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ARTICLE, COMPONENT, AND METHOD OF FORMING AN ARTICLE

United States Patent Application

20160348536
A1
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An article and method of forming an article are provided. The article includes a body portion separating an inner region and an outer region, an aperture in the body portion, the aperture fluidly connecting the inner region to the outer region, and a conduit extending from an outer surface of the body portion at the aperture and being arranged and disposed to controllably direct fluid from the inner region to the outer region. The method includes providing a body portion separating an inner region and an outer region, providing an aperture in the body portion, and forming a conduit over the aperture, the conduit extending from an outer surface of the body portion and being arranged and disposed to controllably direct fluid from the inner region to the outer region. The article is arranged and disposed for insertion within a hot gas path component.
LACY, Benjamin Paul (Greer, SC), ITZEL, Gary Michael (Simpsonville, SC), KOTTILINGAM, Srikanth Chandrudu (Simpsonville, SC), DUTTA, Sandip (Greenville, SC), SCHICK, David Edward (Greenville, SC)
14/ 725,374
May 29, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0001] This invention was made with government support under contract number DE-FC26-05NT42643 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain right in this invention.