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1. (WO2018102644) COMPONENTS WITH INTEGRAL HARDWARE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/102644    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/064139
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 02 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: F01D 9/04
Applicants: ARCONIC INC.
Inventors: HAYLOCK, Luke
KAMAL, Manish
PINHEIRO, Rodrigo
PRACHUMSRI, Wudhidham
TRAVIS, Adam
Title: COMPONENTS WITH INTEGRAL HARDWARE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME
Abstract:
A component including a wall (20) with a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, and at least one aperture (32) formed within the wall (20) and extending from the first surface to the second surface. At least one boss (30) is located on the first surface of the wall (20) and around the at least one aperture (32), the at least one boss (30) being constructed by layered, additive manufacturing. Optionally, the aperture (32) need not be included. A method including the steps of providing a component having a wall (20) with a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, and at least one aperture (32) formed within the wall (20) and extends from the first surface to the second surface thereof, and constructing at least one boss (30) on the first surface of the wall of the component and around the at least one aperture (32) using layered, additive manufacturing.