Global Patent Index - EP 1242205 B1

EP 1242205 B1 2003-06-25 - 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 B1 (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)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE ES FR IT LI LU NL

DOCDB simple 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