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Thursday, 28 April 2011

Thermal barrier coating could boost efficiency of gas turbines

The Engineer
April 27, 2011

A spin-out company from Imperial College London has developed a thermal barrier coating for gas turbine parts that can optically feed back its temperature and ageing status even while the engine is running at full speed.

The main application for the technology is in power-generating gas turbines, where the coating could help to achieve significant efficiency savings.
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