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1 November 2007 A study on coating class damage degree by using cycle of gas turbine blade coating
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Proceedings Volume 6423, International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering; 64232U (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.779892
Event: International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, 2007, Harbin, China
Abstract
The component of the hot gas path in gas turbines can survive to very high temperatures because they are protected by ceramic Thermal Barrier Coating(TBC); the failure of such coating can dramatically reduce the component life. A reliable assessment of the Coating integrity and/or an Incipient TBC Damage Detection can help both in optimizing the inspection intervals and in finding the appropriate remedial actions. In this paper the potential of NDT techniques applicable to the metallo/ceramic coating hot parts are discussed in the light of both results obtained on laboratory aged specimens and in field measurements on operated components. An investigation of the NDTs capability to detect damage evolution was performed on thermal-cycled specimens coated with TBC by pulsed thermography. The observation of metallogaphy sections of the thermal cycled specimens allowed to give the right the interpretation to the results of NDT methodology and enlightened its specific characteristics and potentiality. Moreover in field applicability is discussed for each technique. Finally it is shown how an integrated approach of suitable coating evolution models and complimentary NDT techniques can provide an interesting assessment of the damage level of the metallo/ceramic coating of operated rotating blade
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Choul Jun Choi and Jae Yeol Kim "A study on coating class damage degree by using cycle of gas turbine blade coating", Proc. SPIE 6423, International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, 64232U (1 November 2007); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.779892
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