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Title: Vane segment support and alignment device

Abstract

A support and alignment assembly for supporting and aligning a vane segment is provided. The support and alignment assembly comprises a torque plate which defines an opening for receiving an eccentric pin and a locking end member for receiving a lock socket member. An eccentric pin adjustably supported by the torque plate opening for supporting and aligning a vane segment is provided. A lock socket member adapted to securely receive the eccentric pin and rotated therewith, and adjustably engage the torque plate locking end is provided. The lock socket member receives the eccentric pin, such that when the eccentric pin is adjusted to align the vane segment, the lock socket member engages the torque plate locking end to secure the vane segment in the desired position.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Winter Springs, FL
  2. Orlando, FL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
872379
Patent Number(s):
5921749
Assignee:
Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation (Orlando, FL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F01 - MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL F01D - NON-POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT MACHINES OR ENGINES, e.g. STEAM TURBINES
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F05 - INDEXING SCHEMES RELATING TO ENGINES OR PUMPS IN VARIOUS SUBCLASSES OF CLASSES F01-F04 F05D - INDEXING SCHEME FOR ASPECTS RELATING TO NON-POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES OR ENGINES, GAS-TURBINES OR JET-PROPULSION PLANTS
DOE Contract Number:  
FC21-95MC32267
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
vane; segment; support; alignment; device; assembly; supporting; aligning; provided; comprises; torque; plate; defines; receiving; eccentric; locking; lock; socket; adjustably; supported; adapted; securely; receive; rotated; therewith; engage; receives; adjusted; align; engages; secure; desired; position; assembly comprises; alignment device; vane segment; alignment assembly; desired position; /415/

Citation Formats

McLaurin, Leroy Dixon, and Sizemore, John Derek. Vane segment support and alignment device. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
McLaurin, Leroy Dixon, & Sizemore, John Derek. Vane segment support and alignment device. United States.
McLaurin, Leroy Dixon, and Sizemore, John Derek. Fri . "Vane segment support and alignment device". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872379.
@article{osti_872379,
title = {Vane segment support and alignment device},
author = {McLaurin, Leroy Dixon and Sizemore, John Derek},
abstractNote = {A support and alignment assembly for supporting and aligning a vane segment is provided. The support and alignment assembly comprises a torque plate which defines an opening for receiving an eccentric pin and a locking end member for receiving a lock socket member. An eccentric pin adjustably supported by the torque plate opening for supporting and aligning a vane segment is provided. A lock socket member adapted to securely receive the eccentric pin and rotated therewith, and adjustably engage the torque plate locking end is provided. The lock socket member receives the eccentric pin, such that when the eccentric pin is adjusted to align the vane segment, the lock socket member engages the torque plate locking end to secure the vane segment in the desired position.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {1}
}

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