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Number: 164/48
Name: Metal founding > Process > Shaping liquid metal against a forming surface > Direct application of electrical or wave energy to work
Description: Process wherein an energy quantity is applied directly to the work material as (1) an electromagnetic wave which is included in the frequency spectrum including and above audio frequency range (i.e., 50 cps), (2) an electric field or force or (3) an explosive force.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
164/492 To electrically heat work material 19
164/498 Utilizing magnetic energy 20
164/501 Utilizing sonic or supersonic wave energy 16

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8449816 Composition and methods of preparation of target material for producing radionuclides May. 28, 2013
8066053 Method and apparatus for assisting removal of sand moldings from castings Nov. 29, 2011
8002014 Process for producing metal-containing castings, and associated apparatus Aug. 23, 2011
7754027 Method for manufacturing a sputtering target Jul. 13, 2010
7331374 Method and apparatus for assisting removal of sand moldings from castings Feb. 19, 2008
7211214 Laser assisted direct imprint lithography May. 1, 2007
6843303 Method of sand coremaking Jan. 18, 2005
6837298 Method of producing by casting a piston with a cooled ring carrier Jan. 4, 2005
6793000 Hot chamber pressurized casting machine and process for operating same and making cast parts therewith Sep. 21, 2004
6622775 Method and apparatus for assisting removal of sand moldings from castings Sep. 23, 2003
6598662 Molten steel supplying apparatus for continuous casting and continuous casting method therewith Jul. 29, 2003
5755272 Method for producing metal matrix composites using electromagnetic body forces May. 26, 1998
5718951 Method and 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 Feb. 17, 1998
5669433 Method for creating a free-form metal three-dimensional article using a layer-by-layer deposition of a molten metal Sep. 23, 1997
5253696 Method and apparatus for controlling solidification of metals and other materials Oct. 19, 1993
5222543 Microwave curing Jun. 29, 1993
4919190 Radioactive waste material melter apparatus Apr. 24, 1990
4886108 Method for forming a fiber-reinforced metal sheet Dec. 12, 1989
4802525 Removing a casting from a mold Feb. 7, 1989
4739210 Method and a device for generating heat energy and oscillation energy Apr. 19, 1988
4304594 Hardening of metals Dec. 8, 1981
4190404 Method and apparatus for removing inclusion contaminants from metals and alloys Feb. 26, 1980
3976117 Method of and apparatus for converting molten metal into a semi-finished or finished product Aug. 24, 1976
3948309 Composite rotor housing with wear-resistant coating Apr. 6, 1976
3937266 Method for application of wear-resistant coating Feb. 10, 1976

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