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ARTICLE AND METHOD OF FORMING AN ARTICLE

United States Patent Application

20170067636
A1
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A cooling article and method of forming a cooling article are provided. The cooling 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 cooling feature extending away from an outer surface of the body portion. The cooling feature disturbs fluid flow in the outer region. The method of forming a cooling article includes forming a body portion defining an inner region and an outer region, forming an aperture in the body portion, the aperture fluidly connecting the inner region to the outer region, and forming a cooling feature extending away from an outer surface of the body portion. The cooling article is arranged and disposed for insertion within a hot gas path component of a turbine engine.
LACY, Benjamin Paul (Greer, SC), KOTTILINGAM, Srikanth Chandrudu (Simpsonville, SC), DUTTA, Sandip (Greenville, SC), SCHICK, David Edward (Greenville, SC)
14/ 847,347
September 8, 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.