An intermediate component includes a first wall member, a leachable material layer, and a precursor wall member. The first wall member has an outer surface and first connecting structure. The leachable material layer is provided on the first wall member outer surface. The precursor wall member is formed adjacent to the leachable material layer from a metal powder mixed with a binder material, and includes second connecting structure.
This invention was made with U.S. Government support under Contract Number DE-FC26-05NT42644 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights to this invention.
This application is related to U.S. patent application Ser. No. 12/183,168, filed concurrently herewith, entitled "COMPONENT FOR A TURBINE ENGINE", the entire disclosure of which is incorporated by reference herein.