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SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR FORMATION OF EXTRUSION PRODUCTS

United States Patent Application

20170056947
A1
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Devices and processes for performing shear-assisted extrusion include a rotatable extrusion die with a scroll face configured to draw plasticized material from an outer edge of a billet generally perpendicularly toward an extrusion orifice while the extrusion die assembly simultaneously applies a rotational shear and axial extrusion force to the billet.
Lavender, Curtis A. (Richland, WA), Joshi, Vineet V. (Richland, WA), Grant, Glenn J. (Benton City, WA), Jana, Saumyadeep (Kennewick, WA), Whalen, Scott A. (Richland, WA), Darsell, Jens T. (West Richland, WA), Overman, Nicole R. (Richland, WA)
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland WA)
15/ 351,201
November 14, 2016
STATEMENT REGARDING RIGHTS TO INVENTION MADE UNDER FEDERALLY-SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.