Patents by Inventor Helena Alves

Helena Alves has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220098704
    Abstract: A nickel alloy includes (in wt. %) Ni 50-55%, Cr 17-21%, Mo>0-9%, W 0-9%, Nb 1-5.7%, Ta>0-4.7%, Ti 0.1-3.0%, Al 0.4-4.0%, Co max. 3.0%, Mn max. 0.35%, Si max. 0.35%, Cu max. 0.23%, C 0.001-0.045%, S max. 0.01%, P 0.001-0.02%, B 0.001-0.01%, the remainder Fe and the conventional process-related impurities, wherein the following relations are provided: Nb+Ta 1-5.7% (1), Al+Ti>1.2-5% (2), Mo+W 3-9% (3), where Nb, Ta, Al and Ti are the concentration of the elements in question in wt. %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: VDM Metals International GmbH
    Inventors: Julia BOTINHA, Bodo GEHRMANN, Helena ALVES
  • Publication number: 20170275737
    Abstract: A weld filler includes a nickel-molybdenum-iron alloy with high corrosion resistance with respect to reducing media at high temperatures, consisting of (in % by mass): 61 to 63% nickel, 24 to 26% molybdenum, 10 to 14% iron, 0.20 to 0.40% niobium, 0.1 to 0.3% aluminum, 0.01 to 1.0% chromium, 0.1 to 1.0% manganese, at most 0.5% copper, at most 0.01% carbon, at most 0.1% silicon, at most 0.02% phosphorus, at most 0.01% sulphur, at most 1.0% cobalt, and further smelting-related impurities. The weld filler can be welded to fill a joint.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicant: VDM Metals International GmbH
    Inventors: Rainer BEHRENS, Helena ALVES
  • Publication number: 20160097112
    Abstract: The invention relates to an alloy comprising (in mass %) Ni 33-35%, Cr 26-28%, Mo 6-7%, Cu 0.5-1.5%, Mn 1.0-4%, Si max. 0.1%, Al 0.01-0.3%, C max. 0.01%, N 0.1-0.25%, B 0.001-0.004%, SE>0 to 1%, and Fe remainder, including unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Applicant: VDM METALS GMBH
    Inventors: Helena ALVES, Rainer BEHRENS
  • Patent number: 9228250
    Abstract: The invention relates to an alloy comprising (in mass %) Ni 33-35%, Cr 26-28%, Mo 6-7%, Cu 0.5-1.5%, Mn 1.0-4%, Si max. 0.1%, Al 0.01-0.3%, C max. 0.01%, N 0.1-0.25%, B 0.001-0.004%, SE>0 to 1%, and Fe remainder, including unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: VDM Metals GmbH
    Inventors: Helena Alves, Rainer Behrens
  • Publication number: 20150344995
    Abstract: A nickel-molybdenum-iron alloy with high corrosion resistance with respect to reducing media at high temperatures, consisting of (in % by mass): 61 to 63% nickel, 24 to 26% molybdenum, 10 to 14% iron, 0.20 to 0.40% niobium, 0.1 to 0.3% aluminum, 0.01 to 1.0% chromium, 0.1 to 1.0% manganese, at most 0.5% copper, at most 0.01% carbon, at most 0.1% silicon, at most 0.02% phosphorus, at most 0.01% sulphur, at most 1.0% cobalt, and further smelting-related impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: VDM METALS GMBH
    Inventors: Rainer BEHRENS, Helena ALVES
  • Publication number: 20130259739
    Abstract: The invention relates to an alloy comprising (in mass %) Ni 33-35%, Cr 26-28%, Mo 6-7%, Cu 0.5-1.5%, Mn 1.0-4%, Si max. 0.1%, Al 0.01-0.3%, C max. 0.01%, N 0.1-0.25%, B 0.001-0.004%, SE>0 to 1%, and Fe remainder, including unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2011
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: OUTOKUMPU VDM GMBH
    Inventors: Helena Alves, Rainer Behrens
  • Publication number: 20120114520
    Abstract: A nickel-molybdenum-iron alloy with high corrosion resistance with respect to reducing media at high temperatures, consisting of (in % by mass): 61 to 63% nickel, 24 to 26% molybdenum, 10 to 14% iron, 0.20 to 0.40% niobium, 0.1 to 0.3% aluminum, 0.01 to 1.0% chromium, 0.1 to 1.0% manganese, at most 0.5% copper, at most 0.01% carbon, at most 0.1% silicon, at most 0.02% phosphorus, at most 0.01% sulphur, at most 1.0% cobalt, and further smelting-related impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: THYSSENKRUPP VDM GMBH
    Inventors: Rainer Behrens, Helena Alves