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Array of flow-directing elements for a gas turbine compressor
05/21/15 - 20150139789 - An array of flow-directing elements for a compressor of a gas turbine including at least one first flow-directing element and at least one second flow-directing element different from the first flow-directing element; the flow-directing elements each having a leading edge facing the gas turbine inlet, a trailing edge, a pressure...

Fan
05/14/15 - 20150132121 - A fan includes a frame and an impeller. The frame defines a hole in a middle of the frame. An inner wall of the frame bounding the hole defines a circumferential groove and forms a circumferential protrusion adjoining the groove. The impeller is received in the hole of the frame....

Gas turbine nozzle trailing edge fillet
04/23/15 - 20150110616 - A nozzle segment for a gas turbine engine has a turbine airfoil bound on a first side by an arcuate inner endwall having an inner platform and on a second side by an arcuate outer endwall having an outer platform. The airfoil extends outwardly from the inner platform toward the...

Turbine airfoil including tip fillet
04/23/15 - 20150110617 - A turbine blade can include a root configured to connect to a turbine and supporting an airfoil configured to extend into a flowpath of the turbine. The airfoil can include a tip disposed substantially opposite the root and a first tip fillet disposed proximate the tip that can extend substantially...

Ram air fan housing
04/16/15 - 20150104302 - A fan housing of a ram air fan assembly is provided including a flange having at least one tab. The at least one tab includes a first portion extending generally perpendicularly from the flange and a second portion extending generally parallel to the flange. A notch is formed by an...

Powered ventilators
03/26/15 - 20150086349 - A number of fan assemblies are shown. Configurations are shown that include one or more diffusers. Diffuser locations and specific diffuser configurations are described that improve one or more fan assembly characteristics, including, but not limited to fan efficiency....

Divided stator casing
03/26/15 - 20150086350 - A stator for eccentric screw pumps with a stator casing for an elastomer body for accommodating a rotor, the elastomer body being provided with at least one collar, wherein the collar is disposed in a recess between the stator casing and a connection body, wherein the fixing of the elastomer...

Airfoil trailing edge
03/05/15 - 20150063997 - An airfoil includes a radially inner edge extending in a radial direction of the airfoil to a radially outer edge. Also included is a leading edge extending in an axial direction of the airfoil to a trailing edge. Further included is a trailing edge geometry comprising at least one wave...

Horizontal agitator
03/05/15 - 20150063998 - The invention relates to a horizontal agitator for producing a flow in a clarifier, a submersible motor and a propeller drivingly connected thereto forming an assembly unit, wherein a receiving portion for removably attaching the assembly unit is provided and can be supported on the bottom of the clarifier, and...

Press fit keyed outer race in stator
03/05/15 - 20150063999 - The invention presented is an outer race for a stator assembly which includes keys that extend radially outward from the outer circumferential edge. The keys include transverse projecting splines. The splines are configured to cut grooves into the body of a stator to form a press fit connection between the...

Air blower
02/12/15 - 20150044040 - Air blower incorporates in housing thereof: suction port; a high pressure air generating portion; a blowout port; first air passage; introduction air suction port; introduction air mixing portion; introduction air blowout port; and second air passage....

Crack resistant turbine vane and method for vane containment cap attachment
02/12/15 - 20150044041 - A gas turbine vane containment cap is attached to an inboard surface of the vane inner shroud by penetrating flat weld filler, formed in a root gap between the cap and inner shroud. A semi-circular bead weld filler is formed outboard the penetrating weld filler closer to the vane exterior....

Flow thermal stress turbocharger turbine housing divider wall
01/22/15 - 20150023788 - The propensity for turbocharger turbine divider wall to crack in the turbine housing is minimized by matching the mass of the divider wall more closely to the transient heat transfer between said divider wall and the exhaust gas flowing past it. This is achieved by providing said divider wall having...

Subsonic shock strut
01/15/15 - 20150016983 - A gas turbine engine strut is disclosed as having a will forebody positioned upstream of a point of maximum thickness and an aft body positioned downstream of the point of maximum thickness. The aft body includes a discontinuity in a curvature distribution which provides for a “subsonic shock.” The discontinuity...

Guide vane arragement and method for mounting a guide vane
01/15/15 - 20150016984 - The invention relates to a guide vane arrangement and a method for mounting a guide vane. The guide vane arrangement has at least one guide vane having a radially inner journal, which engages in a borehole of a bushing. The bushing is disposed in a borehole of an inner ring...

Gas turbine stage
01/15/15 - 20150016985 - A gas turbine stage including a rotor blade array having a plurality of rotor blades and an adjacent stator vane array having a plurality of stator vanes which have leading edges facing the rotor blade array. In a first radial position of a rear face of the rotor blade array,...

Turbomachine, circulation structure and method
01/01/15 - 20150003976 - A turbomachine having at least one circulation structure is disclosed. The circulation structure has an annular space with baffle elements surrounding a main flow path and is open to the main flow path. A housing of the turbomachine to receive the circulation structure is divided in an axial plane into...

Outdoor fan motor and air-conditioning apparatus
01/01/15 - 20150003977 - In a motor, a connection portion between a lead wire and an aluminum wire is provided distant from a terminal block, with a leading end of a winding residing on one of cores that is not adjacent to a core that is at a position where the terminal block is...

Method for producing coupled turbine vanes, and turbine vanes
01/01/15 - 20150003978 - Coupled turbine vanes having an axis are produced by arranging a plurality of first fabrics (27a,27b) of ceramic fibers in radial directions relative to the axis to constitute a plurality of vane sections, arranging a second fabric (31) of the ceramic fibers in a circumferential direction relative to the axis,...

Shroud arrangement for a fluid flow machine
12/11/14 - 20140363283 - A shroud arrangement for a fluid-flow machine includes a blade root connected to at least one blade/vane end of a row of rotor blades or stator vanes, or is connected to at least one such blade/vane end. A shroud is connected to the blade root on the side of the...

Stator vane segment of a fluid flow machine and turbine
12/11/14 - 20140363284 - A stator vane segment (100) of a fluid flow machine, having an upstream casing-side attachment (1) and/or a downstream casing-side attachment (3), and a platform (5). The attachments are provided on the platform (5). The platform (5) has a first sealing section (17) and extends in the direction of flow...

Exhaust-gas turbocharger
12/11/14 - 20140363285 - An exhaust-gas turbocharger (1) having a compressor (2), which has a compressor housing (3); a turbine (4), which has a turbine housing (5); and a bearing housing (6), which is arranged between the compressor housing (3) and the turbine housing (5) and is connected to the compressor housing (3) by...

Blade with an s-shaped profile for an axial turbomachine compressor
12/04/14 - 20140356154 - The present disclosure provides a subsonic rotor and/or stator blade profile of an axial turbomachine compressor, such as a turbojet. The blade comprises a leading edge with an S-shaped lateral profile in its mid-plane. Specifically, the profile includes, from its inner end to the outer end, a first convex portion...

Nozzle insert rib cap
12/04/14 - 20140356155 - The present application provides a nozzle assembly for use in a turbine engine. The nozzle assembly may include a first nozzle cavity, a second nozzle cavity, a rib positioned between the first nozzle cavity and the second nozzle cavity, a first cavity insert with a first cavity insert configuration, a...

Airfoil geometry of blade for axial compressor
12/04/14 - 20140356156 - A suction surface of a blade forming a blade row of an axial compressor includes a concave region having a negative curvature at a leading edge part, and a flat region having substantially zero curvature continued rearwardly of the concave region, so that multiple compression waves are generated, enabling moderation...

Aerofoil recambering
11/27/14 - 20140348648 - A method of recambering an aerofoil section. A position on one of the surfaces that intersects with a passage shock between adjacent aerofoils is determined and then projected as a shock position onto the camber line. A shock region encompassing the shock position and extending in a chordal direction towards...

Ceiling fan with moisture protection features
11/27/14 - 20140348649 - A fan may be designed for the strategic diversion of moisture through or around a housing enclosing a controller and/or a motor. The enclosure may include one or more paths for directing moisture away from the controller or the motor. For instance, the housing may include a gap between a...

Radial turbine
11/20/14 - 20140341729 - A radial turbine comprises a plurality of nozzle vanes disposed along a circumferential direction inside a spiral scroll and configured to regulate a flow of a working gas from the scroll to a rotor blade, wherein each of the nozzle vane includes a leading edge bulging portion on both end...

Method and device for the generative production of a component using a laser beam and corresponding turbo-engine component
11/13/14 - 20140334924 - In a method for the generative production of a component (3), in particular of a turbo-engine component, wherein material (4) is bonded layer-by-layer selectively to a layer disposed therebeneath or to a substrate (6), according to the invention a laser (1A; 1B; 2) additionally acts on the material (4) before,...

Axial flow water turbine
10/30/14 - 20140322004 - An axial flow water turbine according to an embodiment includes a discharge ring and a runner vane. When seen in the runner meridional cross section, a straight line that passes a border between a cylindrical surface and a spherical surface of the discharge ring and that is perpendicular to a...

Exhaust gas turbocharger
10/30/14 - 20140322005 - In an exhaust gas turbocharger with a casing part in which a guide apparatus comprising two axially spaced insert elements forming a flow duct is arranged with guide vanes supported on at least one of the insert elements via which exhaust gas flowing through the flow duct is guided into...

Exhaust-gas turbocharger
10/30/14 - 20140322006 - An exhaust-gas turbocharger (1) with a compressor wheel (2); with a turbine wheel (3); and with a shaft (4) on which the compressor wheel (2) and the turbine wheel (3) are arranged in a rotationally secured manner. The turbine wheel (3) has a through-opening (5) in which a first end...

Guide vane & inline fan assembly
10/23/14 - 20140314559 - An improved guide vane for an inline fan is provided, as is an inline fan assembly so characterized. The vane guide includes a first vane segment characterized by first and second end portions, and a second vane segment characterized by first and second end portions. The second end portion of...

Door for a thrust reverser with doors
10/09/14 - 20140301837 - A door for a door-type thrust reverser is pivotally mounted on a stationary structure of a thrust reverser. The door includes an inner surface integrated to a flow path of an air flow generated by a turbojet engine, an outer surface providing an outer aerodynamic continuity of a nacelle equipped...

Diffuser module and electric blower having the same
10/02/14 - 20140294578 - Disclosed herein is a diffuser module, including: a cover covering an impeller connected to a rotation shaft; a housing coupled with the cover and accommodating a driving module including the rotation shaft; a diffuser directing flow of air drawn by the impeller; and a coupling member coupling the cover and...

Composite guide vane
10/02/14 - 20140294579 - A composite guide vane for a gas turbine structure is adapted to extend in a guide vane direction from a first housing towards a second housing of the gas turbine structure. The guide vane includes a guide vane length in the guide vane direction and the guide vane includes a...

Blowing device, and image forming apparatus
10/02/14 - 20140294580 - Provided is a blowing device including a blower that sends air, a blower pipe having an inlet that takes in the air sent from the blower, an outlet that is formed in an elongated opening shape parallel to the portion of the target structure in the longitudinal direction, and a...

Turbomachine element
09/25/14 - 20140286768 - A turbomachine element including an airfoil set including a plurality of airfoils that are offset from one another in a lateral direction, and upstream from at least one end of each airfoil, a group of a plurality of vortex generator devices that are mutually offset both laterally and axially....

Nacelle for a high bypass ratio engine with multiple flow paths
09/18/14 - 20140271169 - Nacelle air management systems for a high bypass ratio engine are provided. The nacelles air management systems may include an outer cowl and an inner cowl that are configured to provide dual bypass flow channels around an engine core. These systems may be employed to accommodate larger engine fans. The...

Pump housing with an interior for accommodating a pump rotor
09/11/14 - 20140255176 - In a pump housing having an interior for accommodating a pump rotor, which may be transferred from a radially compressed state into a radially expanded state, and comprises a housing skin revolving in circumferential direction, as well as at least one reinforcement element, a stretch-resistant element revolving in circumferential direction...

Outboard insertion system of variable guide vanes or stationary vanes
09/11/14 - 20140255177 - A method of assembling a gas turbine engine comprising the steps of providing a casing having an insertion aperture in its outer surface. A guide vane is inserted through the insertion aperture. The guide vane is secured to the outer surface of the casing such that the guide vane can...

Aircraft engine air flow straightening vane and associated flow straightening structure
09/11/14 - 20140255178 - A flow straightening vane made of composite materials includes a core made up of three-dimensional woven textile rods which core is surrounded by a textile covering, this core and this covering being consolidated using a thermoset resin....

Monolithic fan cowl of an aircraft engine and a manufacturing method thereof
09/04/14 - 20140248143 - The invention provides a fan cowl (11) of an aircraft engine made of a composite material having an optimized structure for withstanding the expected loads and for being able to be manufactured as a monolithic ensemble. The structure comprise a skin (13), frames (15) of a closed cross-section arranged in...

Turbomachine centre blade comprising a curved portion
09/04/14 - 20140248144 - A turbomachine compressor blade of main radial orientation with respect to a main axis of the turbomachine. The blade includes a radially internal root portion, a radially external tip portion, a radially intermediate portion, a curved portion tangentially in a direction, and at least one straight portion on the root...

Vane structure and a method of manufacturing a vane structure
08/28/14 - 20140241871 - A fuel injector comprises a swirler and the swirler comprises a plurality of vanes, a first member and a second member. The second member is arranged coaxially around the first member and the vanes extend radially between the first and second members. The vanes have leading edges and the second...

Stator member and vacuum pump
08/28/14 - 20140241872 - To provide a stator member that facilitates thermal radiation from a surface thereof and thermal conduction to an adjacent member, and a vacuum pump that contains the stator member. For the purpose of enhancing heat dissipation of a rotor portion, surface treatment removal processing is performed on a predetermined section...

Horizontal-type wind turbine with an upstream deflector
08/21/14 - 20140234097 - Horizontal axis wind turbine (HAWT) systems are described that include a turbine with deflector in front of the turbine in order to change flow encountered by the turbine's blades. Such an arrangement improves turbine efficiency and may be embodied in a range of size scales for numerous wind (or water)...

Axial turbine with sector-divided turbine housing
08/07/14 - 20140219790 - A statorless or nozzleless axial turbine for a turbocharger has an axial turbine wheel that receives a swirling flow of exhaust gas substantially in an axial direction. The turbine includes a sector-divided turbine housing defining a plurality of separate exhaust gas inlets each for receiving a separate exhaust gas stream...

Method for profiling a replacement blade as a replacement part for an old blade for an axial-flow turbomachine
07/31/14 - 20140212282 - A method for profiling a replacement blade for an axial turbomachine is provided. The method includes: measuring hub contour geometry and housing contour geometry of the flow channel of the old blade and the axial position of the centre of gravity of the blade aerofoil of the old blade; laying...

Cage positioned tilting pad bearing
07/31/14 - 20140212283 - A tilting pad bearing for a high speed rotary machines, such as a turbocharger for an internal combustion engine, comprises a cage and a plurality of tilting pads. The cage is formed by two annular rings separated by spacers machined from a single billet of high-temperature metal. The bearing pads...

Superalloys and components formed thereof
07/24/14 - 20140205449 - A gamma prime nickel-base superalloy and components formed therefrom that exhibit improved high-temperature dwell capabilities, including creep and hold time fatigue crack growth behavior. A particular example of a component is a powder metallurgy turbine disk of a gas turbine engine. The gamma-prime nickel-base superalloy contains, by weight: 16.0 to...

Propulsion and directional control apparatus for an air cushion vehicle
07/17/14 - 20140199166 - An apparatus for controlling the propulsion and direction of an air cushion vehicle including a housing and a first vane pivotally coupled to the housing and pivotable about a first axis. A second vane assembly including at least one second vane is disposed within the first vane. The second vane...

Disc brake piston cap and disc brake equipped therewith
07/10/14 - 20140193250 - A plate closes the main part of a vane in two parts. An internal cavity is closed by the plate. Around a bearing surface of the plate, a groove receives an elastic seal, and the outer edge of the plate extends over the groove to compress the seal and to...

Guide blade arrangement for an exhaust gas turbocharger
07/03/14 - 20140186171 - A guide blade arrangement for an exhaust gas turbocharger may include guide blades rotatably mounted on a guide blade carrier ring via a respective blade bearing pin. A cover disc may be spaced from the guide blade carrier ring, wherein the guide blades may be arranged between the cover disc...

Gas turbine structure
06/12/14 - 20140161605 - A gas turbine structure includes a guide vane. The gas turbine structure (further includes a first housing and a second housing and the guide vane extends from the first housing to the second housing. The guide vane includes a leading edge and a trailing edge and the guide vane extends...

Vane profile for axial-flow compressor
06/12/14 - 20140161606 - A vane for an axial-flow compressor has a pressure surface generating positive pressure and a suction surface generating negative pressure, and both are located on one side of the chord line. The pressure surface includes a bulging portion, having a maximum curvature of 1.5 or more between a chordal position...

Turbomachine
06/12/14 - 20140161607 - The turbomachine includes a mid turbine vane frame, with an annular compartment formed between the mid turbine vane frame and a low-pressure turbine casing being sealed by means of at least two ring seals, wherein one ring seal is in contact with the mid turbine vane frame and the other...

Endwall controuring
06/05/14 - 20140154068 - An airfoil array is disclosed. The airfoil array may include an endwall, and a plurality of airfoils radially projecting from the endwall. Each airfoil may have a first side and an opposite second side extending axially in chord between a leading edge and a trailing edge. The airfoils may be...

Turbine wheel, a turbine and use thereof
06/05/14 - 20140154069 - A turbine wheel for low-pressure ratio applications is disclosed. The ratio of the outlet area of the wheel (A2) to the inlet area of the wheel (A1) is less than approximately 0.4. In an embodiment, the wheel is a radial or mixed-flow wheel....

Turbine vane with mistake reduction feature
05/29/14 - 20140147263 - A turbine vane for a gas turbine engine has an inner platform, an outer platform, at least one airfoil extending between the inner and outer platforms, and a tab radially extending inward from a front side of the inner platform. The tab contains a mounting aperture and an identification aperture...

Flow conditioning feature for suction diffuser
05/22/14 - 20140140837 - A suction diffuser or arrangement is provided featuring a main suction diffuser body and a flow conditioning arrangement. The main suction diffuser body is configured with an inlet to receive an incoming fluid flow, an interior cavity to receive the incoming fluid from the inlet, and an outlet to receive...

Nozzle with guiding devices
05/08/14 - 20140127010 - The present invention relates to a nozzle with a nozzle surface area and a nozzle rim, on which first and second guiding devices are alternatingly provided in the circumferential direction, where the first guiding devices are of the nozzle-type design and the second guiding devices are of the diffuser-type design....

Fan housing for ram air fan
05/01/14 - 20140119908 - A fan housing has a radially outer surface. A pair of radially intermediate surfaces includes a first surface spaced towards a first axial end, which has an inner bore positioned radially outward of an inner bore of a second surface. Vanes extend between the radially outer surface and an outer...

Fan module
05/01/14 - 20140119909 - A fan module, disposed inside a case of an electronic device, includes a case body, a blade assembly, a stopping plate and an adjusting element. The case body, including a first case unit, a sidewall and a second case unit, forms an accommodating space. The first case unit or/and the...

Airfoil with galvanic corrosion preventive shim
04/03/14 - 20140093367 - An airfoil includes an airfoil body made of a first metal with a leading edge, a trailing edge, pressure side and suction side; a sheath with first and second flanks made of a second metal; a first layer of non-conductive material adhesively bonded between a portion of the end of...

Structural guide vane internal topology
03/27/14 - 20140086737 - A disclosed structural guide vane for a gas turbine engine includes a strut defining a plurality of channels and a cover attached over the plurality of channels. The strut includes a first side defining a first surface of an airfoil and a second side including a plurality of channels. At...

Nacelle for an aircrft bypass turbojet engine
03/27/14 - 20140086738 - A nacelle for an aircraft bypass turbojet engine includes downstream, an internal stationary structure surrounding part of the bypass turbojet engine, and an external structure surrounding the internal stationary structure, defining an annular flow path along which an air flow circulates. The external structure includes a mobile flap disposed at...

Casting of thin wall hollow airfoil sections
03/20/14 - 20140079542 - A casting mold assembly comprises an airfoil defining section and a casting core. The airfoil defining section includes an outer mold wall and a direct-shelled inner mold wall. The direct-shelled inner mold wall is disposed within a forward chordwise portion of the airfoil defining section. The direct-shelled inner mold wall...

Multi-channel fuel pump
03/13/14 - 20140072425 - A fluid pump includes an outlet for discharging fluid from the fluid pump, a housing, and a motor with a shaft that rotates about an axis. The fluid pump also includes an impeller having a first array of blades radially surrounding the axis and a second array of blades radially...

System and method for operating a compressor device
03/06/14 - 20140064948 - Embodiments of a system and method manipulate the position of inlet guide vanes and the drive speed for optimizing performance of a compressor device (e.g., a centrifugal compressor). In one embodiment, the systems and methods can correlate setpoints (e.g., inlet volume flow and discharge pressure) desired for installation and/or implementation...

Turbomachine casing assembly
03/06/14 - 20140064949 - A turbomachine casing assembly includes a first casing element locatable radially outward of one or more rotating aerofoil elements of a turbomachine and a second casing element located radially distal to the first casing element. A void is provided between a radially proximal face of the first casing element and...

Lateral propulsion unit for aircraft comprising a turbine engine support arch
03/06/14 - 20140064950 - A propulsion unit for an aircraft, comprising one turbine engine and a mounting device for a turbine engine designed to be added laterally on an aircraft structure and comprising a rigid mounting structure. The rigid mounting structure supports at least one arch which is concave towards the longitudinal axis of...