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Title: Aerodynamic seal assemblies for turbo-machinery

Abstract

The present application provides an aerodynamic seal assembly for use with a turbo-machine. The aerodynamic seal assembly may include a number of springs, a shoe connected to the springs, and a secondary seal positioned about the springs and the shoe.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Company, Niskayuna, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1221976
Patent Number(s):
9,145,785
Application Number:
13/040,474
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Niskayuna, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-05NT42643
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Mar 04
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Bidkar, Rahul Anil, Wolfe, Christopher, and Fang, Biao. Aerodynamic seal assemblies for turbo-machinery. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Bidkar, Rahul Anil, Wolfe, Christopher, & Fang, Biao. Aerodynamic seal assemblies for turbo-machinery. United States.
Bidkar, Rahul Anil, Wolfe, Christopher, and Fang, Biao. Tue . "Aerodynamic seal assemblies for turbo-machinery". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1221976.
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abstractNote = {The present application provides an aerodynamic seal assembly for use with a turbo-machine. The aerodynamic seal assembly may include a number of springs, a shoe connected to the springs, and a secondary seal positioned about the springs and the shoe.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
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Performance of a Complaint Foil Seal in a Small Gas Turbine Engine Simulator Employing a Hybrid Foil/Ball Bearing Support System
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