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
Method and system for determining a suppression factor of a suppression system and a lithographic apparatus
Signal activated molecular delivery
Color imaging device
Projection screen and projection system having the same
Low temperature pressure chamber unit, magnetic resonance device with a low temperature pressure chamber unit, and an attachment method to attach at least one add-on unit to an external housin
Methods and apparatus for low power out-of-band communications
Managing personal information on a network
  Randomly Featured Patents
Polymerization and catalysts
Rear bumper for an automobile
Method for frame quality detection and a receiver
Herbicidal sulfonamides
Stationary exercise device
Percussive down-the-hole hammer for rock drilling, a top sub used therein and a method for adjusting air pressure
Write through function for a memory
Lawn mower
Patella brace
Input device for game machine, and method of controlling position of controller thereof