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Walter J Rozmus: Pressure-transmitting medium and method for utilizing same to densify material. Kelsey Hayes Company, Harold W Milton Jr, October 15, 1985: US04547337 (95 worldwide citation)

A quantity of material (10), which is at less than a predetermined density, is disposed within a sealed container (12) which is, in turn, encapsulated in a pressure-transmitting (18) medium which is, in turn, placed within a pot die (20) of a press where it is restrained as a ram (24) enters the pot ...


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Vladimir S Moxson, Eugene Ivanov: Bulletproof lightweight metal matrix macrocomposites with controlled structure and manufacture the same. October 21, 2003: US06635357 (93 worldwide citation)

The lightweight bulletproof metal matrix macrocomposites (MMMC) contain (a) 10-99 vol. % of permeable skeleton structure of titanium, titanium aluminide, Ti-based alloys, and/or mixtures thereof infiltrated with low-melting metal selected from Al, Mg, or their alloys, and (b) 1-90 vol. % of ceramic ...


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Harney Marilyn J, Sane Ajit Y, Vauss Elvin M Jr: Reticulated refractory metal structure and method for making.. Eltech Syst, January 25, 1984: EP0099337-A2 (93 worldwide citation)

A self-supporting reticulate of titanium hydride (TiH2) is formed by slurry-coating an open cell organic synthetic resinous material, or other pore-former, and eliminating the carbon-containing components of binder and/or solvent, viscosity modifiers, thickening agents, and the like at a temperature ...


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Iver E Anderson, Barbara K Lograsso, Robert L Terpstra: Method of making environmentally stable reactive alloy powders. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, December 13, 1994: US05372629 (92 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for making powder from a metallic melt by atomizing the melt to form droplets and reacting the droplets downstream of the atomizing location with a reactive gas. The droplets are reacted with the gas at a temperature where a solidified exterior surface is formed thereon and wher ...


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Leonard B Torobin: Methods for producing hollow microspheres made from dispersed particle compositions. Perry Carvellas, July 6, 1993: US05225123 (92 worldwide citation)

Method for making hollow microspheres of substantially uniform diameter and of substantially uniform wall thickness is disclosed. The walls of the hollow microspheres comprise sintered together particles which define interconnecting voids within the walls and a single central cavity in the interior ...


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Crump Steven Scott: Apparatus and method for creating three-dimensional objects.. Stratasys, May 8, 1991: EP0426363-A2 (92 worldwide citation)

Apparatus as shown in Fig. 1 incorporates a movable dispensing head (2) provided with a supply of material which solidifies at a predetermined temperature, and a base member (10), which are moved relative to each other along "X", "Y" and "Z" axes in a predetermined pattern to create three-dimensiona ...


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Redd H Smith, Jeffrey B Lund: Preformed elements for a rotary drill bit. Eastman Christensen Company, Joseph A Walkowski, April 24, 1990: US04919013 (92 worldwide citation)

A rotary drill bit and process of fabrication in which internal fluid passages and watercourses of the bit are lined with a hard metal matrix material which renders the fluid passages more resistant to the erosive forces of the drilling fluid is provided. Also, elements such as lands for cutter elem ...


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Jones Eric, Sutcliffe Christopher J, Stamp Robin: Laser produced porous structure. Howmedica Osteonics, July 26, 2006: EP1683593-A2 (91 worldwide citation)

The present invention disclosed a method of producing a three-dimensional porous tissue in-growth structure. The method includes the steps of depositing a first layer of metal powder and scanning the first layer of metal powder with a laser beam to form a portion of a plurality of predetermined unit ...


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Sunil C Jha, James A Forster, Robert W Howard: Titanium metal foils and method of making. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Russell E Baumann, Richard L Donaldson, Rene E Grossman, February 6, 1996: US05489411 (91 worldwide citation)

A high strength titanium alloy or titanium aluminide metal foil having improved strength and density is produced, preferably in coilable strip form, by plasma-depositing the selected titanium-based material on a receiving surface, separating the deposited material from the receiving surface to provi ...


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Ian H Bishop, David Masheder: Binder removal. AVX, Dority & Manning, March 6, 2001: US06197252 (90 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of removing water-insoluble binder from a porous article formed from pressed particulate material, such as tantalum powder. The invention provides a method capable of removing substantially all of the binder from the article for high purity applications, such as cap ...



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