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Title: Rolling contact mounting arrangement for a ceramic combustor

A combustor assembly having a preestablished rate of thermal expansion is mounted within a gas turbine engine housing having a preestablished rate of thermal expansion being greater than the preestablished rate of thermal expansion of the combustor assembly. The combustor assembly is constructed of a inlet end portion, a outlet end portion and a plurality of combustor ring segments positioned between the end portions. A mounting assembly is positioned between the combustor assembly and the gas turbine engine housing to allow for the difference in the rate of thermal expansion while maintaining axially compressive force on the combustor assembly to maintain contact between the separate components. 3 figs.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
119043
Assignee:
CHO; SCA: 330103; PA: EDB-95:148808; SN: 95001477080
Patent Number(s):
US 5,457,954/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-171,545
Contract Number:
AC02-92CE40960
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 17 Oct 1995
Research Org:
Solar Turbines Inc
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; GAS TURBINE ENGINES; COMBUSTION CHAMBERS; THERMAL EXPANSION; SUPPORTS; SPACERS; DESIGN

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