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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.