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Title: Extrusion die and method

A method and die apparatus for manufacturing a honeycomb body of triangular cell cross-section and high cell density, the die having a combination of (i) feedholes feeding slot intersections and (ii) feedholes feeding slot segments not supplied from slot intersections, whereby a reduction in feedhole count is achieved while still retaining good extrusion efficiency and extrudate uniformity.
Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Painted Post, NY)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
869274
Assignee:
Corning Incorporated (Corning, NY) OSTI
Patent Number(s):
US 5308568
Application Number:
08/065,551
Contract Number:
DEN3-336; AC02-96EE50453
Research Org:
ROLLS-ROYCE CORP
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
extrusion; die; method; apparatus; manufacturing; honeycomb; triangular; cell; cross-section; density; combination; feedholes; feeding; slot; intersections; ii; segments; supplied; whereby; reduction; feedhole; count; achieved; retaining; efficiency; extrudate; uniformity; cell density; extrusion die; slot segments; slot intersections; cell cross-section; die apparatus; triangular cell; feeding slot; feedholes feeding; /264/419/425/