Accession Number : ADD003134

Title :   Hollow Composite Compressor Blade.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Stargardter,Hans ; Pilpel,Walter

Report Date : 21 Sep 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This invention relates generally to compressor blades for gas turbine engines, and, more particularly, to a hollow composite blade structure which is durable, light in weight and of sufficient strength to render it free of flutter in operation. The composite material is preferably silicon carbide coated boron filament with an aluminum matrix for the shell.

Descriptors :   *Compressor blades, *Gas turbine blades, *Patents, Composite materials, Aluminum, Boron, Silicon carbides

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Machinery and Tools
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE