Accession Number : AD0164178

Title :   Apparatus for Preventing Carbon Diffusion in Electric Discharge Sintering.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Piper,Thomas E.

Report Date : 23 MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent describes an apparatus for sintering metallic particles to form coherent objects wherein an electric spark is developed between slightly compacted particles disposed in a mold. A carbon diffusion barrier is provided between a pair of electrodes and the particles in the mold to prevent diffusion of carbon into the mold.

Descriptors :   (*Barriers, Diffusion), (*Patents, Barriers), Sintering, Electric arcs, Beryllium, Carbon, Disks, Tantalum, Tungsten

Subject Categories : Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE