Patents by Inventor Henry Del Bucchia

Henry Del Bucchia 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).

  • Patent number: 5976219
    Abstract: A process for the recycling of scrap metal, such as copper wire, comprises the steps of combining the scrap metal with a concentrate of a metal similar to the scrap metal in a pressure vessel (10) and subjecting the metal concentrate to pressure oxidation along with the scrap metal. In one example the scrap metal comprises copper wire and the metal concentrate comprises a copper matte. An apparatus (16) for feeding the scrap metal to the autoclave (10), without interrupting the operation of the autoclave (10) is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 2, 1999
    Assignee: Cominco Ltd.
    Inventors: Henry Del Bucchia, Phil Babakaiff