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Component Manufacturing and Repair

Component Manufacturing and Repair

Long-standing experience in laser cladding makes us your preferred partner for developing manufacturing and repair processes. We have performed a great variety of laser applications for customers all around the world.

Some typical examples of laser applications we have processed on our equipment include:

Protection of blade tip against abrasion

Programming and CNC-controlled laser cladding a protective layer on a blade tip

  • Substrate: duplex steel
  • Deposit: tungsten carbide / Stellite mixture

Abrasive blade tip protection of gas turbine blades

Developing and investigating an effective, thermodynamically-stable chromised SiC abrasive coating for gas turbine blades

  • Substrate: nickel alloy
  • Deposit: chromised SiC

Turbocharger turbine blade reconstruction

Developing, programming, and five-axis simultaneous laser cladding of blade tips

  • Substrate: IN713
  • Deposit: IN625

Industrial gas turbine blade tip reconstruction

CNC-controlled laser build-up welding of blade tips

  • Substrate: IN738
  • Deposit: IN625

Industrial gas turbine compressor blade platform modification

Laser build-up welding of a blade platform

  • Substrate: X20Cr13
  • Deposit: IN625

Blade leading edge of a large scale impeller

Adjusting a manufacturing error using laser build-up welding; no post-weld heat treatment necessary

  • Substrate: 1.4313
  • Deposit: 1.4313
  • Part dimensions: diameter 1502 mm, height 612 mm, weight 2 t

Casing

Adjusting a manufacturing error by laser build-up welding an inside radius

  • Substrate: Steel
  • Deposit: IN625
  • Part dimensions: 1200 x 1200 x 1200 mm, weight 10 t

Compressor shaft

Adjusting a manufacturing error by weld repairing compressor shafts

  • Substrate: 1.6582 / 1.4922 / 1.4057
  • Deposit: IN625 / 1.7225 / 1.7339
  • Part dimensions: length 4.5 m, weight 2.5 t

Stellite hard face

Cladding two layers of Stellite 6 onto a hydrodynamic bearing carrier

  • Substrate: steel 1.4313
  • Deposit: MetcoClad 6

Stellite hard face

Cladding one layer of Stellite 6 onto a steam turbine valve body

  • Substrate: stainless steel
  • Deposit: MetcoClad 6

Stellite hard face

Combining CNC-controlled cladding and near-net shape weld build-up of Stellite 6 as protection against water droplet erosion

  • Substrate: X20Cr13
  • Deposit: MetcoClad 6
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