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Turbine with radial acting seal

United States Patent

9,500,094
November 22, 2016
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A floating brush seal in a rim cavity of a turbine in a gas turbine engine, where the floating brush seal includes a seal holder in which the floating brush seal floats, and a expandable seal that fits within two radial extending seal slots that maintains a seal with radial displacement of the floating brush seal and the seal holder.
Eng; Darryl S (Palm Beach Gardens, FL), Ebert; Todd A (West Palm Beach, FL)
S & J DEISGN, LLC (Jupiter, FL)
14/ 030,102
September 18, 2013
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-FC26-05NT42644 awarded by Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.