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Paul S Gilman, Arun D Jatkar, Stephen Donachie, Winfred L Woodard III, Walter E Mattson: Formation of intermetallic and intermetallic-type precursor alloys for subsequent mechanical alloying applications. Inco Alloys International, Raymond J Kenny, Edward A Steen, May 26, 1987: US04668470 (51 worldwide citation)

A method for forming intermetallic and intermetallic-type precursor alloys for subsequent mechanical alloying applications. Elemental powders are blended in proportions approximately equal to their respective intermetallic compounds. Heating of the blend results in the formation of intermetallic com ...


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Jonathan A Travis, Winfred L Woodard III: Getter strip. Ergenics, Charles E Baxley, December 11, 1990: US04977035 (10 worldwide citation)

A strip getter structure comprising getter powder pressed into and onto an open reticulated network carrier strip. The getter powder particles form an agglomeration with strength derived both from interlocking of said getter particles and from support of the getter agglomeration by the network. The ...


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Gary D Sandrock, Winfred L Woodard III: Tough and porus getters manufactured by means of hydrogen pulverization. Ergenics, Kinzer Plyer Dorn McEachran & Jambor, February 26, 1991: US04996002 (9 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing high-zirconium getters that involves hydrogen pulverization of an entire alloy ingot or ingot pieces. The method offers distinct advantages over techniques that use mechanical means of powder production. The method is useful especially in the manufacture of tough porous get ...


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James C Mehltretter, Winfred L Woodard III, John J Orlando, Charles B Goodrich: System for discharging rotary mills. Inco Alloys International, Miriam W Leff, Raymond J Kenny, August 5, 1986: US04603814 (5 worldwide citation)

A batch-type rotary grinding mill operable under seal to the atmosphere is provided with a discharge system which permits discharge of material from the mill under seal and without disturbing the seal in the mill. The discharge system comprises at least one discharge chute which is sealably secured ...