|6398500||Retention system and method for the blades of a rotary machine|
A retention system and method for the blades of a rotary machine for preventing forward or aft axial movement of the rotor blades includes a circumferential hub slot formed about a circumference of the machine hub. The rotor blades have machined therein a...
|5713721||Retention system for the blades of a rotary machine|
One form of a retention system includes a pair of aft segments of 180° in length disposed in annular grooves about a compressor spool, the segments having radial projections against which the aft end faces of the base portions of rotor blades abut. The b...
|5685158||Compressor rotor cooling system for a gas turbine|
In a gas turbine including a compressor having a bore and a rotor comprised of multiple stages extending between a first stage at a forward end of the compressor and a last stage at an aft end of the compressor, each stage including a rotor disk having a ...