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Inventor:
Slattery; Kevin T.
Address:
St. Charles, MO
No. of patents:
23
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8177113 Apparatus and system for welding preforms and associated method May 15, 2012
An assembly for positioning a structural assembly for friction stir welding, and a system and method for friction stir welding the structural assembly are provided. The assembly includes a frame defining an aperture therein, and at least one structural member positioned within the ap
7946469 Methods for welding self-fixtured preforms and associated method May 24, 2011
An assembly for positioning a structural assembly for friction stir welding, and a system and method for friction stir welding the structural assembly are provided. The assembly includes a substrate defining a recessed pattern therein, and at least one structural member positioned wi
7891535 Method of making tailored blanks using linear friction welding February 22, 2011
A method of making a tailored blank comprising the following steps: (a) friction welding first and second structural members together at a substantially right angle with respect to each other to form an intersection comprising a first joining surface formed by adjoining bottom faces
7854363 Structural assemblies and preforms therefor formed by friction welding December 21, 2010
A preform and method for forming a structural assembly are provided. The preform can be formed by friction welding structural members to a base member and subsequently providing a connection material to join the structural members. The resulting preform can be formed with dimensions
7841504 Apparatus and system for welding self-fixtured preforms and associated method November 30, 2010
An assembly for positioning a structural assembly for friction stir welding, and a system and method for friction stir welding the structural assembly are provided. The assembly includes a substrate defining a recessed pattern therein, and at least one structural member positioned wi
7685857 Curved extrusions and method of forming the same March 30, 2010
A curved extrusion includes a body that has indefinite length and a cross-section, and that is formed to contour and at least one channel cut into the cross-section that is filled with deposited material such that said cross-section of said body is restored. By cutting the channels into
7669750 Method for forming a preform for a structural assembly March 2, 2010
A preform and method for forming a structural assembly are provided. The preform can be formed by friction welding structural members to a base member and subsequently providing a connection material to join the structural members. The resulting preform can be formed with dimensions
7614539 Method to improve properties of aluminum alloys processed by solid state joining November 10, 2009
A method for forming an aluminum alloy article having improved mechanical properties using a solid-state joining process in which the problem of ductility reduction is minimized by conducting a thermal exposure treatment prior to solution heat treatment. This thermal exposure treatme
7431194 Joining structural members by friction welding October 7, 2008
An apparatus and method for joining structural members to form preforms and structural assemblies are provided. The structural members are positioned so that joining surfaces thereof define an angled aperture, such a slot or frustoconical bore, that receives a corresponding joining m
7398911 Structural assemblies and preforms therefor formed by friction welding July 15, 2008
A preform and method for forming a structural assembly are provided. The preform can be formed by friction welding structural members to a base member and subsequently providing a connection material to join the structural members. The resulting preform can be formed with dimensions
7381446 Sprayed preforms to forming structural members June 3, 2008
A preform and method for forming preforms and structural members are provided. The preform can be formed by cold spraying a structural material onto a base member, such that the preform has dimensions approximating the dimensions of the machined structural member to thereby reduce ma
7353978 Method of making tailored blanks using linear friction welding April 8, 2008
A method of making tailored blanks in accordance with one embodiment comprises the steps of friction welding a first joining surface of a first structural member having a substantially non-rectangular parallelogram profile to a first portion of a joining surface of a substrate; and t
7347351 Apparatus and system for unitized friction stir welded structures and associated method March 25, 2008
An assembly for positioning a structural assembly for friction stir welding, and a system and method for friction stir welding the structural assembly are provided. The assembly includes an engaging structure and at least one tooling block capable of engaging the engaging structure, as
7225967 Structural assemblies and preforms therefor formed by linear friction welding June 5, 2007
A structural assembly and a preform and method for forming the structural assembly are provided. The preform can be formed by linear friction welding structural members to a base member and friction welding each structural member to at least one of the other structural members. The r
7156276 Apparatus and system for welding preforms and associated method January 2, 2007
An assembly for positioning a structural assembly for friction stir welding, and a system and method for friction stir welding the structural assembly are provided. The assembly includes a frame defining an aperture therein, and at least one structural member positioned within the ap
7128948 Sprayed preforms for forming structural members October 31, 2006
A preform and method for forming preforms and structural members are provided. The preform can be formed by cold spraying a structural material onto a base member, such that the preform has dimensions approximating the dimensions of the machined structural member to thereby reduce ma
7083076 Joining structural members by friction welding August 1, 2006
An apparatus and method for joining structural members to form preforms and structural assemblies are provided. The structural members are positioned so that joining surfaces thereof define an angled aperture, such a slot or frustoconical bore, that receives a corresponding joining m
6910616 Preforms for forming machined structural assemblies June 28, 2005
A method of constructing a preform for use in forming a machined structural assembly is provided. The method includes determining the dimensions of the machined structural assembly. First and second structural members are selected based on the predetermined dimensions of the machined str
6779708 Joining structural members by friction welding August 24, 2004
An apparatus and method for joining structural members to form preforms and structural assemblies are provided. The structural members are positioned so that joining surfaces thereof define an angled aperture, such a slot or frustoconical bore, that receives a corresponding joining membe
6089444 Process of bonding copper and tungsten July 18, 2000
Process for bonding a copper substrate to a tungsten substrate by providing a thin metallic adhesion promoting film bonded to a tungsten substrate and a functionally graded material (FGM) interlayer bonding the thin metallic adhesion promoting film to the copper substrate. The FGM interl
5988488 Process of bonding copper and tungsten November 23, 1999
Process for bonding a copper substrate to a tungsten substrate by providing a thin metallic adhesion promoting film bonded to a tungsten substrate and a functionally graded material (FGM) interlayer bonding the thin metallic adhesion promoting film to the copper substrate. The FGM interl
5975410 Process of bonding a metal brush structure to a planar surface of a metal substrate November 2, 1999
Process for bonding a metal brush structure to a planar surface of a metal substrate in which an array of metal rods are retained and immobilized at their tips by a common retention layer formed of metal, and the brush structure is then joined to a planar surface of a metal substrate via
5849393 Structural element and method of making December 15, 1998
A structural element comprising a first member and a second member interengaged with one another. Each member has an inner layer formed from a machinable material and having a substantially smooth outer surface, and an outer layer having a substantially smooth inner surface of a shape










 
 
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