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Title: Pool power control in remelting systems

Abstract

An apparatus for and method of controlling a remelting furnace comprising adjusting current supplied to an electrode based upon a predetermined pool power reference value and adjusting the electrode drive speed based upon the predetermined pool power reference value.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
  2. Austin, TX
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1034295
Patent Number(s):
8077754
Application Number:
US patent applciation 11/501,198
Assignee:
Williamson, Rodney L. (Albuquerque, NM); Melgaard, David K. (Albuquerque, NM); Beaman, Joseph J. (Austin, TX
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F27 - FURNACES F27B - FURNACES, KILNS, OVENS, OR RETORTS IN GENERAL
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F27 - FURNACES F27D - DETAILS OR ACCESSORIES OF FURNACES, KILNS, OVENS, OR RETORTS, IN SO FAR AS THEY ARE OF KINDS OCCURRING IN MORE THAN ONE KIND OF FURNACE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Williamson, Rodney L, Melgaard, David K, and Beaman, Joseph J. Pool power control in remelting systems. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Williamson, Rodney L, Melgaard, David K, & Beaman, Joseph J. Pool power control in remelting systems. United States.
Williamson, Rodney L, Melgaard, David K, and Beaman, Joseph J. Tue . "Pool power control in remelting systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1034295.
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Works referenced in this record:

Model-based melt rate control during vacuum arc remelting of alloy 718
journal, February 2004


Model based gap and melt rate control for VAR of Ti-6Al-4V
journal, December 2004