US 11,879,569 B2
Flexible bulk metallic glass elements
Jittisa Ketkaew, New Haven, CT (US); John Chay, Hamden, CT (US); Jan Schroers, Guilford, CT (US); and Evgenia Pekarskaya, New York, NY (US)
Assigned to SUPERCOOL METALS LLC, Branford, CT (US)
Filed by Supercool Metals LLC, Branford, CT (US)
Filed on Jul. 8, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/860,668.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/220,970, filed on Jul. 12, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2023/0015035 A1, Jan. 19, 2023
Int. Cl. F16L 11/15 (2006.01)
CPC F16L 11/15 (2013.01) 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A flexible BMG element, the flexible element comprising:
a main body with at least one opening, wherein the main body is made from a BMG material, wherein the main body comprises a thin-walled structure that is compressible, extendable, and/or bendable, and wherein the thin wall is a closed surface such that neither gas nor liquid passes through the thin wall.