Patent Number: 8,798,113

Title: Wall elements for water-cooled, current-conducting electrode bearing arms and electrode bearing arms produced from such wall elements

Abstract: A support arm for a water-cooled, current-conducting electrode includes wall elements, wherein each wall element is a flat conductive metal with a hollowed out recess on its outer surface extending over its length. The support arm further includes a cover extending over each recess to define a closed cooling channel within each wall element when the cover is welded to the wall element. The cover includes with an inlet port and an outlet port for cooling water.

Inventors: Dung; Arndt (Hagen, DE)


International Classification: H05B 7/10 (20060101); H05B 7/101 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018