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design of a furnace for melting refractory metals using a plasma jet heat source

Nelson Leeds Van Kleeck

design of a furnace for melting refractory metals using a plasma jet heat source

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refractory materials.,
  • Metallurgical furnaces.,
  • Plasma (Ionized gases).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nelson Leeds Van Kleeck.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14302957M

      These furnaces have a 20,lb capacity and produce lb of metal/hr. Aluminum oxide is generated in furnaces of this type at the surface of the molten metal where it contacts the air. In the past, Mahle used conventional high-alumina phosphate-bonded ceramic refractories. In direct-fired aluminum melters, the primary source of heat is generally from a burner firing a gas or liquid fuel. Only a fraction of the energy transferred to the metal comes directly from the flame. The principle modes of heat transfer are: A) radiation from the refractory (roof and sidewalls). Smelting is a process of applying heat to ore in order to extract a base is a form of extractive is used to extract many metals from their ores, including silver, iron, copper, and other base ng uses heat and a chemical reducing agent to decompose the ore, driving off other elements as gases or slag and leaving the metal base behind.


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design of a furnace for melting refractory metals using a plasma jet heat source by Nelson Leeds Van Kleeck Download PDF EPUB FB2

Graduate Thesis Or Dissertation A design of a furnace for melting refractory metals using a plasma jet heat source Public Deposited. Analytics × Add to Author: Van Kleeck, Nelson Leeds. The practical use of plasma arcs for the bulk melting of metals dates back more than years to the work of Sir W.

Siemens. in in Europe. The DC furnace developed by Siemens used a vertical graphite cathode, with the arc transferred to the melt File Size: KB. TELEDYNE ALLVAC'S PLASMA COLD HEARTH FURNACE One of the first design decisions made was to use plasma rather than electron beam as the heat source. A fair comparison of the two methods is complex and not within the scope of this report.

The major factor influencing the choice of plasma, however, was the high vacuum conditionsFile Size: KB. Therefore, this design of a furnace for melting refractory metals using a plasma jet heat source book focuses on transient and steady analysis of a heat flow in a crucible furnace for non- ferrous metals during melting operation.

Methodology The steady state heat analysis of the furnace was studied with ANSYS where the materials for the engineering brick and crucible were assigned to the geometry.

There are three types of the plasma furnaces: plasma furnaces for melting in a ceramic crucible; plasma furnaces for melting in a crystallizer; plasma furnaces for melting in a scull. The ceramic crucible plasma furnaces are used mainly for melting steel, nickel-based alloys and waste metals with alloying additions.

Argon is usually used as the plasma forming gas. Plasma furnaces. Cold Crucible Furnaces (CCFs), widely used in multiple special applications of melting metals, oxides, glasses and other materials [1], are essentially 3D devices and their modeling is a. To create the arc discharge using a vacuum plasma torch, in which the conditions of vacuum plasma-forming gas into a plasma, and using the resulting vacuum perform plasma arc metal melting.

In the process of melting metal arc burns on the charge, which is the anode. The refractory metals, with a high melting point, strong atomic bonds, high ductility and toughness, are ideal toughening phases for intermetallic composites.

Plasma Arc Melting (PAM) A Retech PAM Cold Hearth furnace uses an electrically excited gas, typically Helium or Argon, to melt reactive and refractory metals in a sealed chamber, under inert atmosphere. The Cold Hearth is a water-cooled, copper vessel is devoid of contaminating elements like Oxygen and yields clean.

The bullnose structure is an inverted camel hump shaped refractory structure which is part of the roof of the furnace. Refractories used in recuperative type reheating furnace. The various types of refractories used in different parts of the furnace can be classified as: • Roof block and bullnose structure — alumina and silica based Cited by: 1.

Renowned for their high melting points, refractory metals are widely used in the construction and design of components for high-temperature furnaces. Principal refractory metals are tungsten (W); molybdenum (Mo); molybdenum-lanthanum (MoLa) alloys with La2O3 of wt.%, wt.% or wt.%; molybdenum alloy (TZM) with % Ti and % Author: Greg Matula.

Melting aluminum, brass, or other mid-temperature melting point metals requires over degree temperatures. To build a simple home made furnace for casting metals you need to meet some simple design requirements and use appropriate Find this Pin and more on SCA by Amanda Zeitler.

Metallurgy - Fuels Refractory and Furnaces nptelhrd; 40 videos; 21, views; Mod Lec Transport Phenomena in Furnaces: Heat Transfer and Refractory Design by nptelhrd. Optical properties of refractory metal based. as a plasmonic structure with the above menti oned refractory metal based thin “A floating zo ne furnace for melting refractory metals and.

Refractories for aluminum melting and holding furnaces must withstand mechanical abuse from charging, from thermal shock due to cyclic heating and from complex forces on the refractories when molten metal penetrates their surface.

Abstract Refractory lining of an aluminum melting and h olding furnace are engineered with a primary design objective to keep the furnace condition stable throughout the life of the furnace. In consideration o f energy saving, ideally all the heat. This patent describes a melting furnace having a refractory vessel retaining a molten bath of material and a blanket of batch material thereon to be melted with a fusion line therebetween.

Reverbaretory furnace The primary mode of heat transfer is through radiation from the refractory brick walls to the metal, but convective heat transfer also provides additional heating from the burner to the metal. Your car’s electrical or electronic systems may also make use of the metals’ electric and heat-conducting qualities.

On the other hand, refractory metals were used in the tools which helped to drill the well which produces the gasoline in your tank. Piping of refractory metal. Pure à Appl. Chem., Vol. 48, pp.

Pergamon Press, Printed in Great Britain. PLASMA ENGINEERING IN METALLURGY AND INORGANIC MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY N. RYKALIN A.

Baikov Institute of Metallurgy, Prospekt Lenina, 49 Moscow, B, USSR Abstract--An account is presented of the work done in the USSR on the generation of thermal plasma, plasma melting, and plasma jet Cited by: and energy loss can be reduced in reheating furnaces of hot rolling mills by using new lightweight refractory materials and a new lining concept for the skid pipe insulation.

I n the iron and steel making process, hot rolling accounts for only approx. 10 % of the energy consumption. Yet to 2 GJ/t of steel are consumed for hot rolling, and 80 %. A kW D.C. plasma arc furnace was built (shown at right) to demonstrate the commercial viability of melting aluminum with high yield, low energy consumption and low waste generation.

The furnace was designed to melt aluminum at a maximum rate of 2, lb./hr. using kWh of electricity per ton ( BTU/lb.). Type of Furnaces and Refractories: Type of Furnaces and Refractories Box type furnace Used for heating up scrap/ingots/billets Manual charge / discharge of batches Temp oC Operating cycle: heat-up, re-rolling Output 10 - 15 tons/day Fuel use: kg coal/ton material Re-rolling Mill Furnace – Batch type.

22 TECHNICAL PAPER Refractory Considerations for Aluminum Melting and Holding Furnaces Ruth Engel, Refractory Consulting Services The Aluminum Industry, is a major consumer of refractories. In the United States*1 it is the second largest metal File Size: 2MB.

An electric arc is a plasma of ionized gas which conducts electricity. Some industrial processes are based upon this like some steel melting and, the most widely used application is arc welding.

In the past it was used for lighting as well, particularly for searchlights and cinemas. Metals that offer a higher melting point than platinum (°F/°C) are generally considered to be refractory metals (Ru, Rh, Os, Ir, Pt, Zr, Hf, V, Nb, Ta, Cr, Mo, W, Tc, Re). For functional components in furnace construction, only molybdenum- (Mo), tungsten- (W) and tantalum- (Ta) based materials are of significant : Mike Ferullo.

) into pure metallic tantalum using a helium plasma jet with addition of hydrogen. Shekhter et al. [ 58 ] have patented the method of preparing refractory metal by.

An apparatus for melting an electrically conductive metallic material comprises an auxiliary ion plasma electron emitter configured to produce a focused electron field including a cross-sectional profile having a first shape. The apparatus further comprises a steering system configured to direct the focused electron field to impinge the focused electron field on at least a portion of the Cited by: 7.

and bake vitreous enamels on metals. You can use either LP or city gas. The cost runs from $25 up. The refractory lining: Build the refractory lin-ing inside a sheet-metal can from /2 to 14in.

in diameter, and from 14 to 17 in. high. Drill and ream two 3/4-in. holes diametrically opposite each other as indicated. Then cut 5 pieces of fire-File Size: KB. This was difficult in the past using a variety of conventional high-alumina melting-furnace refractories from a number of refractory manufacturers.

Furnace walls, floors and doors were scraped using metal implements to remove the aluminum-oxide dross buildup, which inevitably occurs when air comes into contact with molten aluminum. Because of their high melting point, refractory metal components are never fabricated by casting.

The process of powder metallurgy is used. Powders of the pure metal are compacted, heated using electric current, and further fabricated by cold working with annealing steps. Refractory metals can be worked into wire, ingots, rebars, sheets or foil. Our unit is ready to use in the U.S.A.

Works with a standard propane tank. Connection kit included: Gas pressure regulator, 1 - 90 PSI (0 - 6 bar) gauge with manometer, an 8" gas hose, and 2 clamps. *Be sure to use proper safety gear and body/face/eye protection while using and practice caution while working with such high temperatures.1/5(1).

INDUCTION FURNACES FOR MELTING SECONDARY ALUMINIUM WILLIAM H. MACINTOSH Daniel International Corporation, U.S.A. Abstract - Recovery of secondary aluminium requires a furnace. Induction furnaces offer several advantages over direct-fired furnaces: low melt loss, good metal quality, and high by: 8.

Gold Melting Furnaces: A few years ago, the spotlight was after creating a microwave kiln for smelting metals and performing fire assays. The first product was a microwave kiln that was quickly followed with the creation of the KK-4 which is called the Kwik Kiln.

The KK-4 kit comes complete, minus propane and something to smelt, of course. The Kwik Kiln has seen fantastic. The scheme of a Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF) is presented in the picture.

Typical basic oxygen furnace has a vertical vessel lined with refractory lining. Only % of the furnace volume is filled with the treated molten metal. The bath depth is about ft ( m).

The ratio between the height and diameter of the furnace is The J. stan~k, J. MatOj / Electric melting of glass output of the power supply or the input to the furnace is usually controlled according to the temperature required in the furnace. Trier [3] pointed out that for the thermal stability of an electric furnace not only the electrical but also the thermal properties of glass melt are of major Cited by: Refractory metals can be sintered indirectly in furnaces in which heating elements surrounding the product cause the temperature to rise.

Furnace sintering can achieve temperatures of °C. Sintering furnaces can also heat with microwaves instead of heating elements. The microwaves are absorbed throughout the product, which heats. Metallurgical Furnaces 1 MetallurgicalFurnaces For other industrial reactors and their applications, see →Stirred-Tanc and Loop Reactors, →Tubular toward using coal as the energy source.

Long rotarykilnswithslurryfeed(Fig.4A)havein-creasingly been replaced by “heat File Size: 1MB. 7. Allaire, “Refractories for the Lining of Holding and Melting Furnaces,” Advanced in Production and Fabrication of Light Metals and Metal Matrix Composites, ed.

M.M. Avedesian et al. (Montreal, Canada: CIM, ), pp. – Google ScholarCited by: Maerz is a specialist for industrial furnace plants and one of the leading suppliers of engineering, know-how, and process technology to the steel and copper industry.

ANDRITZ Maerz offers converter, melting and refining furnaces for primary and secondary copper production, as well as for the processing copper industry.

Design, fabrication and installation of single chamber wet hearth, two chamber stack, aluminum holding and crucible/pot furnaces.

Various features include clamshell doors, refractory linings, nozzle mix burners, heating elements, mechanical on-off contractors, shell construction, upward rotating covers, metal level detectors, optional pressure sensing mechanical flue dampers. Furnace may also be a synonym for kiln, a device used in the production of ceramics.

In British English, a furnace is an industrial furnace used for many things, such as the extraction of metal from ore or in oil refineries and other chemical plants, for example as the heat source for fractional distillation columns.A refractory crucible filled with the metal is heated through the crucible wall.

The Two main types of furnaces are electricity resistance furnace, and the gas (oil) fired furnace. In the gas fired furnaces heat is provided by a burner directed to the crucible. In the resistance furnaces electric heating elements are used as a source of heat.