CCS and Power Systems
Advanced Energy Systems - Hydrogen Turbines
Air-Riding Seal Technology for Advanced Gas Turbine Engines
Performer: Florida Turbine Technologies Inc.
Project No: SC0008218
Figure 1. ARS Phase I Test Rig Showing Instrumentation Locations.
Figure 2. Facility Layout of the ARS Phase I Test Rig.
Figure 3. Video Screen Captures of the Seal in the Unpressurized/Open State
(a) and Pressurized/Closed State (b) During the Phase I Rig Operation.
Figure 4. 3D CFD Results Detailing the Effects of Rotation at 80 psi Inlet Pressure.
Figure 5. Seal Clearance Analytical Predictions Compared to Test Data.