, Volume 62, Issue 1, pp 55–57

Rhenium reduction—alloy design using an economically strategic element


    • GE Aviation
  • Joshua L. Miller
    • GE Aviation
  • Douglas G. Konitzer
    • GE Aviation
High Temperature Alloys Overview

DOI: 10.1007/s11837-010-0012-z

Cite this article as:
Fink, P.J., Miller, J.L. & Konitzer, D.G. JOM (2010) 62: 55. doi:10.1007/s11837-010-0012-z


A new single-crystal nickel-based superalloy has been developed as part of the GE Aviation strategy of “Rhenium Reduction” This new material provides second-generation properties while using significantly less rhenium. The new alloy development and introduction is part of the four-part strategy of “revert, recycle, recover, and reduce.”

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