Component Of Composite Having Metal Continuous Phase Interengaged With Nonmetal Continuous Phase Patents (Class 428/545)
  • Patent number: 10894290
    Abstract: Molybdenum composites containing silicon and boron for environmental resistance are combined so as to minimize the silicon solid solution in the molybdenum phase. The composites include ratios of molybdenum, silicon, and boron to form three phase mixtures of molybdenum, A15 (Mo3Si), and T2 (Mo5SiB2) or molybdenum, SiO2, and T2 (Mo5SiB2). Beneficial additives, including manganese and strontium aluminosilicate, are included to improve the composite's properties. Manufacturing processes to produce these composites as either powders or solid parts are included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Trelleborg Applied Technologies
    Inventors: Peter E. Marshall, Carol Ann M. Wedding, Oliver M. Strbik, III
  • Patent number: 10508322
    Abstract: The invention relates to a copper alloy such as, for example, CuNi6Sn5Fe2P0.15, which has hard particles such as, for example, Fe3P or Fe2P and optionally solid lubricants such as, for example, hexagonal boron nitrides or graphite. The invention further relates to the use of said copper alloy for a bearing and to a bearing having said copper alloy. The invention further relates to a method for producing a bearing having a copper alloy, wherein a metal powder is produced, for example, by means of melt atomization, hard particles and optional solid lubricants are optionally added to said powder, and the powder is sintered onto a substrate. Finally, the invention relates to an alternative method for producing a bearing, wherein the copper alloy is applied to a substrate by means of casting or plating or wherein the bearing is made completely of the copper alloy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Federal-Mogul Wiesbaden GmbH
    Inventors: Holger Schmitt, Daniel Meister, David M. Saxton
  • Patent number: 10434741
    Abstract: A composite molded article contains a metal molded article and a resin molded article, which are bonded to each other, in which the metal molded article has a roughened bonding surface, a surface layer portion of the metal molded article including the roughened bonding surface has: open holes containing: a stem hole that is formed in a thickness direction and has an opening on the side of the bonding surface, and a branch hole that is formed from an inner wall of the stem hole in a different direction from the stem hole, and the composite molded article is bonded in such a state that the resin permeates into the open holes formed on the bonding surface of the metal molded article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignees: DAICEL POLYMER LTD., DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daiji Ikeda, Yoshihiro Asami
  • Patent number: 10407756
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an aluminum alloy for a cylinder head. The aluminum alloy according to an embodiment comprises, by weight, Si: 4.5˜5.0%, Cu: 3.0˜4.0%, Fe: 0.2˜0.5%, Mn: 0.02% or less (exclusive of 0%), Mg: 0.1˜0.3%, Zr: 0.1% or less (exclusive of 0%), Cr: 0.1˜0.2%, and a balance of Al and inevitable impurities to form 100%, with a reinforcing phase of Al(Fe,Cr)Si ranging from 1.0 to 2.3%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Kyung Moon Lee, Hoo Dam Lee, Jong Kook Lee, Byung Ho Min
  • Patent number: 10357826
    Abstract: An improved aluminum alloy powder metal includes silicon additions. When this improved powder metal with silicon additions is sintered to form a sintered component, the resultant component exhibits many improved mechanical strength properties and improved thermal resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: GKN Sinter Metals, LLC
    Inventors: Donald Paul Bishop, Richard L. Hexemer, Jr., Ian Donaldson, Randy Williams Cooke
  • Patent number: 10180034
    Abstract: A cutter element for rock removal comprises a free standing PCD body (801, 1801) comprising one or more physical volumes (1702, 1703), the PCD material being invariant in terms of the diamond and metal network compositional ratio and metal elemental composition such that each physical volume does not differ to any other physical volume with respect to diamond and metal network compositional ratio and metal elemental composition. The PCD body has a functional working volume (803) forming in use the region which comes into contact with the rock. A functional support volume (804) extant in use and having a proximal free surface extends from the functional working volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: ELEMENT SIX ABRASIVES S.A.
    Inventors: Moosa Mahomed Adia, Geoffrey John Davies
  • Patent number: 10173299
    Abstract: Diamond bonded constructions include a diamond body comprising intercrystalline bonded diamond and interstitial regions. The body has a working surface and an interface surface, and may be joined to a metallic substrate. The body has a gradient diamond volume content greater about 1.5 percent, wherein the diamond content at the interface surface is less than 94 percent, and increases moving toward the working surface. The body may include a region that is substantially free of a catalyst material otherwise disposed within the body and present in a gradient amount. An additional material may be included within the body and be present in a changing amount. The body may be formed by high-pressure HPHT processing, e.g., from 6,200 MPa to 10,000 MPa, to produce a sintered body having a characteristic diamond volume fraction v. average grain size relationship distinguishable from that of diamond bonded constructions form by conventional-pressure HPHT processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: SMITH INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: J. Daniel Belnap, Georgiy Voronin, Feng Yu, Peter Cariveau
  • Patent number: 9987824
    Abstract: A metal-resin composite structure (106) is obtained by bonding a metal member (103) and a resin member (105) formed of a thermoplastic resin composition (P) to each other. Regarding six linear portions in total on a surface (110) of the metal member (103) including three arbitrary linear portions which are parallel to each other and another three arbitrary linear portions which are perpendicular to the former three linear portions, a surface roughness measured according to JIS B0601 (corresponding international standard: ISO4287) satisfies the following requirements (1) and (2) at the same time: (1) material ratio of the roughness profile (Rmr) of one or more linear portions at a cutting level of 20% and an evaluation length of 4 mm are lower than or equal to 30%; and (2) ten point average roughnesses (Rz) of all the linear portions at an evaluation length of 4 mm are greater than 2 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Goro Inoue, Yuki Kondo, Haruka Takamatsu, Kazuki Kimura, Masaki Misumi, Hiroshi Okumura
  • Patent number: 9803690
    Abstract: Slide bearings and methods of producing slide bearings are disclosed. The slide bearing has a metal support and a sliding layer. No other layer is in contact with the sliding layer. The sliding layer is applied directly to the metal support. The sliding layer comprises a mixture of at least two polymers P1 and P2, wherein P1 is a fluoropolymer. P2 is a non-fluorinated thermoplastic polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS PAMPUS GMBH
    Inventors: Julia Ziegler, Olaf Schmitjes, Marc A. Aerts
  • Patent number: 9719308
    Abstract: A polycrystalline diamond (PCD) composite compact element 100 comprising a substrate 130, a PCD structure 120 bonded to the substrate 130, and a bond material in the form of a bond layer 140 bonding the PCD structure 120 to the substrate 130; the PCD structure 120 being thermally stable and having a mean Young's modulus of at least about 800 GPa, the PCD structure 120 having an interstitial mean free path of at least about 0.05 microns and at most about 1.5 microns; the standard deviation of the mean free path being at least about 0.05 microns and at most about 1.5 microns. Embodiments of the PCD composite compact element may be for a tool for cutting, milling, grinding, drilling, earth boring, rock drilling or other abrasive applications, such as the cutting and machining of metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignees: Element Six Limited, Baker Hughes Incorporated
    Inventors: Danny Eugene Scott, Kurtis Karl Schmitz, Clement David Van Der Riet, Antionette Can
  • Patent number: 9663844
    Abstract: A sintered bearing has a structure in which Ni—P alloy particles having an average diameter of 10 to 100 ?m are dispersed in an amount of 1 to 20% by mass in a Cu-based sintered alloy base, a Fe—Cu-based sintered alloy base or a Cu—Ni-based sintered alloy base. The Ni—P alloy particles are derived from a raw material powder comprising 1 to 12% by mass of P; and a remainder composed of Ni and inevitable impurities. The Cu-based sintered alloy base contains no less than 40% by mass of Cu. The Fe—Cu-based sintered alloy base contains no more than 50% by mass of Fe. The Cu—Ni-based sintered alloy base contains 20 to 40% by mass of Ni and 0.1 to 1.0% by mass of P; or contains 10 to 25% by mass of Ni, 10 to 25% by mass of Zn and 0.1 to 1.0% by mass of P.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: DIAMET CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yoshinari Ishii
  • Patent number: 9339915
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a PCD element containing a substrate and a PCD layer. The PCD has a top surface, a side surface, an intermediate surface, an unleached region containing a diamond body matrix and an interstitial matrix including a catalyst, and a leached region containing a diamond body matrix and empty space in the place of the interstitial matrix. The catalyst has been leached from the empty space in the place of the interstitial matrix. The unleached region is adjacent to a substantial portion of the side surface and the leached region is not adjacent to a substantial portion of the side surface, and the leached region is adjacent to the top surface or the intermediate surface. The disclosure also provides a system and method for leaching a PCD element including a liquid able to leach a catalyst and a protective member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventor: Gary E. Weaver
  • Patent number: 9287749
    Abstract: A machine having a stator and a rotor having a rotor shaft supported in bearings, such that the rotor is rotatable about a rotation axis. The bearings are designed as active magnetic bearings in which the rotor is supported without contact. A respective back-up bearing is associated with each active magnetic bearing to catch the rotor when the respective active magnetic bearing fails. The respective back-up bearing has a bushing arranged on the rotor shaft and a sliding device arranged on the stator. The respective bushing has an inner ring arranged radially inside to fasten the bushing on the rotor shaft, and an outer ring that surrounds the inner ring radially outside and slides in the sliding device of the respective back-up bearing when the respective active magnetic bearing fails. The inner and outer rings are made of different materials and are connected to each other in a bonded manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventor: Horst Kümmlee
  • Patent number: 9255007
    Abstract: A copper foil for producing graphene, including oxides and sulfides each having a diameter of 0.5 ?m or more having a total number of 15/mm2 or less measured by using a scanning electronic microscope before heating at 1000° C. for 1 hour in an atmosphere containing 20% by volume or more of hydrogen and balance argon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Chiba, Tatsuya Yamaji
  • Patent number: 9101063
    Abstract: A power module substrate includes a ceramics substrate composed of Si3N4 having a top face. A metal plate composed of aluminum having a purity of 99.99% or more is joined to the top face of the ceramics substrate with a brazing filler metal which includes a melting-point lowering element interposed therebetween. A high concentration section is formed at a joint interface at which the metal plate is joined to the ceramics substrate, has an oxygen concentration greater than an oxygen concentration in the metal plate and in the ceramics substrate, and has a thickness of less than or equal to 4 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshirou Kuromitsu, Kazuhiro Akiyama, Takeshi Kitahara, Hiroshi Tonomura
  • Patent number: 9095062
    Abstract: A power module substrate includes a ceramics substrate composed of Al2O3 having a top face. A metal plate composed of aluminum having a purity of 99.99% or more is joined to the top face of the ceramics substrate with a brazing filler metal which includes silicon interposed therebetween. A high concentration section is formed at a joint interface at which the metal plate is joined to the ceramics substrate, and has a silicon concentration that is more than five times the silicon concentration in the metal plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshirou Kuromitsu, Kazuhiro Akiyama, Takeshi Kitahara, Hiroshi Tonomura
  • Patent number: 8956733
    Abstract: A filling material of power transmission bus bar, composed mainly of a silicone and an inorganic material, wherein weight ratio of said silicone and said inorganic material is between 1:0.1 and 1:9. As such, the resilience of the silicone can increase the buffering capability of said power transmission bus bar in facing pressure of strong winds; also stiffness of said inorganic material can increase the stability of said power transmission bus bar in a same situation. Said filling material of power transmission bus bar is able to protect metallic conduction element of said power transmission bus bar from getting in touch with moisture and dust, that may reduce its efficiency in transmitting power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Taiwan Busway Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ching Hsien Tsai
  • Patent number: 8932109
    Abstract: A workpiece having a multiple-phase working surface, and a lapping process for producing the surface, the process including: (a) providing a system including: (i) a workpiece having a multiple-phase working surface having a first continuous solid phase, and a second solid phase, intimately dispersed within the continuous phase in the multiple-phase working surface, the continuous phase having a hardness exceeding a hardness of the second phase by a Mohs Hardness of at least 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Inventors: Sergei Stefanidin, Boris Shamshidov, Shai Aviezer, Rina Mandel
  • Patent number: 8852751
    Abstract: A wear resistant device includes a substrate of a first metallic material and a wear resistant layer disposed on a substrate. The wear resistant layer includes a matrix of a second, different metallic material, particulates dispersed throughout the matrix, and a boron material dispersed within a portion of the matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
    Inventors: Blair A. Smith, Aaron T. Nardi, Kevin M. Rankin, Patrick Louis Clavette
  • Patent number: 8846207
    Abstract: The invention relates to a wear part or tool comprising a body containing an iron-group metal or alloy, a wear-resistant layer metallurgically bonded to a surface of the body through an intermediate layer, characterised in that the wear-resistant layer comprises at least 13 vol. % of grains of metal carbide selected from the group consisting of WC, TiC, VC, ZrC, NbC, Mo2C, HfC and TaC and grains of (CrlMe)xCy and a metal based phase comprising of a solid solution of 0.5 to 20% Cr, 0.2 to 15% Sil and 0.2 to 20% carbon, where Me is Fe, Co and/or Ni; and the intermediate layer has a thickness of 0.05 to 1 mm and comprises Si in amount of 0.1 to 0.7 of that in the wear-resistant layer, chromium in amount of 0.1 to 0.6 of that in the wear-resistant layer and the metal of the metal carbide in amount of 0.2 to 0.6 of that in the wear-resistant layer and to a method of producing such a wear part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Inventors: Igor Yuri Konyashin, Bernd Heinrich Ries, Frank Friedrich Lachmann
  • Publication number: 20140272446
    Abstract: In one aspect, articles are described herein comprising wear-resistant claddings. An article described herein, in some embodiments, comprises a metallic substrate and a cladding adhered to the substrate, the cladding including a metal matrix composite layer comprising at least one hard particle tile having a pore structure infiltrated with matrix metal or matrix alloy. Infiltration of the pore structure of the hard particle tile by the matrix metal or alloy can render the tile fully dense or substantially fully dense.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Kannametal Inc.
    Inventors: Qingjun Zheng, Yixiong Liu, Robert J. Vasinko, Joel Thomas Dawson, Michael J. Meyer
  • Patent number: 8795828
    Abstract: Composite wear parts including encapsulated preformed ceramic shapes are disclosed. Preformed ceramic shapes are embedded in a metal alloy to protect the base metal from abrasion. The preformed ceramic shapes may have a uniform, preformed geometry that provides for packing the preformed ceramic shapes together in a uniform way. The preformed ceramic shapes may be positioned at a location in the composite wear part exposed to an abrasion without using a binding agent. The preformed ceramic shapes may also be contained in a porous container. A truss structure may be integrated in the preformed ceramic shapes to compartmentalize the preformed ceramic shapes into multiple isolated sub regions to stiffen the composite wear parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Spokane Industries
    Inventors: Rod Alan Grozdanich, Edward Robert Kaczmarek
  • Patent number: 8715439
    Abstract: A laminated ceramic matrix composite structure is strengthened with one or more layers of a metal reinforcement. The metal reinforcement is selected to provide optimal strength and thermal compatibility with the ceramic matrix composite. The metal reinforcement includes an outer oxidized layer that bonds to the ceramic matrix composite. It may also include a barrier layer on the surface of the metal that helps prevent further oxidation. The structure is formed using standard composite prepreg layup techniques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Buddhadev Chakrabarti, Leanne Lehman, Ali Yousefiani, William P. Keith
  • Patent number: 8673455
    Abstract: A coating steel component with a pattern of an iron based matrix with crystalline particles metallurgically bound to the surface of a steel substrate for use as disc cutters or other components with one or more abrading surfaces that can experience significant abrasive wear, high point loads, and large shear stresses during use. The coated component contains a pattern of features in the shape of freckles or stripes that are laser formed and fused to the steel substrate. The features can display an inner core that is harder than the steel substrate but generally softer than the matrix surrounding the core, providing toughness and wear resistance to the features. The features result from processing an amorphous alloy where the resulting matrix can be amorphous, partially devitrified or fully devitrified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: UT-Battelle, LLC
    Inventors: Craig A. Blue, Frank Wong, Louis F. Aprigliano, Peter G. Engleman, William H. Peter, Tibor G. Rozgonyi, Levent Ozdemir
  • Patent number: 8647536
    Abstract: A composite is provided having an electrically conducting Al matrix and elongated filaments comprising Ca and/or Sr and/or Ba disposed in the matrix and extending along a longitudinal axis of the composite. The filaments initially comprise Ca and/or Sr and/or Ba metal or alloy and then may be reacted with the Al matrix to form a strengthening intermetallic compound comprising Al and Ca and/or Sr and/or Ba. The composite is useful as a long-distance, high voltage power transmission conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Alan M. Russell, Iver E. Anderson, Hyong J. Kim, Andrew E. Freichs
  • Patent number: 8637161
    Abstract: A coated article is provided. A coated article includes a composite substrate made from carbon fiber and zirconium diboride. A chromium layer is deposited on the substrate. A chromium diffusing layer is formed between the substrate and the chromium layer. A chromium-nitrogen layer is deposited on the chromium layer. A iridium layer is deposited on the chromium-nitrogen layer opposite to the chromium layer, wherein the chromium-nitrogen layer includes a first chromium-nitrogen layer and a second chromium-nitrogen layer. The first chromium-nitrogen layer abuts the chromium layer. The second chromium-nitrogen layer abuts the iridium layer. The atomic nitrogen content in the first chromium-nitrogen layer gradually increases with the thickness of the first chromium-nitrogen layer. The atomic nitrogen content in the second chromium-nitrogen layer gradually decreases with the thickness of the second chromium-nitrogen layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (ShenZhen) Co., Ltd, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hsin-Pei Chang, Wen-Rong Chen, Huann-Wu Chiang, Cheng-Shi Chen, Cong Li
  • Publication number: 20130327574
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a metal reinforced open cell carbon foam component comprises (a) placing a block of open cell carbon foam in a mold. The block comprise a plurality of interconnected pores distributed throughout the block. In addition, the method comprises (b) pouring a molten metal into the mold. Further, the method comprises (c) infiltrating the interconnected pores in the block during (b). Still further, the method comprises (d) allowing the molten metal to cool after (c) to form a metal reinforced open cell carbon foam casting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2012
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, L.P.
    Inventors: Adrian Marica, Kenneth S. Kondo
  • Publication number: 20130304232
    Abstract: A tubular structure and method for making a tubular structure are provided, where the tubular structure includes at least one layer of braided strands. In general, at least one portion of the braided strands exhibits a braid pattern of crests and troughs (e.g., a wave pattern, which may include sinusoidal, square, and/or sawtooth waves) along a length of the tubular structure. The wave pattern can be created by rotating the mandrel onto which the tubular structure is braided during the braiding process, such as by angularly oscillating the mandrel about its longitudinal axis or about its transverse axis. As a result, the tubular structures may have increased radial strength, collapse resistance, torque transmission, column strength, and kink resistance. The tubular structures may be used in medical devices, such as stent-grafts, as well as in other medical and non-medical devices, such as in hoses, tubing, filters, and other devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventor: Sara Jane Gries
  • Patent number: 8563485
    Abstract: A tribo-system includes a metal substrate having a surfactant layer chemisorbed to a side thereof, a lubricant established on the metal substrate, and a plurality of nanoparticles dispersed in the lubricant. Each of the nanoparticles includes i) an inorganic core having a predetermined size and shape, and ii) a surfactant shell chemisorbed to a surface of the inorganic core, where the surfactant shell has a predetermined thickness. The adhesive force and energy between the metal substrate surface and the nanoparticles is higher than the adhesive force and energy between individual particles of the nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignees: GM Global Technology Operations LLC, The Regents of The University of California
    Inventors: Gregory Mordukhovich, Jacob N. Israelachvili
  • Publication number: 20130271891
    Abstract: A lightning strike protection material has a metallic substrate and a metallic coating atop the substrate. The material may be integrated with a structural layer, the metallic coating composition being less reactive with material of the structural layer than is the composition of the metallic substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Applicant: DEXMET CORPORATION
    Inventors: Harry B. Shimp, Kenneth E. Mull
  • Patent number: 8431254
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composite material element (1), the composite material comprising a microfissured matrix (7) in the form of a three-dimensional interconnected network (4) of microfissures exposed on the surface of the ceramic matrix, an additive material (6) consisting of a flux or glass being dispersed in the matrix, the additive material (6) being a material which, when the composite material is brought to a predetermined temperature, softens and migrates by capillarity in the network (4) of microfissures (4) to said surface of the element. The quantity of additive material dispersed initially in the matrix is in a sufficient proportion compared to the matrix intended to coat a surface (5) of the composite material element left exposed so as to create a gas-tight barrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique
    Inventors: Luc Bianchi, Joel Toulc'Hoat, Charles Bories
  • Patent number: 8415034
    Abstract: A composite wear-resistant member and a method of manufacturing the same. The method includes setting an appropriate sintering temperature from 900° C. to 1080° C. by adjusting a ratio of phosphor in a material, wherein the material contains hard particles including diamond particles and WC particles, a binder of an iron group metal containing phosphor (P), and copper, which is distributed and is present alone; and performing hot press sintering or electric discharge sintering on the material. The composite wear-resistant member includes a material including hard particles including diamond particles and WC particles, a binder of an iron group metal containing phosphor, and copper. The phosphor content is from 0.01 to 1.0 wt % with respect to the sum total of the WC particles and the binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Assignee: TIX Corporation
    Inventor: Nobuhiro Kuribayashi
  • Patent number: 8409707
    Abstract: The invention relates to an iron-based soft magnetic powder for a dust core, wherein a film comprising Fe and Co, a phosphoric acid-based chemical conversion film and a silicone resin film are formed in this order on the surface of an iron-based soft magnetic powder, and to a dust core obtained by molding the iron-based soft magnetic powder for a dust core. The invention also relates to an iron-based soft magnetic powder for a dust core formed by coating the surface of an iron-based soft magnetic powder with an insulating film, wherein the powder has a particle diameter of from 45 ?m to 180 ?m, the insulating film is composed of two layers in which a lower layer composed of a phosphoric acid-based chemical conversion film and an upper layer composed of a silicone resin film, and each of the films has a thickness of from 100 nm to 280 nm, and to a dust core obtained by molding the iron-based soft magnetic powder for a dust core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Mitani, Nobuaki Akagi, Hirofumi Houjou
  • Publication number: 20130075526
    Abstract: A composite structure comprises stacked sets of laminated fiber reinforced resin plies and metal sheets. Edges of the resin plies and metal sheets are interleaved to form a composite-to-metal joint connecting the resin plies with the metal sheets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2012
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Applicant: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Kenneth Harlan Griess, Gary E. Georgeson
  • Patent number: 8399107
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a composition (10) to be mixed with a molten metal to make a metal matrix composite, the composition characterized by: a ceramic reinforcing filler (12), the ceramic reinforcing filler not being wettable by molten aluminum and/or not being chemically stable in molten aluminum, the ceramic reinforcing filler being coated with a ceramic material, the ceramic material being wettable by and chemically stable in molten aluminum. In a related embodiment, a composition (20) to make a porous preform to be infiltrated by molten metal to make a metal matrix composite, the composition characterized by: a ceramic reinforcing filler (23), the ceramic reinforcing filler not being wettable by molten aluminum, the ceramic reinforcing filler being coated with a ceramic material (22) and optionally with a metal (21) such as nickel, the ceramic material being wettable by molten aluminum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Aleksander J. Pyzik, Ted A. Morgan, Terry I. Hu, Daniel R. Lister, Robert A. Newman, Richard Allen Lundgard, Qin Deng
  • Patent number: 8391016
    Abstract: A carbon nanotube solder is formed on a substrate of an integrated circuit package. The carbon nanotube solder exhibits high heat and electrical conductivities. The carbon nanotube solder is used as a solder microcap on a metal bump for communication between an integrated circuit device and external structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventor: Chi-won Hwang
  • Patent number: 8388815
    Abstract: A coated article includes a substrate, a catalyst layer, a bonding layer and a hydrophobic layer. The catalyst layer made of tin is formed on the substrate. The bonding layer is formed on the catalyst layer, including titanium, tin, stannic oxide and titanium dioxide. The hydrophobic layer made of silicon-nitrogen is formed on the bonding layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (ShenZhen) Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hsin-Pei Chang, Wen-Rong Chen, Huann-Wu Chiang, Cheng-Shi Chen, Jia Huang
  • Patent number: 8377547
    Abstract: A method of producing a carbon fiber-metal composite material includes: (a) mixing an elastomer, a reinforcement filler, and carbon nanofibers, and dispersing the carbon nanofibers by applying a shear force to obtain a carbon fiber composite material; and (b) replacing the elastomer in the carbon fiber composite material with a metal material, wherein the reinforcement filler improves rigidity of at least the metal material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2013
    Assignee: Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toru Noguchi, Akira Magario
  • Patent number: 8354037
    Abstract: To provide a high-frequency magnetic material having a superior radio wave absorption property in a high frequency region and a method of manufacturing the same. The high-frequency magnetic material and the method of manufacturing the same includes a magnetic substance containing metal nanoparticles, the metal nanoparticles are magnetic metals containing at least one kind of Fe, Co, and Ni, an average particle diameter of the metal nanoparticles is equal to or less than 200 nm, first clusters having network-like structures with continuous metal nanoparticles and the average diameter equal to or less than 10 ?m are formed, second clusters having network-like structures with the continuous first clusters and the average diameter equal to or less than 100 ?m are formed, and the entire magnetic substance has a network-like structure with the continuous second clusters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kouichi Harada, Tomohiro Suetsuna, Seiichi Suenaga
  • Publication number: 20130009301
    Abstract: A magnesium-based composite member is provided with a through hole through which a fastening member for attachment to a fixing target is to be inserted. A substrate is provided with a substrate hole through which the fastening member is to be inserted, and made of a composite material which is a composite of SiC and a matrix metal which is any of magnesium and a magnesium alloy. A receiving portion is attached to the substrate and made of a metal material different from the matrix metal. The receiving portion is provided with a receiving portion hole through which the fastening member is to be inserted, and at least a part of an inner circumferential surface of the through hole is formed from an inner circumferential surface of the receiving portion hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2011
    Publication date: January 10, 2013
    Applicants: A.L.M.T. Corp, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Isao Iwayama, Taichiro Nishikawa, Yoshiyuki Takaki, Toshiya Ikeda, Shigeki Koyama
  • Patent number: 8231982
    Abstract: A composite of a metal and a resin, in which a shaped metal and a shaped thermoplastic resin are integrally joined by injection molding, and in which the perpendicular precision of the thermoplastic shaped body with respect to the shaped metal is improved, as well as a method for manufacturing the composite. A composite 40 of a metal and a resin is composed of a shaped metal 20 and a shaped thermoplastic resin that is integrally joined to this shaped metal 20 by injection molding. The shaped thermoplastic resin comprises a seat 42 and a boss 41 that protrudes from the seat 42. A runner 43 is provided which communicates with the seat 42 via two sprues and through which a molten thermoplastic resin that has been injected through an injection gate 45 flows into the boss 41 and the thermoplastic resin injected through the injection gate 45 flows through the sprues 47 to opposite locations of the boss 41 substantially uniformly, thereby filling the locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: Taisei Plas Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masanori Naritomi, Naoki Andoh
  • Publication number: 20120175534
    Abstract: There is described an open cell porous structure the cells of which are optionally filled with an elastomeric or thermosetting plastic comprising a nanocrystalline metallic or nanocrystalline metal matrix composite coating wherein the nanocrystals have a crystallite size of from about 5 nm to about 150 nm. A process for preparing the coated open cell porous structures is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2010
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: UNIVERSITAET DES SAARLANDES
    Inventors: Anne Jung, Harald Natter, Rolf Hempelmann, Ehrhardt Lach
  • Patent number: 8216658
    Abstract: In a laminate, comprising at least one series of metal layers and fiber-reinforced plastic layers which are attached to one another, at least two different series are provided, these series including a transition, and at the location of the transition at least one of the internal layers is discontinuous and all the other layers are continuous.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignee: Fokker Aerostructures B.V.
    Inventors: Abdoel Faziel Rajabali, Willem Jan Nicolaas Ter Steeg
  • Publication number: 20120164468
    Abstract: Provided are a heat releasing material for an electronic device being manufactured by the junction of a metal impregnated carbon composite material on a copper or aluminum substrate with reduced warpage; and a method for manufacturing the heat releasing material. A metal substrate/metal impregnated carbon composite material structure, characterized in that it comprises a metal substrate comprising a metal sheet, plate or block and, being joined on the metal substrate via a brazing material, a metal impregnated carbon composite material having a thickness of 0.1 mm to 2 mm; and a method for manufacturing the metal substrate/metal impregnated carbon composite material structure, characterized in that it comprises a step wherein a brazing material is caused to be present between the metal substrate and the metal impregnated carbon composite material, and they are kept at a temperature of 500° C. or higher and under a pressure of 0.2 MPa or more and then cooled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2005
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: Totankako Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Noriaki Kawamura
  • Patent number: 8147980
    Abstract: The invention relates to a metal matrix ceramic composite (MMCC) wear-parts comprising a wearing portion formed by a ceramic cake and is impregnated by metal. The ceramic cake comprises ceramic grains and carbide grains. The invention also relates to a method for manufacturing the wear-parts. The invention further describes a grinding roll and a table liner for a vertical mill each comprising a metal matrix ceramic composite wear part(s) of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: AIA Engineering, Ltd.
    Inventor: Sudhir Vaman Bhide
  • Patent number: 8116084
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a power module substrate, includes: preparing a ceramics substrate and a metal plate made of pure aluminum; a fusion step in which the ceramics substrate and the metal plate are stacked in layers with a brazing filler metal interposed therebetween, and a fused aluminum layer is formed at an interface between the ceramics substrate and the metal plate by fusing the brazing filler metal which is caused by heating; and a solidifying step in which the fused aluminum layer is solidified by cooling, and a crystal is grown so as to be arranged in a crystal orientation of the metal plate when the fused aluminum layer is solidified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Kitahara, Yoshiyuki Nagatomo, Toshiyuki Nagase, Yoshirou Kuromitsu
  • Publication number: 20110316040
    Abstract: A substrate for an LED light emitting element having a small difference of linear thermal expansion coefficient with the III-V semiconductor crystal constituting an LED, having an excellent thermal conductivity, and suitable for high output LEDs. A porous body comprises one or more materials selected from silicon carbide, aluminum nitride, silicon nitride, diamond, graphite, yttrium oxide, and magnesium oxide and has a porosity that is 10 to 50 volume % and a three-point bending strength that is 50 MPa or more. The porous body is infiltrated, by means of liquid metal forging, with aluminum alloy or pure aluminum at an infiltration pressure of 30 MPa or more, cut and/or ground to a thickness of 0.05 to 0.5 mm and to a surface roughness (Ra) of 0.01 to 0.5 ?m, then is formed with a metal layer comprising one or more elements selected from Ni, Co, Pd, Cu, Ag, Au, Pt and Sn on its surface to a thickness of 0.5 to 15 ?m, so as to thereby produce the composite substrate for the LED light emitting element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2010
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: DENKI KAGAKU KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideki Hirotsuru, Hideo Tsukamoto, Yosuke Ishihara
  • Publication number: 20110318596
    Abstract: The present invention provides articles that exhibit exceptional peel strength and have a thermoplastic volume, a metal volume, and an interpenetrated volume that includes both thermoplastic and metal portions. The present invention also provides for methods of producing the articles of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2010
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Inventors: ANDRI ELIA ELIA, JUAN CARLOS FIGUEROA, CHARLES DUBOIS, CLAUDIO PIERDOMENICO, MARIANE ZEBRI
  • Publication number: 20110278533
    Abstract: A method of forming a nanoporous film is disclosed. The method comprises forming a coating solution including clusters, surfactant molecules, a solvent, and one of an acid catalyst and a base catalyst. The clusters comprise inorganic groups. The method further comprises aging the coating solution for a time period to select a predetermined phase that will self-assemble and applying the coating solution on a substrate. The method further comprises evaporating the solvent from the coating solution and removing the surfactant molecules to yield the nanoporous film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2007
    Publication date: November 17, 2011
    Applicant: PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: HUGH W. HILLHOUSE, Vikrant N. Urade, Ta-Chen Wei, Michael P. Tate
  • Publication number: 20110268982
    Abstract: A substrate includes a metal portion and an underplate that is laser sintered to the metal portion. The metal portion has a melting point that is lower than a sintering temperature of the underplate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2010
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Inventor: Thomas A. Hertel