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Title: Composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties

Abstract

An improved inert electrode composition is suitable for use as an inert electrode in the production of metals such as aluminum by the electrolytic reduction of metal oxide or metal salt dissolved in a molten salt bath. The composition comprises one or more metals or metal alloys and metal compounds which may include oxides of the metals comprising the alloy. The alloy and metal compounds are interwoven in a network which provides improved electrical conductivity and mechanical strength while preserving the level of chemical inertness necessary for such an electrode to function satisfactorily.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Plum Boro, PA)
  2. (Columbus, OH)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Aluminum Company of America (Pittsburgh, PA)
OSTI Identifier:
865045
Patent Number(s):
4454015
Assignee:
Aluminum Company of America (Pittsburgh, PA) IDO
DOE Contract Number:  
FC07-80CS40158
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
composition; suitable; inert; electrode; electrical; conductivity; mechanical; properties; improved; production; metals; aluminum; electrolytic; reduction; metal; oxide; salt; dissolved; molten; bath; comprises; alloys; compounds; oxides; comprising; alloy; interwoven; network; provides; strength; preserving; level; chemical; inertness; function; satisfactorily; composition suitable; salt bath; provides improved; inert electrode; composition comprises; metal compound; metal compounds; metal oxide; molten salt; metal alloy; metal salt; mechanical properties; electrical conductivity; electrolytic reduction; mechanical strength; electrode composition; metal alloys; improved electrical; metals comprising; salt dissolved; improved inert; chemical inertness; function satisfactorily; /204/

Citation Formats

Ray, Siba P., and Rapp, Robert A. Composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Ray, Siba P., & Rapp, Robert A. Composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties. United States.
Ray, Siba P., and Rapp, Robert A. Sun . "Composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865045.
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title = {Composition suitable for use as inert electrode having good electrical conductivity and mechanical properties},
author = {Ray, Siba P. and Rapp, Robert A.},
abstractNote = {An improved inert electrode composition is suitable for use as an inert electrode in the production of metals such as aluminum by the electrolytic reduction of metal oxide or metal salt dissolved in a molten salt bath. The composition comprises one or more metals or metal alloys and metal compounds which may include oxides of the metals comprising the alloy. The alloy and metal compounds are interwoven in a network which provides improved electrical conductivity and mechanical strength while preserving the level of chemical inertness necessary for such an electrode to function satisfactorily.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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