Non-Destructive Residual Stress Measurement in Nickel Superalloy Turbine Blades by XRD

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$749,786.00
Award Year:
2007
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
FA8103-07-C-0006
Award Id:
73243
Agency Tracking Number:
F051-261-1102
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
542 SW Keats Ave, Palm City, FL, 34990
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
114133213
Principal Investigator:
BryantWalekr
Program Manager
(772) 283-3502
Bryant@Keystonehq.com
Business Contact:
BryantWalker
President
(772) 283-3502
Bryant@Keystonehq.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
This Phase II program will focus on completing the devleopment of X-ray diffratction techniques for measurement of residual stress in high stress locations on DS and SX gas turbine blades. The program will also design and build prototype NDE system for beta site testing at a overhaul depot for measurement of residual stress in used blades before they are returned to the engine. The prototype system and beta site testing will enable the research team to incorporate lessons learned into the initial production systems to enable commercialization of the product during a future Phase III program to quaify the inspection technique and equipment.

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