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Victor F Rundquist, Kevin S Gill: Ultrasonic degassing of molten metals. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould P C, November 5, 2013: US08574336 (8 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic devices having an integrated purging gas delivery system are described, and such devices can be used to remove dissolved gasses and impurities from molten metals.


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Victor F Rundquist, Kevin S Gill: Ultrasonic device with integrated gas delivery system. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould P C, February 18, 2014: US08652397 (5 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic devices having an integrated gas delivery system are described, and these devices can be used to remove dissolved gasses and impurities from molten metals.


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Victor F Rundquist, Kevin S Gill: Niobium as a protective barrier in molten metals. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould P C, September 30, 2014: US08844897 (4 worldwide citation)

Devices may be in contact with molten metals such as copper, for example. The devices may include, but are not limited to, a die used for producing articles made from the molten metal, a sensor for determining an amount of a dissolved gas in the molten metal, or an ultrasonic device for reducing gas ...


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Victor F Rundquist, Kevin S Gill: Niobium as a protective barrier in molten metals. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould P C, May 3, 2016: US09327347 (2 worldwide citation)

Devices may be in contact with molten metals such as copper, for example. The devices may include, but are not limited to, a die used for producing articles made from the molten metal, a sensor for determining an amount of a dissolved gas in the molten metal, or an ultrasonic device for reducing gas ...


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Victor F Rundquist, Kevin S Gill: Ultrasonic device with integrated gas delivery system. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould P C, July 5, 2016: US09382598 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods for degassing and for removing impurities from molten metals are disclosed. These methods can include operating an ultrasonic device in a molten metal bath, and adding a purging gas into the molten metal bath through the tip of the ultrasonic device.


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Victor F Rundquist, William J Gregory, Kevin S Gill: Microwave furnace. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould, January 22, 2013: US08357885 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for melting a substance may be provided. The system may comprise at least one burner probe. The at least one burner probe may comprise an absorber and a first wave guide configured to transmit microwaves. The absorber may be configured to receive the microwaves from the first wave guide and ...


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Victor F Rundquist, Ralph B Dinwiddie Jr: Porosity detection. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould, October 2, 2012: US08276645 (1 worldwide citation)

A computer executing a software algorithm may be used to detect a depression in a temperature profile. The temperature profile may be smoothed to eliminate noise. Next, the temperature profile's center may be extracted. A polynomial may be fitted to extracted data. An algorithm used to fit the polyn ...


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Victor F Rundquist, Kevin S Gill: Ultrasonic degassing of molten metals. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould P C, April 11, 2017: US09617617

Methods for degassing and for removing impurities from molten metals are disclosed. These methods can include operating an ultrasonic device in a molten metal bath, and adding a purging gas into the molten metal bath in close proximity to the ultrasonic device.


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Victor F Rundquist: Ultrasonic probes with gas outlets for degassing of molten metals. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould P C, December 27, 2016: US09528167

Ultrasonic probes containing a plurality of gas delivery channels are described, as well as ultrasonic probes containing recessed areas near the tip of the probe. These probes can be used in ultrasonic devices, and the ultrasonic devices can be used in molten metal processing operations to reduce th ...


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Victor F Rundquist, William J Gregory, Kevin S Gill: Microwave furnace. Southwire Company, Merchant & Gould P C, February 2, 2016: US09253826

A system for melting a substance may be provided. The system may comprise a microwave generator, at least one wave guide, a melter assembly, and at least one thermal insulator. The at least one wave guide may connect the microwave generator to at least one power transfer element. The at least one wa ...