Accession Number : ADD016277

Title :   Centrifugal Casting of Reinforced Articles.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 17 May 91, patented 22 Mar 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Diyecha, Amarnath P ; Karmarkar, Subhash D ; Ferrando, William A ; Hoover, Scott M

Report Date : 22 Mar 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A reinforcement made of a composite material is positioned inside of a centrifugal casting mold. Molten matrix metal is then introduced into the mold while being rotated about its longitudinal axis until the molten metal completely encapsulates the reinforcement.

Descriptors :   *CENTRIFUGAL CASTING, *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *PATENTS, *METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES, CASTING, METALS, SILICON CARBIDES, REINFORCING MATERIALS, ALUMINUM, MELTS

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE