Patents by Inventor Lewis A. Way

Lewis A. Way 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: 4078412
    Abstract: A support shoe and a method are provided for supporting metal members being formed at high temperatures, particularly during piercing and reeling of seamless tube, by the steps of passing said member, over one or more supporting shoes positioned to support the metal member, particularly while said member passes between the rolls of the piercing mill and/or the reeling mill with said shoe being formed of an alloy comprising 0.015% to 1.5% carbon, about 35% to 65% cobalt, about 15% to 35% chromium and up to about 25% iron and amounts of boron, nickel, silicon, molybdenum, vanadium, aluminum, tantalum, tungsten, titanium, copper and columbium for imparting the qualities generally associated therewith without detrimentally affecting the hot hardness and resistance to erosion of said alloy at said elevated temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 1976
    Date of Patent: March 14, 1978
    Assignee: Columbiana Foundry Company
    Inventors: Lewis A. Way, Robert C. Williams
  • Patent number: 4034588
    Abstract: A method is provided for piercing and enlarging metal members at high temperatures, particularly members containing slag inclusion, by the steps of urging said member, over a piercer or enlarger point by rolling whereby said point passes through and forms an axial opening in the ingot, said point being formed of an alloy comprising 0.015% to 2% carbon, about 5% to 65% cobalt, about 15% to 35% chromium and up to about 30% iron and amounts of boron, nickel, silicon molybdenum, vanadium, aluminum, tantalum, tungsten, titanium, copper and columbium for imparting the qualities generally associated therewith without detrimentally affecting the hot hardness and resistance to erosion of said alloy at said elevated temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 1976
    Date of Patent: July 12, 1977
    Assignee: Columbiana Foundry Company
    Inventors: Lewis A. Way, Robert C. Williams
  • Patent number: 3962897
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are provided for piercing metal members at high temperatures, particularly members containing slag inclusions, by the steps of urging said member, over a piercer point by rolling whereby said point passes through and forms an axial opening in the ingot, said point being formed of an alloy comprising 0.015% to 2% Carbon, about 5% to 65% Cobalt, about 15% to 35% Chromium and up to about 30% iron.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 1970
    Date of Patent: June 15, 1976
    Assignee: Columbiana Foundry Company
    Inventors: Lewis A. Way, Robert C. Williams