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Joel M D Benoit, Bruno J G Dambrine, Laurent J P David, Patrick Fouche, Daniel G Girault, Christophe G R Grosbois, Catherine L F Guet: Gas turbine blade comprising layers of composite material. Societe Nationale d Etude et de Construction de Moteurs d Aviation S N E C M A, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, May 3, 1994: US05308228 (47 worldwide citation)

A gas turbine blade includes a central core covered by a plurality of layers of composite material, and optionally also an outer sleeve of woven composite material. A network of transverse seams pass through the layers of composite material, and preferably also the core and the outer sleeve. This co ...


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Daniel G Girault: Lubricating and cooling system for intershaft bearing of turbojet. S N E C M A, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, March 5, 1985: US04502274 (19 worldwide citation)

A system for the distribution of atomized lubricating fluid includes a cylindrical ring placed upstream from an intershaft bearing of an inner shaft. The outer surface of the ring forms part of a labyrinth joint. Within the ring are cells open on the upstream surface of the ring, into which flows pr ...


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Jean Claude Berthelemy, Gilles J Bessenay, Gerard P Gauthier, Daniel G Girault, Ludovic E C Molliex: Method of producing a circular fibre-reinforced metal article, and apparatus for use in said method. Societe Nationale d Etude et de Construction de Moteurs d Aviation Snecma, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 8, 1996: US05562245 (11 worldwide citation)

A method of producing a circular metal article reinforced by fibres in selected parts of its cross-section is described in which a metal blank of the article is formed and provided with at least one annular groove opening in the axial direction, preforms of reinforcing fibre and filler metal are pla ...


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Joel M D Benoit, Gilles J M Bessenay, Daniel G Girault: Installation and method for heat treating parts made of a composite material having a ceramic matrix by using microwave energy. Societe Nationale d Etude et de Construction de Moteurs d Aviation S N E C M A, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, November 15, 1994: US05365042 (6 worldwide citation)

A heat treatment installation for parts made of a composite material having a ceramic matrix and including a treatment enclosure which is connected to a microwave generator by a waveguide and which includes a press for hot pressing a part to be treated in the enclosure and a gas source for introduci ...


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Joel M D Benoit, Gilles J M Bessenay, Daniel G Girault: Molding apparatus having elements made of composite material. Societe Nationale d Etude et de Construction de Moteurs d Aviation S N E C M A, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, May 19, 1992: US05114332

A molding apparatus for the hot pressing of parts made of refractory material includes at least one element, such as a mold or an intermediate element, which is formed by a material capable of withstanding high temperatures, having adequate mechanical resistance and possessing particular anisotropic ...