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US2021003480A1
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TESTING ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURED ENGINE COMPONENTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2021003480A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-07 Application Number: 16/503,190 Filing Date: 2019-07-03 Inventor: Binek, Lawrence   Morganson, David W.   Assignee: UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION   IPC: G01M15/14 Abstract: A method for inspecting a component made using an additive manufacturing process, the component having an internal conduit, is disclosed. In various embodiments, the method includes the steps of: attaching a fluid-blocking header to the component, the fluid-blocking header having an internal conformal surface configured to mate with an external conformal surface of the component; introducing a plugging media into the internal conduit; activating the fluid-blocking header to freeze the plugging media in a vicinity of the fluid-blocking header; pressurizing the internal conduit of the component; and analyzing a fluid flow characteristic at an outlet of the component to assess an occurrence of a blockage within the internal conduit.
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US2021003075A1
PARTICULATE INGESTION SENSOR FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES
Publication/Patent Number: US2021003075A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-07 Application Number: 16/503,097 Filing Date: 2019-07-03 Inventor: Lincoln, David L   Schmidt, Wayde R.   Birnkrant, Michael J.   Gorski, Michael T.   Gilson, Jonathan   Wang, Xuemei   Wood, Coy Bruce   Assignee: UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION   IPC: F02C7/055 Abstract: A multi-angle multi-wave array may comprise a first set of sensing elements, a second set of sensing elements, and a third set of sensing elements wherein the first set of sensing elements, the second set of sensing elements, and the third set of sensing elements are collectively configured to detect and discriminate between categories of foreign object debris including solid objects and particulates including silicate sand, water vapor, dust, volcanic ash, and smoke.
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US2021003284A1
COMBUSTOR MOUNTING STRUCTURES FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES
Publication/Patent Number: US2021003284A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-07 Application Number: 16/585,836 Filing Date: 2019-09-27 Inventor: Fong, Milton A.   Hanson, Russell B.   Gray, Eric D.   Collier, Michael D.   Galle, Nathan K.   Siciliano, Salvatore   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F23R3/60 Abstract: Combustor mounting structures for gas turbine engines are described. The combustor mounting structures include a shell portion defining an outer ring arranged at an outer radius relative to a central axis, a combustor connection element defining an inner ring arranged at an inner radius that is less than the outer radius relative to the central axis, and a plurality of struts extending radially between and connecting the shell portion to the combustor connection element, wherein one or more flow apertures are defined between the shell portion and the combustor connection element in a radial direction and between adjacent struts of the plurality of struts in a circumferential direction.
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US2021003038A1
DUCT ASSEMBLY FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE
Publication/Patent Number: US2021003038A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-07 Application Number: 16/460,002 Filing Date: 2019-07-02 Inventor: Banhos, Jonas S.   Prainito, Anthony   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F01D25/28 Abstract: A gas turbine engine duct assembly includes a composite duct body that includes at least one rim. A flanged bracket includes a radially extending portion that defines a flange. An axially extending portion has an inner duct rim recess for accepting a portion of the at least one rim. At least one attachment plate has a projection recess for accepting a projection on the flanged bracket and an outer rim recess for accepting a portion of the at least one rim.
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US2021001461A1
TOOL SYSTEM FOR INSTALLATION/REMOVAL OF INTERFERENCE FIT COMPONENTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2021001461A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-07 Application Number: 16/502,432 Filing Date: 2019-07-03 Inventor: Alabi, Oluwaseun B.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: B25B27/02 Abstract: A tool system to install an interference fit component within a bore of a component, includes a guide bushing that at least partially fits within a bore of a component. A drive screw is of a length to extend through the guide bushing and the bore. A threaded insert is receivable at least partially within the bore, the threaded insert receivable at least partially within the interference fit component.
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EP3276346B1
MONITORING DEBRIS IN A LUBRICANT CONDUIT OF A TURBINE ENGINE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3276346B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-06 Application Number: 17182680.3 Filing Date: 2017-07-21 Inventor: Hagen, Gregory S.   Lin, Yiqing   Khibnik, Alexander I.   Harris, Meggan   Erdinc, Ozgur   Giering, Michael J.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: G01N33/28
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EP3521790B1
AUTOMATION OF TESTING OF COOLING HOLES OF AN AIRFOIL
Publication/Patent Number: EP3521790B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-06 Application Number: 19155137.3 Filing Date: 2019-02-01 Inventor: Tall, Mary Lynn   Sansevero, Peggy   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: G01M9/06
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EP3489472B1
GAS TURBINE ENGINE FRONT CENTER BODY ARCHITECTURE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3489472B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-13 Application Number: 19150803.5 Filing Date: 2012-10-12 Inventor: Davis, Todd A.   Otto, John R.   Sharma, Sunil   Cigal, Brian P.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F01D25/16
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EP3453964B1
DIRT COLLECTOR SYSTEM
Publication/Patent Number: EP3453964B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-13 Application Number: 18192485.3 Filing Date: 2018-09-04 Inventor: Clum, Carey   Snyder, Timothy S.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F23R3/00
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US2021003012A1
Rotor Balance Weight System
Publication/Patent Number: US2021003012A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-07 Application Number: 16/825,334 Filing Date: 2020-03-20 Inventor: Rosborough, Richard W.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F01D5/02 Abstract: A rotor has a rotor body having: a flange with a circumferential array of discontiguous apertures; and a surface spaced apart from the flange. One or more rotor balance weight assemblies each have a weight and a fastener. The weight has: a passageway having a first end and a second end; an internal thread along the passageway; and a boss at the first end of the passageway. The boss is in a respective one of the apertures. The fastener has: a shank having a first end and a second end and an external thread engaged to the passageway internal thread; an engagement feature at the shank first end for engagement by a tool to turn the fastener; and a head at the second end contacts the surface.
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EP2971556B1
DAMPER MASS DISTRIBUTION TO PREVENT DAMPER ROTATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP2971556B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-06 Application Number: 14779530.6 Filing Date: 2014-03-07 Inventor: Rapp, Brandon M.   Hough, Matthew Andrew   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F01D5/22
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EP3249340B1
HEAT EXCHANGER WITH DECREASED CORE CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA
Publication/Patent Number: EP3249340B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-06 Application Number: 17171569.1 Filing Date: 2017-05-17 Inventor: Golan, John W.   Schwarz, Frederick M.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F28F13/08
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EP3470627B1
GAS TURBINE ENGINE AIRFOIL
Publication/Patent Number: EP3470627B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-06 Application Number: 18200241.0 Filing Date: 2018-10-12 Inventor: Nash, Timothy Charles   Praisner, Thomas J.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F01D5/14
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EP3334987B1
ELECTROCALORIC HEAT TRANSFER SYSTEM
Publication/Patent Number: EP3334987B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-06 Application Number: 15754384.4 Filing Date: 2015-08-14 Inventor: Mantese, Joseph V.   Ding, Zhongfen   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F25B21/00
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EP3047048B1
ARTICLE HAVING COATING INCLUDING COMPOUND OF ALUMINUM, BORON AND NITROGEN
Publication/Patent Number: EP3047048B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-06 Application Number: 14845964.7 Filing Date: 2014-08-25 Inventor: Schmidt, Wayde R.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: C23C26/00
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EP3036417B1
BEARING SYSTEM FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3036417B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-13 Application Number: 14860449.9 Filing Date: 2014-08-18 Inventor: Witlicki, Russell B.   Amador, Armando   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F02C7/06
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EP3039249B1
MATEFACE SURFACES HAVING A GEOMETRY ON TURBOMACHINERY HARDWARE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3039249B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-13 Application Number: 14840790.1 Filing Date: 2014-08-21 Inventor: Lewis, Scott D.   Magowan, John W.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F01D5/08
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US10882170B2
Key locking stud installation tool
Publication/Patent Number: US10882170B2 Publication Date: 2021-01-05 Application Number: 15/915,580 Filing Date: 2018-03-08 Inventor: Welch, Derek T.   Tucker, Ricky D.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: B25B28/00 Abstract: A tool for installing a stud having a plurality of locking keys into a workpiece bore includes a main body, an actuator within the main body, a nosepiece adjacent the main body and having an anvil portion, and a mandrel disposed within the nosepiece. The actuator includes a movable piston, a shaft extending axially from the piston, and a coupler on a shaft end opposite the piston. The mandrel includes a threaded head portion and a body portion, and is releasably secured to the coupler.
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US2021003029A1
VANE ANGLE SYSTEM ACCURACY IMPROVEMENT
Publication/Patent Number: US2021003029A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-07 Application Number: 16/502,681 Filing Date: 2019-07-03 Inventor: Ward, Thomas W.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F01D17/16 Abstract: A stator vane angle system includes an engine case, a plurality of stator vanes located at an interior of the engine case. Each stator vane is rotatable about a stator vane axis. A synchronization ring is located at an exterior of the engine case. The synchronization ring is operably connected to each stator vane of the plurality of stator vanes such that movement of the synchronization ring urges rotation of each stator vane of the plurality of stator vanes about their respective stator vane axes. A plurality of impingement openings extend through the engine case from the interior of the engine case to the exterior of the engine case. The plurality of impingement openings are configured to direct flowpath gases from the interior of the engine case to impinge on the synchronization ring, thereby reducing a thermal mismatch between the engine case and the synchronization ring.
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US10883369B2
High temperature compliant metallic elements for low contact stress ceramic support
Publication/Patent Number: US10883369B2 Publication Date: 2021-01-05 Application Number: 15/913,722 Filing Date: 2018-03-06 Inventor: Twelves, Jr. Wendell V.   Sinnamon, Kathleen E.   Kironn, Lexia   Butcher, Evan   Ott, Joe   Lynch, Matthew E.   Assignee: United Technologies Corporation   IPC: F01D5/30 Abstract: A ceramic component retention system includes a metallic component, a ceramic component, and at least one spring element arranged between the metallic component and the ceramic component. The metallic component has a first coefficient of thermal expansion, and the ceramic component has a second coefficient of thermal expansion. The at least one spring element is configured to mechanically couple the ceramic component to the metallic component.