Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Low cost high speed titanium and its alloy production










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #6136060.

A method for refining a titanium metal containing ore such as rutile or illmenite or mixtures to produce titanium ingots or titanium alloys and compounds of titanium involves production of titanium tetrachloride as a molten slag, by processing the ore in a chlorination procedure and removing various impurities by a distillation or other procedure to form a relatively pure titanium tetrachloride (TiCl.sub.4). Thereafter, the titanium tetrachloride is introduced into the plasma focal point of a plasma reactor in a molten sodium environment for the initial reduction of gas phase titanium into titanium molten drops which are collected by a set of skulls. Thereafter, further processing are carried out in higher vacuum and the titanium is heated by electron beam guns in order to maximize titanium purity and, in a final optional stage, alloying compounds are added under yet higher vacuum and high temperature conditions.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Semiconductor device manufacture in which minimum wiring pitch of connecting portion wiring layer is less than minimum wiring pitch of any other wiring layer
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
Apparatus and method for adapted deblocking filtering strength
Soliciting first party in communication session to maintain call when degradation of connection to second party is anticipated
Input system including position-detecting device
Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
SONOS stack with split nitride memory layer
  Randomly Featured Patents
Methods of preparing hollow acrylate polymer microspheres
Two-way magnetorheological fluid valve assembly and devices utilizing same
Code multiplexing transmitting apparatus
Series-connected rechargeable cells, series-connected rechargeable cell device, voltage-balance correcting circuit for series-connected cells
Faucet handle
Angle digitizer with enhanced harmonic rejection
Dipeptide derivatives
Security containers
Nonsteady-state core holder
Predictive assessment of network risks