Date: 1 May 2012

Date filed: 21 October 2008

Inventors: Bao Trong Do (Decatur, Georgia, USA), John Gavin MacDonald (Decatur, Georgia, USA), Jaeho Kim (Roswell, Georgia, USA), Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. (Neenah, Wisconsin, USA)

A substrate for reducing odour is provided. The substrate contains silica particles bonded to a transition metal through a covalent or coordinate bond. The transition metal provides one or more active sites for capturing an odorous compound.


Date: 1 May 2012

Date filed: 7 April 2005

Inventors: Steven M Nicolich (Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA), Christos Capellos (Morris Plains, New Jersey, USA), Wendy A Balas (Green Brook, New Jersey, USA), Jeffrey D Akester (Bountiful, Utah, USA), Robert L Hatch (Wellsville, Utah, USA), The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army

High performance aluminised explosive compositions for high performance, high blast, low sensitivity explosive applications. The compositions include Cl-20, HMX, RDX, or another material as the explosive ingredient and a binder system.


Date: 1 May 012

Date filed: 27 June 2007

Inventors: Takashi Ito (Ichikawa, Japan), Hiroshi Sugai (Sendai, Japan), Masato Watanabe (Sendai, Japan), NE Chemcat Corporation  

The present invention is to provide a single-stage production method that enables the production of ultra fine metal nanoparticles and ordered alloy nanoparticles within solution. The production method includes irradiating a solution of a salt or complex of a metal element.


Date: 1 May 2012

Date filed: 29 December 2010

Inventors: Jean-Michel Patrick Maurice Franchet (Paris, France), Gilles Charles Casimir Klein (Mery sur Oise, France), Christian Garnier (Eybens, France), Patrick Petitpas (Drumettaz, France), Pierre Eric Frayssines (Fontaine, France), Mikael Dumont (Grenoble, France), SNECMA 

A device used for a process of coating fibres with a metal by a liquid method. In this process, a fibre is drawn through a bath of molten liquid metal so as to be coated with the molten liquid metal. The liquid metal bath is maintained in a crucible and is fed by a metal powder.


Date: 1 May 2012

Date filed: 9 November 2006

Inventors: James O. Hansen (Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA),  United Technologies Corporation

A powder metallurgy method includes the steps of forming a member, such as a work piece or an aerospace component, from a titanium alloy powder. The average size of a carbide phase in the titanium alloy powder is controlled in order to control an average size of a carbide phase in the member.


Date: 2 May 2012

Inventors: William John Maurice Fitzgerald Collis (Italy), Jenny Darja Vinko (Italy)

Metal powder is made by thermal decomposition of the metal salt of an organic acid, preferably mixed with a non-metallic material. The metal can be nickel, cobalt, iron or palladium. The salt can be oxalate, formate or acetate.



Date: 3 May 2012

Inventors: Hwan Shin Ji (Korea), Kwon Wi Sung (Korea), Min Cho Jeong (Korea) , Samsung Electro Mech

A method of manufacturing ultra fine metal powder used for an electrode for an MLCC and ultra fine metal powder manufactured by the same. It includes preparing a master mould; forming a sacrificial layer by applying a polymer material on the pattern; forming a metal layer on the sacrificial layer; and removing the sacrificial layer and separating the metal layer from the master mould.


Date: 3 May 2012

Inventors: Zhiyue Xu (USA), Soma Chakraborty (USA), Gaurav Agrawal (USA) , Baker Hughes Inc

A powder metal composite is disclosed. The powder metal composite includes a substantially-continuous, cellular nanomatrix comprising a nanomatrix material. The compact also includes a plurality of dispersed particles comprising a particle core material that comprises Mg, Al, Zn or Mn, or a combination thereof.


Date: 8 May 2012

Date filed: 11 February 2009

Inventors: Bo Yang (Kanagawa, Japan), Hiroyuki Chiku (Kanagawa, Japan)

A a metal particle which is produced by coating a metal particle labelled with a molecule binding to an analyte with a mixture of two or more types of water-soluble polymer having a mercapto group, a dithiol group or a sulphide group and differing in molecular weight.


Date: 8  May 2012

Date filed: 5 December 2008

Inventors: Alexander E Gash (Brentwood, California, USA), Joe H Satcher, Jr (Patterson, California, USA), Randall L Simpson (Livermore, California, USA), Theodore F Baumann;(Discovery Bay, California, USA), Marcus A Worsley (Belmont, California, USA), Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC 

A method for creating a pyrophoric material which includes thermally activating a carbon foam for creating micropores; contacting the activated carbon foam with a liquid solution comprising a metal salt for depositing metal ions in the carbon foam; and reducing the metal ions in the foam to metal particles.


Date: 8 May 2012

Date filed: 19 May 2009

Inventors: Ian Baker (Etna, New Hampshire, USA), The Trustees of Dartmouth College

A method of joining at least two parts includes steps of dispersing a joining material comprising a multi-phase nanocrystalline magnetic metal-aluminium powder at an interface between the at least two parts to be joined and applying an alternating magnetic field (AMF).


Date: 8 May 2012

Date filed: 15 November 2007

Inventors: Keita Arai (Nagano, Japan), Daisuke Shiba (Nagano, Japan), Masashi Suganuma (Nagano, Japan), Atsushi Kato (Nagano, Japan), Nissei Plastic Industrial Co Ltd

A method for producing a carbon nanocomposite metal material with increased carbon nanomaterial dispersibility and increased binding between carbon nanomaterial and matrix metal stock is disclosed.



Date: 10 May 2012

Inventors: Arno Friedrichs (Germany) 

A method of processing metal powder by heating metal powder pellets until they are in a liquid state, causing a collision of the liquefied metal power pellets with a heated impact body to form metal powder pellets of reduced diameter and cooling the metal powder pellets.


Date: 15 May 2012

Inventors: Stefan Wolz (Germany) , WDT Wolz Dental Technik GmbH

The invention relates to a method for producing tooth parts from dental metal powder, wherein available CAD/CAM milling machines can be used.


Date: 15 May 2012

Date filed: 3 May 2007

Inventors: Mikihisa Mizuno (Miyagi, Japan), Yuichi Sasaki (Miyagi, Japan), Sung-kil Lee (Miyagi, Japan), Hitoshi Katakura (Miyagi, Japan), Sony Corporation 

Metal oxide nanoparticles, production method thereof, light-emitting element assembly, and an optical material are provided.


Date: 15 May 2012

Date filed: 27 October 2011

Inventors: Yosuke Horiuchi (Toyota, Japan), Tomoaki Terada (Kakegawa, Japan), Takahiro Nagata (Kakegawa, Japan), Toshiharu Tabata (Kakegawa, Japan), Susumu Enomoto (Kakegawa, Japan), Hiroaki Takahashi (Toyota, Japan), Cataler Corporation (Shizuoka, Japan)

An object of the present invention is to reduce the amount of catalytic metal such as Pt in a fuel cell. The present invention provides a fuel cell electrode catalyst comprising a conductive carrier and catalytic metal particles, wherein the CO adsorption amount of the electrode catalyst is at least 30mL/gPt.


Date: 17 May 2012

Inventors: John D Gurosik (USA), Keith M Schalles (USA) 

The disclosed method provides a way to fabricate a powder metal compact implementing a top fill through one or more of the upper tool members.


Date: 22 May 2012

Date filed: 25 August 2009

Inventors: John Gavin MacDonald (Decatur, Georgia, USA), Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc

This invention relates to high surface area materials, such as nanoparticles, that are coated with metal ions. These modified nanoparticles have active sites that bind various gases and/or odorous compounds, thereby removing these compounds from a medium such as air or water.


Date: 23 May 2012

Inventors: Stanislav Starman (Czech Republic)

Equipment for detection of defects in rotary ferromagnetic metal objects by means of a powder method comprising a magnetising section with magnetising coils for radial and axial magnetisation, and demagnetisation of the tested object, optical system for visualisation of its surface and subsurface defects and manipulator of the tested object.


Date: 24 May 2012

Inventors: Roland Menzel (Germany), Michael Thomas Silbermann (Germany), Mathias Metz (Germany), Dorst Technologies GmbH & Co Kg

The invention relates in particular to a ceramic-powder and/or metal-powder press tool comprising at least one main body, comprising a multiplicity of at least two punches.


Date: 29 May 2012

Date filed: 6 October 2009

Inventors: Stephen W King (League City, Texas, USA), Stefan K Mierau (South Charleston, West Virginia, USA), Union Carbide Chemicals & Technology LLC 

The invention provides a catalyst composition composed of a support portion and a catalyst portion. The support portion includes an acidic mixed metal oxide including a transitional alumina and a second metal oxide.


Date: 29 May 2012

Date filed: 27 March2006

Inventors: Chandru Chandrasekaran (Mercer Island, Washington, USA), Rajesh Radhakrishnan (Bothell, Washington, USA), Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc

The invention relates generally to a medical device, such as an intravascular stent, for delivering a therapeutic agent to the body tissue of a patient, and a method for making such a medical device.


31 May 2012

Inventors: Gerald Michael Malen (USA), Timothy Costanzo (USA), Ian W Donaldson (USA), Joel H Mandel (USA) 

A method of joining multiple powder metal components to form a powder metal component assembly using an adhesive is disclosed.


Date: 31 May 2012

Inventors: Bernd Mende (Germany), Gerhard Gille (Germany), Ines Lamprecht (Germany) , H C Starck GmbH

The invention relates to novel pre-alloyed metal powders a method for production and use thereof.


Date: 5 June 2012

Date filed: 27 October 2006

Inventors: Jeffrey D Haynes (Stuart, Florida, USA), Andrew DeBiccari (North Branford, Connecticut, USA), Gary Shubert (East Hampton, Connecticut, USA), United Technologies Corporation (Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Methods are described for applying abradable material onto a seal backing material to form an abradable seal between rotating and stationary components of turbines using cold spray deposition technology to control the density, porosity and thickness of the sealing layer.


Date: 5 June 2012

Date filed: 15 February 2011

Inventors: Steven J Charlebois (West Lafayette, Indiana, USA), Leslie N Gilbertson (Warsaw, Indiana, USA), Michael E Hawkins (Columbia City, Indiana, USA), Dana J Medlin (Warsaw, Indiana, USA), H Ravindranath Shetty (Warsaw, Indiana, USA), Steven A Zawadzki (Leesburg, Indiana, USA), Zimmer Technology, Inc

A method for attaching a porous metal layer to a dense metal substrate, wherein the method is particularly useful in forming orthopedic implants such as femoral knee components, femoral hip components, and/or acetabular cups.


Date: 7 June 2012

Inventors: Denis Christopherson Jr (USA), Jeremy Koth (USA) 

A powder metal component is made of compacted and sintered powder metal particles such as chromium-containing ferrous-based metal and is porous..


Date: 12 June 2012

Date filed: 4 May 2009

Inventors: Denis Christopherson, Jr (Waupun, Wisconsin, USA), Federal-Mogul Corporation

An ultrasonic welding tool fabricated of powder metal material includes a body and a welding tip extending axially from the body to a working end. The powder metal material can be ferrous-based and admixed with additives.


Date: 12 June 2012

Date filed: 10 September 2007

Inventors: Michael Lefenfeld (New York, New York State, USA), James L Dye (East Lansing, Michigan, USA), Partha Nandi (East Lansing, Michigan, USA), James Jackson (Haslett, Michigan, USA), Signa Chemistry LLC 

The invention relates to lithium metal/porous metal oxide compositions. These lithium metal compositions are prepared by mixing liquid lithium metal with a porous metal oxide in an inert atmosphere under exothermic conditions.


Date: 12 June 2012

Date filed: February 8, 2010

Inventors: Antonio L DeVera (Avon Lake, Ohio, USA), Momentive Performance Materials

The present invention is directed to a method of making metal oxide and mixed metal oxide particles. The method includes treating a mixture formed from a metal source, such as metal alkoxide, a surfactant, and a first alcohol in an aqueous media at a very high metal oxide yield.


Date: 12 June 2012

Date filed: 29 May 2009

Inventors: Stanislav Zednicek (Lanskroun, Czech Republic), William A Millman (Paignton, Great Britain), AVX Corporation

A solid electrolytic capacitor that contains a capacitor element that includes an anode body, dielectric layer, and solid electrolyte is provided.


Date: 13 June 2012

Inventors: Marina Yakoleva (USA), Yuan Gao (USA), Kenneth Brian Fitch (USA), Prakash Thyaga Palepu (USA), Yangxing Li (USA), Christopher Jay Woltermann (USA), FMC Corp

The invention provides a lithium metal powder protected by a substantially continuous layer of a polymer. Such a substantially continuous polymer layer provides improved protection such as compared to typical CO2-passivation.


Date: 19 June 2012

Date filed: 24 June 24 2009

Inventors: Leonard S. Aubrey (Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA), Porvair, PLC

A method for filtering molten magnesium or magnesium alloys is provided.  


Date: 19 June 2012

Date filed: 4 August 2006

Inventors: Franz Kohnle (Berlin, Germany), Michael Guggemos (Stahnsdorf, Germany), Matthias Dammasch (Berlin, Germany), Wolfgang Ptak (Berlin, Germany), Atotech Deutschland GmbH 

To improve the transmission properties of antennae manufactured with known methods, more specifically antennae for application in the UHF range, a method is proposed of producing pattern-forming metal structures on a carrier substrate.


Date: 20 June 2012

Inventors: Kenji Shizuka (Japan), Kaoru Terada (Japan), Kenji Okahara (Japan), Tomohiro Kusano (Japan), Mitsubishi Chem Corp

Lithium transition metal-based compound powder, method for manufacturing the same, spray-dried substance serving as firing precursor thereof, and lithium secondary battery positive electrode and lithium secondary battery using the same.


Date: 21 June 2012

Inventors: Donald Paul Bishop (Canada), Richard L Jr Hexemer (USA), Ian W Donaldson (USA), GKN Sinter Metals LLC

An aluminium alloy powder metal is disclosed. A sintered part made from the aluminium alloy powder has thermal conductivity comparable to or exceeding parts made from wrought aluminium materials.


Date: 26 June 2012

Inventors: Denis Vincent (France), Mathilde Carriquiry (France), Simmon Maldera (France), Commissariat Energie Atomique

The invention relates to an arrangement for moulding a mixture of metal powder around a core.


Date: 26 June 2012

Date filed:  August 11 2011

Inventors: Thomas Joseph Kelly (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA), General Electric Company

A method for preparing a filler-metal weld rod of a filler-metal composition which includes the steps of centerless grinding of the filler metal weld rod of a forced mixture of a mass of titanium aluminide intermetallic alloy powder that was used to form the weld rod, and hot isostatic pressing the filler-metal weld rod at a temperature greater than 2150°F.


Date: 26 June 2012

Date filed: 25 July 2008

Inventors: Hiroshi Sugitatsu (Kobe, Japan), Kobe Steel Ltd

A method for producing carbon composite metal oxide briquettes includes a mixing step of adding a binder to a metal oxide raw material and a carbonaceous material and mixing the metal oxide raw material, the carbonaceous material, and the binder by a mixer to prepare a powder mixture.


Date: 26 June 2012

Date filed: 9 July 2008

Inventors:  Steven C Larink, Jr (Tucson, AZ), Climax Engineered Material, LLC

A method for producing a metal powder product which involves providing a supply of a precursor metal powder; combining the precursor metal powder with a liquid to form a slurry; feeding the slurry into a pulsating stream of hot gas; and recovering the metal powder product.