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TURBINE FORUM 2015
Effective Repair & Life Extension of Turbine Components
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
8:45 - 9:00
Welcome and Opening Remarks
N. CZECH
Forum of Technology
9:00 - 10:00
Plenary:
Design, Validation & Lifetime Extension of Repair Products and New Parts
U. CHRZANOWSKI, C. LERNER, B. LAUX, G. BOSTANJOGLO,
J. ALTENKIRCH, U. KADEN, M. KUHLEE
Siemens Power and Gas, Berlin, Mülheim / Germany
10:00 - 10:30
Networking Break
SESSION I
ASPECTS OF REPAIR
Chair:
W. Miglietti
ProEnergy Services, Sedalia MO / USA

10:30 - 11:00
Cost Effective Approach To Large Combustion Component Repairs
R. ROWLAND
Liburdi Turbine Services, Mooresville NC / USA
M. KOLINIC
Inpirio, Donji Kraljevec / Croatia
11:00 - 11:30
Overhaul and Maintenance, Experiences and Activities in Aero Engines
R. MUNOZ-ARROYO
ITP, Torrejon de Ardoz / Spain
11:30 - 12:00
Gas Turbine Coating Stripping: From Theory to Industrialization through Benchmarking
C. GIOLLI, A. GIORGETTI, S. PISEGNA
GE Oil & Gas NP, Firenze / Italy
L. KOOL
GE Power & Water GRC, Niskayuna/USA
C. XIE
GE Oil & Gas MPE, ChengDu/China
A. HAMRIT, A. AKRETCHE, S. SOUAK
GE Oil & Gas Algesco Service Center, Boufarik/Algeria
12:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
SESSION II
LIFE ASSESSMENT & EXTENSION
Chair:
W. Miglietti
ProEnergy Services, Sedalia MO / USA

14:00 - 15:00
Keynote:
Life-time Extension of Turbine Blades by Shot Peening
M. ROTH
Swiss Federal Institute for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA), Dübendorf / Switzerland
15:00 - 15:30
Networking Break
15:30 - 16:00
Life Extension Evaluation of Directionally Solidified Blades
E. CORDANO, G. DELOGU, S. PARODI, E. POGGIO, E. VACCHIERI
Ansaldo Sviluppo Energia, Genova / Italy
16:00 - 16:30
Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue, Component Damage and Repair Assessment
M. WOOD, S. PAHLAVANYALI
Edif ERA Technology, Leatherhead / UK
16:30 - 17:00
Determination of Oxidation Lifetime for Diffusion NiAl Coatings
Using a Mechanical Model Approach
C. OSKAY, M.C. GALETZ, M. RUDOLPHI, M. SCHÜTZE
DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut, Frankfurt / Germany
17:00 - 17:30
Gas Turbine Blades Shrouded Tip Curling and Creep Investigations
H. FARHAT
Ansaldo Thomassen Gulf, Abu Dhabi / UAE
17:30 - 18:00
Development of a Tool for MCrAlY Coatings Oxidation Resistance Assessment and Thermal Barrier Coating Life Prediction
B. GALLO, A. BONADEI, G. VERCELLI, P. VILLARI
Ansaldo Sviluppo Energia, Genova / Italy
A.B. KLOOSTERMAN, R.A. HULS
National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), Marknesse / The Netherlands
19:00
WELCOME RECEPTION – FRENCH APERITIF
(for all delegates and accompanying persons)
sponsored by
Morgan Advanced Materials
Thursday, April 23, 2015
SESSION III
BRAZE REPAIR
Chair:
G. P. Zanon
Avio Aero, Rivalta di Torino / Italy

9:00 - 10:00
Keynote:
An Overview of High-Temperature Brazing for Gas Turbines
R. XU
Rolls-Royce, Indianapolis / USA
10:00 - 10:30
Networking Break
10:30 - 11:00
Diffusion Brazing of Technical Ni-base Superalloys: Physical Phenomena and Simulation Approaches
B. LAUX, S. PIEGERT
Siemens Power and Gas, Berlin / Germany
B. BÖTTGER
Access e.V., Aachen / Germany
11:00 - 11:30
Brazing Technologies Creating Value in IGT Component Restoration
L. LEONE, A. DEMMONS
Morgan Advanced Materials, Hayward CA / USA
H. MUNASINGHE
Turbine Controls, Bloomfield CT / USA
11:30 - 12:00
Diffusion Braze Repairs for Industrial Gas Turbine Blades
W. MIGLIETTI
ProEnergy Services, Sedalia MO / USA
12:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
SESSION IV
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
Chair:
A. Demmons
Morgan Advanced Materials, Hayward CA / USA

14:00 - 15:00
Keynote:
Gas Turbine Repair Technology Development and Industrialization at GE
C. THOMPSON
GE Power & Water, Greenville / USA
15:00 - 15:30
Networking Break
15:30 - 16:00
Turbine Component Repair Using DLD Process
C. HEASON
Rolls-Royce, Derby / UK
16:00 - 16:30
New Developments in Laser Metal Deposition for Repair
Applications of Turbo-Engine Components
A. GASSER
Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik, Aachen / Germany
16:30 - 17:00
The Use of Lasers in the Cost Effective Manufacture and
Repair of Turbine Components
R. FAIRCLOUGH
TWI, Rotherham / UK
17:00 - 17:30
GT Repair Using Additive Manufacturing
O. ANDERSSON
Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery, Finspong / Sweden
17:30 - 18:00
Adaptive Machining & Process Automation for the Repair of Gas Turbine Components
S. ROGERS
TTL, Haddenham / UK
20:00
CONFERENCE DINNER / FRENCH MENU
(registered guests only)
Friday, April 24, 2015
SESSION V
ADVANCED PROCESSES
Chair:
A. Scrivani
H.C. Starck, Goslar / Germany

8:30 - 9:30
Keynote:
Leveraging All Repair, Design and Analysis Tools and Technologies to Deliver Optimum Performing Turbine Components for the Current Market
J. M. QUINONES
PW Power Systems, San Antonio / USA
9:30 - 10:00
Networking Break
10:00 - 10:30
Advanced CMAS Resistant Thermal Barrier Coatings for Combustor Repairs
P. DÖBBER
MTU Maintenance, Hannover / Germany
10:30 - 11:00
Borehole-Repair on Aluminum Components using Friction Spot Welding
M. REIMANN, T. GARTNER
Lufthansa Technik, Hamburg / Germany
J. F. DOS SANTOS
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Geesthacht / Germany
11:00 - 11:30
Aerospace Applications: Honeycomb Tack Welding, Ball Tack Welding and Tack Welding
C. Cochet, J. B. H. Despointes
Soudax, Epône / France
11:30 - 11:45
Concluding Remarks
M. THOMA
Forum of Technology
12:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch

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