Patent Number: 6,168,753

Title: Inert pump leg adapted for immersion in molten metal

Abstract: A graphite support leg for positioning an object, such as a pump, in a bath of molten metal. The leg is enclosed in a ceramic sleeve, and an inert material is disposed in a clearance between the leg and the sleeve to protect the leg from the heat of the molten metal.

Inventors: Morando; Jorge A. (Cadiz, KY)

Assignee: Alphatech, Inc.

International Classification: F04D 7/00 (20060101); F04D 7/06 (20060101); C21C 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018