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Thermal barrier coating for alloy systems

United States Patent

6,071,628
June 6, 2000
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An alloy substrate is protected by a thermal barrier coating formed from a layer of metallic bond coat and a top coat formed from generally hollow ceramic particles dispersed in a matrix bonded to the bond coat.
Seals; Roland D. (Oak Ridge, TN), White; Rickey L. (Harriman, TN), Dinwiddie; Ralph B. (Knoxville, TN)
Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN), Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation (Oak Ridge, TN)
09/ 282,695
March 31, 1999
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The U.S. Government has rights in this invention pursuant to contract number DE-AC05-840R21400 between the Lockheed Martin Energy Systems Corporation and the Department of Energy.