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Title: Ceramic blade attachment system

A retainer ring is arranged to mount turbine blades to a turbine disk so that aerodynamic forces produced by a gas turbine engine are transferred from the turbine blades to the turbine disk to cause the turbine blades and turbine disk to rotate, but so that centrifugal forces of the turbine blades resulting from the rotation of the turbine blades and turbine disk are not transferred from the turbine blades to the turbine disk.
Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Alpine, CA)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
869827
Assignee:
Solar Turbines Incorporated (San Diego, CA) CHO
Patent Number(s):
US 5405244
Contract Number:
AC02-92CE40960
Research Org:
Solar Turbines Inc
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ceramic; blade; attachment; retainer; arranged; mount; turbine; blades; disk; aerodynamic; forces; produced; gas; engine; transferred; rotate; centrifugal; resulting; rotation; blade attachment; turbine disk; centrifugal force; turbine blade; turbine engine; gas turbine; turbine blades; ceramic blade; centrifugal forces; forces produced; aerodynamic forces; /416/

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