Improved Fabrication Methods of Jet Engine Rotors
Final rept. 1 Jul 1967-31 Mar 1970
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO CINCINNATI OH AIRCRAFT ENGINE BUSINESS GROUP
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The report summarizes the program to establish and demonstrate manufacturing methods for fabricating jet engine rotors. The report contains 1 mechanical property data on inertia welded Inco 718, U-700 and Ti 6Al-4V 2 inertia welding parameters for Inco 718 and U-700 3 metallographic and nondestructive inspection results of inertia welded Inco 718 4 an analysis of transient temperature gradients in inertia welding 5 mechanical property data on cold rim formed Inco 718 cross rolled plate 6 shear forming data for cross rolled plate 7 results of weld acceptance testing of the Caterpillar Model 400 inertia welder 8 results of inertia welding TF39 Stages 14-16 Compressor rotor 9 engine test results of various fabricated rotors and 10 an overall evaluation of the program to develop and demonstrate manufacturing methods to fabricate compressor rotors from cross rolled plate and joined by inertia welding.
- Fabrication Metallurgy
- Jet and Gas Turbine Engines