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Apparatuses and Systems for Vertical Electrolysis Cells
14 Apr 22
In one embodiment, the disclosed subject matter relates to an electrolytic cell that has: a cell reservoir; a cathode support retained on a bottom of the cell reservoir, wherein the cathode support contacts at least one of: a metal pad and a molten electrolyte bath within the cell reservoir, wherein the cathode support includes: a body having a support bottom, which is configured to be in communication with the bottom of the electrolysis cell; and a support top, opposite the support bottom, having a cathode attachment area configured to retain a at least one cathode plate therein.
Benjamin D. Mosser, Lance M. Sworts
Filed: 20 Dec 21
Utility
Aluminum alloy products
1 Mar 22
The aluminum alloy product of an embodiment of the present invention includes a pair of outer regions and an inner region positioned between the outer regions.
John Newman, Tim Hosch
Filed: 25 Jan 16
Utility
Apparatuses and systems for vertical electrolysis cells
21 Dec 21
In one embodiment, the disclosed subject matter relates to an electrolytic cell that has: a cell reservoir; a cathode support retained on a bottom of the cell reservoir, wherein the cathode support contacts at least one of: a metal pad and a molten electrolyte bath within the cell reservoir, wherein the cathode support includes: a body having a support bottom, which is configured to be in communication with the bottom of the electrolysis cell; and a support top, opposite the support bottom, having a cathode attachment area configured to retain a at least one cathode plate therein.
Benjamin D. Mosser, Lance M. Sworts
Filed: 30 Mar 17
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Systems and Methods for Making Ceramic Powders
18 Nov 21
Systems and methods for making ceramic powders configured with consistent, tailored characteristics and/or properties are provided herein.
James C. McMillen, Lance M. Sworts, Benjamin D. Mosser, Charles Robert Shanta, III
Filed: 27 Jul 21
Utility
Copper-coated Titanium Diboride Articles
18 Nov 21
New copper-coated titanium diboride electrodes are disclosed.
Xinghua Liu, Benjamin D. Mosser
Filed: 30 Jul 21
Utility
7xx aluminum casting alloys, and methods for making the same
31 Aug 21
New 7xx aluminum casting alloys are disclosed.
Xinyan Yan, Eider Simielli, Jen C. Lin, Wenping Zhang, James Daniel Bryant
Filed: 23 Apr 15
Utility
Systems and methods for making ceramic powders
3 Aug 21
Systems and methods for making ceramic powders configured with consistent, tailored characteristics and/or properties are provided herein.
James C. McMillen, Lance M. Sworts, Benjamin D. Mosser, Charles Robert Shanta, III
Filed: 7 Jan 19
Utility
Systems and methods of electrolytic production of aluminum
3 Aug 21
In some embodiments, an exemplary electrolytic cell includes: a cathode structure disposed within an electrolysis cell, wherein the electrolysis cell is configured to produce metal on a surface of the cathode structure, wherein the cathode structure is configured to fit along a floor of the electrolysis cell, wherein the cathode structure has a sloped surface when compared to a generally horizontal plane, and wherein via the sloped surface, the cathode structure is configured to drain a metal product from the sloped surface towards a lower end of the cathode structure.
Xinghua Liu
Filed: 2 Apr 18
Utility
Composition for making wettable cathode in aluminum smelting
22 Jun 21
Compositions for making wettable cathodes to be used in aluminum electrolysis cells are disclosed.
Douglas A. Weirauch, Lance M. Sworts, Brian J. Tielsch, Robert A. DiMilia
Filed: 24 Sep 18
Utility
Latch having tool recess in trigger
22 Jun 21
A latch including a body and an engagement member adapted to engage releasably a clevis, and a handle with a trigger attached pivotally and is pivotable between a first position, in which the trigger is engaged releasably with the clevis, and a second position, in which the trigger is disengaged from the clevis.
Thai Do
Filed: 30 Mar 16
Utility
Systems and methods for purifying aluminum
11 May 21
The application is directed towards methods for purifying an aluminum feedstock material.
David H. DeYoung, Xinghua Liu, Brent L. Mydland, James Wiswall
Filed: 21 Aug 19
Utility
Resistance welding fastener, apparatus and methods
26 Jan 21
An apparatus and method for fastening dissimilar materials like steel, plastic and aluminum.
Donald J. Spinella, Daniel Bergstrom
Filed: 2 Feb 15
Utility
7XX Aluminum Casting Alloys, and Methods for Making the Same
9 Dec 20
New shape-cast 7xx aluminum alloys products are disclosed.
Xinyan Yan, Eider Simielli, Jen C. Lin, Wenping Zhang, James Daniel Bryant
Filed: 23 Aug 20
Utility
Architectural manufactures, apparatus and methods using additive manufacturing techniques
26 Oct 20
An apparatus, method and manufacture utilizes additive manufacturing techniques to produce architectural manufactures such as windows and doors.
William J. Hooper, Joshua Tuminella, Ion-Horatiu Barbulescu, Matthew M. Miller, Kyle A. McDaniel
Filed: 4 Aug 16
Utility
System and method for inspection of roll surface
10 Feb 20
A system and method that includes, in an embodiment, a prism, a camera, a light source, and a plate.
Wade A. Winchip, David Anderson, Kelly Pepper, Neville Whittle
Filed: 7 Aug 16
Utility
Methods of continuously casting new 6xxx aluminum alloys, and products made from the same
3 Feb 20
New 6xxx aluminum alloy strips having an improved combination of properties are disclosed.
Timothy A. Hosch, John M. Newman, David Allen Tomes, Jr.
Filed: 1 Dec 15
Utility
Brazing sheet
13 Jan 20
In one embodiment, a brazing sheet comprises: a core layer, a braze liner on the first side of the core layer; and a waterside liner on the second side of the core layer.
Baolute Ren
Filed: 12 Oct 15
Utility
Aluminum casting alloys having manganese, zinc and zirconium
2 Dec 19
Improved aluminum casting alloys having are disclosed.
Jinsoo Kim, Jen C. Lin, Adam J. Schaut, JongHoon Jeong, DongSung Shin
Filed: 24 Aug 15
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Aluminum alloy products having improved property combinations and method for artificially aging same
21 Oct 19
Aluminum alloy products, such as plate, forgings and extrusions, suitable for use in making aerospace structural components like integral wing spars, ribs and webs, comprises about: 6 to 10 wt. % Zn; 1.2 to 1.9 wt. % Mg; 1.2 to 2.2 wt. % Cu, with Mg≤(Cu+0.3); and 0.05 to 0.4 wt. % Zr, the balance Al, incidental elements and impurities.
Dhruba J. Chakrabarti, John Liu, Jay H. Goodman, Gregory B. Venema, Ralph R. Sawtell, Cynthia M. Krist, Robert W. Westerlund
Filed: 7 Aug 13
Utility
Energy storage device and related methods
14 Oct 19
The present disclosure relates to energy storage devices having: a sealed container configured to house a plurality of energy storage devices and enable electrical communication via terminals of the sealed container and a vent located on a periphery of the sealed container.
Glenn W. Jarvis, Robert E. Dick, Hasso Weiland, Joseph M. Fridy, David J. McNeish, John W. Cobes, Rabindra K. Bhattacharyya, John M. Krish, David M. Ference, Brock Watters, Gregory Catrambone
Filed: 2 Oct 16
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