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Title: SEAL FOR ROTATING SHAFT

Abstract

A seal is described for a rotatable shaft that must highly effective when the shaft is not rotating but may be less effective while the shaft is rotating. Weights distributed about a sealing disk secured to the shaft press the sealing disk against a tubular section into which the shiilt extends, and whem the shaft rotates, the centrifugal forces on the weights relieve the pressurc of the sealing disk against the tubular section. This action has the very desirible result of minimizing the wear of the rotating disk due to contact with the tubular section, while affording maximum sealing action when it is needed.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4333583
Patent Number(s):
2815968
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-12-007008
NSA Number:
NSA-12-007008
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; CENTRIFUGATION; CONFIGURATION; PATENT; ROTATION; SEALS; WEIGHT

Citation Formats

Coffman, R.T. SEAL FOR ROTATING SHAFT. United States: N. p., 1957. Web.
Coffman, R.T. SEAL FOR ROTATING SHAFT. United States.
Coffman, R.T. Tue . "SEAL FOR ROTATING SHAFT". United States.
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title = {SEAL FOR ROTATING SHAFT},
author = {Coffman, R.T.},
abstractNote = {A seal is described for a rotatable shaft that must highly effective when the shaft is not rotating but may be less effective while the shaft is rotating. Weights distributed about a sealing disk secured to the shaft press the sealing disk against a tubular section into which the shiilt extends, and whem the shaft rotates, the centrifugal forces on the weights relieve the pressurc of the sealing disk against the tubular section. This action has the very desirible result of minimizing the wear of the rotating disk due to contact with the tubular section, while affording maximum sealing action when it is needed.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1957},
month = {12}
}