TITLE

Laser shock procesing of aircraft engine components

AUTHOR(S)
Rockstroh, T. J.; Bailey, Mark S.; Ash, Clarence A.; Ulanski, Walter
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Aug2008, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the use of laser shock processing of aircraft engine components. The General Electric Infrastructure-Aviation (GEA) Gen IV LSP process has presented the quality to meet the technical prospects previously set by GEA's successful Gen II process. Moreover, compressor blades of Ti6Al-4V alloy processed with GEN IV LSP showed a 2x improvement in HCF capacity with assumed foreign object damage (FOD) while still converging post-LSP distortion limits.
ACCESSION #
34142918

 

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