2014 №02 (01) DOI of Article
2014 №02 (03)

The Paton Welding Journal 2014 #02
TPWJ, 2014, #2, 12-23 pages


Journal                    The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher                 International Association «Welding»
ISSN                      0957-798X (print)
Issue                       № 2, 2014 (February)
Pages                      12-23
RC «Pratt&Whitney-Paton». 68 Gorky Str., Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: vkurenkova@pwpaton.com
In modern gas-turbine units increase of gas working temperature leads to shortening of blade service life. For this reason their repair becomes a priority. Retailoring of single-crystal blade tip by hardfacing is a rather complicated task. In order to select suitable filler material, thermal cycling tests of samples of deposited welds on CMSX-4 alloy with a single-crystal structure have been performed. Evolution of the structure under the conditions of high-temperature cyclic oxidation is considered. Selection of filler material, which ensures high temperature resistance and stability of weld metal structure, was optimized. These requirements are satisfied by Co-Ni-based material, which was earlier tried out and proved to be very good in complex technology of repair of a blade from ZMI-3U alloy. The technology includes airfoil tip retailoring by hardfacing with subsequent deposition on the item surface of a high-temperature metal coating by electron beam deposition to ensure the required service properties of the item. 18 Ref., 4 Tables, 10 Figures.
Keywords: single-crystal alloy, hardfacing, dendritic growth, stray grains, raft structure, heat-affected zone, cyclic oxidation, oxidation resistance, coating, spinel, yttrium oxide
Received:                25.10.13
Published:               28.02.14
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