UMPO Created First Parts of Gas Turbine Engine Using Heat Resistant Aluminum

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The enterprise Ufa Engine Industrial Association of the division “Engines for combat aircraft” of Rostec in conjunction with the Ufa State Technical University of Aviation released the first blades of a gas turbine engine made with heat-resistant aluminum.

In 2013, it was managed to get the first samples of the details of the new alloy, this year it will be used in production of full-length compressor blades, the press service of the company reports. The next step – welding them to the disc by linear friction welding – will be made after machining. All studies are conducted jointly by UMPO and USATU with the participation of another member of the division – NPP “Motor”. It is planned to test the technology on the gas turbine drive GTP-953 developed at NPP “Motor” and, in the case of successful trials, to offer suggest to the introduction in the production of turbine engine for military aviation.

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Posted on September 29, 2014, in Heavy Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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