, Volume 62, Issue 1, pp 55–57

Rhenium reduction—alloy design using an economically strategic element

  • Paul J. Fink
  • Joshua L. Miller
  • Douglas G. Konitzer
High Temperature Alloys Overview


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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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul J. Fink
    • 1
  • Joshua L. Miller
    • 1
  • Douglas G. Konitzer
    • 1
  1. 1.GE AviationCincinnatiUSA

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