Depending on the size and type defects of nickel-based alloy turbine blades two procedures are used mainly: cladding and high temperature brazing. The repair brazing of turbine blades is used to regenerate cracks and surface defects and is the focus of this work. In this contribution a two stage hybrid repair brazing process is presented which allows reducing the current process chain for repair brazing turbine blades. In the first stage of this process the filler metal (NiCrSi) then the hot gas corrosion protective coating (NiCoCrAlY) and finally the aluminium are applied in this order by atmospheric plasma spraying. In the second stage of this hybrid technology the applied coating system undergoes a heat treatment in which brazing and aluminising are combined. The temperature-time regime has an influence on the microstructure of the coating which is investigated in this work.

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