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Working Fluid Passage Or Distributing Means Associated With Runner (e.g., Casing, Etc.)

Working Fluid Passage Or Distributing Means Associated With Runner (e.g., Casing, Etc.) patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

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Housing section of a turbine engine compressor stage or turbine engine turbine stage
10/30/14 - 20140321998 - A housing section of a turbine engine compressor stage or a turbine engine turbine stage that, in particular, has a closed and annular-shaped, radially outer casing. The radially outer casing has radially inwardly extending webs that are angled at a slant relative to the radius....

Turbine engine casing
10/30/14 - 20140321999 - The invention relates to a turbine engine casing comprising a substantially cylindrical wall (12) and a single-piece annular panel (18) for acoustic insulation mounted radially inside the wall (12), the panel (18) including a radially outer annular surface (36) fitted with upstream and downstream first projecting members (70) respectively arranged...

Turbine assembly for a torque converter including a tab plate and turbine shell brazed together and method of forming
10/23/14 - 20140314552 - A turbine assembly is provided. The turbine assembly includes a turbine shell and a tab plate connected to the turbine shell, the turbine shell and the tab plate being brazed together. A method of forming a turbine assembly impeller is also provided. The method includes aligning a tab plate with...

Method for manufacturing a plastic housing and plastic housing
10/23/14 - 20140314553 - In a method for manufacturing a plastic housing, in particular a compressor housing, by joining at least two contact surfaces of at least two plastic components, the contact surfaces are joined with each other by a hot gas welding process or by an electromagnetic resistance welding process or by a...

Stator element for a holweck pump stage, vacuum pump having a holweck pump stage and method of manufacturing a stator element for a holweck pump stage
10/23/14 - 20140314554 - A stator element for a Holweck pump stage has a base shape of substantially cylinder jacket shape or a kit of parts for a stator element for a Holweck pump stage which has a base shape of a substantially cylinder jacket shape, wherein the stator element or the kit of...

Aircraft nacelle assemblies
10/09/14 - 20140301835 - Aircraft nacelles include a frame, a cowl operatively and rotatably coupled to the frame, and a biasing member operatively coupled between the frame and the cowl. The biasing member is configured to assist in the manual opening of the cowl and the manually closing of the cowl....

Axisymmetrical intermediate case part including an insert positioned in an annular groove
10/02/14 - 20140294573 - The invention also proposes an insert intended to be mounted in the axisymmetrical portion and a method for mounting the insert in the axisymmetrical portion....

Composite panel having a built-in sampling scoop
09/25/14 - 20140286764 - A composite panel includes an inner skin and an outer skin and has an opening for receiving a sampling scoop, which forms a channel and the sampling opening of which is in communication with the outer skin. In particular, the outer skin is shaped such that, at the opening, same...

Modular turbomachine inlet assembly and related inlet transition section
09/18/14 - 20140271155 - An inlet transition section and an inlet bowl entry can be designed to reduce a number of turbomachine casing designs. Using relationships between flow properties, distances between elements, crossover/supply pipe diameter, ideal cross sectional area, aspect ratio, and inlet bowl entry size, a transition from circular cross section to substantially...

Apparatus for converting wind into circular mechanical motion
09/18/14 - 20140271156 - Pocket and cup sails formed from flexible materials, especially such sails formed with excess material, have spar like supports attached at their deepest point to maintain the depth of the said sails when the wind fills them so that the sails expand to maximize resistance to the wind coming into...

Fan assembly
09/11/14 - 20140255173 - A nozzle for a fan assembly includes an air inlet, an air outlet, an interior passage for conveying air from the air inlet to the air outlet, an annular inner wall, and an outer wall extending about the inner wall. The interior passage is located between the inner wall and...

Actuating assembly for a thrust reverser of an aircraft engine
08/21/14 - 20140234089 - An actuating assembly for an aircraft engine thrust reverser includes a drive shaft bearing a master pinion; a ball screw bearing a slave pinion engaging with the master pinion; a nut capable of translating over the ball screw as a result of the rotation of the ball screw; an extension...

Rear nacelle assembly for a turbojet engine
08/21/14 - 20140234090 - A rear nacelle assembly for turbojet engine includes an inner structure surrounding a downstream portion of the turbojet engine. In particular, the inner structure is movable in rotation between an operating position in which it forms a downstream fairing and defines an annular stream of cold air with a thrust...

Turbo charger compressor with integrated back plate and bearing housing
08/14/14 - 20140227089 - A turbocharger includes a turbine housing defining a turbine chamber and a compressor housing defining a compressor chamber. A turbine wheel is disposed in the turbine chamber and a turbine shaft is connected to the turbine wheel. A compressor wheel is disposed in the compressor chamber and connected to the...

Stainless steel alloys, turbocharger turbine housings formed from the stainless steel alloys, and methods for manufacturing the same
08/14/14 - 20140227090 - Disclosed is an austenitic stainless steel alloy that includes, by weight, about 16% to about 21% chromium, about 4.5% to about 5.5% nickel, about 2% to about 5% manganese, about 1% to about 2% silicon, about 0.8% to about 1.2% tungsten, about 0.4% to about 0.8% molybdenum, about 0.4% to...

Hybrid continuous fiber chopped fiber polymer composite structure
07/03/14 - 20140186166 - An engine component having a monolithic composite body, the body having a continuous fiber portion, a chopped fiber portion, a thermoplastic polymer contained in both the continuous fiber portion and the chopped fiber portion and between the continuous and chopped fiber portions....

Multi-piece fairing for monolithic turbine exhaust case
07/03/14 - 20140186167 - A gas turbine engine component comprises a frame and a fairing. The frame comprises a monolithic ring-strut-ring structure. The fairing comprises a multi-segment ring-strut-ring structure that is assembled around the frame. A method of assembling the frame and fairing comprises positioning a plurality of shroud segments within a frame and...

Component retention with probe
07/03/14 - 20140186168 - A gas turbine engine includes a casing, a probe, and a fairing. The probe extends through the casing and the fairing is disposed within the casing. The fairing is engaged by the probe to prevent circumferential movement of the fairing relative to the casing....

Egress seal assembly
06/26/14 - 20140178185 - A seal assembly includes a first ferrule that surrounds the lead and a second ferrule that surrounds the lead....

Blower fan
06/26/14 - 20140178186 - In a blower fan according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, a side wall portion includes a tongue portion arranged to project between an air outlet and an impeller. A side surface of the tongue portion includes a tongue portion tip arranged to touch a first imaginary plane...

Rolling bearing arrangement of a shaft of an exhaust-gas turbocharger
06/12/14 - 20140161599 - A rolling bearing arrangement (1) of a shaft (2) of an exhaust-gas turbocharger (3) having two spaced-apart rolling bearings (4, 5), the inner rings (6, 7) of which are arranged on the shaft (2) and between which (6, 7) is arranged a spacer (8), and the outer rings (9, 10)...

Thrust reverser device
06/05/14 - 20140154064 - A thrust reverser device of a nacelle includes a thrust reversal cowl which moves alternately from a closed position to an open position in which the thrust reversal cowl opens a path within the nacelle and uncovers a flow deflector, and a rear frame supporting deflecting cascades. The flow deflector...

Inner structure for an aircraft nacelle
05/22/14 - 20140140830 - An inner structure for a nacelle for an aircraft turbofan includes a plurality of active and passive movable portions. Each active movable portion can drive adjacent passive movable portions such that the inner structure has a nominal first position, a second position and a third position. In the second position,...

Actuating force transmitting device of an exhaust-gas turbocharger
05/22/14 - 20140140831 - An actuating force transmitting device (10) of an exhaust-gas turbocharger (1), having: a regulating rod (12) which can be displaced by an actuator (11); a guide piece (15) arranged on a free end region (14) of the regulating rod (12); and a lever (16) which is fastened to a guide...

Arrangement in which an inner cylindrical casing is connected to a concentric outer cylindrical casing
05/15/14 - 20140133972 - An arrangement having inner and outer cylindrical casings connected by a cylindrical connector is presented. The connector is disposed between and concentric with the inner and outer casings and is stiff in direction of concentric axis but flexible in direction radially with respect to concentric axis such that relative thermal...

In-situ pressure enhanced processing of composite articles
05/01/14 - 20140119904 - A method for making a composite article comprises securing a layup over a form. The layup including a plurality of dry intermediate reinforcement plies wrapped around an inner reinforcement ply. Resin is infused into the layup under vacuum. The resin-infused layup is consolidated under pressure and cured....

Form-fitting housing component combination and method for the manufacture thereof
04/24/14 - 20140112768 - A component combination for a shell of a flow channel (10) of a turbomachine, in particular for a housing of a gas turbine or an aircraft engine, including at least two components, a first component (1) forming a closed ring. The closed ring is axially and/or radially held in a...

Liquid pump device
04/17/14 - 20140105735 - The present invention relates to a liquid pump device, comprising a pump shell body, a soft rubber pressing device, a discharge channel, a sealed discharge port end cap, and a guiding tube, wherein the pump shell body comprises an upper shell and a lower shell, wherein the lower shell is...

Centrifugal compressor
04/17/14 - 20140105736 - A centrifugal compressor includes an expanded section which forms a cylindrical space between a suction opening and an impeller. An inlet tapered section is formed on an inlet side of the expanded section, and an outlet tapered section is formed on an outlet side of the expanded section. The expanded...

Bimetallic turbine shroud and method of fabricating
04/10/14 - 20140099194 - A bimetallic ring for use as a turbine shroud in a gas turbine engine. The bimetallic ring forms a sealing surface as a hot gas flow path boundary in the engine. The ring is comprised of two materials. The first material, a wrought, oxidation resistant metal alloy comprises a first...

Fan tray perforation pattern
04/10/14 - 20140099195 - An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a plate having a plurality of perforations configured in a pattern. The pattern includes the plurality of perforations arranged in concentric circles centered at a point. Each of the perforations is a closed shape comprising four edges, with rounded corners...

Exhaust-gas turbocharger
04/10/14 - 20140099196 - An exhaust-gas turbocharger (1) having a compressor housing (2); a turbine housing (3); and a bearing housing (4) which has a compressor-side flange (5) and which has a turbine-housing-side flange (6). The turbine-housing-side flange (6) is produced from a material which corresponds in terms of its mechanical and thermal properties...

Gas turbine engine components and method of assembly
04/03/14 - 20140093362 - An exemplary gas turbine engine component assembly includes, among other things, a case having a generally cylindrical outer surface. At least one synchronizing ring is received at least partially about the outer surface of the case. A plurality shims situated between an inner surface on the at least one synchronizing...

Floating seal
03/13/14 - 20140072418 - A floating seal assembly for sealing two static parts is disclosed. Each static part has an opposing groove, and the opposing grooves define a seal cavity. Floating seal assembly includes a floating circumferential seal having a middle portion and opposing end portions, each opposing end portion is positioned within a...

Rotary machines and methods of assembling
03/13/14 - 20140072419 - A nozzle assembly is provided. The nozzle assembly includes at least one stationary nozzle. An outer ring having a predefined shape includes at least one groove defined therein and the groove is configured to receive at least a portion of the stationary nozzle therein. A coupling portion is formed integrally...

Casing apparatus for an air pump
03/06/14 - 20140064943 - A casing apparatus for an air pump has a body and a cap. The body has a housing and a combined portion. The housing is composed of a first semi-housing and a second semi-housing. The combined portion is axially formed on and is protruded from a front end of the...

Preload disk spring, assembly structure thereof, and fan using same
03/06/14 - 20140064944 - A preload disk spring assembly structure for applying a preload to a bearing includes a first and a second main body correspondingly connected to each other face to face. The first main body is provided with at least one first retainer, at least one first notch, and at least one...

Process for salvaging turbocharger compressor housings
02/27/14 - 20140056699 - A method of salvaging a used, damaged turbocharger compressor housing involving the steps of machining the damaged interior surface of the housing, grit blasting the machined surface, building up the machined surface with coating material, and final machining the interior surface to its original specifications. The method includes holding the...

Compressor inlet housing and method of manufacturing
02/27/14 - 20140056700 - A compressor inlet housing includes an aft region having a radially inner surface defining an inner diameter and a radially outer surface defining an outer diameter. Also included is an O-ring groove extending around at least a portion of the aft region within the radially outer surface, the O-ring groove...

Fan shroud with complementary two-sided ribbing
02/27/14 - 20140056701 - A fan shroud has a panel including a first surface and a second surface substantially opposite the first surface. A first rib extends substantially perpendicularly from the first surface, and the first rib has an area of discontinuity where a height of the first rib is reduced. A second rib...

Harness support and mount
02/20/14 - 20140050571 - A disclosed harness assembly includes a base including a mounting surface and an opening that receives a mount end of a harness clip. A lockable clip is moveable between open and closed positions to secure one or more supply conduits or wire harnesses. The opening of the base includes a...

Sound enclosure for a compressor
02/20/14 - 20140050572 - A sound enclosure of a compressor to attenuate an operational sound level of the compressor is disclosed. The sound enclosure may be configured to generally enclose the compressor and attenuate radiantly emitted sound by the compressor. The sound enclosure may be configured to include a plurality of assembly sections, particularly...

Motorhousing
02/13/14 - 20140044531 - An example housing of a cabin air compressor assembly includes a main body portion and a motor outlet duct extending radially from the main body portion. The motor outlet duct interfaces with the main body portion at an interface area. A ratio of a radius of the interface area to...

Retrofitable auxiliary inlet scoop
02/06/14 - 20140037437 - A gas turbine engine includes a fan nacelle and a core nacelle spaced radially inwardly of the fan nacelle to define a bypass flowpath. The engine includes a scoop to direct air from the bypass flowpath into an engine core. The scoop is comprised of a first piece extending outwardly...

Turbine shroud for a turbomachine
02/06/14 - 20140037438 - A turbine shroud includes a body having an upstream edge, a downstream edge, and first and second side edges that collectively define a flowpath surface. A first interface member is arranged on the upstream edge at the first side edge. The first interface member includes a first edge portion having...

Gas turbine engine exhaust duct
01/30/14 - 20140030074 - An exhaust duct for a gas turbine engine has an inner wall and an outer wall connected by a plurality of spaced ribs. The duct extends axially. The ribs extend circumferentially across an entire cross-section of the inner and outer walls. The plurality of ribs is spaced axially along the...

Housing of cooling fan and method manufacturing of the same
01/30/14 - 20140030075 - An exemplary housing of a cooling fan includes a metallic base plate and a plastic bear seat. Clasps extend upwardly from the base plate. The bear seat is formed on the base plate via injection process. A bottom end of the bear seat directly contacts the base plate. The clasps...

Composite material part comprising fixing means
01/16/14 - 20140017074 - A fiber structure for reinforcing a composite material part is obtained by multilayer weaving between a plurality of layers of warp yarns and a plurality of layers of weft yarns. The fiber structure includes fastener elements on at least one of its faces, each fastener element including a body placed...

Exhaust system for use with a turbine and method of assembling same
01/09/14 - 20140010641 - An exhaust system for use with a steam turbine is provided. An exhaust hood includes an input and an output, the input receiving fluid from the steam turbine. The exhaust hood includes a first side wall that extends between the input and the output. The first side wall includes an...

Remanufactured pump and pump remanufacturing method
01/02/14 - 20140003921 - A remanufactured pump includes a casing and a pumping mechanism positioned within the casing having a rotatable pump shaft and an impeller mounted upon the pump shaft and rotatable within a pumping chamber in the casing. A first insert is held fast within a first bore in the casing, and...

Turbine exhaust case duct
01/02/14 - 20140003922 - An exhaust duct comprises a shroud body, a forward flange assembly, an aft flange assembly, an intermediate flange assembly, and a first plurality of bleed ports. The forward flange assembly extends radially inward from a forward shroud end for securing the forward shroud end downstream of a final turbine stage....

Functionally graded composite fan containment case
01/02/14 - 20140003923 - A fan containment case for a gas turbine engine includes a first inner layer and a second layer outside the first inner layer, where the second layer is made of a first material having a first fabric architecture. The fan containment case also includes a third layer outside of the...

Two-piece duct assembly
12/26/13 - 20130343883 - A duct assembly for venting flow from an internal portion of a gas turbine engine, has a first piece having a first duct portion extending therethrough, the first piece configured to withstanding backbone loads of the engine, the first piece having a first portion of a duct passing therethrough, and...

Pipe having an upstream core having a sharp curvature
12/19/13 - 20130336772 - A turbine engine pipe having a longitudinal axis, which, at an upstream end thereof, includes an outer wall and a core, only an upstream portion of which is surrounded by the outer wall. The boundary between the upstream portion and a downstream portion is defined by the intersection between the...

Passage channel for a turbomachine and turbomachine
12/12/13 - 20130330180 - A transition duct for a turbomachine, in particular an aircraft engine, for forming a flow channel between an upstream flow cross section and a downstream flow cross section, including supporting ribs which extend between a radially inner duct wall and a radially outer duct wall and each of which has...

Pump housing, in block form, of a vehicle brake system, and method for producing the same
12/12/13 - 20130330181 - In a pump housing, in block form, of a vehicle brake system, having a top side which is manufactured to final dimensions and a bottom side which is manufactured to final dimensions, the final dimensions of the top side and of the bottom side are obtained by means of a...

Alignment of static parts in a gas turbine engine
12/05/13 - 20130323037 - A first structural static component having an outer diameter is aligned with a second structural static component having an inner diameter to the centerline of a gas turbine engine rotating assembly. The first static component is centered inside the second static component leaving a gap between the outer diameter of...

Exhaust plenum for gas turbine
11/28/13 - 20130315721 - An exhaust plenum for connection to an exhaust outlet portion of a gas turbine for receiving turbine exhaust gas. The exhaust plenum includes a first wall. The first wall includes a seal attachment component in thermal contact with an exterior shell of the first wall and is adapted for attaching...

Pressure release slot for fan noise improvement
11/28/13 - 20130315722 - A fan shroud includes a body portion and a barrel portion. The body portion and the barrel portion have a first side and a second side. The barrel portion is adjacent to the body portion and defines a cylindrical opening for a fan. The barrel portion and the body portion...

Ring-type fan and impeller structure thereof
11/28/13 - 20130315723 - A ring-type fan includes a frame having a receiving space defined between an air inlet and an air outlet thereof and being provided along an inner side of the air outlet with an inward projected wall portion; an impeller assembly rotatably mounted in the receiving space and including spaced impellers...

Swivelling shield providing protection to fan
11/21/13 - 20130309074 - A shield for a fan includes a mounting frame, a receiving frame and a mounting plate. A plurality of shielding pieces is pivotally mounted on the mounting frame. The receiving frame receives the mounting frame. The receiving frame includes a bottom edge containing a weight block. The mounting plate defines...

Metal powder casting
11/07/13 - 20130294901 - A method of component forming according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, positioning a metal powder in a mold cavity, melting the metal powder within the mold cavity, and cooling the melted metal powder to form a component....

Simple device for generating electricity from fluid flows
11/07/13 - 20130294902 - Also the current from these devices can be used to extract hydrogen and oxygen (by electrolysis) from water and the extracted hydrogen is a valuable motor-fuel....

Compressor housing bearing and seal
10/31/13 - 20130287555 - A compressor housing for an air cycle machine includes an inlet and an outlet. The compressor housing additionally includes a plurality of ribs that extend generally perpendicularly from a surface of the compressor housing. Formed within an internal region of the compressor housing is a bearing support structure. The bearing...

Turbine assembly
10/31/13 - 20130287556 - According to one aspect of the invention, a turbine assembly includes a rotor wheel and a circumferential slot formed in the rotor wheel, the circumferential slot including a uniform cross-section shape for a circumference of the rotor wheel. The assembly also includes a first ring member positioned in the circumferential...

Compressor staking arrangement and method
10/31/13 - 20130287557 - A compressor is provided and may include a shell having an inner surface and an outer surface and a bearing housing disposed within the shell and having an engagement surface opposing the inner surface. The engagement surface may include a first channel formed substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of...

Turbine vibration reduction system
10/24/13 - 20130280050 - A turbine vibration reduction system includes a nozzle, a bucket in operable communication with the nozzle, and a structure having at least one opening configured to inject fluid into flow traveling past the nozzle and the bucket to disrupt formation of a vortex....

Fan assembly
10/24/13 - 20130280051 - A fan assembly includes an annular nozzle and a system for creating a primary air flow. The nozzle includes an outer wall and an inner wall surrounded by the outer wall, the inner wall defining a bore having a bore axis. The nozzle also includes an interior passage located between...

Nacelle for a bypass turbofan engine
10/24/13 - 20130280052 - A nacelle for an aircraft bypass turbofan engine includes an upstream section via which an airflow enters, a middle section surrounding the fan of the turbofan and a downstream section having an inner structure and an outer structure delimiting a flow duct in which the air flows. The outer structure...

Swimming pool pump motor cover
10/17/13 - 20130272856 - The Stockly Swimming Pool Pump Motor Cover protects both sides; top, and front of the swimming pool pump motor from sun, rain, sprinklers and morning dew. It has an optional base, which secures the top in one place and does not restrict ventilation to the swimming pool pump motor. No...

Method for producing a turbocharger housing
10/17/13 - 20130272857 - A method produces a casting, in particular a housing of a turbocharger. Wherein at least one mold part for forming the casting has a respective parting plane which is arranged at a predetermined angle with respect to the longitudinal axis of the casting, and wherein at least one core element...

Fan assembly
10/17/13 - 20130272858 - A fan assembly includes a nozzle and a device for creating an air flow through the nozzle. The nozzle includes an interior passage, a mouth for receiving the air flow from the interior passage, and a Coanda surface located adjacent the mouth and over which the mouth is arranged to...

Compressor
10/17/13 - 20130272859 - In a cylinder head (104) of a compressor (100), suction chamber (119) arranged on an extension line of an axis of driving shaft (106), a cylindrically arranged discharge chamber (120) surrounding suction chamber (119), and communication passage (104b) extending from radially outside of discharge chamber (120) to suction chamber (119)...