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Cooled Combustor Case with Over-Pressurized Cooling Air

United States Patent Application

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A combustor of an industrial gas turbine engine having a combustor secured within a combustor casing with a combustor cavity surrounding the combustor, and a flow liner forming a cooling air space between the casing and the flow liner in which high pressure cooling air can be passed to provide insulation to the casing from the high temperature gas surround the combustor. The flow liner can include a TBC or a layer of insulation to limit heat buildup of the cooling air flowing through the space to further insulate the casing.
Jones, Russell B. (North Palm Beach, FL)
15/ 340,532
November 1, 2016
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-FE0023975 awarded by Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.