Global Patent Index - EP 1013781 A2

EP 1013781 A2 2000-06-28 - Method for making die cast nickel-based superalloy articles

Title (en)

Method for making die cast nickel-based superalloy articles

Title (de)

Verfahren zur Herstellung von druckgegossene Superlegierungteile auf Nickelbasis

Title (fr)

Procédé pour la production des objets à base de superalliage à base de nickel moulés sous pression

Publication

EP 1013781 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99310535 A

Priority

  • US 11375598 P
  • US 11356998 P

Abstract (en)

A die cast article composed of nickel base superalloy IN 718 is disclosed. The microstructure is characterized by an absence of flowlines and includes a fine average grain size, e.g., ASTM 3 or smaller. A method of heat treating the articles is also disclosed. Exemplary articles include gas turbine engine components, such as blades, vanes, cases and seals. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C22C 19/05; B22D 17/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C22C 19/05 (2006.01); B22D 17/00 (2006.01); B22D 21/00 (2006.01); C22C 1/02 (2006.01); C22C 19/03 (2006.01); C22C 19/07 (2006.01); C22F 1/00 (2006.01); C22F 1/10 (2006.01); F02C 7/00 (2006.01)

IPC 8 main group level (invention and additional information)

C23C (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C22F 1/10 (2013.01); B22D 17/00 (2013.01); C22C 1/02 (2013.01); C22C 19/055 (2013.01); C22C 19/056 (2013.01); C22C 19/07 (2013.01); F01D 5/28 (2013.01); F05C 2201/0466 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1013781 A2 20000628; EP 1013781 A3 20000705; EP 1013781 B1 20040506; AT 266103 T 20040515; CN 1111207 C 20030611; CN 1279299 A 20010110; DE 69916983 D1 20040609; DE 69916983 T2 20050609; ES 2216453 T3 20041016; IL 133580 A 20040512; IL 133580 D0 20010430; JP 2000192179 A 20000711; JP 2000192208 A 20000711; JP 4125462 B2 20080730; KR 100646718 B1 20061117; KR 20000048339 A 20000725; RU 2235798 C2 20040910; UA 70300 C2 20010315; US 2002005233 A1 20020117

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