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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
5275227 Casting process for the production of castings by directional or monocrystalline solidification Jan. 4, 1994
5259441 Apparatus for the production of directionally solidified castings Nov. 9, 1993
5248377 Crystal-growth furnace for interface curvature control Sep. 28, 1993
5243759 Method of casting to control the cooling air flow rate of the airfoil trailing edge Sep. 14, 1993
5236033 Method for producing a body from a material susceptible to thermal cracking and casting mold for executing the method Aug. 17, 1993
5197531 Method of manufacturing directionally solidified castings Mar. 30, 1993
5181549 Method for manufacturing porous articles Jan. 26, 1993
5168916 Foundry installation for the fabrication of cast metal parts with an oriented structure Dec. 8, 1992
5143564 Low porosity, fine grain sized strontium-treated magnesium alloy castings Sep. 1, 1992
5116456 Apparatus and method for growth of large single crystals in plate/slab form May. 26, 1992
5094288 Method of making an essentially void-free, cast silicon and aluminum product Mar. 10, 1992
5074353 Method for horizontal continuous casting of metal strip and apparatus therefor Dec. 24, 1991
5072771 Method and apparatus for casting a metal article Dec. 17, 1991
5063986 Method for manufacturing alloy rod having giant magnetostriction Nov. 12, 1991
5064497 Crystal growth method and apparatus Nov. 12, 1991
5048591 Apparatus and method for use in casting Sep. 17, 1991
5046547 Casting method Sep. 10, 1991
5020583 Directional solidification of metal matrix composites Jun. 4, 1991
4969501 Method and apparatus for use during casting Nov. 13, 1990
4964453 Directional solidification of superalloys Oct. 23, 1990
4961459 Method of making an improved turbine engine component Oct. 9, 1990
4957155 Cooling system for continuous casting machines Sep. 18, 1990
4932460 Composite casting of bearing alloys to bushes Jun. 12, 1990
4905752 Method of casting a metal article Mar. 6, 1990
4899801 Method for continuous casting of metal and an apparatus therefor Feb. 13, 1990
4895201 Oxidation resistant superalloys containing low sulfur levels Jan. 23, 1990
4875518 Method of and apparatus for low-pressure casting of light metal alloy Oct. 24, 1989
4867224 Method of manufacturing castings of active metal or alloy thereof having unidirectional solidification structure Sep. 19, 1989
4867803 Lapping tools and method of manufacturing the same Sep. 19, 1989
4862947 Method of casting an article Sep. 5, 1989
4850419 Method of casting a one-piece wheel Jul. 25, 1989
4819709 Heat shield for a casting furnace Apr. 11, 1989
4813470 Casting turbine components with integral airfoils Mar. 21, 1989
4809764 Method of casting a metal article Mar. 7, 1989
4809765 Method for controlling solidification segregation of steel Mar. 7, 1989
4802524 Method for making composite material using oxygen Feb. 7, 1989
4789022 Process for continuous casting of metal ribbon Dec. 6, 1988
4785871 Manufacturing method for hollow cast product with bottom Nov. 22, 1988
4784703 Directional solidification and densification of permanent magnets having single domain size MnBi particles Nov. 15, 1988
4774992 Apparatus and method for use in casting a plurality of articles Oct. 4, 1988
4773467 Method and apparatus for casting articles Sep. 27, 1988
4770738 Electro hydrodynamic method for the preparation of a thin semiconductor film Sep. 13, 1988
4770704 Continuous method for manufacturing grain-oriented magnetostrictive bodies Sep. 13, 1988
4767493 Method for heat-treating metal Aug. 30, 1988
4763716 Apparatus and method for use in casting articles Aug. 16, 1988
4757856 Method and apparatus for casting articles Jul. 19, 1988
4724891 Thin wall casting Feb. 16, 1988
4712604 Apparatus for casting directionally solidified articles Dec. 15, 1987
4683936 Controlled solidification, method of distributing strengthening additives and maintaining a constant melt level Aug. 4, 1987
4665970 Method of producing a metallic member having a unidirectionally solidified structure May. 19, 1987

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