminum alloy by controlled solidification Sep. 8, 2009
7451804 Method and apparatus for horizontal continuous metal casting in a sealed table caster Nov. 18, 2008
7449063 Method and mould for casting articles with a pre-determined crystalline orientation Nov. 11, 2008
7448428 Method of casting Nov. 11, 2008
7383873 Casting furnace Jun. 10, 2008
7377304 Method of unidirectional solidification of castings and associated apparatus May. 27, 2008
7377305 Method and apparatus for production of a cast component May. 27, 2008
7322396 Weld closure of through-holes in a nickel-base superalloy hollow airfoil Jan. 29, 2008
7278460 Ceramic casting core and method Oct. 9, 2007
7270166 Fugitive pattern assembly and method Sep. 18, 2007
7264038 Method of unidirectional solidification of castings and associated apparatus Sep. 4, 2007
7234506 Ceramic casting core and method Jun. 26, 2007
7201212 Investment casting Apr. 10, 2007
7144220 Investment casting Dec. 5, 2006
7073562 Method for producing a monocrystalline component, having a complex moulded structure Jul. 11, 2006
7017646 Method for casting a directionally solidified article Mar. 28, 2006
7000678 Electromagnetic continuous casting apparatus for materials possessing high melting temperature and low electric conductance Feb. 21, 2006
6932144 Method for casting objects with an improved riser arrangement Aug. 23, 2005
6920910 Casting device, process for producing a casting device and method of using the casting device Jul. 26, 2005
6896030 Directional solidification method and apparatus May. 24, 2005
6889747 Fluidized bed with baffle May. 10, 2005
6889746 Material for plastic working and production method thereof May. 10, 2005
6868893 Method and apparatus for directionally solidified casting Mar. 22, 2005
6848496 Casting method and casting apparatus Feb. 1, 2005
6837299 Heating to control solidification of cast structure Jan. 4, 2005

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