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Compositions of corrosion-resistant Fe-based amorphous metals suitable for producing thermal spray coatings

United States Patent

July 9, 2013
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A method of coating a surface comprising providing a source of amorphous metal that contains manganese (1 to 3 atomic %), yttrium (0.1 to 10 atomic %), and silicon (0.3 to 3.1 atomic %) in the range of composition given in parentheses; and that contains the following elements in the specified range of composition given in parentheses: chromium (15 to 20 atomic %), molybdenum (2 to 15 atomic %), tungsten (1 to 3 atomic %), boron (5 to 16 atomic %), carbon (3 to 16 atomic %), and the balance iron; and applying said amorphous metal to the surface by a spray.
Farmer; Joseph C. (Tracy, CA), Wong; Frank M. G. (Livermore, CA), Haslam; Jeffery J. (Livermore, CA), Ji; Xiaoyan (Jane), (Pleasanton, CA), Day; Sumner D. (Danville, CA), Blue; Craig A. (Knoxville, TN), Rivard; John D. K. (Arlington, VA), Aprigliano; Louis F. (Berlin, MD), Kohler; Leslie K. (Warren, NJ), Bayles; Robert (Annandale, VA), Lemieux; Edward J. (Summerland Key, FL), Yang; Nancy (Lafayette, CA), Perepezko; John H. (Madison, WI), Kaufman; Larry (Brookline, MA), Heuer; Arthur (Cleveland, OH), Lavernia; Enrique J. (Davis, CA)
11/ 595,166
November 9, 2006
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.