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

Project Images

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.

Project Details