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Title: Turbine component, turbine blade, and turbine component fabrication process

A turbine component, a turbine blade, and a turbine component fabrication process are disclosed. The turbine component includes ceramic matrix composite plies and a feature configured for preventing interlaminar tension of the ceramic matrix composite plies. The feature is selected from the group consisting of ceramic matrix composite tows or precast insert tows extending through at least a portion of the ceramic matrix composite plies, a woven fabric having fiber tows or a precast insert preventing contact between a first set of the ceramic matrix composite plies and a second set of the ceramic matrix composite plies, and combinations thereof. The process includes laying up ceramic matrix composite plies in a preselected arrangement and securing a feature configured for interlaminar tension.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1360949
Assignee:
General Electric Company NETL
Patent Number(s):
9,664,052
Application Number:
13/633,928
Contract Number:
FC26-05NT42643
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Oct 03
Research Org:
General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

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