Global Patent Index - EP 1242205 A1

EP 1242205 A1 2002-09-25 - PRE-TREATMENT OF A THIXOTROPIC METAL BOLT

Title (en)

PRE-TREATMENT OF A THIXOTROPIC METAL BOLT

Title (de)

VORBEHANDLUNG EINES THIXOTROPEN METALLBOLZENS

Title (fr)

PRETRAITEMENT D'UNE BILLETTE THIXOTROPIQUE

Publication

EP 1242205 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 00991167 A

Priority

  • EP 00991167 A
  • EP 0012554 W
  • EP 99811196 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1110643A1] Pretreatment device comprises a container for a metal bolt (10), an oven (20) for transferring the metal bolt in the container into a partially liquid thixotropic state, and a transporting device for transporting and feeding the thixotropic metal bolt into a casting chamber (30). The container is a cylindrical laterally closable heating tube (14) and the pretreatment device is formed in such a way that the metal bolt can remain in the heating tube during the whole pretreatment. An Independent claim is also included for a process for the preparation of a thixotropic metal bolt in a casting chamber of a thixoforming device Preferred Features: The heating tube is made of steel or a ceramic material.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B22D 17/00; F27B 9/32; F27D 3/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B22D 17/00 (2006.01); B22D 17/30 (2006.01); F27B 9/32 (2006.01); F27B 17/00 (2006.01); F27D 3/12 (2006.01); F27D 3/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B22D 17/007 (2013.01); F27B 17/0016 (2013.01); F27D 3/00 (2013.01); F27D 3/12 (2013.01); F27D 2003/0075 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0145880A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

EPO simple patent family

EP 1110643 A1 20010627; AT 243590 T 20030715; AU 3157201 A 20010703; CA 2395161 A1 20010628; DE 50002685 D1 20030731; EP 1242205 A1 20020925; EP 1242205 B1 20030625; ES 2195954 T3 20031216; JP 2003517933 A 20030603; NO 20022991 A 20020620; NO 20022991 D0 20020620; US 2003056930 A1 20030327; WO 0145880 A1 20010628

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