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Brent A Detering, Alan D Donaldson, James R Fincke, Peter C Kong, Ray A Berry: Fast quench reactor method. Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, Thorpe North & Western, August 10, 1999: US05935293 (151 worldwide citation)

A fast quench reaction includes a reactor chamber having a high temperature heating means such as a plasma torch at its inlet and a means of rapidly expanding a reactant stream, such as a restrictive convergent-divergent nozzle at its outlet end. Metal halide reactants are injected into the reactor ...


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Ilya Raskin, Slavik Dushenkov, Yoram Kapulnik, Nanda P B A Kumar: Method for removing soluble metals from an aqueous phase. Phytotech, Choate Hall & Stewart, March 2, 1999: US05876484 (142 worldwide citation)

A process for the removal of metal ions from solution and means for effecting such removal are described. The process is based on the hydroponic growth of sunflowers, terrestrial turfgrasses and/or members of the family Brassicaceae in solutions containing one or more metal ions. Metal ions can be e ...


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Bernhard Vosteen, Joachim Beyer, Theodore Gerhard Bonkhofer, Olaf Fleth, Andrea Wieland, Andreas Pohontsch, Rico Kanefke, Ewa Standau, Claus Mueller, Michael Nolte, Heinz Koeser: Process for removing mercury from flue gases. Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus PA, April 12, 2005: US06878358 (124 worldwide citation)

Process for removing mercury from flue gases of high-temperature plants, in particular power stations and waste incineration plants in which a bromine compound is fed to the multistage furnace and/or the flue gas in a plant section downstream of the furnace, the temperature during contact of the bro ...


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Brent A Detering, Alan D Donaldson, James R Fincke, Peter C Kong: Fast quench reactor and method. Lockheed Idaho Technologies Company, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin, May 12, 1998: US05749937 (100 worldwide citation)

A fast quench reaction includes a reactor chamber having a high temperature heating means such as a plasma torch at its inlet and a restrictive convergent-divergent nozzle at its outlet end. Reactants are injected into the reactor chamber. The resulting heated gaseous stream is then rapidly cooled b ...


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Bruno Marshall J, Jarrett Noel, Slaugenhaupt Burl L, Graziano Robert E: Purification of aluminum with turbine blade agitation. Aluminum Company of America, Lippert Carl R, October 1, 1974: US3839019 (99 worldwide citation)

Aluminum is purified by chloridizing a molten body of aluminum in a highly efficient manner. High metal chloridization rates are achieved in a system wherein chlorine utilization efficiency is 100 percent or very closely approaches this level. The system includes a chlorine-metal contacting techniqu ...


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Szekely Andrew Geza: Apparatus for refining molten aluminum. Union Carbide Corporation, July 3, 1973: US3743263 (96 worldwide citation)

The apparatus of the invention is capable of injecting gas in the form of small discrete bubbles into a mass of molten metal. The apparatus comprises a rotatable shaft coupled to drive means at its upper end and a vaned rotor at its lower end. Gas under sufficient pressure to be injected into the me ...


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Improved process of reducing ores. Herbert Wittek, February 20, 1928: GB275144-A (90 worldwide citation)

275,144. Wittek, H. July 27, 1926. [Convention date]. Addition to 274,803. Dry processes of extracting metals; thermoaluminic and like dry metal-extracting processes. -The process of reducing ores described in the parent Specification is modified in that the reduction is effected in the nitrogenatio ...


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Raymond Joffre Claxton, Joseph Raymond Herrick: Method and apparatus for circulating a molten media. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, Carl R Lippert, October 5, 1976: US03984234 (84 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for moving molten media such as molten metal or molten salt through a metal treating system utilizing a vaned disc immersed in the media and located in a cylindrical portion of an open-ended volute so as to provide above the disc a body of the media having an unconfined surfac ...


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Jan H L van Linden, Raymond J Claxton, Joseph R Herrick, Robert J Ormesher: Aluminum scrap reclamation. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, December 5, 1978: US04128415 (83 worldwide citation)

An improved system for melting metal scrap in a molten melting media includes a housing generally cylindrical in cross section and having upper and lower portions. Metal scrap is introduced to a body of molten melting media contained in the upper portion of the housing. A supply of molten melting me ...


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Jan H L van Linden, Joseph R Herrick, Michael J Kinosz: Metal scrap melting system. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, December 14, 1976: US03997336 (83 worldwide citation)

A system for melting metal scrap in a molten melting media comprises a housing having an upper portion wherein the melting media and scrap are brought together to initiate melting. The housing also has a lower portion in which a volute is located. An impeller, having a central hub, a circumferential ...



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