Mangesium Containing Patents (Class 420/516)
  • Publication number: 20150004427
    Abstract: A solder may include zinc, aluminum, magnesium and gallium. The zinc may be present in an amount from about 82% to 96% by weight of the solder. The aluminum may be present in an amount from about 3% to about 15% by weight of the solder. The magnesium may be present in an amount from about 0.5% to about 1.5% by weight of the solder. The gallium may be present in an amount between about 0.5% to about 1.5% by weight of the solder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Jianxing Li, Michael R. Pinter, David E. Steele
  • Patent number: 8834652
    Abstract: Provided is a zinc base alloy having high strength, and being excellent in toughness and abrasion resistance. The zinc base alloy contains 3.5% by weight or more and 4.5% by weight or less of Al, 3.0% by weight or more and 4.0% by weight or less of Cu, 0.01% by weight or more and 0.08% by weight or less of Mg, 0.005% by weight or more and 0.1% by weight or less of Ca, and, as necessary, 0.005% by weight or more and 0.1% by weight or less of Sr, and balance of Zn and inevitable impurities. Also provided is a die-cast product made from the zinc base alloy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Nisso Metallochemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koukichi Takahashi, Satoshi Katagiri
  • Patent number: 8637163
    Abstract: An alloy with a high glass forming ability characterized by containing a group of elements A with atomic radii of less than 0.145 nm of a total of 20 to 85 atm %, a group of elements B with atomic radii of 0.145 nm to less than 0.17 nm of a total of 10 to 79.7 atm %, and a group of elements C with atomic radii of 0.17 nm or more of a total of 0.3 to 15 atm %; when the elements with the greatest contents in the group of elements A, group of elements B, and group of elements C are respectively designated as the “element a”, “element b”, and “element c”, by the ratio of the content of the element a in the group of elements A (for example, Zn and/or Al), the ratio of the content of the element b in the group of elements B (for example, Mg), and the ratio of the content of the element c in the group of elements C (for example, Ca) all being 70 atm % or more; and by the liquid forming enthalpy between any two elements selected from the element a, element b, and element c being negative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
    Inventors: Kohei Tokuda, Koichi Nose, Yuichi Sato, Makoto Nakazawa
  • Publication number: 20130045131
    Abstract: A solder may include zinc, aluminum, magnesium and gallium. The zinc may be present in an amount from about 82% to 96% by weight of the solder. The aluminum may be present in an amount from about 3% to about 15% by weight of the solder. The magnesium may be present in an amount from about 0.5% to about 1.5% by weight of the solder. The gallium may be present in an amount between about 0.5% to about 1.5% by weight of the solder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2012
    Publication date: February 21, 2013
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Jianxing Li, Michael R. Pinter, David E. Steele
  • Publication number: 20120313230
    Abstract: A solder alloy is providing, the solder alloy including zinc, aluminum, magnesium and gallium, wherein the aluminum constitutes by weight 8% to 20% of the alloy, the magnesium constitutes by weight 0.5% to 20% of the alloy and the gallium constitutes by weight 0.5% to 20% of the alloy, the rest of the alloy including zinc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2011
    Publication date: December 13, 2012
    Applicant: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Manfred MENGEL, Alexander HEINRICH, Steffen ORSO, Thomas BEHRENS, Oliver EICHINGER, Lim FONG, Evelyn NAPETSCHNIG, Edmund RIEDL
  • Publication number: 20110014084
    Abstract: Provided are high strength, creep resistant zinc alloys with superior mechanical and other properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2009
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: EASTERN ALLOYS, INC.
    Inventors: Ryan WINTER, John MALMGREEN
  • Publication number: 20090274575
    Abstract: A precision alloy for die-casting contains aluminum, silicon and zinc, wherein on the basis of the overall mass, the content of aluminum is 40% by mass or more and 45% by mass or less, and the content of silicon is 2% by mass or more and 8% by mass or less. Also other solving means will be described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2007
    Publication date: November 5, 2009
    Inventor: Masahiro Nomura
  • Patent number: 5945066
    Abstract: A Zn--Cu based alloy is disclosed including from about 11 to about 50 wt. % of Cu, from about 0.1 to about 10 wt. % of Al, from about 0.01 to about 1.0 wt. % of Mg, and from about 0.001 to about 0.1 wt. % of at least one member of the group consisting of Ti, Pb, Sn, Cd, Ni, Mn, Cr, Fe and mixtures thereof; and the balance being Zn. The Ti component may be added via an Al--Ti alloy. This alloy yields high-part-number castings especially useful in the automotive parts field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 31, 1999
    Inventors: James D. Griffin, David A. Griffin, Michael H. Griffin
  • Patent number: 5565168
    Abstract: A zinc-aluminum casting alloy composed of 9 to 12% by weight aluminum, 0.6 to 1% by weight copper, 0.02 to 0.05% by weight magnesium, balance high-grade zinc. In order to improve the tribologocal properties of that material for use in sliding surface bearings, the material contains also 0.1 to 1.5% by weight silicon and has been made by continuous casting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 15, 1996
    Assignee: Cominco Ltd.
    Inventors: Thomas Steffens, Gary R. Adams
  • Patent number: 5071620
    Abstract: A zinc/low aluminum alloy with lithium additions demonstrating improved creep resistance and suitable for hot chamber pressure die casting. The alloy preferably contains from about 0.1-2% Al, 0.07-0.19% Li, the balance zinc. The alloy also may contain Cu, Mn and Mg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 1990
    Date of Patent: December 10, 1991
    Assignee: International Lead Zinc Research Organization, Inc.
    Inventor: Cedric H. Thornton
  • Patent number: 4990310
    Abstract: A creep-resistant die casting is formed of a zinc-base alloy comprising about 4 to 12 percent copper and about 2 to 4 percent aluminum. The die casting is characterized by an intimate dispersion of fine epsilon and eta phases effective to retard slip and thereby enhance creep resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 1989
    Date of Patent: February 5, 1991
    Assignee: General Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Moinuddin S. Rashid, M. David Hanna
  • Patent number: 4965046
    Abstract: A creep resistant zinc-aluminum based casting alloy comprises in weight percent 3-18% aluminum, 0.01-0.15% magnesium, 0.01-0.05% or manganese or manganese and lithium in the concentrations between 0.01-0.05% Mn and 0.02-0.1% Li, the balance being zinc except for impurities commonly found in zinc alloys.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 1989
    Date of Patent: October 23, 1990
    Assignee: Noranda Inc.
    Inventor: Robert J. Barnhurst
  • Patent number: 4963322
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the production of aluminum alloy components retaining a good fatigue strength when used hot.This process consists of producing an alloy containing by weight 11 to 26% silicon, 2 to 5% iron, 0.5 to 5% copper, 0.1 to 2% magnesium, 0.1 to 0.4% zirconium and 0.5 to 1.5% manganese, subjecting the alloy in the molten state to a fast solidification means, bringing it into the form of parts or components and optionally subjecting the latter to a heat treatment at between 490.degree. and 520.degree. C., followed by water hardening and annealing at between 170.degree. and 210.degree. C.These components are used more particularly as rods, piston rods and pistons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 1989
    Date of Patent: October 16, 1990
    Assignee: Pechiney Recherche Groupement d'Interet Economique
    Inventor: Jean-Francois Faure
  • Patent number: 4882126
    Abstract: A high-strength zinc base alloy which contains 5.2 to 8.6 wt % of Al, 3.0 to 6.5 wt % of Cu, 0.01 to 0.20 wt % of Mg, and if necessary, 0.30 wt % or less of one or two of Co and Ni, and/or 0.04 wt % or less of Ti, the balance being substantially composed of Zn, and which is suitable for a metal mold and die casting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 1988
    Date of Patent: November 21, 1989
    Assignee: Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsuyuki Okada, Kouhei Kubota, Tsutomu Satoh, Hiroshi Gotoh, Takeshi Oziro
  • Patent number: 4863686
    Abstract: There is provided a high-strength, easily-castable zinc alloy consisting substantially of, by weight, from 1 to 30 percent aluminum, from 1 to 20 percent copper, from 0.01 to 1 percent titanium, from 0.01 to 1 percent zirconium, and the balance zinc, and also is provided a high-strength, easily-castable zinc alloy further including from 0.01 to 0.1 percent magnesium. These alloys are useful in the manufacture of molds for injection molding of plastics or also useful as die casting products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 1988
    Date of Patent: September 5, 1989
    Assignee: Nippon Mining Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasunori Yamamoto, Eiji Nishimura
  • Patent number: 4789522
    Abstract: An improved castable hypereutectic zinc-aluminum alloy which is free from underside shrinkage is described. Small additions, from about 0.25% and up to about 2 wt% of rare earth metal, preferably in the form of misch metal, to known zinc-aluminum alloys containing from about 20% and up to about 40 wt% aluminum have been found to prevent underside shrinkage in castings with a cross section up to about six inches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 1987
    Date of Patent: December 6, 1988
    Assignee: Queen's University at Kingston
    Inventors: Reginald W. Smith, Mansor Ghoreshy
  • Patent number: 4731129
    Abstract: A zinc/aluminum alloy feedstock containing 18-30% by weight Al, 0.003-0.2% by wt. Mg, 0.5-2.5% by wt. Cu, 0.02-0.5% by wt. Fe, 0-0.1% by wt. Si, Zn balance (including any impurities) is capable of achieving high plasticity at temperatures of 240.degree. C. or above after being subjected to a multistage heat treatment including an extrusion step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 1986
    Date of Patent: March 15, 1988
    Assignee: BNF Metals Technology Centre
    Inventor: Charles G. Purnell
  • Patent number: 4609529
    Abstract: The ductility and/or tensile strength of certain zinc-based alloys (25 to 40 wt. % aluminum, 0.5 to 5 wt. % copper, and up to 0.1 wt. % magnesium) are improved when various elements are added. A first series of improved alloys is comprised of boron (between 5 ppm and 0.1 wt. %), possibly along with titanium (25 ppm to 0.5 wt. %), or possibly along with zirconium and/or strontium (up to 0.1 wt. %), and titanium (up to 0.1 wt. %). A second series of improved alloys is comprised of rare earths, principally lanthanum and/or cerium, in a total amount between 5 ppm and 0.1 wt. %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 1984
    Date of Patent: September 2, 1986
    Assignee: Centre de Recherches Metallurgiques
    Inventors: Andre Skenazi, Dimitri Coutsouradis, Andre Rasquin
  • Patent number: 4599279
    Abstract: A zinc alloy, having a copper layer coated thereon, consists essentially of from about 0.1 to about 0.8 weight percent copper, about 0.01 or more weight percent aluminum; up to about 0.05 weight percent magnesium, the balance being essentially zinc. The copper coated zinc alloy is advantageously employed to produce various cast, extruded, molded articles and the like including trim, fixtures as well as coin blanks. Further, the present invention relates to a metal article comprising a zinc base alloy having a copper overlayer in direct contact with the zinc base alloy, said alloy comprising about 1.5 weight percent or less aluminum and the remainder zinc. From another aspect, the subject invention contemplates a method for reducing the diffusion between a copper layer and a zinc base metal, said layer being in direct contact with the zinc base metal, said method comprising incorporating at least about 0.01 weight percent aluminum in said zinc base metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 1984
    Date of Patent: July 8, 1986
    Assignee: Ball Corporation
    Inventors: Michael J. Mirra, Jon W. Headrick, Raymond E. Giuliani
  • Patent number: 4448748
    Abstract: There is disclosed an alloy for use in a zinc galvanizing bath comprising zinc, aluminum and a rare earth-containing alloy such as mischmetal. According to the preferred embodiments, the alloy contains from about 85% to about 97% zinc, from about 3% to about 15% aluminum and from about 5 ppm to about 1.0% mischmetal. The alloy may also contain one or more of the elements Fe, Pb, Sb, Mg, Sn, Cu and Si.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 1982
    Date of Patent: May 15, 1984
    Assignee: International Lead Zinc Research Organization, Inc.
    Inventors: Schrade F. Radtke, Dimitri Coutsouradis, Jacques Pelerin