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Title: Tantalum-copper alloy and method for making

Abstract

A tantalum-copper alloy can be made by preparing a consumable electrode consisting of an elongated copper billet containing at least two spaced apart tantalum rods extending longitudinally the length of the billet. The electrode is placed in a dc arc furnace and melted under conditions which co-melt the copper and tantalum to form the alloy.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6924573
Application Number:
ON: DE84011081
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy ERA-09-026373; EDB-84-083422
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-82
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; COPPER ALLOYS; PRODUCTION; TANTALUM ALLOYS; ARC FURNACES; ELECTRODES; MELTING; ALLOYS; ELECTRIC FURNACES; FURNACES; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS 360101* -- Metals & Alloys-- Preparation & Fabrication

Citation Formats

Schmidt, F.A., Verhoeven, J.D., and Gibson, E.D. Tantalum-copper alloy and method for making. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Schmidt, F.A., Verhoeven, J.D., & Gibson, E.D. Tantalum-copper alloy and method for making. United States.
Schmidt, F.A., Verhoeven, J.D., and Gibson, E.D. Wed . "Tantalum-copper alloy and method for making". United States.
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title = {Tantalum-copper alloy and method for making},
author = {Schmidt, F.A. and Verhoeven, J.D. and Gibson, E.D.},
abstractNote = {A tantalum-copper alloy can be made by preparing a consumable electrode consisting of an elongated copper billet containing at least two spaced apart tantalum rods extending longitudinally the length of the billet. The electrode is placed in a dc arc furnace and melted under conditions which co-melt the copper and tantalum to form the alloy.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {6}
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