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Electron Beam Welding of Stainless Steel Bearing Seal Support for the Aerospace Industry

When an FAA customer asked KTI Turbo Tech, Inc. to repair a bearing seal support with only two days notice, KTI Turbo Tech, Inc. welcomed the opportunity to prove its dedication to satisfying their expectations.

Following customer specifications and PWA 16-2, we utilized a purpose-built fixture to position the part under the beam. The repair consisted of welding AMS 5613 (410 stainless steel). We achieved the requisite weld dimensions of 6.4" in diameter, a .070" joint thickness, and a weld penetration depth of .070" (100%). Dimensional tolerances achieved were ±.0005".

After stress relieving at 1050 degrees Fahrenheit for a specified cycle, the bearing seal supports were ready to be returned to our aerospace client. Another perfect welding job performed by one of the country's finest welding outfits.

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Custom Electron Beam Welding of Stainless Steel Bearing Seal Support Project Highlights

Product Name
Bearing Seal Support
Product Description
This bearing seal support is used within a bearing seal application. KTI Turbo Tech, Inc. Electron Beam welded the seal Ring Holder to Support.
Capabilities Applied/Processes
Electron Beam Welding
  • Special Purpose Rotary Fixture Utilized
Secondary Operations
  • Stress Relieving
    • In Air @ 1050 °F
    • For a 4 Hour Cycle
Overall Dimensions
Part Dimensions:
Height: 3.25"
Diameter: 10.75"
Weld Dimensions:
Weld Diameter: 6.4"
Joint Thickness: .070"
Weld Penetration Depth: .070" (100%)
Material Used
AMS 5613 410 Stainless Steel
Industry for Use
Turn Around Time
2 Days
Standards Met
Customer supplied specifications Weld Specification PWA 16-2

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