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Title: Piston rod seal for a Stirling engine

Abstract

In a piston rod seal for a Stirling engine, a hydrostatic bearing and differential pressure regulating valve are utilized to provide for a low pressure differential across a rubbing seal between the hydrogen and oil so as to reduce wear on the seal.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Schenectady, NY)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
864853
Patent Number(s):
US 4428584
Assignee:
Mechanical Technology Incorporated (Latham, NY) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
DEN3-32
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
piston; rod; seal; stirling; engine; hydrostatic; bearing; differential; pressure; regulating; valve; utilized; provide; rubbing; hydrogen; oil; reduce; wear; rod seal; pressure regulating; pressure differential; stirling engine; differential pressure; piston rod; reduce wear; regulating valve; static bearing; hydrostatic bearing; rubbing seal; /277/

Citation Formats

Shapiro, Wilbur. Piston rod seal for a Stirling engine. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Shapiro, Wilbur. Piston rod seal for a Stirling engine. United States.
Shapiro, Wilbur. Sun . "Piston rod seal for a Stirling engine". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864853.
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title = {Piston rod seal for a Stirling engine},
author = {Shapiro, Wilbur},
abstractNote = {In a piston rod seal for a Stirling engine, a hydrostatic bearing and differential pressure regulating valve are utilized to provide for a low pressure differential across a rubbing seal between the hydrogen and oil so as to reduce wear on the seal.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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