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Title: Hydrostatic bearings for a turbine fluid flow metering device

Abstract

A rotor assembly fluid metering device has been improved by development of a hydrostatic bearing fluid system which provides bearing fluid at a common pressure to rotor assembly bearing surfaces. The bearing fluid distribution system produces a uniform film of fluid between bearing surfaces and allows rapid replacement of bearing fluid between bearing surfaces, thereby minimizing bearing wear and corrosion.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Rigby, ID)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID
OSTI Identifier:
864195
Patent Number(s):
4327592
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) INEEL
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-07-1570
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
hydrostatic; bearings; turbine; fluid; flow; metering; device; rotor; assembly; improved; bearing; provides; common; pressure; surfaces; distribution; produces; uniform; film; allows; rapid; replacement; minimizing; wear; corrosion; bearing fluid; flow meter; bearing surfaces; rotor assembly; fluid flow; bearing surface; metering device; fluid distribution; static bearing; hydrostatic bearing; flow metering; fluid metering; common pressure; assembly fluid; /73/

Citation Formats

Fincke, James R. Hydrostatic bearings for a turbine fluid flow metering device. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Fincke, James R. Hydrostatic bearings for a turbine fluid flow metering device. United States.
Fincke, James R. Fri . "Hydrostatic bearings for a turbine fluid flow metering device". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864195.
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abstractNote = {A rotor assembly fluid metering device has been improved by development of a hydrostatic bearing fluid system which provides bearing fluid at a common pressure to rotor assembly bearing surfaces. The bearing fluid distribution system produces a uniform film of fluid between bearing surfaces and allows rapid replacement of bearing fluid between bearing surfaces, thereby minimizing bearing wear and corrosion.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {1}
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