Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method of melting solid materials










Image Number 7 for United States Patent #6120430.

A method of melting solid materials while controlling melt shape, without the expenditure of energy to melt unwanted quantities of surrounding materials, and an apparatus to effect the method. The method comprises the use of a planar starter path between electrodes so as to initiate melting and/or vitrification in a plane rather than in a discrete linear path between electrodes. Because melting is initiated along a significant portion of the linear dimension of the electrodes, creating a melted zone that is deeper than it is thick, the aspect ratio (depth "Y"/width "Z") of the melted mass is greater than 1.0.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Data portal for concurrent assessment
Printing apparatus and method of operation of a printing apparatus
Stacked magnetoresistance device responsive to a magnetic field generally perpendicular to a side face running along a channel of the device
Estimating optical characteristics of a camera component using sharpness sweep data
Bio-stimulant for improved plant growth and development
Packet transmission system and fault recovery method
Method and apparatus for optimizing transmission diversity
  Randomly Featured Patents
COX-2 function and wound healing
Transdermal estrogen device and delivery
Air bag device having inner and outer bags for selectively directed expansion thereof
Booster
Image forming apparatus having function for judging life of unit detachably mountable thereto, and unit detachably mountable to image forming apparatus
Applicator package
Heat-resisting aromatic polyester and process for preparing the same
Apparatus and methods for detecting overlay errors using scatterometry
Compliant transmyocardial implant
Adhesive dispensing pump control system