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Injector having multiple fuel pegs

United States Patent

April 30, 2013
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A fuel injector is provided, including a fuel injector body, a plurality of fuel vanes, and a plurality of fuel pegs. The injector body includes a manifold and an inlet. The manifold is configured for receiving fuel, and the inlet is configured for receiving air. The fuel vanes are located within the injector body and are positioned in a direction that is generally parallel with a longitudinal axis of the injector body to orient the air flowing from the inlet. The plurality of fuel pegs are fluidly connected to the manifold and are arranged within the plurality of fuel vanes. The plurality of fuel pegs are each spaced at a distance that is about equal between each of the plurality of fuel pegs.
Hadley; Mark Allan (Greer, SC), Felling; David Kenton (Greenville, SC)
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
13/ 274,826
October 17, 2011
FEDERAL RESEARCH STATEMENT This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-FC26-05NT42643 awarded by the Department Of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.