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Title: Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines

Abstract

An improved airfoil tip sealing apparatus is disclosed wherein brush seals are attached to airfoil tips with the distal ends of the brush seal fibers sealingly contacting opposing wall surfaces. Embodiments for variable vanes, stators and both cooled and uncooled turbine blade applications are disclosed.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (San Diego, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
SOLAR TURBINES INC
OSTI Identifier:
871547
Patent Number(s):
5752802
Assignee:
Solar Turbines Incorporated (San Diego, CA) NETL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC21-93MC30246
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
sealing; apparatus; airfoils; gas; turbine; engines; improved; airfoil; tip; disclosed; brush; seals; attached; tips; distal; seal; fibers; sealingly; contacting; opposing; wall; surfaces; embodiments; variable; vanes; stators; cooled; uncooled; blade; applications; sealing apparatus; wall surface; turbine blade; turbine engine; gas turbine; turbine engines; wall surfaces; opposing wall; tip seal; /415/

Citation Formats

Jones, Russell B. Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Jones, Russell B. Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines. United States.
Jones, Russell B. Thu . "Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871547.
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title = {Sealing apparatus for airfoils of gas turbine engines},
author = {Jones, Russell B.},
abstractNote = {An improved airfoil tip sealing apparatus is disclosed wherein brush seals are attached to airfoil tips with the distal ends of the brush seal fibers sealingly contacting opposing wall surfaces. Embodiments for variable vanes, stators and both cooled and uncooled turbine blade applications are disclosed.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
}

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