Accession Number : ADD012645

Title :   Gas Recirculator for Acyclic Machines.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Balsa,Thomas F

Report Date : 16 Dec 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent discloses a cover gas recirculator in an acyclic generator having liquid metal collectors for reducing entrainment of the liquid metal in the gas. Radial passages in the stator housing provide natural recirculating paths for the cover gas to flow radially outward along the sides of the rotor and return inwardly through the passages. Scoops or lips located inward of the liquid metal collector divert the outward gas flow into the passages to minimize contact of the gas with the liquid metal.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *LIQUID METALS, *ELECTRIC CONTACTS, *BRUSHLESS ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT, *MOTORS, GENERATORS, GASES, RECIRCULATION, LIQUID METALS, ACCUMULATORS, ROTORS, GAS FLOW, COLLECTING METHODS, GAS FLOW, HOUSINGS, STATORS, ROTATION

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE