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Donald Mark Bailey, William Lawrence Byrne, Patrick Benedict Melton: Combustor nozzle and method for fabricating the combustor nozzle. General Electric Company, Dority & Manning PA, September 10, 2013: US08528839 (8 worldwide citation)

A combustor nozzle includes a single-piece swirler. The single-piece swirler includes a center body extending axially along the single-piece swirler, a first fuel passage inside the center body, and a plurality of vanes extending radially from the center body. A method for fabricating a combustor no ...


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Elizabeth Angelyn Fadde, William Lawrence Byrne, Carolyn Ashley Antoniono: System and method for a turbine combustor. General Electric Company, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, February 21, 2017: US09574496 (6 worldwide citation)

A system includes a turbine combustor that includes a head end portion having a head end chamber, a combustion portion having a combustion chamber disposed downstream from the head end chamber, a cap disposed between the head end chamber and the combustion chamber, and a flow separator configured to ...


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Carolyn Ashley Antoniono, William Lawrence Byrne, Elizabeth Angelyn Fadde: System and method for a turbine combustor. General Electric Company, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, April 25, 2017: US09631815 (4 worldwide citation)

A system includes a turbine combustor that includes a head end portion having a head end chamber, a combustion portion having a combustion chamber disposed downstream from the head end chamber, a cap disposed between the head end chamber and the combustion chamber, and a flow distributor configured ...


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Wei Chen, William Lawrence Byrne, Xiaoguang Yu, James Harper: Method and apparatus to facilitate cooling of a diffusion tip within a gas turbine engine. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, July 9, 2013: US08479519 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for a diffusion tip for use with a fuel nozzle is described. The diffusion tip has a substantially circular body including an outer surface and an opposite inner surface. The diffusion tip body extends from a discharge end to an inlet end. The diffusion tip includes an inlet s ...


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Carolyn Ashley Antoniono, William Lawrence Byrne, Elizabeth Angelyn Fadde: System and method for a turbine combustor. General Electric Company, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, October 31, 2017: US09803865 (1 worldwide citation)

A system includes a turbine combustor that includes a head end portion having a head end chamber, a combustion portion having a combustion chamber disposed downstream from the head end chamber, a cap disposed between the head end chamber and the combustion chamber, and a flow distributor configured ...


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Christopher Paul Willis, William Lawrence Byrne, David William Cihlar, Donald Timothy Lemon, Patrick Benedict Melton: Transition piece aft frame assembly having a heat shield. General Electric Company, Cantor Colburn, April 21, 2015: US09010127

A transition piece aft frame assembly is provided, and includes a transition piece aft frame and a heat shield. The transition piece aft frame has an aft face. At least a portion of the aft face is exposed to an exhaust gas stream. The heat shield is connected to the transition piece aft frame. The ...


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Devin Patrick Perkins, William Lawrence Byrne: Apparatus and method for servicing gas turbine engines. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, August 23, 2016: US09422827

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus having an elongated body configured to be inserted into a tubular structure extending between a first combustor and a second combustor of a gas turbine engine. A movable arm may be positioned proximate to a first end of the elongated body, and the movab ...


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Wei Chen, William Lawrence Byrne, Xiaoguang Yu, James Harper: Method and apparatus to facilitate cooling of a diffusion tip within a gas turbine engine. John S Beulick, Armstrong Teasdale, July 8, 2010: US20100170249-A1

A method and apparatus for a diffusion tip for use with a fuel nozzle is described. The diffusion tip has a substantially circular body including an outer surface and an opposite inner surface. The diffusion tip body extends from a discharge end to an inlet end. The diffusion tip includes an inlet s ...


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Patrick Benedict MELTON, Keith Cletus Belsom, Thomas Edward Johnson, William Lawrence Byrne, Robert Joseph Rohrssen: Lock leaf hula seal. General Electric Company, December 6, 2012: US20120304657-A1

A flexible annular seal for insertion between concentrically assembled turbine combustor components includes an annular inner seal portion having a first solid annular edge and first plurality of spring fingers extending axially from the first solid annular edge; and an annular outer seal portion ha ...


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Donald Mark Bailey, William Lawrence Byrne, Patrick Benedict Melton: Combustor nozzle and method for fabricating the combustor nozzle. General Electric Company, July 19, 2012: US20120181354-A1

A combustor nozzle includes a single-piece swirler. The single-piece swirler includes a center body extending axially along the single-piece swirler, a first fuel passage inside the center body, and a plurality of vanes extending radially from the center body. A method for fabricating a combustor no ...