Rotor Blades

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Flow meter
Cameron International Corporation
May 18, 2017 - N°20170138772

A paddle wheel flow meter designed for measuring the flow rate of a viscous or debris-laden fluid with fewer parts, higher durability and simplicity of servicing. The flow meter includes a housing including a flow bore and an insert body with an integral rotor shaft. The insert body is removably insertable into the housing. A rotor includes rotor blades and ...
Compressor
Rolls-royce Plc
May 18, 2017 - N°20170138364

A multistage compressor for a gas turbine engine, the compressor comprising a plurality of compressor stages, each compressor stage comprising in axial flow series a row of rotor blades and a row of stator vanes. A radially inner end of the rotor blades are connected to a hub. A casing circumscribes the rotor blades and the stator vanes. The rotor ...
Optimal lift designs for gas turbine engines
General Electric Company
May 18, 2017 - N°20170138202

Turbine assemblies for gas turbine engines are provided. In one embodiment, a turbine assembly includes a row of circumferentially adjacent turbine rotor blades, each blade in the row of blades including an airfoil defining a chord extending axially between opposite leading and trailing edges of the airfoil. The chords in a mid-span region of each blade are shorter than the ...
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Reduced power individual blade control system on a rotorcraft
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
May 11, 2017 - N°20170129597

An aircraft comprising an airframe; a rotor system mounted to the airframe, the rotor system including a plurality of rotor blades, each of the plurality of rotor blades including a root portion extending to a tip portion through an airfoil portion, the airfoil portion having a leading edge and a trailing edge; at least one control surface mounted within the ...
Hub mounted vibration suppression system
Moog Inc.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170129595

An improved vibration control actuation system for a rotary-wing aircraft having a plurality of rotor blades mounted to a rotor hub and driven about a central axis of rotation at an operational speed and in a rotational direction relative to a non-rotating body of the aircraft comprising a vibration control frame adapted to be mounted to the hub and to ...
System and method for manufacturing wind turbine rotor blades for simplified installation and removal
General Electric Company
April 27, 2017 - N°20170114772

The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for manufacturing a wind turbine rotor blade that can be easily lifted and lowered to and from a rotor installed atop a tower. The method includes providing a plurality of root inserts for a blade root of the blade and securing at least one cylindrical member to one of the root ...
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Additively manufactured bladed disk
General Electric Company
April 20, 2017 - N°20170107832

A bladed disk for a gas turbine engine is provided. The bladed disk includes a rotor disk, a plurality of rotor blades, and an interlocking transition zone. The rotor disk includes a plurality of fused layers of a first material formed via additive manufacturing and defines an outer rim. The plurality of rotor blades includes a plurality of fused layers ...
Additively manufactured rotor blades and components
General Electric Company
April 20, 2017 - N°20170107823

A rotor blade formed via additive manufacturing is provided. The rotor blade includes an airfoil and a coupled component. The airfoil includes a plurality of fused layers of a first material formed via additive manufacturing and defines a leading edge and a tip at a distal end. The coupled component includes a plurality of fused layers of a second material ...
Radial turbomachine
Exergy S.p.a.
April 20, 2017 - N°20170107819

Radial turbomachine includes fixed case; one rotor disc installed in case and having rotor blades mounted on front face thereof; plurality of elements projecting from case and terminating proximity to rotor disc, wherein projecting elements include seal elements acting against rotor disc are operatively active on rear face of rotor disc or stator blades radially interposed between rotor blades of ...
Centrifugal radial turbine
Exergy S.p.a.
April 20, 2017 - N°20170107818

A centrifugal radial turbine includes at least one support disc having a first face bearing at least one radial rotor stage formed by an array of blades arranged in succession along a respective circular path. The disc has through induction channels situated in a position radially external with respect to a respective shaft and radially internal with respect to the ...
Repair methods utilizing additively manufacturing for rotor blades and components
General Electric Company
April 20, 2017 - N°20170106482

Methods for repairing surface of a metal substrate are provided, which can include preparing the surface of the metal substrate for repair; melt attaching a base layer onto the surface of the metal substrate; fusing a plurality of first layers of a first material via additive manufacturing to the base coating; forming an interlocking transition zone via additive manufacturing from ...
Process to design and install wind towers by utilizing some of the existing drilling technologies
General Electric Company
April 13, 2017 - N°20170101982

The present invention is an improved arrangement for a wind turbine system wherein the power generator unit is independently installed at ground level to minimize the vertical compressive load imposed on the poles. The wind turbine system is powered by an integrated hydraulic power unit comprising a hydraulic pump driving a hydraulic motor operationally coupled to the power generator at ...
Use of compressed air to generate energy using wind turbines
General Electric Company
April 13, 2017 - N°20170101981

The present invention is an improved arrangement for a wind turbine system wherein the power generator unit is independently installed at ground level to minimize the vertical compressive load imposed on the poles. The wind turbine system is powered by an integrated air power unit comprising an air pump driving an air motor operationally coupled to the power generator at ...
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Temperature conditioning unit, temperature conditioning system, and vehicle provided with temperature conditioning unit
Panasonic Intellectua[ Property Management Co., Ltd
April 06, 2017 - N°20170096079

Temperature conditioning unit according to the present invention includes: impeller, electric motor, fan case, and housing. Impeller includes impeller disk and a plurality of rotor blades. The plurality of rotor blades extends in a direction along rotary shaft. Each of the plurality of rotor blades has a cross-sectional circular-arc shape, in a direction intersecting rotary shaft, which is a convex ...
Thermoplastic airflow modifying elements for wind turbine rotor blades
General Electric Company
March 23, 2017 - N°20170082088

The present disclosure is directed to thermoplastic airflow modifying elements for a rotor blade for a wind turbine and methods of assembling same. The rotor blade may be constructed from at least one of a thermoset material or a thermoplastic material. Further, the rotor blade includes a blade shell defining an outer surface. Moreover, the rotor blade includes one or ...
Lead-lag dampers and assemblies for an articulated rotor and methods for operation
Lord Corporation
March 23, 2017 - N°20170081024

Dampers (100), assemblies, and methods are provided for lead-lag damping for an articulated rotor and includes a lead-lag damper (100) having a first end connector (102) configured to be coupled to a rotor hub (h), a second end connector (104) configured to be coupled to one of a plurality of rotor blades (b), and a body portion (110) coupled to the first end connector (102) and ...
Methods for modifying wind turbine blade molds
General Electric Company
March 23, 2017 - N°20170080653

The present disclosure is directed methods for modifying molds of rotor blades of a wind turbine. In certain embodiments, the blade mold is constructed, at least in part, of a thermoplastic material optionally reinforced with a fiber material. In one embodiment, the method includes identifying at least one blade mold addition for the mold of the rotor blade and positioning ...
Methods for manufacturing spar caps for wind turbine rotor blades using thermoplastic-based composite plates
General Electric Company
March 23, 2017 - N°20170080648

In one aspect, a method for manufacturing a spar cap for a wind turbine rotor blade may generally include stacking a plurality of plates together to form a plate assembly, wherein each of the plates is formed from a fiber-reinforced composite including a plurality of fibers surrounded by a thermoplastic resin material. The method may also include positioning the plate ...
Wind power installation and method for adjusting the rotor rotation axis
Skywind Gmbh
March 16, 2017 - N°20170074246

A wind power installation with a rotor which has two or more rotor blades and which is rotatably bearing-supported for rotation around a rotor rotation axis. The rotor is connected to a generator for generating electrical power. The rotor and the generator form a part of a turbine which is received by a turbine carrier. The turbine carrier is rotatably ...
Micro wind cell
Skywind Gmbh
March 16, 2017 - N°20170074242

Disclosed is a micro wind cell and a micro wind cell array for generation of power. The micro wind cell for generating wind power may comprise a rotor, an upper support and a lower support, a spacer rod, one or more bearings, a generator mount, a power generator and a rotor pin. The rotor further comprises a plurality of rotor ...
Methods for joining shear clips in wind turbine rotor blades
General Electric Company
March 16, 2017 - N°20170074240

Rotor blades and methods for joining shear clips in wind turbine rotor blades are provided. A method includes positioning the shear clip adjacent a shear web of the rotor blade, the shear clip including a thermoplastic resin, the shear web including a thermoplastic resin. The method further includes welding the thermoplastic resin of the shear clip and the thermoplastic resin ...