Accession Number : ADD014106

Title :   Bimetallic Air Seal for Exhaust Nozzles.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 10 Dec 86, patented 21 Mar 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Holowach, Joseph ; Lee, George D

Report Date : 21 Mar 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A bimetallic leaf seal for forming an air seal between adjacent structures. The bimetallic seal comprises two metallic layers having different coefficients of thermal expansion. The seal moves in a preferred direction upon the application of heat to form an air seal upon the application of heat. Patents. (MJM)

Descriptors :   *BIMETALS, *EXHAUST NOZZLES, *GAS SEALS, *PATENTS, *SEALS(STOPPERS), AIR, COEFFICIENTS, HEAT, LAYERS, METALS, STRUCTURES, THERMAL EXPANSION

Subject Categories : Fabrication Metallurgy
      Adhesives, Seals and Binders

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE