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Title: Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines

Abstract

An improved airfoil tip sealing apparatus is disclosed wherein brush seals are attached to airfoil tips with the distal ends of the brush seal fibers sealingly contacting opposing wall surfaces. Embodiments for variable vanes, stators and both cooled and uncooled turbine blade applications are disclosed. 17 figs.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Solar Turbines Inc
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
644384
Patent Number(s):
US 5,752,802/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-770,757
Assignee:
Solar Turbines Inc., San Diego, CA (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC21-93MC30246
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 19 May 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; TURBINE BLADES; COMPRESSOR BLADES; SEALS; AIRFOILS; GAS TURBINE ENGINES

Citation Formats

Jones, R B. Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Jones, R B. Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines. United States.
Jones, R B. Tue . "Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines". United States.
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