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Containment of molten aluminum using non-wetting materials

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A method of containing molten aluminum using non-wetting materials comprising depositing MgAl2O4, or one selected from an oxide, Al2O3, nitride, AlN, BN, carbide, and SiC, onto a crucible. An apparatus for containment of molten aluminum using non-wetting materials comprising a layer of MgAl2O4, or one selected from an oxide, Al2O3, nitride, AlN, BN, carbide, and SiC, deposited onto a crucible.

Inventors: 
Myers, Jason D.; Frantz, Jesse A.; Villalobos, Guillermo R.; Sanghera, Jasbinder S.; Sadowski, Bryan; Bekele, Robel Y.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2013-11-08
Grant Date: 
2016-01-05
Grant time: 
788 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
14
Claim count percentile rank: 
1
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY