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Title: Manifold free multiple sheet superplastic forming

Abstract

Fluid-forming compositions in a container attached to enclosed adjacent sheets are heated to relatively high temperatures to generate fluids (gases) that effect inflation of the sheets. Fluid rates to the enclosed space between the sheets can be regulated by the canal from the container. Inflated articles can be produced by a continuous, rather than batch-type, process.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Danville, CA)
  2. (Knoxville, TN)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
873879
Patent Number(s):
6264880
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Oakland, CA) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
manifold; free; multiple; sheet; superplastic; forming; fluid-forming; compositions; container; attached; enclosed; adjacent; sheets; heated; relatively; temperatures; generate; fluids; gases; effect; inflation; fluid; rates; space; regulated; canal; inflated; articles; produced; continuous; batch-type; process; enclosed space; multiple sheet; forming composition; /264/72/

Citation Formats

Elmer, John W., and Bridges, Robert L. Manifold free multiple sheet superplastic forming. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
Elmer, John W., & Bridges, Robert L. Manifold free multiple sheet superplastic forming. United States.
Elmer, John W., and Bridges, Robert L. Mon . "Manifold free multiple sheet superplastic forming". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873879.
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abstractNote = {Fluid-forming compositions in a container attached to enclosed adjacent sheets are heated to relatively high temperatures to generate fluids (gases) that effect inflation of the sheets. Fluid rates to the enclosed space between the sheets can be regulated by the canal from the container. Inflated articles can be produced by a continuous, rather than batch-type, process.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2001},
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