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Title: Friction welded nonconsumable electrode assembly and use thereof for electrolytic production of metals and silicon

Abstract

A nonconsumable electrode assembly suitable for use in the production of metal by electrolytic reduction of a metal compound dissolved in a molten salt, the assembly comprising a metal conductor and a ceramic electrode body connected by a friction weld between a portion of the body having a level of free metal or metal alloy sufficient to effect such a friction weld and a portion of the metal conductor.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Monroeville, PA
  2. Pittsburgh, PA
  3. Columbus, OH
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Aluminum Company of America (Pittsburgh, PA)
OSTI Identifier:
865144
Patent Number(s):
4468299
Assignee:
Aluminum Company of America (Pittsburgh, PA)
DOE Contract Number:  
FC07-80CS40158
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
friction; welded; nonconsumable; electrode; assembly; electrolytic; production; metals; silicon; suitable; metal; reduction; compound; dissolved; molten; salt; comprising; conductor; ceramic; connected; weld; portion; level; free; alloy; sufficient; effect; compound dissolved; electrolytic production; metal conductor; electrode assembly; metal compound; molten salt; metal alloy; electrolytic reduction; assembly comprising; ceramic electrode; consumable electrode; nonconsumable electrode; alloy sufficient; assembly suitable; free metal; welded nonconsumable; friction weld; metal conduct; /205/204/

Citation Formats

Byrne, Stephen C, Ray, Siba P, and Rapp, Robert A. Friction welded nonconsumable electrode assembly and use thereof for electrolytic production of metals and silicon. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Byrne, Stephen C, Ray, Siba P, & Rapp, Robert A. Friction welded nonconsumable electrode assembly and use thereof for electrolytic production of metals and silicon. United States.
Byrne, Stephen C, Ray, Siba P, and Rapp, Robert A. Sun . "Friction welded nonconsumable electrode assembly and use thereof for electrolytic production of metals and silicon". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865144.
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title = {Friction welded nonconsumable electrode assembly and use thereof for electrolytic production of metals and silicon},
author = {Byrne, Stephen C and Ray, Siba P and Rapp, Robert A},
abstractNote = {A nonconsumable electrode assembly suitable for use in the production of metal by electrolytic reduction of a metal compound dissolved in a molten salt, the assembly comprising a metal conductor and a ceramic electrode body connected by a friction weld between a portion of the body having a level of free metal or metal alloy sufficient to effect such a friction weld and a portion of the metal conductor.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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