(19)
(11)EP 2 027 955 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
30.12.2009 Bulletin 2009/53

(43)Date of publication A2:
25.02.2009 Bulletin 2009/09

(21)Application number: 08252469.5

(22)Date of filing:  18.07.2008
(51)Int. Cl.: 
B22F 3/22  (2006.01)
B22F 5/00  (2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR
Designated Extension States:
AL BA MK RS

(30)Priority: 24.07.2007 US 782234

(71)Applicant: Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.
Longueuil, QC J4G 1A1 (CA)

(72)Inventors:
  • Patel, Bhawan B.
    Mississauga, Ontario L5M 6K4 (CA)
  • Despres, Melissa
    Verdun, Quebec H4G 2X2 (CA)
  • Markarian, Lorin
    Etobicoke, Ontario M9R 1M5 (CA)

(74)Representative: Leckey, David Herbert 
Frank B. Dehn & Co. St Bride's House 10 Salisbury Square
London EC4Y 8JD
London EC4Y 8JD (GB)

  


(54)Method for manufacturing of fuel nozzle floating collar


(57) A floating collar (32) is metal injected moulded with an excess portion (76) intended to be separated, such as by shearing, from the reminder of the moulded floating collar to leave a chamfer (37) thereon and/or remove injection marks.