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abrade

[ə′brād]
(geology)
To wear away by abrasion or friction.

abrade

To wear away or scrape off a surface, especially by friction.
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Abradable coatings have a thin bond coat of Ni/Al Arcspray coating applied before a Nickel/Graphite 85/15 topcoat is applied with the new MK74-PC powder flamespray equipment.
E3E includes: a two-stage shroudless HP turbine incorporating 3D aerodynamics and blade cooling technology, a novel tip clearance control system with advanced ceramic abradable linings to improve turbine efficiency and increase performance retention, and a lean-burn combustion system.
Included in the required actions starting 4 January is removing certain fan blades from service, inspecting the abradable rub strip around the perimeter of engines for wear due to fan blade extension, inspecting fan blades for cracks and checking the aft actuator head hose fitting for improper positioning, an issue that could have played a part in the fire.