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Casing with mounting means

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415 - Rotary kinetic fluid motors or pumps

415182100 - WORKING FLUID PASSAGE OR DISTRIBUTING MEANS ASSOCIATED WITH RUNNER (E.G., CASING, ETC.)

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20090214336AXIAL FLOW FAN UNIT - A frame for a serially connected axial flow fan unit includes a first housing and a second housing coupled together. The first housing includes a first axial locking mechanism and a first unlocking mechanism, and the second housing includes a second axial locking mechanism and a second unlocking mechanism. The first and the second axial locking mechanism are locked against each other through their movement along their axis. The first and the second unlocking mechanism unlock the first and the second housing with a twisting force equal to or greater than a predetermined value when the first and the second housing are twisted relative to each other. When the first and the second end portion are brought into contact, the first and the second axial locking mechanism are locked against each other and the first and the second unlocking mechanism engage with each other.08-27-2009
20090155070INTERMEDIATE CASING EXTENSION FOR AN AIRCRAFT JET ENGINE, COMPRISING A SECTORISED ANNULAR GROOVE FOR RECEIVING THE NACELLE COVERS - The invention relates to an extension (06-18-2009
20110189010METHOD OF MOUNTING A COMPRESSOR BLOCK ON A STATOR AND A COMPRESSOR ARRANGEMENT - The invention concerns a method of mounting a compressor block on a front side of a stator of an electric motor that comprises a stator bore and a stator axis, a support face arrangement of the compressor block being mounted on a contact area of the stator front side and the compressor block being connected to the stator. It is endeavoured to manufacture a compressor arrangement with a high efficiency. For this purpose, before mounting the compressor block (08-04-2011
20130078089STEAM TURBINE SINGLE SHELL EXTRACTION LP CASING - A single shell extraction casing includes a stepped shell which is formed from a plurality of circumferentially shaped ledge rings located along the axial length of the casing between turbine stages and covered by a casing wrapper. The stepped shell has a simpler construction than the double shell configuration of a conventional turbine extraction casing. Pockets for supporting diaphragms between the multiple stages in the stepped single shell extraction casing are connected directly between ledge rings so they are away from the casing wrapper. This decreases the amount of welding and manufacturing complexity needed to install the diaphragm support pockets.03-28-2013
20130078088STEAM TURBINE LP CASING CYLINDRICAL STRUTS BETWEEN STAGES - An arrangement is disclosed in which deflections and mechanical stresses in turbine low pressure casings are controlled by inserting struts between the turbine diaphragm ledge ring stages. Preferably, the struts are cylindrical in shape, although other different shapes can be used in accordance with the needs of different applications. The struts can be solid or hollow in construction, although preferably they are hollow to reduce the material needed to fabricate them. The struts are located around the turbine casing, as is required to connect together two ledge rings where there is high axial deflection in the casing.03-28-2013
20130034437FASTENING DEVICE PARTICULARLY SUITABLE FOR THE FASTENING BETWEEN AN AIR INTAKE AND AN ENGINE OF AN AIRCRAFT NACELLE - An aircraft nacelle includes a first conduit for an air inlet and a second conduit for an engine, arranged end to end and connected by an annular flange, attached to the air inlet, and an annular flange, attached to the engine. The annular flanges are connected by a plurality of passage holes in the annular flanges and arranged in line with each other. Rods are housed in the passage holes. For at least one rod, the passage hole of one of the annular flanges has a diameter greater than the diameter of the rod allowing the rod to move in case of deformation of one of the two conduits. An angle profile is inserted between the rod and a cylindrical portion adjacent to the annular flange and. is connected to the adjacent cylindrical portion through the intermediary of at least one means for absorbing eventual deformations in radial direction.02-07-2013
20130034436Systems, Method, and Apparatus for Modifying a Turbine Casing - Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for modifying a turbine casing. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a method is provided for modifying a turbine casing. The method can include providing one or more casing retention pin bores in the turbine casing; inserting a retention pin in the one or more casing retention pin bores; providing one or more patch ring segments configured to be radially constrained by at least a portion of the turbine casing and further configured to slide circumferentially in cooperation with at least a portion of the turbine casing, wherein the one or more patch ring segments comprise at least one retention pin locking bore; installing the one or more patch ring segments in the turbine casing to radially constrain the one or more patch ring segments; and engaging the retention pin in the at least one retention pin locking bore to circumferentially constrain the one or more patch ring segments to the turbine casing.02-07-2013
20120183396FAN MODULE WITH TOOLLESS FASTENER - An exemplary fan mount for mounting a fan which has a connecting hole includes a frame and a fastener. The frame comprising a sidewall defining a chamber for receiving the fan and a connecting wall extending inwards from the sidewall towards the chamber. A hollow elastic pole extends out from the connecting wall into the chamber, for inserting in the connecting hole of the fan. A through hole extends through the elastic hole and a corresponding part of the connecting wall. The fastener includes a shaft for engaging in the through hole. When the fastener is inserted in the through hole, the fixing pole deforms to make an outer end thereof away from the connecting wall enlarge, thereby fixing the fastener on the frame.07-19-2012
20130039755GENERATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM MASS AIRFLOW IN UNDERGROUND TUNNELS - Systems and method for generating reliable renewable energy using mass airflow generated from subterranean locations, such as the movement of railcars (for example, trains, both passenger and cargo) inside an underground tunnel are provided. Micro mass airflow collection equipment (MACE) units may be strategically placed in the underground tunnels and may be used to generate AC or DC power from the mass airflow created by the movement of the trains. The electricity generated from the MACE units can then be used, for example, for propulsion power to reduce the amount of electricity required to be purchased from other sources, such as the local utility company, thereby reducing costs and demand on power generation from non-renewable sources.02-14-2013
20100104434FAN DEVICE AND FAN DEVICE ASSEMBLY - A fan device for easily being attached to a fixing plate includes a pair of sliding slots symmetrically defined in two opposite sides thereof, and at least one positioning block extending from at least one of the bottom and the top of the fan device and located close to one same side of the fan device.04-29-2010
20100040466BYPASS TURBOJET ENGINE NACELLE - The nacelle (02-18-2010
20100040465TURBOCHARGER MOUNT WITH INTEGRATED EXHAUST AND EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION CONNECTIONS - Exemplary embodiments of the present invention are directed towards an apparatus and method for fluidly coupling a turbocharger to an internal combustion engine. In one embodiment, a turbocharger mount for fluidly coupling a turbocharger to an exhaust system of an engine is provided. The turbocharger mount includes a housing portion and a mounting flange extending from the housing portion. The housing portion defines a cavity therein and a first inlet opening in fluid communication with the cavity, a first outlet opening in fluid communication with the cavity, and a second outlet opening in fluid communication with the cavity.02-18-2010
20130045097ATTACHABLE GIB FOR SUPPORTING A TURBINE LOAD - An apparatus for supporting a turbine section is disclosed. The apparatus includes a support structure and an attachable gib. The attachable gib has a first end configured to couple to the support structure and a second end configured to couple to the turbine section to transfer a load of the turbine section directly to the support structure to support the turbine.02-21-2013
20130084177NACELLE SHELL STRUCTURE, LOCK LABYRINTH AND WIND TURBINE - A nacelle shell structure which is attachable to a main structure of a wind turbine is described. The nacelle shell structure is attachable to the main structure such that the nacelle shell structure is carried by the main structure at only three static points. Moreover, a nacelle shell structure is provided which is attachable to a main structure of a wind turbine. The nacelle shell structure includes interconnected shell sub-structures. Furthermore, a lock-labyrinth for positioning between a rotating part with a rotation axis and stationary part of a wind turbine is disclosed, which includes a shield structure and a support structure, the shield structure being located radially outward of the support structure and protruding the support structure in axial direction. The shield structure includes a nose protruding radially inward and being located at an axial position where the support structure fauns a water-tight channel which opens towards the nose.04-04-2013
20130084176FAN INLET DIFFUSER HOUSING RIVETED CENTER BODY RETENTION - A fan inlet diffuser housing system includes an air cycle machine, a housing coupled to the air cycle machine, an inlet fan disposed on the air cycle machine and configured to pass inlet air into the fan inlet diffuser housing, a center tube disposed in the housing, a diffuser cone disposed around the center tube, an inboard strut supporting the inner tube within the diffuser cone, and an outboard strut supporting the inner tube within the diffuser cone, the outboard strut being integral with the diffuser cone, wherein the inboard strut is coupled to the inner tube with a first plurality of mechanical fasteners, and the outboard strut is coupled to the inner tube with a second plurality of mechanical fasteners.04-04-2013
20120163970MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR FAN - A mounting apparatus includes a first mounting member and a second mounting member. The first mounting member includes a base plate and two side plates extending from opposite sides of the base plate. The second mounting member includes a main body and two sidewalls extending from opposite sides of the main body. The side plates of the first mounting member are lockable to the sidewalls of the second mounting member or the main body of the second mounting member.06-28-2012
20130028728FIXING DEVICE FOR FAN - A device for fixing two fans includes a chassis, a limiting member mounted in the chassis, and a blocking member. A receiving space is bounded by the chassis and by the limiting member. The blocking member is sandwiched between the fans, and includes two angled plates which may concertina towards or away from each other as the fans are repositioned to seal the space between the fans.01-31-2013
20100143112HOUSING FOR PADDLE FAN - Air turnover in a space achieved by a paddle fan having a plurality of blades is significantly increased by mounting an assembly radially outward from the blades. The assembly has a generally vertical shroud that is substantially impervious to air flow and a directing grid attached to the shroud at a lower end thereof. The directing grid has a plurality of intersecting members to reduce cross-sectional flow area and induce laminar air flow therethrough.06-10-2010
20130052007TURBINE SHROUD SEGMENT - A turbine shroud segment is metal injection molded (MIM) about a core to provide a composite structure. In one aspect, the core is held in position in an injection mold and then the MIM material is injected in the mold to form the body of the shroud segment about the core. Any suitable combination of materials can be used for the core and the MIM shroud body, each material selected for its own characteristics. The core may be imbedded in the shroud platform to provide a multilayered reinforced platform, which may offer resistance against crack propagation.02-28-2013
20130052006TIE ROD FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE - A tie rod includes a gusset which extends between a rod and a base.02-28-2013
20130052005NACELLE ASSEMBLY HAVING INTEGRATED AFTERBODY MOUNT CASE - A nacelle assembly for a gas turbine engine includes an integrated afterbody mount case. The integrated afterbody mount case includes an outer ring and a plurality of spokes that extend radially inwardly from the outer ring. The outer ring includes a radially outer surface and a radially inner surface. The plurality of spokes are circumferentially disposed about the radially inner surface and extend radially inwardly from the radially inner surface.02-28-2013
20130058780TURBINE CASING ASSEMBLY MOUNTING PIN - In certain embodiments of the present disclosure, a turbine casing assembly is described. The turbine casing assembly includes an inner casing and an outer casing surrounding the inner casing. The outer casing has a first outer casing section and a second outer casing section that join together along a flange. A bolt extends through the flange and joins together the first outer casing section and the second outer casing section. The turbine casing assembly further includes a pin. The pin has a segment defining an opening therethrough. The pin extends through the inner casing and the outer casing and supports the inner casing relative to the outer casing. The bolt passes through the opening defined by the pin.03-07-2013
20130058779TURBINE CASING ASSEMBLY MOUNTING PIN - In certain embodiments of the present disclosure a turbine casing assembly is described. The turbine casing assembly includes an inner casing and an outer casing surrounding the inner casing. The outer casing includes a first outer casing section and a second outer casing section that join together along a flange. Two bolts extend through the flange and join together the first outer casing section and the second outer casing section. A pin having a first segment having a first diameter and a second segment having a second diameter extends through the inner casing and the outer casing and supports the inner casing relative to the outer casing. The pin has a first diameter that is greater than the second diameter and is located between the two bolts along the axis of the flange.03-07-2013
20130058778FABRICATED INTERMEDIATE CASE WITH ENGINE MOUNTS - A fabricated engine case has a plurality of circumferentially spaced struts radially extending between an outer case and an inner case. A mount apparatus is affixed to the outer case of the engine case. The mount apparatus is a mount base radially spaced apart from a circumferential skin of the outer case and a load bearing member extending radially inwardly to connect the mount base to an outer end of one of the struts.03-07-2013
20130064662COOLING FAN ASSEMBLY - A cooling fan assembly includes a fan with a frame, two fixing members arranged at two opposite lateral sides of the frame, and a plurality of fixing poles detachably interconnecting the frame with the base portions of the two fixing members. The two fixing members each include a base portion and a handling portion extending from a top of the base portion. The handling portions extend upwardly and inclined toward each other along a direction away from the base portions. One end of the fixing pole penetrates through and is fixed on the frame, and the other end of the fixing pole is gripped by the base portion.03-14-2013
20090263242FAN ARRANGEMENT - A miniature fan arrangement has a fan (10-22-2009
20120114478GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMBUSTOR AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING PURGE GAS INTO A COMBUSTION CHAMBER OF THE COMBUSTOR - In a gas turbine engine combustor and method for delivering purge gas thereto, a ferrule is generally coupled to the housing and moveable relative thereto. The ferrule has a primary opening through which a combustor component extends into a combustion chamber of the combustor. The ferrule further has a plurality of purge gas openings separate from and in transversely spaced relationship with the primary opening to allow purge gas to flow through the ferrule. In a first position of the ferrule at least one purge gas opening is blocked against the flow of purge gas therethrough and at least one other purge gas opening is unblocked against purge gas flow. In a second position of the ferrule at least one of the blocked purge gas openings of the first ferrule position is unblocked to permit the flow of purge gas therethrough.05-10-2012
20130164126HYBRID METAL/COMPOSITE LINK ROD FOR TURBOFAN GAS TURBINE ENGINE - The link rod can have a core portion supported inside an annular bypass duct with a bypass air passage extending radially therebetween, the link rod comprising a hot end fitting, a cold end, and an elongated and hollow strut body of composite material and having an aerodynamic cross-sectional shape, the strut body being secured to the hot end fitting and extending between the hot end fitting and the cold end, the hot end fitting having a metal body housing a spherical bearing mountable to the core portion, and the cold end housing a spherical bearing mountable to the bypass duct wall.06-27-2013
20120082544GIRDER FOR SUPPORTING A TIDAL TURBINE FAIRING AND TIDAL TURBINE COMPRISING SUCH A GIRDER - This girder (04-05-2012
20110002782DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING AND SECURING A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT ON AN AIRCRAFT ENGINE OR NACELLE CASE - A device for supporting and securing a piece of equipment on an aircraft engine or nacelle case, including a vibration damper including a first part secured to the case and a second coaxial part rigidly connected to the piece of equipment, the damper associated with a safety member configured to hold the damper in place on the case in the event of damper failure or breakage. The safety member, which is independent of the damper, is mounted astride the damper and secured to the case.01-06-2011
20110293413Ceiling fixture protection system and method - It is an object of the present invention to provide a device which protects various features of ceiling fixtures, such as fans, chandeliers, lights, and other fixtures, during painting and remodeling processes. The presently disclosed apparatus may be installed and removed quickly and easily, and both disposable and reusable embodiments are possible.12-01-2011
20120288366GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMPRESSOR CASE MOUNTING ARRANGEMENT - A compressor case support arrangement for a gas turbine engine includes a fan section having a central axis and a compressor case for housing a compressor. An inlet case guides air to the compressor. The compressor case is positioned axially further from the fan section than the inlet case. A support member extends between the fan section and the compressor case. The support member restricts movement of the compressor case relative to the inlet case. The support member is positioned axially further from the fan section than the plumbing access area.11-15-2012
20110142613CONFIGURATION OF A WIND TURBINE NACELLE FOR TRANSPORTATION - A nacelle for a wind turbine includes a cover defining an internal volume. The cover has longitudinal sides and opposite end walls. A bedplate is within the cover with the power generation and wind turbine control components mounted on the bedplate. The cover has a widest width dimension along the longitudinal sides intermediate of the end walls that exceeds a pre-defined maximum width for rail transport of the nacelle. Removable caps are configured on the longitudinal sides of the cover at the widest dimension, with the caps having a configuration such that upon removal of the caps, the widest width dimension is less than the predefined maximum width for rail transport.06-16-2011
20120288367TURBOCHARGER HOUSING AND TOOL DEVICE FOR MACHINING THE TURBOCHARGER HOUSING - A turbocharger has a housing with at least one section that is divided in the longitudinal direction into at least two housing halves.11-15-2012
20090238686Gas Turbine Engine Systems Involving Fairings with Locating Data - Gas turbine engine systems involving fairings with locating data are provided. In this regard, a representative a fairing assembly for a gas turbine engine includes: a first locating component having a leading edge, first and second sides extending from the leading edge, and a recess oriented parallel to the leading edge, the recess having a first datum surface, the first locating component being operative to be positioned between a portion of a strut and a portion of an interior surface of a fairing sheath such that the first datum surface establishes a desired orientation of the fairing sheath relative to the strut.09-24-2009
20110299983Connection assembly for joining a turbine housing and a bearing housing and exhaust gas turbocharger - In a connection assembly of a turbine housing to a bearing housing of an exhaust gas turbocharger and to an exhaust gas turbocharger, wherein the turbine housing and the bearing housing are centered relative to each other and connected to each other in the region of a connection joint including a sealing assembly with a heat shield disposed between the turbine housing and the bearing housing, at least one cutout is provided in the heat shield for accommodating a centering means by way of which the turbine housing and the bearing housing are directly centered relative to one another.12-08-2011
20080232961FAN AND FAN FRAME THEREOF - A fan frame of a fan includes a main body, a base and at least one connecting element. The main body has at least one mounting portion and at least one auxiliary passage, which are not communicated with each other. A main passage is disposed in the main body, and the auxiliary passage is obliquely communicated with the main passage from the upper part of the main body. The base is disposed in the central portion of the main body. The connecting element is disposed between the main body and the base. A fan including such fan frame is also disclosed.09-25-2008
20110206505WELDED STRUCTURAL FLATS ON CASES TO ELIMINATE NOZZLES - A casing assembly for a compressor where traditional inlet and discharge nozzles are replaced with a mounting surface created from weld filler or weld material applied to the outside surface of a casing. The weld material and a portion of the outside surface of the casing are cooperatively milled to create a generally planar or flat surface having a casing conduit centrally-disposed therein. A flange may then be coupled to the flat surface for the inlet or discharge of a process gas.08-25-2011
20120189440VENTILATION ASSEMBLY - A ventilation assembly has a support structure, an electric motor and a fan connected to the motor. The fan has a cup-like hub with an annular side wall and a bottom wall and which define internally a housing in which the motor extends. The hub further has a plurality of internal vanes for the ventilation of the motor, that extend from the side wall of the hub. The support structure has at least one arcuate formation which is coaxial with the axis of the fan and which extends axially inside the hub of the fan, in a partially interpenetrated relationship with the side wall of the hub to form a labyrinth-like radial path between external and internal regions with respect to the hub.07-26-2012
20110262270NACELLE EQUIPPED WITH AT LEAST ONE EXCESS PRESSURE FLAP - The present invention relates to a jet engine nacelle (10-27-2011
20100124494INTEGRATED INLET DESIGN - A nacelle assembly and a method for assembling the same is provided. The nacelle assembly includes an inner barrel and an outer structure comprising a highlight and an outer aft section, wherein the highlight is defined by a forward end of the outer structure, wherein the outer aft section includes a point defined by a maximum diameter of the nacelle assembly, wherein the nacelle assembly extends at least between the highlight and the point.05-20-2010
20100080698Method and apparatus for matching the thermal mass and stiffness of bolted split rings - A method and apparatus for controlling distortion in the casing of a gas turbine are disclosed. The method uses a split in the flange ID underneath “false” flanges to tune the hoop stiffness of the casing to match the stiffness and behavior of the bolted joint. By matching the hoop carrying capability and load path of the split-line flange, as well as the thermal mass effect, the distortion can be channeled to a higher order distortion mode that can evenly distribute the deflection and approach a pure circular form.04-01-2010
20110189011TURBOCHARGER HAVING AN INSERTION PLATE - A turbocharger has a rotor housing. Said rotor housing has an insertion element. Said insertion element is configured such that the same forms an over-hanging spiral together with said rotor housing.08-04-2011
20130216372FASTENER STRUCTURE FOR SECURING MULTIPLE FANS - A fastener structure for securing multiple fans includes an assembly hole, a fastening pillar, and an adhesive layer. The assembly hole is located in a frame of a first fan. The fastening pillar is located on a frame of a second fan, wherein the configuration of the fastening pillar is suited to be inserted into the assembly hole. The adhesive layer is located between an outer wall of the fastening pillar and an inner wall of the assembly hole when the fastening pillar is inserted into the assembly hole.08-22-2013
20120107112BEARING RETENTION ASSEMBLY FOR AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING TURBOCHARGERS - An assembly for a turbocharger and a method of assembling a turbocharger are disclosed. Such an assembly can include an elongate pin having a tapered part and a protrusion at one end of the pin. The elongate pin is configured to be inserted within a housing opening and a cartridge opening such that the taper of the body portion of the pin mates with the taper of the housing opening. The cartridge opening is configured as to mate with the pin such that the pin substantially restricts the bearing cartridge from surging and rolling but substantially permits all other movements of the bearing cartridge.05-03-2012
20090246015Stack of fan case - A stack of fan case in accordance with the present invention includes a first casing and a second casing stacked on the first casing. The first casing has a first surface, a second surface and a locking surface opposite to the second surface. An insertion bore formed on the second surface penetrates the second surface and the locking surface and has an alignment bore, a fastening bore communicating to the alignment bore and a limit bump formed at the fastening bore. The second casing has a third surface, a fourth surface and at least one fastening member protruding on the fourth surface. The fastening member includes a stick-like portion and a limit clasp portion formed at one end of the stick-like portion. The fastening member of the second casing is inserted into the alignment bore of the insertion bore that allows the limit clasp portion of the fastening member to protrude on the locking surface of the first casing, and then the first and second casings are turned to make the stick-like portion of the fastening member pass through the limit bump and be accommodated within the fastening bore, in which the stick-like portion of the fastening member is limited by the limit bump within the fastening bore and the limit clasp portion protrudes on and contacts against the locking surface of the first casing.10-01-2009
20080317592Pump Housing with Two-Point Mount - The invention relates to a pump housing having means for fastening the pump to a holding face, wherein the housing has only two fastening points, wherein in each case one fastening point is situated on in each case one flange of the pump housing, and wherein the fastening points are formed either by means of a material projection which is aligned toward the holding face or by means of a flattened portion of the flange.12-25-2008
20110268567COOLING OR HEATING FAN MAGNETICALLY ATTACHABLE TO METAL BOARD - The present invention provides a cooling or heating fan magnetically attachable to a metal board. The cooling or heating fan has a disk-form or stand-form base whose lower surface is provided with a plurality of strong permanent magnets so as to magnetically attach the cooling or heating fan to iron-made partitions, furniture or structures for convenient use.11-03-2011
20090169377Fan Frame Structure - A fan frame structure includes a plastic casing and a metal fixing frame. The plastic casing and the metal fixing frame are provided for an axial flow fan or a blower fan. The plastic casing includes a bottom having a plurality of first fixing portions. The metal fixing frame includes a base having a base with a shaft tube seat in a center thereof. The base includes a plurality of second portions each engaged with one of the first fixing portions. Since the plastic casing is made of inexpensive plastic material, the manufacturing costs are cut. The metal fixing frame provides sufficient structural strength and desired heat dissipating effect.07-02-2009
20080292458FAN SHROUD STRUCTURE - A fan shroud structure includes a heat exchanger and a fan shroud. The heat exchanger has an upper tank and a lower tank, and the upper tank and the lower tank sandwich a core part therebetween. The fan shroud is attached to the heat exchanger, and the fan shroud has a wall portion and a flange portion projecting toward the heat exchanger from an outer circumference of the wall portion, and the flange portion including a lower flange portion. The lower flange portion is provided with a water discharge outlet for discharging water in the fan shroud outside of the fan shroud through the water discharge outlet.11-27-2008
20130216373FIXING APPARATUS FOR FAN - A fixing apparatus for a fan includes a bottom wall, and a fixing member for fixing the fan. A first fixing portion and a second fixing portion are formed on the bottom wall. The fixing member includes a plate defining a through hole, and an extension piece extending from a side of the board. The through hole includes a first hole and a second hole communicating with the first hole. The second hole is less than the first hole in size. The extension piece defines a side cutout. The fixing member is slidably mounted to the bottom wall. The first fixing portion extends through the first hole and engages in the second hole, and the second fixing portion engages and is retained by the cutout.08-22-2013
20080240917TURBOFAN CASE AND METHOD OF MAKING - A casing for a gas turbine includes a construction providing improved structural efficiency. Improved load paths and means for transmitting loads in the engine case are disclosed.10-02-2008
20120141266PRESSURE CONTROLLED WIND TURBINE ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM - The present invention provides a pressure controlled wind turbine enhancement system which includes a two part conical shroud to be located directly upwind of a turbine in order to augment the natural flow of air past blades of the turbine in a manner which produces increased power output from the turbine.06-07-2012
20120093642STRUT AND A GAS TURBINE STRUCTURE COMPRISING THE STRUT - A strut for application between an outer ring and an inner ring in a gas turbine structure and a gas turbine structure including such a strut are provided. The strut includes an end portion which has a diverging shape so that an internal space is formed in the end portion for receiving at least part of an engine mount. Engine mounting lugs can be positioned at such struts.04-19-2012
20090129922ACCESS DOOR FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMPONENTS - An access door is provided in a housing for a gas turbine engine, with the access door being movable to an access position independent of any required movement of any cowl door or a fan duct door.05-21-2009
20120070276TURBINE SHROUD THERMAL DISTORTION CONTROL - A shroud suitable for use in combination with an adjacent rotor blade includes a leading portion comprising a first thickness, and a trailing portion adjacent to the leading portion and comprising a second thickness, wherein the second thickness is less than the first thickness so that stiffness in the leading portion is greater than in the trailing portion and radial expansion by thermal growth of the leading portion of the shroud is constrained.03-22-2012
20110223016AIR CIRCULATOR - An air circulator is disclosed comprising a mounting portion, and a fan portion. The fail portion includes a housing and a fan, and the fan portion is pivotally coupled to the mounting portion. The fan portion may be pivoted between a first position and a second position relative to the mounting portion.09-15-2011
20090246016FAN FRAME AND HEAT DISSIPATION FAN INCORPORATING THE FAN FRAME - A fan frame (10-01-2009
20120195751GAS TURBINE ENGINE SYNCHRONIZING RING BUMPER - A synchronizing assembly for a gas turbine engine includes a synchronizing ring. A composite bumper is secured to the synchronizing ring by a fastener. A structure is arranged between the bumper and the synchronizing ring. The fastener applies a first load through the structure to the synchronizing ring and a second load through the bumper. The second load is substantially less than the first load. In one example, the structure includes a bushing that extends through a hole in the bumper. The bushing is proud of the hole on the other side of the bumper and protrudes into the counterbore. The fastener is arranged in the bushing and applies a clamping load through the bushing to secure the bumper to the synchronizing ring.08-02-2012
20120195752STIFFENING SYSTEM FOR STEAM TURBINE CASING - A steam turbine casing stiffening system is disclosed. In one embodiment, a steam turbine inner casing stiffening system is disclosed, including: an inner casing segment; and a stiffening member affixed to and extending radially outward from an external surface of the inner casing segment, the stiffening member configured to support at least a portion of the inner casing segment.08-02-2012
20120195750TURBOMACHINE SUPPORTS HAVING THERMAL CONTROL SYSTEM - Supports for a first casing of a turbomachine are disclosed that each include a thermal control system to control thermal expansion thereof. The thermal control system may include: a sealed duct surrounding a support column of the turbomachine, the duct being coupled to a source of a cooling fluid flow, and/or a hollow leg supporting the inner casing on the support column with a conduit supplying operative fluid, e.g., steam, from a stage of turbomachine to the hollow leg.08-02-2012
20080317591CENTERLINE SUSPENSION FOR TURBINE INTERNAL COMPONENT - A centerline suspension arrangement (12-25-2008
20100260600FAN ASSEMBLY - A fan assembly includes a fan, two mounting members fixed to two opposite sides of the fan, and a fixing plate. Each of the mounting members includes an inner wall facing the fan and an outer wall away from the fan. The outer wall of each of the mounting members defines a recess and forms a block adjacent to a bottom of the mounting member. The blocks of the mounting members are adjacent to a first end of the fan. The fixing plate includes two engaging members respectively engaging in the recesses of the mounting members, a stop plate engaging with a second end opposite to the first end of the fan, and two resilient tabs respectively resisting against the blocks of the mounting members to sandwich the fan between the resilient tabs and the stop plate.10-14-2010
20110103945BLOWER SYSTEM - The invention provides a blower system of a high performance, which is constructed to have stabilized characteristics, a high efficiency, a reduced thickness and a reduced noise. A blower system according to the invention includes an impeller, a motor for rotating the impeller and having a rotor and a stator, and a bell-mouth for supplying air to an intake port in the impeller, wherein the rotor is fixed to the impeller, and the stator is fixed to the bell-mouth. A gap between the impeller and the bell-mouth is composed of a gap between the rotor and the stator of the motor. Alternatively, the rotor is fixed to the impeller, and the stator is fixed to a fitting for mounting a housing of the blower system or the blower system.05-05-2011
20130216374FIXING APPARATUS FOR FAN - A fixing apparatus for a fan includes a bottom wall, and a fixing member for fixing the fan. The bottom wall forms a fixing portion and defines a fixing hole. The fixing member includes a plate defining a through hole, and a latch extending from a side of the board. The through hole includes a first hole and a second hole communicating with the first hole. The second hole is less than the first hole in size. A projection is formed on a distal end of the latch. The fixing member is slidably mounted to the bottom wall, and the fixing portion extends through the first hole and then engages in the second hole. The projection is engaged in the fixing hole.08-22-2013
20120141265FAN ASSEMBLY - A fan assembly includes a fan, and a fan holder for receiving the fan. The fan holder includes a first mounting member and a second mounting member. A first side of the second mounting member is pivotably attached to the first mounting member. A second side of the second mounting member is locked to the first mounting member to receive the fan between the first and second mounting members.06-07-2012
20090016878FAN AND FRAME THEREOF - A fan including a frame and an impeller is provided. The frame includes a main body and a base. The base includes a shaft tube part and at least one vibration-reducing structure. The impeller is disposed on the shaft tube part. The shaft tube part extends from the base. The vibration-reducing structure is formed as one part of the base and is made of at least one high damping material for absorbing vibration during operation of the fan.01-15-2009
20090068009FAN FRAME - A fan frame includes a housing (03-12-2009
20090068008FASTENING STRUCTURE AND ROTARY VACUUM PUMP - Disclosed is a fastening structure for fastening a gas inlet flange of a turbo-molecular pump by a bolt to a flange of a target unit that will be subjected to a vacuum. The gas inlet flange has a slot-shaped bolt hole formed at a position adjacent to an outer peripheral edge thereof in such a manner that a longitudinal direction of the slot-shaped bolt hole approximately conforms to a direction tangential to the circumference of the gas inlet flange. A cushioning member made of foamed metal is disposed in the bolt hole. Even if an impact force occurs due to failure in the turbo-molecular pump, the cushioning member can receive the impact force to be applied from the gas inlet flange to the bolt.03-12-2009
20110008165ENGINE CASE SYSTEM FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE - The present invention provides engine case systems for gas turbine engines. Embodiments of the engine case systems include a plurality of ring cases and a tie-bolt case. The ring cases may house blades and vanes for the compressor and/or for the turbine. The ring cases may be stacked in series, and may be clamped together by a tie-bolt case.01-13-2011
20090068007Mounting System for Impingement Cooling Manifold - A manifold mounting system for mounting an impingement cooling manifold to a casing of a turbine including a mounting pin affixed to a shroud pin of the turbine wherein the mounting pin extends through the impingement cooling manifold wherein the mounting pin comprises a securing device operable for securing the mounting pin to the impingement cooling manifold, and a leveling support leg affixed to the impingement cooling manifold wherein the mounting pin, securing device, and leveling support leg are operable for adjusting the gap distance between the impingement cooling manifold and the casing of the turbine.03-12-2009
20110211948FAN BRACKET AND FAN FIXING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A fan bracket and the fan fixing apparatus using the same are disclosed, in which the fan bracket, including a pair of fixing members, is used for fixing a fan assembly inside a housing. Each fixing member has a first panel and two positioning elements, in which the first panel is configured with a first end, a second end and a first side in a manner that the first and the second ends are located opposite to one another while enabling the first side to be located between the two ends. In an embodiment, there is at least one fixing plate disposed on the first side that each fixing plate has at least one first screw hole. Moreover, the two fixing members are symmetrically and respectively disposed at the first and the second ends of the first panel whereas each fixing member is configured with a second screw hole.09-01-2011
20110243726Canopy for a Wind Turbine Nacelle - A canopy for a wind turbine nacelle is provided. The canopy includes a frame made of bars and covering plates. The frame is self supporting, the bars are made of metal, and the covering plates are made of a material that comprises a polymer material and/or a sandwich material comprising a metal foam.10-06-2011
20120243984TURBINE ENGINE SUPPORT ARMS - A turbine engine support including a pair of arms for use in an arrangement of an engine having an inner case, an outer case and an interim fairing, the engine support arms comprising integrally formed arms arranged to extend from the outer case to the inner case and to be connected to the cases by a first and second end region respectively, and with an intermediate region of the pair of arms arranged to extend through the fairing, the pair of arms having a common first region located in the region of the outer case with the arms diverging from each other towards the inner case, and a fastening arrangement connecting the outer case to the arms, the fastener arrangement accessible from a direction extending between the two arms towards the first end region.09-27-2012
20090004001DIFFUSIVE COOLING DEVICE - A diffusive cooling device includes a plate body, on which a cavity recessed outwardly is formed and an opening is arranged; a web plate jointed at the upper side of the plate body correspondingly; a plurality of passing openings arranged on the web plate to act as air passages; a scroll fan arranged between the plate body and the web plate in corresponding to the opening; a shell body connected to the bottom of the plate body and jointed to the web plate correspondingly to enclose and prop up the plate body therein; and, an air inlet arranged at the front side of the shell body, through which an ambient air is flowed into the shell body by the extracting and thrusting forces of the fan. During operation, airflow is generated along the cavity and extended to corresponding area of web plate to diffusively pass through the plural passing openings to achieve a cooling objective.01-01-2009
20090022587HOUSING ASSEMBLY FOR USE IN FAN UNIT AND FAN UNIT INCLUDING THE SAME - A housing assembly for a fan unit includes an upper housing having a lower engaging portion adjacent to its lower end surface and a lower housing having an upper engaging portion adjacent to its upper end surface. When one of the upper and lower housings rotates relative to the other about a center axis of the housings in a first direction with the opposing end surfaces of the housings in axial contact, the lower and upper engaging portions engage with each other. While the lower and upper engaging portions are in engagement, one of the lower and upper engaging portions presses the other in both axial directions to cause elastic axial deformation of the other; and one of the lower and upper engaging portions presses the other toward both the first direction and a second direction opposite thereto to cause elastic circumferential deformation of the other.01-22-2009
20090317247EXHAUST-DRIVEN TURBOCHARGER FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE - The invention relates to an exhaust-driven turbocharger (12-24-2009
20110164973PUMP HOUSING SUPPORT - A pump housing support for use in a pump assembly, the pump assembly including a plurality of component parts which include a seal housing, a drive shaft having a rotation axis, an impeller and a pump housing, the pump housing which includes a main liner. The pump housing support comprises: a base and a mounting member which includes a body portion to which a part of the pump housing can be mounted and a locating flange extending therefrom, the locating flange having first and second locating surfaces on opposing sides thereof, wherein the main liner is located on the first locating surface and the seal housing is located on the second locating surface.07-07-2011
20080253886Fan holder - A fan holder is provided for holding a fan on a base, wherein the fan holder includes a fixed frame, a movable frame, and a lid. The fixed frame is fixed on the base while the movable frame is pivotally connected to the base, and the movable frame is spaced from the fixed frame by an interval. When the movable frame rotates relative to the base, a containing space is formed between the fixed frame and the movable frame to accommodate the fan. The lid is pivotally connected to an upper edge of the fixed frame, so as to be swiveled relative to the fixed frame for covering the fan, and the lid is engaged with the movable frame simultaneously, so as to holding the fan in the containing space.10-16-2008
20110020119JET ENGINE NACELLE INTENDED TO EQUIP AN AIRCRAFT - The invention relates to a jet engine nacelle intended to equip an aircraft, comprising a forward air inlet section, a mid-section intended to surround a fan of the jet engine, and an aft section formed from at least first and second hath-shells rotatably mounted about an axis such that they can each be deployed between a working position in which the half-shells are drawn towards one another and a maintenance position in which the half-shells are spaced apart, at least the first half-shell (01-27-2011
20100329860FAN ASSEMBLY - A fan assembly includes a first fan and a second fan mounted on the first fan. The first and second fans respectively include first and second frames. The first frame includes four pairs of first flakes on a top thereof. The first flakes of each pair are arranged face to face, and each protrudes a first hook towards the other one. The second frame includes four pairs of second flakes on a bottom thereof. The second flakes of each pair are arranged back to back, and each protrudes a second hook pointing away from the other one. The pair of second flakes are received between a corresponding pair of first flakes with the second hooks respectively engaging with the first hooks.12-30-2010
20110135461FAN ASSEMBLY - A fan assembly includes a fan, a first plate, and a rack. The fan includes at least one power line. The first plate is mounted on one side of the fan. The first plate mounts an adjustable resistor assembly thereon. The adjustable resistor assembly connects the at least one power line to a power source. The adjustable resistor assembly includes a first resistor and a slider. The slider includes a conducting point. One end of the first resistor is connected to the power source. The at least one power line of the fan is connected to the conducting point. The slider is capable of sliding on the first side plate to have the conducting point contacting different parts of the first resistor to vary the resistor value of the adjustable resistor assembly. The rack is capable of receiving the fan with the first plate mounted therein.06-09-2011
20110020120UNISON RING ASSEMBLY FOR AN AXIAL COMPRESSOR CASING - A unison ring assembly for an axial compressor casing is provided. The unison ring assembly includes a unison ring and at least three unison ring supports being radial inwardly and equally spaced arranged along a circumference of the unison ring, wherein each unison ring support has a unison ring bracket attached to the unison ring. Further, the unison ring assembly includes a slide bearing to be sliding along a slide face of an outer surface of the compressor casing and a resilient member being arranged between and coupled to the slide bearing and the unison ring bracket such that the unison ring is rotatable around the compressor casing by sliding the slide bearing along the slide face and to be centered free of clearance about the compressor casing. The resilient member is adapted to accommodate radial displacement of the compressor casing.01-27-2011
20090175720AXIAL FAN AND FRAME THEREOF - An axial fan includes a motor section, an impeller, a housing, and a plurality of supporting ribs. The motor section and the impeller are disposed on the inside of the housing. In a connecting region between an inner end portion of the supporting rib and the base section, a first corner portion and a second corner portion are formed on the side of a rotational direction of the impeller and on the side opposite to the rotational direction, respectively. A curvature radius of the first corner portion is larger than a curvature radius of the second corner portion.07-09-2009
20100021294FAN STRUCTURE FOR MOUNTING IN A LIGHT STEEL STRUCTURE OF A CEILING - A fan structure is disclosed to include a fan holder holding a fan motor and a fan blade, a bottom cover frame, which has smoothly arched bottom wall, a horizontal mounting flange extending around the smoothly arched bottom wall and mounted in one frame sash of a light steel structure of a ceiling, a vertical connection flange connected to the top cover shell of the fan holder, a circular center opening corresponding to the fan blade, ventilation holes spaced around the circular center opening and a fence disposed above the circular center opening and surrounding the fan blade defining with the top cover shell of the fan holder a space for causing a gate effect during rotation of the fan blade, and a grille mounted in the circular center opening of the bottom cover shell for output of currents of air caused by the fan blade.01-28-2010
20120308377ENHANCED AXIAL AIR MOVER SYSTEM WITH ALIGNMENT - Implementations of an enhanced axial air mover system address various issues such as drying performance, transportability, storage, use, and assembly. Some implementations include ergonomic positioning of a carrying handle relative to positioning of a fan-assembly to make the system easier to carry. Enclosures with variable diameter profiles increase air flow performance. A floor edge allows for flush positioning of the air mover's outlet to improve flow of air. Various supports and engagement members allow for horizontal and/or vertical engagement of a plurality of the air movers for storage or increased air moving capacity for a given application. An alignment guide assists with positioning of the air mover with respect to a room wall to enhance air flow within the room. A cord retaining system provides an enhanced approach for securing the air mover's electrical cord. Grill guards have slotted ends to assist with assembly of the air mover.12-06-2012
20080286099Steam turbine exhaust hood and method of fabricating the same - A method of fabricating an exhaust hood is provided for use with a turbine engine. The method includes providing an upper shell casing wherein the upper shell casing is fabricated from a composite material, and coupling the upper shell casing to a lower shell casing such that a turbine is housed within the exhaust hood, the shell casing is fabricated from a composite material. A turbine assembly is also provided.11-20-2008
20120039710INTERMEDIATE CASING OF AIRCRAFT TURBOMACHINE INCLUDING STRUCTURAL CONNECTING ARMS WHICH PERFORM SEPARATE MECHANICAL AND AERODYNAMIC FUNCTIONS - A structural connecting arm for an intermediate casing of an aircraft turbomachine with a ducted fan, wherein the arm is configured to connect a hub and an outer ferrule of the casing, and including an aerodynamic outer surface manufactured such that the arm also forms an outlet guide vane. Multiple metal ties extend in the longitudinal direction of the arm, together with a shell made from composite material surrounding the ties and forming the aerodynamic outer surface.02-16-2012
20110085903OMNIDIRECTIONAL ELECTRIC FAN - The present invention relates to wind supply devices, particularly to an omnidirectional electric fan, comprising a support frame, characterized in that a support ring is movably connected to the support frame, and a fan body is movably connected in the support ring so as to turn to left and right in the support ring. The electric fan not only enables the fan body to swing up and down in a perpendicular direction but also swing to left and right in a horizontal direction, thereby turning at a large angle, providing a broader wind supply scope and facilitating use.04-14-2011
20120148397FAN MODULE - A fan module includes a fan with an electrical connector, and a positioning member. The connector comprises an end portion and a head portion. The positioning member, mounted to the fan, comprises a first body and a second body located on the first body. The first body is mounted to a first side of the fan, and the second body is mounted to a second side of the fan, that is substantially perpendicular to the first side. The second body defines a mounting hole, a latching portion is located in the mounting hole, and a maintaining portion is also located on the first body of the positioning member. The head portion is inserted through the mounting hole, and the latching portion engages the head portion in the mounting hole. The end portion is located between the maintaining portion and the second body.06-14-2012
20120039709METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ADJUSTING THE ROTOR POSITION IN A GAS TURBINE OR STEAM TURBINE - A method is provided for adjusting the position of a rotor of a turbine. The turbine includes a first casing and a second casing. The second casing, in a bearing region of the rotor, has a fixed relative position, with regard to a rotor end, and is screwed to the first casing via a threaded connection. The method includes releasing the threaded connection; adjusting the relative position of the rotor to the first casing, which encloses the rotor in the flow region, by the relative position of the second casing to the first casing being adjusted; and refastening the threaded connection. Furthermore, a gas turbine or a steam turbine with such a device for adjusting the relative position of rotor and casing is also described.02-16-2012
20120114477CASE STRUCTURE AND FAN FRAME FIXING MODULE - A case structure includes a first housing and a fan frame fixing module. The fan frame fixing module includes a fan frame, a positioning part and an auxiliary part. The positioning part is disposed on the first housing. The auxiliary part is disposed on the first housing. The fan frame urges against the first housing and the positioning part, and the auxiliary part urges against the fan frame so that the fan frame is fixed on the first housing.05-10-2012
20120009058COMPRESSIBLE SUPPORTS FOR TURBINE ENGINES - A system is provided that includes a first turbine alignment component for a turbine engine; and a shim comprises a metal foam. The shim mounts between a first surface of the first turbine alignment component and a second surface of a second turbine alignment component.01-12-2012
20120057973Assembly Structure for a Fan Case - An assembly structure for a fan case comprising a first fan case, a second fan case and a fixing rod, the first fan case comprises a first frame, at least one first cavity surrounded by the first frame and a first axial hole recessed into the first frame, the first cavity comprises a first opening and a second opening corresponded to the first opening. The second fan case comprises a second frame, at least one second cavity surrounded by the second frame and a second axial hole recessed into the second frame, the second cavity comprises a third opening and a fourth opening corresponded to the third opening. The fixing rod is penetrated through the first axial hole of the first fan case and the second axial hole of the second fan case, and the fixing rod has an exposed-end portion which is protruded from the first fan case.03-08-2012
20100290903TURBOFAN MOUNTING SYSTEM - A gas turbine engine has a rear mounting assembly incorporating a mounting apparatus attached to a bypass duct wall with a link device for transferring core portion related inertia-induced loads, from an MTF of the core portion in a short circuit across an annular bypass air passage to the bypass duct wall.11-18-2010
20120156030MOUNTING DEVICE FOR FAN AND FAN MODULE WITH THE SAME - A mounting device for a fan includes a first mounting frame and a second mounting frame adjustably mounted to the first mounting frame according to the height of a fan, to sandwich the fan between the first and second mounting frames.06-21-2012
20120156029LOW-DUCTILITY TURBINE SHROUD FLOWPATH AND MOUNTING ARRANGEMENT THEREFOR - A turbine flowpath apparatus is provided for a gas turbine engine having a centerline axis. The apparatus includes: an annular flowpath member of low-ductility material, the flowpath member having a flowpath surface and an opposed back surface, and having a cross-sectional shape comprising a generally cylindrical forward section and an aft section that extends aft and radially outward at a non-perpendicular, non-parallel angle to the centerline axis; an annular stationary structure surrounding the flowpath member; and an annular centering spring disposed between the stationary structure and the flowpath member, the centering spring urging the flowpath member towards a centered position within the stationary structure.06-21-2012
20120207595EXHAUST DEVICE FOR A STEAM TURBINE MODULE - A steam exhaust device for a steam turbine module includes a steam exhaust duct having a steam diffuser and a steam exhaust bottom wall, the steam exhaust duct being delimited by a surface of the steam diffuser configured to guide steam and by a steam exhaust bottom wall. A rigid hub includes one of a circular and a semicircular shape, the steam diffuser being rigidly fixed on the rigid hub. A rigid fastening device is fixed on the rigid hub and configured to support the steam exhaust device on a rigid frame.08-16-2012
20120121407BLOWER FAN - A blower fan includes a housing arranged to accommodate an impeller, wherein an upper surface portion of the housing includes a motor fixing portion, a peripheral portion, and a plurality of ribs interconnecting the motor fixing portion and the peripheral portion, the upper surface portion including a plurality of air intake ports defined between the motor fixing portion, the peripheral portion and the plurality of ribs being arranged to oppose the impeller; and the peripheral portion includes a peripheral low portion arranged to surround or substantially surround outer peripheries of the air intake ports and positioned lower than upper surfaces of the plurality of ribs and a peripheral high portion provided with rib extension portions continuously extending from the plurality of ribs and positioned higher than an upper surface of the peripheral low portion.05-17-2012
20120121406Series-Connected Fan Frame Module - A series-connected fan frame module includes a plurality of frames, an engaging assembly and an anti-rotation assembly. The frames are arranged in series. The engaging assembly is arranged on each of the frames to couple the frames in series. The anti-rotation assembly is arranged on each of the frames and comprises at least one position-fixing member and at least one blocking member arranged on portions of adjacent two of the frames where the adjacent two of the frames are coupled together. The at least one position-fixing member is engaged with the at least one blocking member to prevent the relative radial rotation between the adjacent two of the frames.05-17-2012
20100254810CASING ARRANGEMENT - Asymmetric loading within such machines as gas turbine engines can cause distortion of a casing surrounding a rotating assembly. Such distortion may cause rub and therefore inefficient energy usage and shorter operational life. By providing driver arms 10-07-2010
20120163971FAN ASSEMBLY - A fan assembly used in an electronic device is disclosed. The fan assembly includes a fan and the casing securing the fan. The casing includes a top plate, a front plate, a rear plate and two side plates. The top plate comprises a plurality of mounting pieces and a mounting portion located on each mounting piece. The front plate is secured to the fan. The rear plate is secured to the fan and opposite to the front plate. The two side plates are secured to the front plate and the rear plate. Each side plate comprises two positioning pieces, and each positioning piece defines a positioning hole. The plurality of mounting pieces abuts the two positioning pieces of the two side plates, and the mounting piece is engaged in the positioning hole.06-28-2012
20110182727TURBOJET ENGINE NACELLE - The invention relates to a nacelle (07-28-2011
20120134798FAN MODULE WITH MULTIPLE COOLING FANS - An exemplary fan module includes a first mounting frame, a first cooling fan mounted on the first mounting frame, a second mounting frame and a second cooling fan mounted on the second mounting frame. One of the first mounting frame and the second mounting frame defines a latching hole. The other one of the first mounting frame and the second mounting frame forms a hook engagable with the latching hole. The first mounting frame and the second mounting frame are rotatably connected to make the first cooling fan and the second cooling fan arranged in parallel or in series.05-31-2012
20120219413CONFIGURABLE FAN UNIT - In order to increase the flexibility of the positioning of a stacked computer system within a data center, a removable fan unit is positioned within the stacked computer system. The removable fan unit includes a housing and a fan housing rotatably attached to the housing. The fan housing supports a fan that is electrically connected to a connector on a side of the housing of the removable fan unit. The connector of the removable fan unit may be electrically connected to a computer system-side connector. The fan housing may be rotated into at least two different orientations relative to the housing of the removable fan unit, such that the removable fan unit moves air through the stacked computer system in at least two corresponding directions.08-30-2012
20120219414 AXIAL FAN, FAN ROTOR AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A ROTOR FOR AN AXIAL FAN - An axial fan and a fan rotor are provided as well as a method of manufacturing same, wherein the rotor hub includes an outer shell having on its outside a hub surface which is essentially rotational-symmetrical about the centre axis of the rotor hub; and wherein the rotor hub has a front end and a rear end and a diverging section there between, where the radius of the hub surface in the diverging section is increased by the distance to the front end on the hub; and wherein the rotor hub and the blades are made as separate metal parts; and wherein the rotor blades are securely mounted to the diverging section on the hub surface.08-30-2012
20120171031REMOVABLE UPPER STEAM GUIDE SEGMENT FOR STEAM TURBINE - An upper steam guide segment may be a height limiting clearance for a lift of the upper exhaust hood of a steam turbine. The upper steam guide segment for a steam turbine is made detachable from a steam guide. The upper steam guide segment is bracketed to a butterfly plate fixedly attached to an upper exhaust hood of the steam turbine. The upper steam guide segment is supported by the butterfly plate when detached from the full steam guide. During a lift of the upper exhaust hood, the steam guide segment will also be lifted with the upper exhaust hood, resulting in a lower clearance height for the lift.07-05-2012
20120076650Shroud Structure for Gas Turbine - There is provided a shroud structure for gas turbines capable of suppressing a drop in the amount of cooling air for cooling the inner shroud by reducing the amount of cooling air leakage that occurs along the cooling air path when feeding cooling air from the one-piece outer shroud to the inner shroud of the gas turbine and ensure more reliable cooling of the inner shroud. The gas turbine shroud structure contains a one-piece outer shroud, and an inner shroud retained on the inner circumferential side of the outer shroud in a structure divided into multiple inner shrouds along the periphery. An inner seal plate groove is formed on the outer circumference of the hook formed on the inner shroud, a seal plate is inserted in the inner seal plate groove, and the seal plate is mounted so that a section of the seal plate protrudes in the gap between the hook mechanism of the outer shroud and the inner shroud.03-29-2012
20120076649FAN HOLDER - A fan holder includes a fixing member and a movable member mounted to the fixing member. The fixing member includes a first plate and two sidewalls perpendicularly extending from opposite sides of the first plate, respectively. The movable member includes a second plate opposite to the first plate and a number of slide portions perpendicularly extending from the second plate and slidably coupled to the sidewalls of the fixing member.03-29-2012
20120177490ATTACHMENT OF THREADED HOLES TO COMPOSITE FAN CASE - A composite fan case includes a composite fan case body having an outer surface. A bolt attachment is attached to the outer surface of the fan case and has an internal composite boss with at least one threaded metallic insert. The boss is attached to the outer surface of the fan case with a combination of fiber reinforced ply and adhesive. A bolt attachment and a method of attaching components to the outer periphery of the composite fan case are also disclosed.07-12-2012
20120257965COOLING FAN - A cooling fan, which may be installed on a corresponding position of the cooling fins of a CPU or a cooling hole-plate of a computer mainframe, includes: a fan body, a fan frame and a fan impeller. The fan frame is circular in shape. The fan body is arranged along the outer circumference of the fan frame. The fan impeller is installed in the fan frame. A rubber layer, which is formed by secondary injection molding, is arranged at the outer surface of the fan body and the contact parts between the cooling fins and the upper and lower edges of the fan frame, respectively. Through holes are provided at the upper and lower parts of four end corners of the fan body, respectively, and rubber layers are also provided at the inner walls of the through holes.10-11-2012
20120224958TURBOMACHINE CASING ASSEMBLY - A turbomachine casing assembly including: a first casing element arrangeable adjacent to one or more rotating aerofoil structures of a turbomachine; a second casing element provided at a radially outer position with respect to the first casing element; and an infill member disposed between the first and second casing elements, wherein an end of the infill member is set back from an end of the first casing element such that a void is provided between the first and second casing elements.09-06-2012
20120230819FAN FRAME - A fan frame includes a blade holder, a pair of ventilation plates, and at least one side plate. The pair of ventilation plates is attached to opposite sides of the blade holder along a first direction and includes a pair of securing blocks. The at least one side plate is attached to the blade holder along a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction and located between the pair of ventilation plates. The pair of mounting slots is defined in the at least one side plate and engaged with the pair of securing blocks, thereby securing the pair of ventilation plates and the at least one side plate to the blade holder.09-13-2012
20080298961Fan assembly having improved hanger arrangement - A fan assembly includes an elongate support member having a first end portion and a second end portion. The fan assembly further includes a motor assembly including (i) a motor having an output shaft, and (ii) a support assembly that supports the motor, the support assembly being secured to the first end portion of the elongate support member. The fan assembly also includes at least one fan blade coupled to the output shaft of the motor so that rotation of the output shaft causes rotation of the at least one fan blade. In addition, the fan assembly includes a bracket assembly having (i) a base, (ii) a first support extending from the base, (iii) a second support extending from the base, (iv) a first jaw interposed between the first support and the second support, and (v) a second jaw interposed between the first support and the second support. The fan assembly also includes a first fastener. The first jaw and the second jaw are spaced apart from each other to define a space. The second end portion of the elongate support member is positioned within the space. The first fastener extends through each of the first support, the first jaw, the second end portion of the elongate support member, the second jaw and the second support.12-04-2008
20120263588FAN - A fan is used to be fixed on an enclosure to dissipate heat from the enclosure. The fan includes a body, a magnetic fixing element mounted on the body, a power connector connected to the body; and a universal serial bus (USB) connector connected to the power connector. The body is fixed on the enclosure under magnetic force of the fixing element. The power connector and the USB connector are selectively connected to a motherboard to receive a voltage to power the body of the fan, to dissipate heat from the enclosure after the motherboard is powered on.10-18-2012
20120128483MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR FANS - A mounting apparatus for a fan defining an engaging hole includes an enclosure, a mounting bracket mounted to the enclosure, and a latch mounted to the enclosure. The mounting bracket defines a through hole, and includes a locking tab. The fan is accommodated in the mounting bracket, with the engaging hole of the fan aligned with the through hole. The locking extends through the through hole to engage in the engaging hole, thereby mounting the fan to the mounting bracket.05-24-2012
20110236203RING SEGMENT POSITIONING MEMBER - A positioning member for presenting a ring segment for a turbine wheel mounted to rotate about an axis inside a casing. The member presents: a fastener portion for fastening to the casing; a resilient portion forming a spring; and a bearing portion connected to the resilient portion and serving to bear axially against the ring segment such that when the member is mounted the ring segment is pressed axially against a portion of the casing by the positioning member.09-29-2011
20110236202CASING STRUCTURE - Provided is a casing structure including: an annular seal member which is disposed at a connection portion between first and second casings to keep air-tightness between an internal space formed by connecting the first and second casings to each other and an outside of the internal space; a first screw member which is threaded from the internal space, is disposed at the inside of the seal member in the radial direction, and fastens the first and second casings to each other; and a second screw member which is threaded from the outside, is disposed at the outside of the seal member in the radial direction, and fastens the first and second casings to each other.09-29-2011
20120087790FAN MOUNTING ASSEMBLY - A fan mounting assembly includes a mounting tray and a fan. The mounting tray includes a base plate and at least one mating block protruding from the base plate. The fan includes a housing and a blade accommodated in the housing. The blade is configured to blow air from a first side of the fan to a second side of the fan. The fan having a mating surface located at the second side and mated with the at least one mating block.04-12-2012
20120087789FAN MODULE - A fan module includes two brackets, a holder, and a fan. Each of the brackets has a first assembling portion. The holder has a U-shape body and an opening, and two of the second assembling portions are respectively disposed at two sides of the U-shape body. The fan is placed into the U-shape body through the opening. The holder is disposed between the brackets, and the first assembling portions of the brackets are assembled to the second assembling portions of the U-shape body. Screws are not required for assembling the fan module of the invention, and therefore material costs of the fan module can be reduced.04-12-2012
20100202879EXTRACTION UNIT FOR TURBINE AND RELATED METHOD - An extraction unit for a steam turbine includes an end plate mounted downstream of a selected stage of a steam turbine, the end plate sealing the selected stage from the atmosphere, and an extraction pipe passing through the end plate for extracting steam from the selected stage.08-12-2010
20130017082ASSEMBLY FOR ALIGNING AN INNER SHELL OF A TURBINE CASINGAANM Casavant; Matthew StephenAACI GreenvilleAAST SCAACO USAAGP Casavant; Matthew Stephen Greenville SC US - An alignment assembly for mounting and aligning an inner shell within an outer shell is disclosed. The alignment assembly generally includes a first bushing and a second bushing configured to be received within at least one of an arm extending radially between the inner and outer shells and a boss of the outer shell. The first bushing may generally have an eccentric configuration and the second bushing may include an eccentric portion extending within the first bushing. Additionally, the alignment assembly may include a connection member extending within at least one of said first bushing and said second bushing.01-17-2013
20130170978TURBINE CASING - A turbine casing includes a plurality of arc-shaped segments having a flange at each side end to connect to a flange of an adjacent arc-shaped segment. The flange extends outward from an outer surface of each arc-shaped segment and extends along the outer surface in a front-to-rear direction. Each arc-shaped segment has a portion of the outer surface that is co-linear with the flange in a front-to-rear direction that does not include the flange.07-04-2013
20110274542TURBOCHARGER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR TURBOCHARGER - A turbocharger includes: a turbine wheel that is driven by exhaust gas from an engine and supported rotatably by a predetermined rotary shaft; and a turbine housing that forms an exhaust gas passage that leads the exhaust gas to the turbine wheel, wherein the turbine housing includes a housing main body constituted by a plate-form member and a reinforcement member that forms the exhaust gas passage together with the housing main body and reinforces the housing main body, the reinforcement member includes a pair of annular portions having a substantially annular shape and provided about an axial center of the rotary shaft at an interval in an axial direction of the rotary shaft, and a connecting portion that connects the pair of annular portions, and the pair of annular portions and the connecting portion are molded integrally by implementing deformation processing on the plate-form member.11-10-2011
20110274541ANNULAR FLANGE FOR FASTENING A ROTOR OR STATOR ELEMENT IN A TURBOMACHINE - A radial annular flange including in inner or outer periphery alternating solid portions including orifices for passing fastener bolts, and hollow portions having bottoms that are substantially flat. The bottom of at least one keying hollow portion is situated radially inside, or outside, respectively, a circle centered on the axis of the flange and externally, or respectively internally, tangential to the orifices. Two hollow portions are situated on either side of the keying hollow portion having bottoms of concave curved shapes situated radially on the outside, or respectively on the inside, relative to the flat bottoms of the other hollow portions.11-10-2011
20130177413TURBINE ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR SUPPORTING TURBINE COMPONENTS - According to one aspect of the invention, a turbine assembly includes a first static structure and a second static structure radially outward of the first static structure. The assembly also includes a support member placed in a recess of the second static structure, wherein the support member includes first and second curved surfaces to contact the first and second static structures, respectively, and wherein the support member includes a biasing structure to retain the support member in the recess.07-11-2013
20130115077FAN COVER OF COMPUTER - A fan cover includes a base plate, a frame, and a number of ribs. The frame is made of a number of ring-shaped portions with different diameters and concentrically arranged. A number of strip-shaped portions are radially formed among the ring-shaped portions to connect the ring-shaped portions together. The ribs connect the frame to the base plate at an angle. A number of ventilation holes are defined in the frame.05-09-2013
20130115078FAN ASSEMBLY WITH RETAINING MODULE - A retaining module secures a fan. The bracket receives the fan. The bracket includes a front wall. The front wall defines a vent. A retaining member includes a body, a number of locking portions, and two retaining portions. The body defines an opening to communicate with the vent of bracket. The locking portions extends through the front wall. The retaining portions are engaged with the front wall to attach the retaining member to the bracket.05-09-2013
20130115076STRUT MOUNTING ARRANGEMENT FOR GAS TURBINE EXHAUST CASE - A turbine exhaust case comprises inner and outer annular shrouds defining therebetween an annular hot gaspath. A circumferential array of exhaust struts extends across the gaspath. The exhaust struts are mounted at one radial end thereof on a flexible strut mounting structure. The flexible strut mounting structure is radially deflectable relative to the outer and inner shrouds to accommodate thermal expansion of the exhaust struts during engine operation.05-09-2013
20130101411FAN MODULE - A fan module includes a bracket, a mounting plate, and a fan fixed to the mounting plate. A first side of the mounting plate is pivotably attached to the bracket. A second side of the mounting plate can be fixed to different positions on the bracket.04-25-2013
20130101410FAN HOLDER - A fan holder for mounting a fan includes a casing for receiving the fan and a board. The casing includes a bottom wall, two sidewalls perpendicularly extending up from opposite sides of the bottom wall and an end wall perpendicularly connected between ends of the sidewalls. The sidewalls each define a number of one-to-one slots parallel to the end wall and corresponding to the plurality of one-to-one first slots of the other sidewall. The board is selectively engaged in two corresponding one-to-one slots of both of the sidewalls, to sandwich the fan together with the end wall.04-25-2013
20130129500WATER PUMP MOUNTING STRUCTURE IN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE - A water pump mounting structure includes a water pump cover and a water pump housing. The water pump housing includes an upper extending portion and a lower extending portion. The upper extending portion includes a first upper fastening portion and a second upper fastening portion. The second upper fastening portion is provided between the first upper fastening portion and a pump driving shaft. The lower extending portion includes a first lower fastening portion and a second lower fastening portion. The second lower fastening portion is provided between the first lower fastening portion and the pump driving shaft.05-23-2013
20130129499ADAPTABLE EXHAUST FAN HOUSING - The present invention provides an adaptable fan housing having indentation markings to facilitate the installation of the fan housing. The present invention also provides positioning clips and securing clips allowing to further facilitate the installation of a fan housing of the present invention within a ceiling or a wall. The present invention also has cover clips which allows an easy installation of a cover to be secured to the fan housing.05-23-2013
20130142642MOUNTING DEVICE FOR FAN - A mounting device for mounting a number of fans includes a rack and a number of fixing members. The rack includes a bottom wall and two sidewalls perpendicularly extending up from opposite sides of the rack. Each sidewall defines a number of vents spaced along the lengthwise of the sidewall. Each fixing member includes a board perpendicularly mounted to the bottom wall and positioned at a side of two aligning vents, and a blocking member mounted to the board and slidable along the lengthwise of the sidewalls to block a top of a fan.06-06-2013
20130156572FAN UNIT FOR A HEAT EXCHANGER - A fan unit for a heat exchanger of a vehicle, has a plate-like support structure or shroud which has a main opening defining a passage for a flow of air for ventilation of the heat exchanger, and an electric fan arranged to cause the flow of air. The fan has a drive motor and an impeller connected to the motor. The support structure or shroud has a top side intended to extend at a small distance from a horizontal cross-member of the heat exchanger or the vehicle, so that an interspace is defined between them. This top side of the support structure or shroud has a flexible sealing gasket which has a configuration such that, in the assembled operating condition of the fan unit, the gasket is able to close off the interspace.06-20-2013
20130149137FAN - A fan assembly includes a fan and a screen. The fan includes a bracket, and an impeller installed in the bracket. The bracket includes two opposite sidewalls each defining an opening aligning with the impeller. A hollow fixing frame is mounted to an outer surface of one of the sidewalls surrounding four sides of the corresponding opening. The fixing frame includes a receiving portion surrounding three of the four sides of the opening, and a cover detachably connected to distal ends of the receiving portion, to surround the last side of the opening. The screen is received in the fixing frame and aligns with the openings.06-13-2013
20130149138FASTENING APPARATUS FOR FAN - A fastening apparatus for fastening a fan having two boards includes a bottom plate, four fastening bases, two fastening members, two receiving members, two locking members, and two elastic members. The fastening bases are fastened to the bottom plate. Each fastening base defines a through hole. Each fastening member includes a mounting pole extending through two mounting holes defined in one of the boards and then engaging in the through holes of two of the fastening bases. The receiving members engage with the fastening members. Each locking member is attached to the fastening member and the receiving member. Each locking member includes a fastening pole. The elastic members are sandwiched between the locking members and fastening members to make the fastening poles extend through the receiving members and the two mounting holes of the other board and then engage in the through holes of the remaining fastening bases.06-13-2013
20120275917FAN MODULE AND AIR DUCT THEREOF - A fan module includes a fan, and an air duct. The air duct includes a mounting bracket mounted to the fan, and a number of guiding plates pivotably mounted in the mounting bracket. Each guiding plate comprises a latching piece mounted to the guiding plate, The mounting bracket defines a number of groups of positioning holes, with each group of positioning holes corresponding to the latching piece of each guiding plate. The latching piece is selectively positioned by one of the corresponding group of positioning holes.11-01-2012
20120282089SUPPORT ARRANGEMENT FOR A STEAM TURBINE LP INNER CASING - A support arrangement is provided for an inner casing of a turbine having an inner casing with upper and lower sections secured together along a first interface lying substantially in a horizontal plane containing a longitudinal centerline of a turbine rotor. An outer shell substantially encloses the inner casing, and in the inner casing is supported directly on an external foundation at a mounting location below the longitudinal centerline.11-08-2012
20120020781LUBE PUMP RETENTION METHOD - A lube pump has a housing with a flange extending radially outwardly from a body of the housing. At least one rotor is received within the housing, and a shaft for powering the rotor extends away from the flange. A retention plate is positioned on an end of the flange closing the housing. A first set of bolts secure the flange to the retention plate. A second set of bolts secure the flange to the gearbox. The two sets of bolts extend in opposed directions. A gearbox including such a lube pump is also disclosed and claimed.01-26-2012
20120027579FAN MODULE AND FAN RAIL THEREOF - A fan module and a fan rail thereof are provided. The fan module includes a fan, two fan rails, and a holder. The fan rails are disposed at both sides of the fan, in which each fan rail includes a main body and a ring, the main body has a first end and a sliding slot. The sliding slot is located at the first end. Each ring has a tab portion and a connecting portion, wherein the connecting portion has a protrusion buckled in the sliding slot. The fan is disposed in the holder by means of the fan rails, and a force is applied on the tab portion to make the protrusion slip in the sliding slot so that the ring suits to move back and forth on a longitudinal direction of the main body relatively to the main body so as to detach the fan from the holder.02-02-2012
20130195644STEAM TURBINE WITH SINGLE SHELL CASING, DRUM ROTOR, AND INDIVIDUAL NOZZLE RINGS - A steam turbine with a drum rotor utilizing individual nozzle ring assemblies in the IP section incased by a single shell. In one embodiment, a steam turbine has a high pressure (HP) section with a double shell drum and an intermediate pressure (IP) section with a single shell drum, with the IP section including a plurality of individual nozzle ring assemblies axially spaced along the single shell casing, such that each nozzle ring assembly surrounds the drum rotor. In other embodiments, a low pressure section (LP) of the steam turbine can have a single-flow or dual-flow connection to a condenser, and the condenser can be positioned to the side, vertically below, or axially aligned with the LP section.08-01-2013
20130202429COMBINING ASSEMBLY FOR FAN FIXING BASE - A combining assembly for a fan fixing base is fixed in a housing and includes a fan module and a frame plate. The fan module includes a fixing base, a heat-dissipating fan disposed in the fixing base, and a plurality of locking elements. The heat-dissipating fan is provided with a plurality of locking holes. The fixing base has a plurality of through-holes. The locking elements are disposed through the through-holes to be connected into the locking holes, thereby fixing the heat-dissipating fan into the fixing base. The frame plate is provided with a plurality of positioning troughs to correspond to the locking elements. The fan module is engaged in the positioning troughs via the locking elements.08-08-2013
20120063894TURBINE NOZZLE ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS FOR REPAIRING TURBINE NOZZLE ASSEMBLIES - A method is provided for repairing a turbine nozzle assembly with an insert and a support structure. The method includes positioning the insert on the support structure of the turbine nozzle assembly; and plug welding the insert to the support structure of the turbine nozzle assembly.03-15-2012
20120093638Plug-In Fan - A plug-in fan is assembled at a periphery of an electronic device. By an operation of the plug-in fan, temperature resulted when the electronic device is operating is decreased. An assembly plane of the periphery of the electronic device is formed with a plurality of plug-in holes, and corresponding assembly planes of the plug-in fan are assembled with a plurality of corresponding plug-in devices. When they are assembled correspondingly, each plug-in device corresponds with each plug-in hole and both are fixed quickly by pushing in or latching in. In addition, the assembling can be quickly accomplished without requiring an assistance of any hand tool.04-19-2012
20120093641TURBINE CASING - A casing includes an inner shell and an outer shell that surrounds the inner shell and comprises a plurality of inflection points. An annular flange is between the inner shell and the outer shell, and a plurality of joints attach the inner shell to the annular flange. A connector is between the annular flange and the outer shell at each of the plurality of inflection points. A method for assembling a casing includes joining a plurality of curved sections to one another to generally define an arcuate inner shell and surrounding the arcuate inner shell with an outer shell. The method further includes attaching the arcuate inner shell to an annular flange at first attachment points and connecting the annular flange to the outer shell at second attachment points spaced approximately equidistantly from the first attachment points.04-19-2012
20120093640MICRO TURBINE - The present invention discloses a micro turbine which can be a power source of a distributed pneumatic turbine generator and comprises: a first outer casing comprising a gas inlet, a first accommodating space and a first connecting part; a second outer casing comprising a second accommodating space, a second connecting part and a bearing seat, wherein the second outer casing is connected with the first outer casing by the connection between the second connecting part and the first connecting part; a stator being disposed in the first accommodating space; and a rotor being disposed in the second accommodating space and comprising a rotor body and a rotating shaft, wherein one end of the rotating shaft is pivotally coupled to the center of the stator, and another end of the rotating shaft being pivotally coupled to the center of the bearing seat of the second outer casing and extending toward the outside of the second outer casing.04-19-2012
20120093639APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ALIGNING A TURBINE CASING - A casing includes an inner shell and an outer shell that surrounds the inner shell and comprises a plurality of inflection points. An annular flange is between the inner shell and the outer shell, and a plurality of joints attach the inner shell to the annular flange. A connector is between the annular flange and the outer shell at each of the plurality of inflection points. A method for assembling a casing includes joining a plurality of curved sections to one another to generally define an arcuate inner shell and surrounding the arcuate inner shell with an outer shell. The method further includes attaching the arcuate inner shell to an annular flange at first attachment points and connecting the annular flange to the outer shell at second attachment points spaced approximately equidistantly from the first attachment points.04-19-2012

Patent applications in class Casing with mounting means