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Title: Electrolytic oxide reduction system

Abstract

An electrolytic oxide reduction system according to a non-limiting embodiment of the present invention may include a plurality of anode assemblies, a plurality of cathode assemblies, and a lift system configured to engage the anode and cathode assemblies. The cathode assemblies may be alternately arranged with the anode assemblies such that each cathode assembly is flanked by two anode assemblies. The lift system may be configured to selectively engage the anode and cathode assemblies so as to allow the simultaneous lifting of any combination of the anode and cathode assemblies (whether adjacent or non-adjacent).

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1178741
Patent Number(s):
9017527
Application Number:
12/978,027
Assignee:
GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas LLC (Wilmington, NC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C25 - ELECTROLYTIC OR ELECTROPHORETIC PROCESSES C25C - PROCESSES FOR THE ELECTROLYTIC PRODUCTION, RECOVERY OR REFINING OF METALS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Dec 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Wiedmeyer, Stanley G, Barnes, Laurel A, Williamson, Mark A, Willit, James L, and Berger, John F. Electrolytic oxide reduction system. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Wiedmeyer, Stanley G, Barnes, Laurel A, Williamson, Mark A, Willit, James L, & Berger, John F. Electrolytic oxide reduction system. United States.
Wiedmeyer, Stanley G, Barnes, Laurel A, Williamson, Mark A, Willit, James L, and Berger, John F. Tue . "Electrolytic oxide reduction system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1178741.
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