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EXTRUDED ROTOR, A STEAM TURBINE HAVING AN EXTRUDED ROTOR AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN EXTRUDED ROTOR

United States Patent Application

20140093377
A1
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A steam turbine, a rotor and a method for making an extruded rotor are disclosed as having a rotor bore formed of an extruded high temperature alloy. The method includes providing a high temperature alloy, melting the high temperature alloy, extruding the high temperature alloy to form a bore, and forming the bore into a rotor.
Farineau, Thomas Joseph (Schoharie, NY), Saha, Deepak (Watervliet, NY)
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (Schenectady NY)
13/ 633,340
October 2, 2012
STATEMENT OF FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0001] Portions of the invention disclosed herein were reduced to practice with the support of the U.S. Department of Energy, Contract No. DE-FE0000234. The U.S. Government may have certain rights in this invention.