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Title: Full hoop casing for midframe of industrial gas turbine engine

A can annular industrial gas turbine engine, including: a single-piece rotor shaft spanning a compressor section (82), a combustion section (84), a turbine section (86); and a combustion section casing (10) having a section (28) configured as a full hoop. When the combustion section casing is detached from the engine and moved to a maintenance position to allow access to an interior of the engine, a positioning jig (98) is used to support the compressor section casing (83) and turbine section casing (87).
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1227362
Report Number(s):
9,200,565
13/310,855
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-05NT42644
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Dec 05
Research Org:
Siemens Energy, Inc., Orlando, FL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS