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Title: Electrorefining of magnesium from scrap metal aluminum or magnesium alloys

The invention comprises methods and apparatuses for the electrorefining of Mg from Al or Mg alloy scrap. The invention utilizes the density and charge features of Mg present in a melted alloy to continuously extract Mg and Mg alloys from a melted Al alloy feed.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1462960
Assignee:
PHINIX, LLC (Clayton, MO) ARPA-E
Patent Number(s):
10,017,867
Application Number:
14/621,759
Contract Number:
AR0000413
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Feb 13
Research Org:
PHINIX, LLC, Clayton, MO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE