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Title:
METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING AN OUTER SKIN OF A ROTOR BLADE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/103831
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A method for manufacturing an outer skin of a rotor blade includes forming an outer skin layer of the outer skin from a first combination of at least one of one or more resins or fiber materials. The method also includes forming an inner skin layer of the outer skin from a second combination of at least one of one or more resins or fiber materials. More specifically, the first and second combinations are different. Further, the method includes arranging the outer and inner skin layers together in a stacked configuration. In addition, the method includes joining the outer and inner skin layers together to form the outer skin.

Inventors:
TOBIN, James, Robert (300 Garlington Road, Greenville, SC, 29615, US)
MERZHAEUSER, Thomas (Freisinger Landstrasse 50, Garching B, Muenchen, 85748, DE)
BAEHMANN, Peggy, Lynn (1 Research Circle, Niskayuna, NY, 12309, US)
Application Number:
US2018/059189
Publication Date:
August 08, 2019
Filing Date:
November 05, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1 River Road, Schenectady, NY, 12345, US)
International Classes:
B29C53/56; B29C70/30; B29C70/54; B33Y80/00; F03D1/06
Foreign References:
US20170204833A12017-07-20
US20140178204A12014-06-26
US20170058865A12017-03-02
US20170082088A12017-03-23
US8877116B22014-11-04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BONDURA, Stephen, E. et al. (Dority & Manning, P.A.P.O. Box 144, Greenville SC, 29602, US)
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