Accession Number : ADD002356

Title :   Self-Supported, Self-Locating Seal for Turbine Engines.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Helmintoller,Augustus M , Jr ; Manharth,Gary B

Report Date : 03 Feb 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a self-supporting, self-locating seal having a central portion and a pair of end segments so designed as to fit within the mid span joint formed between adjacent turbine engine blades. Because of the design of the seal, the seal is held securely in position simply by its geometry and the centrifugal forces applied thereto during turbine engine operation.

Descriptors :   *Gas seals, *Patents, Gas turbine blades, Gas turbines, Self organizing systems

Subject Categories : Adhesives, Seals and Binders
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE