Accession Number:

AD0600998

Title:

A LEVITATION MELTING APPARATUS FOR THE PREPARATION OF ULTRAPURE SAMPLES OF REACTIVE MATERIALS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical documentary rept., Jan 62-Dec 63.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE MATERIALS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

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Report Date:

1964-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

An apparatus for melting conducting materials by the use of electromagnetic levitation is described. This technique eliminates the problem of crucible contamination. A brief phenomenological explanation of the process is presented along with some design information for the fabrication of levitation coils. A detailed description of the apparatus is included together with information on several materials which have been successfully prepared using it. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE