|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/134E; 252/070; 106/013; 106/01412|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 11|
A leading edge structure for use in an aerospace vehicle includes a body having a flowpath surface which defines a leading edge adapted to face an air flow during operation; and a metallic icephobic plating comprising nickel applied to at least a portion of the flowpath surface.
What is claimed is: 1. A leading edge structure for use in an aerospace vehicle, comprising:(a) a body comprising having a flowpath surface which defines a leading edge adapted to face an air flow during operation, wherein the flowpath surface comprises:(i) a plurality of first areas having an icephobic metallic plating comprising nickel applied thereto, the first areas having a first ice adhesion characteristic; and(ii) a plurality of second areas having a second ice adhesion characteristic substantially different from the first ice adhesion characteris...