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Eric J Whitney, Vanon D Pratt, Wilbur D Scheidt, William R Young: Axial flow laser plasma spraying. General Electric Company, Jerome C Squillaro, Carmen Santa Maria, August 27, 1991: US05043548 (147 worldwide citation)

A laser plasma spray apparatus for depositing a feed material onto a substrate includes a nozzle having a plasma confinement chamber into which a laser beam is focused, the focal point being at a distance sufficiently far from the substrate that the substrate is not melted. Finely divided feed mater ...


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Vanon D Pratt, Wilbur D Scheidt, Eric J Whitney: Fabrication of components by layered deposition. General Electric Company, Jerome C Squillaro, Carmen Santa Maria, August 6, 1991: US05038014 (127 worldwide citation)

A component is fabricated by depositing a succession of overlying beads of a material, the pattern and position of the beads being assigned the proper characteristics of the corresponding section of the desired component. Shape definition is accomplished by characterizing the component as a series o ...


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Larry J Begelfer, Mark S DeHoff, James M Neff: System for distribution and control of merchandise. Carmen Santa Maria, McNees Wallace & Nurick, April 15, 2003: US06547137 (124 worldwide citation)

An inventory and tracking system based on a labeling system is disclosed. Labels are provided for affixation to the product or product container. Each label includes, in addition to the standard information associated the product, a hologram associated with the product and a machine readable code. T ...


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Edward C Duderstadt, Bangalore A Nagaraj: Thermal barrier coating system with intermetallic overlay bond coat. General Electric Company, Jerome C Squillaro, Carmen Santa Maria, August 24, 1993: US05238752 (102 worldwide citation)

A thermal barrier coating system for high temperature superalloys includes an intermetallic bond coating on the substrate and a ceramic topcoat having a columnar grain structure with the columnar axis perpendicular to the surface of the coating. The intermetallic coating is preferably a nickel alumi ...


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Charles R Evans, Douglas D Ward: Jet aircraft fan case containment design. General Electric Company, Lonathan P Miller, Carmen Santa Maria, McNees Wallace & Nurick, November 9, 2004: US06814541 (100 worldwide citation)

A jet aircraft fan case containment design that uses polyurethane to absorb fan blade fragments and uses polyurethane to prevent fan blade fragments from penetrating the fan case. The polyurethane is used in place of or to supplement KEVLAR® and/or fiberglass wraps used to contain fan blade fragment ...


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Antoinette E Weil, Jon C Schaeffer, Julia A Fields: Catalyst-bearing component of gas turbine engine. General Electric Company, Jerome C Squillaro, Carmen Santa Maria, October 18, 1994: US05355668 (93 worldwide citation)

A catalyst-bearing component of a gas turbine engine is provided. Catalytic materials are provided on components defining the gas flow path of the engine, so that emissions of carbon monoxide and unburned hydrocarbons are reduced. The catalytic materials are selected from the group consisting of nob ...


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David E Budinger, Stephen J Ferrigno, Wendy H Murphy: Alloy powder mixture for brazing of superalloy articles. General Electric Company, Carmen Santa Maria, Jerome C Squillaro, August 31, 1993: US05240491 (73 worldwide citation)

A series of braze materials for brazing superalloy substrates at effective brazing temperatures above about 2300.degree. F. is described. The braze materials are formulated as mixtures of cobalt- and nickel-base alloy powders. Each such braze material contains at least two components, one of which i ...


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Jeffrey Glen: Intra oral electronic tracking device. Mitchell A Smolow, Carmen Santa Maria, McNees Wallace & Nurick, May 29, 2001: US06239705 (72 worldwide citation)

An improved stealthy, non-surgical, biocompatable electronic tracking device is provided in which a housing is placed intraorally. The housing contains microcircuitry. The microcircuitry comprises a receiver, a passive mode to active mode activator, a signal decoder for determining positional fix, a ...


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Guy C Murphy, Barrett J Fuhrmann: Wide chord fan blade. General Electric Company, Carmen Santa Maria, Jerome C Squillaro, August 25, 1992: US05141400 (70 worldwide citation)

A laminated airfoil for use in a high bypass engine. The airfoil preferably has a large tip chord and is comprised of alternating layers of thin metallic foil and elastomeric layers. The exterior surfaces of the airfoil are comprised of a thin, metallic foil. The airfoil also has a metal sheath secu ...


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Daniel D Krueger, Robert D Kissinger, Richard G Menzies, Carl S Wukusick: Fatigue crack growth resistant nickel-base article and alloy and method for making. General Electric Company, Jerome C Squillaro, Carmen Santa Maria, September 18, 1990: US04957567 (55 worldwide citation)

An article having improved fatigue crack growth resistance is provided through an improved nickel-base superalloy and an improved method which controls grain size and a strain rate found to be critical in processing. The alloy is selected to have a gamma prime content in the range of about 30-46 vol ...