Carbon foam metal matrix composite and mud pump employing same

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9073116
APP PUB NO 20130327574A1
SERIAL NO

13493163

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A method for manufacturing a metal reinforced open cell carbon foam component comprises (a) placing a block of open cell carbon foam in a mold. The block comprise a plurality of interconnected pores distributed throughout the block. In addition, the method comprises (b) pouring a molten metal into the mold. Further, the method comprises (c) infiltrating the interconnected pores in the block during (b). Still further, the method comprises (d) allowing the molten metal to cool after (c) to form a metal reinforced open cell carbon foam casting.

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NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO L P7909 PARKWOOD CIRCLE DRIVE HOUSTON TX 77036

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Kondo, Kenneth S League City, US 3 36
Marica, Adrian Cypress, US 24 102

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