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Number: 164/271
Name: Metal founding > Means to shape metallic material
Description: Apparatus wherein such apparatus provides a surface to impart a shape to molten metal as it freezes.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
164/371 Chill, shaping type 6
164/418 Continuous or semicontinuous casting 292
164/335 Including ladle or crucible type melt receptacle 132
164/348 Including means to apply coolant to mold or casting 160
164/339 Including means to assemble mold parts 102
164/344 Including means to eject or separate product from shaping surface 55
164/338.1 Including means to heat mold 122
164/332 Including means to hold or position preformed product part in shaping area 91
164/272 Metal revolving or tumbling type shaping means 3
164/322 Plural independent molds 32
164/284 Pressure shaping means 29
164/349 United particle type shaping surface (e.g., sand, etc.) 66

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8528624 Mould and a method of composite casting of a one piece cast tool Sep. 10, 2013
8505610 Mould and a method of its manufacture Aug. 13, 2013
8349468 Metal material for parts of casting machine, molten aluminum alloy-contact member Jan. 8, 2013
8302661 Casting apparatus and method Nov. 6, 2012
8156996 Casting apparatus and method Apr. 17, 2012
8132611 Metallic nanostructures self-assembly, and testing methods Mar. 13, 2012
7980289 Endoluminal stent having mid-strut interconnecting members Jul. 19, 2011
7963314 Casting apparatus and method Jun. 21, 2011
7798199 Casting apparatus and method Sep. 21, 2010
7637403 Liquid metal droplet generator Dec. 29, 2009
7562693 Spraying apparatus for forming low-melting-point metal mold Jul. 21, 2009
7290589 Control of deposition and other processes Nov. 6, 2007
7286898 Lead time reduction for manufacturing of tooling Oct. 23, 2007
7273669 Spray-formed articles made of pseudo-alloy and method for making the same Sep. 25, 2007
7258155 Ingot mould for quenching metals and ingots thus obtained Aug. 21, 2007
7073561 Solid freeform fabrication system and method Jul. 11, 2006
7028743 High field contrast magnetic stampers/imprinters for contact patterning of magnetic media Apr. 18, 2006
6945306 Control of deposition and other processes Sep. 20, 2005
6640878 Automated spray form cell Nov. 4, 2003
6527041 Methods and apparatus for forming solder balls Mar. 4, 2003
6523736 Methods and apparatus for forming solder balls Feb. 25, 2003
6514342 Linear nozzle with tailored gas plumes Feb. 4, 2003
6461669 Coating mechanism and coating method of powdery mold releasing agent Oct. 8, 2002
6228186 Method for manufacturing metal sputtering target for use in DC magnetron so that target has reduced number of conduction anomalies May. 8, 2001
6216765 Apparatus and method for manufacturing a three-dimensional object Apr. 17, 2001
6202734 Apparatus for jet application of molten metal droplets for manufacture of metal parts Mar. 20, 2001
5960853 Apparatus for creating a free-form three-dimensional article using a layer-by-layer deposition of a molten metal and deposition of a powdered metal as a support material Oct. 5, 1999
5954112 Manufacturing of large diameter spray formed components using supplemental heating Sep. 21, 1999
5799717 Copper alloy mold for casting aluminum or aluminum alloy Sep. 1, 1998
5778964 Solid spherical body manufacturing apparatus Jul. 14, 1998
5472038 Production of spray deposits Dec. 5, 1995
5343926 Metal spray forming using multiple nozzles Sep. 6, 1994
5255732 Lower structure of a mould for the pressure casting of flat products such as slabs and method for mounting and removing the lower spacer of this mould Oct. 26, 1993
5184664 Mold for lead casting Feb. 9, 1993
5178826 Method and apparatus for the production of nodular or compacted graphite iron castings Jan. 12, 1993
5176874 Controlled process for the production of a spray of atomized metal droplets Jan. 5, 1993
4945973 Thermal conductivity of substrate material correlated with atomizing gas-produced steady state temperature Aug. 7, 1990
4926924 Deposition method including recycled solid particles May. 22, 1990
4846250 Method of casting a handle for a surgical blade Jul. 11, 1989
4807688 Submerged casting Feb. 28, 1989
4667726 Method of and apparatus for immersion casting May. 26, 1987
4616690 Process and apparatus for moulding ingots of ferro-alloys by chill casting in a cooled copper mould Oct. 14, 1986
4411305 Metal founding Oct. 25, 1983
4276924 Method and apparatus for casting a splat-cooled flexure member Jul. 7, 1981
4093778 Ingot mold for producing steel ingots Jun. 6, 1978
4019564 Casting support for automatic cast trim machines Apr. 26, 1977
3980126 Automated post burn station Sep. 14, 1976

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