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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:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Ames, IA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States); Iowa State University, Ames, IA (US)
OSTI Identifier:
865232
Patent Number(s):
4481030
Application Number:
06/500,102
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-82
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
tantalum-copper; alloy; method; preparing; consumable; electrode; consisting; elongated; copper; billet; containing; spaced; apart; tantalum; rods; extending; longitudinally; length; placed; dc; furnace; melted; conditions; co-melt; form; rods extending; extending longitudinally; spaced apart; consumable electrode; copper alloy; electrode consisting; tantalum-copper alloy; tantalum rods; elongated copper; apart tantalum; billet containing; copper billet; /75/

Citation Formats

Schmidt, Frederick A, Verhoeven, John D, and Gibson, Edwin D. Tantalum-copper alloy and method for making. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Schmidt, Frederick A, Verhoeven, John D, & Gibson, Edwin D. Tantalum-copper alloy and method for making. United States.
Schmidt, Frederick A, Verhoeven, John D, and Gibson, Edwin D. Tue . "Tantalum-copper alloy and method for making". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865232.
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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.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {11}
}

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