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Title: Rotating plug bearing and seal

Abstract

A bearing and seal structure for nuclear reactors utilizing rotating plugs above the nuclear reactor vessel. The structure permits lubrication of bearings and seals of the rotating plugs without risk of the lubricant draining into the reactor vessel below. The structure permits lubrication by utilizing a rotating outer race bearing.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Ruffs Dale, PA
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
862931
Patent Number(s):
4050987
Assignee:
Westinghouse Electric Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
DOE Contract Number:  
E(11-1)2395
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
rotating; plug; bearing; seal; structure; nuclear; reactors; utilizing; plugs; reactor; vessel; permits; lubrication; bearings; seals; risk; lubricant; draining; below; outer; race; outer race; rotating plugs; nuclear reactors; reactor vessel; nuclear reactor; seal structure; rotating plug; vessel below; reactors utilizing; utilizing rotating; /376/277/384/976/

Citation Formats

Wade, Elman E. Rotating plug bearing and seal. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Wade, Elman E. Rotating plug bearing and seal. United States.
Wade, Elman E. Sat . "Rotating plug bearing and seal". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862931.
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year = {1977},
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