Radiation Absorbing Refractory Composition

Primary Inventor: Thomas G. Haynes
Contributing Inventor(s): Kevin Anderson, Edward L. Oschmann
Date of Patent Issuance: 10/12/1999
Status: Granted
Jurisdiction: US
Assignee: Reynolds Metals Company
Equipment Type: METAMIC
Docket Number: HOL-049
Application Number: 09/059,389
Patent Number5,965,829

Abstract: An extruded metal matrix composite incorporates boron carbide in fine particulate form. The composition is useful as a radiation shield.