|| List of recent Fluid Machine-related patents
|Fluid machine and rankine cycle|
A fluid machine includes: a first shaft; a compressor/expander fluid machine; a planetary gear mechanism having a sun gear connected to a second shaft rotating in synchronization with the compressor/expander fluid machine, a ring gear connected to the first shaft, a planetary gear, and a planetary carrier; a first clutch that locks/releases the planetary carrier and one of the ring gear and the sun gear; a second clutch that locks/releases the planetary carrier and the housing; a clutch control unit that controls locking/releasing of the first and second clutches depending on whether the compressor/expander fluid machine operates as an expander or a compressor.. .
|Air intake duct structure for centrifugal fluid machine|
An object is to provide an air intake duct structure for a centrifugal fluid machine, capable of swirling the fluid introduced into the impeller in the reverse direction to increase the pressure ratio when the flow rate is high and swirling the fluid in the forward direction to avoid a surging when the flow rate is low, as well as securing a wide operating range, without using mechanical means. The centrifugal fluid machine 1 includes an impeller 12 mounted to a rotation shaft and a housing 4 for housing the impeller 12.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
A fluid machine (29a) including: a casing section (56) including a suction port (55); a housing section (54) including a discharge port (53); and scrolls (51, 52) driven by a working fluid suctioned from the suction port (55). In the fluid machine (29a), a bypass section (80), which includes a bypass passage (81) guiding the working fluid to the discharge port (53) while allowing the working fluid to bypass the scrolls (51, 52) and a valve mechanism (83) opening and closing the bypass passage (81), is supported between the casing section (56) and the housing section (54).
A fluid machine (29a) including: a casing section (56) having a suction port (55) into which a working fluid that becomes a high pressure heated vapor flows; a housing section (54) having a discharge port (53); and a scroll section (51, 52) driven by the working fluid suctioned from the suction port (55). A bypass section (80) including: a bypass passage (81) allowing the suction port (55) to communicate with the discharge port (53); and a valve mechanism (83) opening and closing the bypass passage (81), is supported between the sections (56, 54).
|Scroll-type expander and fluid machine provided with same|
To provide a scroll-type expander having a relatively simple structure, small energy loss, and high durability and reliability. A pump-integrated expander 27 includes an expansion unit 50 configured as a scroll-type expander.
|Centrifugal fluid machine|
A centrifugal fluid machine includes an impeller (4) that has a front shroud (41) arranged on one side in an axial direction, a rear shroud (42) arranged on the other side in the axial direction, and a plurality of blades (43) provided side by side in a circumferential direction between the front shroud and the rear shroud and is rotatably supported within a casing (2); a suction passage (2a) that allows a fluid to be sucked therethrough in the axial direction toward the impeller with the rotation of the impeller; a discharge passage (2b) that allows a fluid delivered under pressure by the impeller with the rotation of the impeller to be discharged in a direction intersecting the axial direction of the impeller; and a first flow path (5a) that communicates with the discharge passage, leads to the suction passage through a gap between the casing and the rear shroud, and an opening (5aa) that opens toward the downstream side of the suction passage in a suction direction of a fluid. The opening area of the opening is set so that the ejection speed (vs) of a fluid ejected from the opening to the suction passage is matched with the suction speed (v) of a fluid sucked into the suction passage..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
|Medical fluid machine with supply autoconnection|
A system for automatically connecting tubing to a medical fluid machine includes at least one fluid container including a tube having a cap on an end of the tube, a shuttle configured to receive the tube, a driving mechanism configured to translate the shuttle, a cap removal device configured to remove the cap from the end of the tube, and a control unit programmed to cause (i) the driving mechanism to translate the shuttle holding the tube in a first direction towards the cap removal device so that the cap removal device can engage the tube cap, (ii) the driving mechanism to translate in a second direction away from the cap removal device so that the cap removal device removes the cap from the end of the tube, and (iii) the driving mechanism to translate the shuttle in the first direction with the cap removed from the tube so that the tube can be mated with the medical fluid machine.. .
|An oil-free scroll fluid machine|
An oil-free scroll fluid machine includes an inner casing used as or not as a fixed scroll, and an outer casing used as a fixed scroll. The inner casing is butted with the outer casing to form a seal chamber.
The present disclosure relates to fluid machines, especially compressors, more especially screw compressors. More particularly the present disclosure describes a fluid machine comprising at least one rotor (64), the rotor including a rotor drive shaft (68) extending from the rotor, a housing in which is mounted the rotor, and at least one bearing insert (74) which mounts around the rotor drive shaft at a first end of the rotor and which includes at least one bearing (114) within it and attaches to the housing.
|Package type fluid machine|
A package type fluid machine having a plurality of fluid machine units each of which includes a fluid machine, a motor that drives the fluid machine, and a belt that connects the fluid machine and the motor. The plurality of fluid machine units are arranged in a cabinet, wherein the plurality of fluid machine units has a pair of the fluid machine units, arranged opposed to each other, with the belts of the fluid machine units facing inward..
Centrifugal fluid machine
In a centrifugal fluid machine, the secondary flow loss inside an impeller is reduced and the occurrence, when the flow rate decreases, of a flow separation/stall on the shroud-side suction surface near the leading edge of each impeller blade is suppressed, thereby making it possible to maintain the operating range of the impeller. For this, at the trailing edge of each impeller blade, the trailing edge of each impeller blade is inclined so that the shroud side of the impeller blade is positioned more backward in the rotation direction than the hub side thereof as the impeller is seen from the suction direction upstream of the rotary shaft of the impeller.
Scroll fluid machine
In a scroll air compressor as a scroll fluid machine capable of being downsized with an increased cooling effect, cooling air entering through a fixed inlet of a fixed cooling passage provided at the rear of a fixed scroll, and an orbiting inlet of an orbiting cooling passage provided at the rear of an orbiting scroll, is allowed to flow out of an fixed outlet and an orbiting outlet, respectively. Thereafter, the cooling air is guided to an outer periphery of the other end of the casing through a side duct and a guide duct, and then sucked into an inner peripheral side of a centrifugal fan to be discharged outwardly from an exhaust port provided in a fan cover..
Method and sealing a rotating machine using floating seals
A fluid machine has a housing and a rotating portion that rotates relative to and is at least partially disposed within the housing. The housing is coupled to a seal assembly comprising a plurality of seal channels having a plurality of seal rings.
Vacuum motor scroll assembly and vacuums including such an assembly
A scroll assembly for use with a fluid machine, such as a wet/dry vacuum appliance, is described. Such scroll assembly may include a base portion, a cover portion configured to couple to the base portion, and a cavity between the base portion and the cover portion, wherein the cover portion and the base portion collectively form a labyrinth seal when coupled together, and wherein the labyrinth seal at least partially circumscribes the cavity.
Internal rotor-type fluid machine
An internal rotor-type fluid machine includes a rotary shaft, a rotor which rotates together with the rotary shaft, a support portion which is provided on the rotary shaft or the rotor, and which supports the rotary shaft to be tiltable with respect to the rotor, and a pressure chamber inner wall surface which configures a pressure chamber by contacting an end surface of the rotor in an axial direction. The rotor is pressed toward the rotary shaft by a high fluid pressure, based on a pressure difference in the pressure chamber between a high pressure side and a low pressure side having a lower pressure than the high pressure side.
Scroll fluid machine
A scroll fluid machine having: a compressor body including a fixed scroll and an orbiting scroll opposed to the fixed scroll, the orbiting scroll orbiting; a drive shaft connected to the orbiting scroll; a cooling fan provided on another side of the drive shaft opposite to the orbiting scroll, the cooling fan generating a cooling wind; and a cooling wind passage surrounded by walls in all directions, the cooling wind passage sending the cooling wind of the cooling fan to the compressor body, when the cooling wind passage being disposed left and the drive shaft being disposed right when seen from a direction in which the drive shaft extends, a size of the cooling wind passage in the left and right directions being smaller in upstream than downstream of the cooling wind passage.. .
Frame for fluid machines
Herein described is a frame for a fluid machine of the reciprocating type. The frame bears one or more cylinders moving inside each of which, with a reciprocating movement, is a piston operated by a crankshaft.
Rotary fluid machine
A rotary fluid machine 10 has a rotor 12, a stator 14, and a plurality of gates. The rotor 12 and stator 14 are rotatable relative to each other and arranged one inside the other to define a working chamber 18 there between.
The present invention relates to a fluid machine. A pump integrated expander (29a) includes a pump unit (60) and an expansion unit (50).
System and attenuating noise from a fluid machine or a turbulent noise source
A noise cancellation system for transporting a fluid (m) from an inlet in one space (rm1) to an outlet in another space (rm2). A noisy element (vf, ha), e.g.
Scroll fluid machine
A scroll fluid machine is provided that includes: a fixed scroll; an orbiting scroll opposed to the fixed scroll, the orbiting scroll orbiting with a plurality of compression chambers formed between the orbiting scroll and the fixed scroll; a drive shaft driving the orbiting scroll; and a backside plate provided between the drive shaft and the orbiting scroll, an alignment hole being provided in each of the orbiting scroll and the backside plate, and an alignment pin for alignment and a seal member for sealing the compression chambers being provided in the alignment holes.. .
Method and system for fluid flow control in a fluid network system
A method of controlling fluid flow in a fluid network system by means of a plurality of fluid machines. The disclosure provides a simple empirical method of identifying network characteristics of the fluid network system used for providing the required fluid flow rate in the fluid network system utilizing minimal fluid machine power.
Regenerative-type fluid machinery having a guide vane on a channel wall
Disclosed is a regenerative fluid machine having guide vanes on a flow channel wall. The regenerative fluid machine includes a circular plate-shaped impeller having a plurality of vanes radially formed on an outer circumference thereof at regular intervals, casings in which the impeller is housed, and flow channels, each of which has a suction hole and a discharge hole in opposite ends thereof, and which are circumferentially disposed within the casings so as to face the vanes.
Scroll fluid machine
A seal groove is cut in the distal end face of a wrap of a fixed scroll, with a tip seal being fitted in the seal groove. Swelling members are interposed between both side faces of the tip seal and corresponding opposite side faces of the wrap.
Stepped parting joint on a transmission housing of a fluid machine
A divisible housing of a fluid machine for a transmission to be received in the divisible housing is provided. The transmission provided for receiving in the divisible housing includes a large wheel and at least two pinion shafts which are in engagement with the large wheel.
Method and device for forming coating on scroll type fluid machine
An orbiting scroll is fixed on a rotating table and rotated about a spiral center. A spray nozzle is positioned in the spiral center or at an outside end of the orbiting scroll and caused to discharge a coating toward a side face of a wrap portion.
Scroll type fluid machine, for forming elastic coating thereon
A coating solution that contains 10 to 20% by weight of epoxy resin serving as a thermosetting resin, 20 to 30% by weight of mos2, and 5 to 10% by weight of graphite, with a remainder thereof constituted by an organic solvent, is sprayed onto a wrap portion side face of an orbiting scroll from a spray nozzle . While spraying the coating solution, the orbiting scroll is rotated on a rotating table and the spray nozzle is moved along a rectilinear movement path toward a radial direction outer side of the orbiting scroll while maintaining an attitude thereof from the start of the spraying process.
Scroll fluid machine
A scroll fluid machine includes a revolving scroll in which a revolving wrap stands upright on an end plate supported revolvably on a drive shaft, and a fixed scroll which is provided opposite the revolving scroll and in which a fixed wrap stands upright on an end plate. The revolving and fixed wraps overlap to form a compression chamber for compressing a fluid by causing the revolving scroll to revolve.
Method and device for assembling swash plate-type fluid machine
A method of assembling a shaft assembly having a plurality of pistons each installed on a swash plate via a pair of shoes matching with both end surfaces of the swash plate, respectively. The method includes: supporting a shaft having the swash plate in a vertical axis posture; incorporating the shoes between a first guide surface of a guide member and each of the pistons and between a second guide surface of the guide member and that piston, respectively; guiding the plurality of pistons to the swash plate in the vertical axis posture using the guide member; and matching the shoes with both the end surfaces of the swash plate respectively while disposing the pistons at circumferentially equidistant positions of the swash plate, respectively..
Vane segment and axial-flow fluid machine including the same
A vane segment according to the present invention includes: an outer connection member connecting a plurality of vanes; positioning jigs for positioning end vanes located at both ends, of the plurality of vanes; and radial restriction sections which restrict the outer connection member so as to be relatively immovable to an outer side in a radial direction of a vane ring, wherein: each of the plurality of vanes has a vane main body and an outer shroud; grooves are formed in the outer shrouds; openings into each of which the positioning jig is inserted are formed in portions of the outer connection member; holes into each of which the positioning jig inserted in the opening is inserted are formed in bottoms of the grooves of the two end vanes; and at least one of the positioning jigs is an eccentric positioning jig.. .
Scroll-type fluid machine
Provided is a scroll-type fluid machine which can reduce deformation of a rotary scroll caused when fixing a bearing into a boss part. A scroll compressor, in which a sealed chamber confining a fluid is formed by a fixed scroll and the rotary scroll meshed together, each of the scrolls having a spiral wall erected on one side face of an end plate, includes: a metallic boss part (15c) protruding from the other side face of the end plate of the rotary scroll; a metallic rotary bearing (12) inserted into the boss part (15c); a crankshaft rotating around an axis and including a bush part inserted in the rotary bearing (12) and rotatably supported by the rotary bearing (12); and an insert member (31) disposed between the boss part (15c) and the rotary bearing (12) and having a thermal expansion coefficient greater than those of the boss part (15c) and the rotary bearing (12)..
Scroll fluid machine
An orbiting scroll 1 having a warp and a pair of fixed scrolls 2, 3 having a wrap are combined; a hollow orbiting shaft 1d is provided at the center part of the orbiting scroll 1; a rotating shaft 6 passes through the hollow portion 1e of the orbiting shaft 1d; a pair of covers 7, 9 is provided on the outer surface side of the fixed scroll 2, 3; the rotating shaft 6 is rotatably supported by covers 7, 9; orbiting bearings 12, 14 are provided on both ends of the orbiting shaft 1d; the orbiting bearings 12, 14 fit eccentric portions 6a, 6b provided on the rotating shaft 6; and a self-rotation prevention mechanism for the orbiting scroll 1 is provided at one end of the orbiting shaft 1d.. .
Axial-flow fluid machine, and variable vane drive device thereof
In a variable vane drive device of an axial-flow fluid machine, a ring support unit supporting a movable ring includes: a first roller; a first support part supporting the first rollers so as to be relatively immovable with respect to a vane holding ring in a radial direction and in an axial direction; a second roller; a second support part supporting the second roller so as to be relatively movable with respect to the vane holding ring in the radial direction and pressing the second roller in the radial direction; a third roller allowing relative movement of the movable ring in the radial direction and restricting relative movement of the movable ring in the axial direction; and a third support part supporting the third roller so as to be relatively immovable with respect to the vane holding ring in the axial direction and in the radial direction.. .
[solving means] a fluid machine (100) according to this embodiment has a structure in which a connecting rod as a movable member of a pump unit (20) is not connected to a circling shaft (13) of a motor unit (10) via a bearing but fixed to the circling shaft (13). In other words, the connection structure between the circling shaft (13) and the connecting rod is a structure using no bearings, and the integration, that is, the rigidity, of the circling shaft (13) and the connecting rod can be increased, which can increase the drive precision of the connecting rod.
Motor-driven compressor and hermetic sealing inspection the same
A motor-driven compressor includes a compression mechanism compressing and discharging fluid, an electric motor driving the compression mechanism, a drive circuit controlling the electric motor, a drive circuit chamber accommodating the drive circuit and a hermetic sealing inspection port that allows the drive circuit chamber to be in communication with the outside thereof. The hermetic sealing inspection port includes a valve opening and closing the hermetic sealing inspection port.
Method for powering portable dialysis machine
A method for operating a medical fluid machine, the method comprising: (i) if alternating current (“ac”) power is available, charging a battery, if needed, and powering the medical fluid machine with the ac power; and (ii) if ac power is not available (a) if fuel cell power is available, charging the battery, if needed, and powering the medical fluid machine with the fuel cell power; and (b) if fuel cell power is not available, powering the medical fluid machine using battery power until the ac power or fuel cell power is available.. .
Rotary cam ring fluid machine
A cam ring fluid machine, a rotary cam ring fluid machine has a casing, a flange in the casing, a stator in the casing, a rotor cam ring in the stator, a fixed axis in the rotor cam ring, and a vane in the vane groove of the fixed axis. A fluid chamber is formed with the inner circumferential surface of the rotor cam ring, the outer circumferential surface of the fixed axis, the vane, and the flange.
Propulsion and motion-transmission assembly, in particular for a rotary-wing aircraft
A propulsion and motion-transmission assembly (1), in particular for a rotary-wing aircraft, the assembly (1) comprising:—a first hydrostatic transmission (2) including a first fluid machine for converting mechanical energy into fluid energy (18) and a first fluid machine for converting fluid energy into mechanical energy (26);—a second hydrostatic transmission (8) including a second fluid machine for converting mechanical energy into fluid energy (62) and a second fluid machine for converting fluid energy into mechanical energy (70); and wherein each of said first and second hydrostatic transmissions (2, 8) comprises a high-pressure branch (24, 68) and a low-pressure branch (30, 74), which, in each of said first and second hydrostatic transmissions (2, 8), hydraulically connect the fluid machine. The assembly (1) further comprises valve means (108, 112) that can be actuated for enabling a first hydraulic connection (106) between the low-pressure branch (30) of the first hydrostatic transmission (2) and the low-pressure branch (74) of the second hydrostatic transmission (8)..
Scroll fluid machine
A disc-like spacer arranged below a first roller bearing rotatably supporting a driven crankshaft that forms an anti-rotation system is formed with a plurality of notches in the circumferential direction. A spot face is provided to face the outer circumferential surface of the spacer, and communication holes and are drilled on the outer circumferential side of the spot face to extend in the axial direction of the scroll.
Medical fluid machine with supply autoconnection
A medical fluid system including: fluid containers and a tube extending from same, each tube including a cap; a pumping cassette including port spikes; a medical fluid machine including: occluders; a shuttle configured to receive the tubes, wherein each tube is associated with one of the occluders; a driving mechanism translating the shuttle; a cap removal device between the cassette and the shuttle; and a control unit programmed to cause: (i) the occluders to pinch their tubes, (ii) cause the driving mechanism to translate the shuttle towards the fluid pumping cassette, the cap removal device engaging the tube caps, (iii) the driving mechanism to translate the shuttle away from the fluid pumping cassette and cap removal device, pulling the tube caps off of the tubes, and (iv) the driving mechanism to translate the shuttle back towards the fluid pumping cassette for the port spikes to spike the occluded tubes.. .
Waste heat utilization apparatus
A rankine cycle circuit is constituted by an expander, which forms a fluid machine, a condenser, a gear pump, which forms a fluid machine, and a boiler. A discharge passage is connected to a discharge chamber of a pump chamber.
Scroll-type fluid machine
A scroll-type fluid machine in which: a fixed scroll and a moveable scroll are disposed in a housing; a fluid pocket, the volume of which varies, is formed between the fixed scroll and the moveable scroll; and a thrust plate for receiving the reaction force in the axial direction of pressure applied within the fluid pocket is disposed between the bottom plate of the moveable scroll and the housing. The scroll-type fluid machine is characterized in that at least the surface of the thrust plate facing the bottom plate of the moveable scroll is subjected to tin plating.
Axial-flow fluid machinery, and variable vane drive device thereof
A variable vane drive device includes a movable ring disposed at an outer circumferential side of a casing of an axial-flow compressor and having an annular shape, four ring support mechanisms disposed at intervals in a circumferential direction of the movable ring and rotatably supporting the movable ring around a rotor, and a link mechanism for connecting the movable ring to a variable vane such that a direction of the variable vane is varied by rotation of the movable ring. The ring support mechanisms have inner rollers, outer rollers, and roller support bases for rotatably supporting the inner rollers and the outer rollers in a state in which the movable ring is sandwiched between the inner roller and the outer rollers..
Blade, impeller, turbo fluid machine, manufacturing blade
Plural saddle shape patches are formed on a blank material for forming a blade using a manufacturing apparatus provided with a punch support having punches each with a holder attached to be opposite with one another at a predetermined interval corresponding to a thickness of the blank material. The punch support is mounted to a second ram via a second rotational mechanism which is rotatable in a direction in which the ram moves.
Scroll-type fluid machine
A scroll-type fluid machine (1) in which in which a spiral body (50, 52) and an end plate (8a, 10a) come into sliding contact with each other between fixed and movable scrolls (8, 10) with a chip seal (56, 58), which is provided to the spiral body, intervening therebetween. The spiral body of at least one of the scrolls is provided, in the corner on the end plate side thereof, with a base portion (62) formed of a concave arc face (64), and the chip seal of the other scroll is provided, in the corner of a tip end (56a) thereof, with a fillet (70) that is formed of a first convex arc face (72) that comes into sliding contact with the concave arc face..
Method and monitoring of component housing wall thickness and wear monitoring
A method for monitoring wall thickness of an industrial piping component or pump/fluid machinery, including a pump casing for a pump used for pumping an abrasive fluid or slurry, comprising providing a signal containing information about a ultrasonic-based transducer pulse from a discrete ultrasonic-based transducer attached directly on an industrial piping component or pump/fluid machinery at a local point of interest and configured to inject the ultrasonic-based transducer pulse into the industrial piping component or pump/fluid machinery at the local point of interest and sense the ultrasonic-based transducer pulse reflected off a wall of the industrial piping component or pump/fluid machinery at the local point of interest; and determining with an electronic monitoring system the thickness of the wall of the industrial piping component or pump/fluid machinery at the local point of interest based at least partly on the signal received containing information about the discrete ultrasonic-based transducer pulse sensed. The discrete ultrasonic-based transducer may include a discrete ultrasonic-based piezoelectric transducer..
Scroll-type fluid machine
A scroll-type fluid machine (1, 88) in which a fixed scroll (8) and a movable scroll (10), in consort, demarcate a compression or expansion chamber (60) of a lubricant-containing working fluid, the fluid machine having a housing (4) provided with a port (16) through which the working fluid passes, and a pedestal section (62) in which the port opens, and which is applied with thrust load on the back face (64) side of an end plate (10a) of the movable scroll due to the demarcation of the compression or expansion chamber. The pedestal section has a groove (72, 90) formed in a region including an opening of the port..
A fluid machine (14, 102, 108) includes a plurality of fluid units (16, 20) each having a rotator (40, 66) and configured to let in and out a working fluid as the rotator (40, 66) rotates, and a drive shaft (72) to which the rotators (40, 66) of the fluid units (16, 20) are coupled, wherein an oldham coupling (85) is arranged at a shaft section of the drive shaft (72) located between the rotators (40, 66).. .