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Title: Metal atomization spray nozzle

Abstract

A spray nozzle for a magnetohydrodynamic atomization apparatus has a feed passage for molten metal and a pair of spray electrodes mounted in the feed passage. The electrodes, diverging surfaces which define a nozzle throat and diverge at an acute angle from the throat. Current passes through molten metal when fed through the throat which creates the Lorentz force necessary to provide atomization of the molten metal. 6 figures.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lockheed Martin Energy Syst Inc
OSTI Identifier:
140722
Patent Number(s):
5,261,611
Assignee:
Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 16 Nov 1993
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; 66 PHYSICS; LIQUID METALS; ATOMIZATION; NOZZLES; DESIGN; SPRAYS; MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS

Citation Formats

Huxford, T J. Metal atomization spray nozzle. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Huxford, T J. Metal atomization spray nozzle. United States.
Huxford, T J. Tue . "Metal atomization spray nozzle". United States.
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