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Title: Method of making composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties

Abstract

An improved inert electrode composition is suitable for use as an inert electrode in the production of metals such as aluminum by the electrolytic reduction of metal oxide or metal salt dissolved in a molten salt bath. The composition comprises one or more metals or metal alloys and metal compounds which may include oxides of the metals comprising the alloy. The alloy and metal compounds are interwoven in a network which provides improved electrical conductivity and mechanical strength while preserving the level of chemical inertness necessary for such an electrode to function satisfactorily. 8 figs.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7152232
Patent Number(s):
US 4584172; A
Application Number:
PPN: US 6-596020
Assignee:
Aluminum Co. of America, Pittsburgh, PA (United States) PTO; EDB-94-123681
DOE Contract Number:  
FC07-80CS40158
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 3 May 1984
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; ALUMINIUM; PRODUCTION; ELECTRODES; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; ALUMINIUM OXIDES; ELECTROLYSIS; ELECTROLYTIC CELLS; ALUMINIUM COMPOUNDS; CHALCOGENIDES; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; ELEMENTS; LYSIS; METALS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; 320303* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Industrial & Agricultural Processes- Equipment & Processes

Citation Formats

Ray, S.P., and Rapp, R.A. Method of making composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Ray, S.P., & Rapp, R.A. Method of making composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties. United States.
Ray, S.P., and Rapp, R.A. Tue . "Method of making composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties". United States.
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abstractNote = {An improved inert electrode composition is suitable for use as an inert electrode in the production of metals such as aluminum by the electrolytic reduction of metal oxide or metal salt dissolved in a molten salt bath. The composition comprises one or more metals or metal alloys and metal compounds which may include oxides of the metals comprising the alloy. The alloy and metal compounds are interwoven in a network which provides improved electrical conductivity and mechanical strength while preserving the level of chemical inertness necessary for such an electrode to function satisfactorily. 8 figs.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1986},
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