Complete coarse γ′ and greater than 90% eutectic γ-γ′ solutioning, without incipient melting, is demonstrated for the DS CM 247 LC superalloy. This unusual capability for this advanced Ni-base turbine blade and vane material results in considerable mechanical properties enhancement, with the DS alloy capability being near to current single crystal superalloys in the 345–207 MPa, 871°C–982°C (50–30 ksi, 1600°F–1800°F) operating condition. Microstructural features are detailed correlating strength and alloy stability.

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