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Wolfgang Weiler: Variable stator cascades for axial-flow turbines of gas turbine engines. Motoren und Turbinen Union Munchen, Haseltine and Lake, February 9, 1982: US04314791 (23 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a variable stator cascade for axial-flow turbines of gas turbine engines, especially for high-pressure turbines, where the turbine nozzle vanes are each pivotally arranged about an axis of rotation and are cooled when in operation. The inner and outer rings of the variable ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Fuel injection nozzle assembly for gas turbine drive. Motoren und Turbinen Union Munchen, Craig & Antonelli, October 28, 1980: US04229944 (21 worldwide citation)

A fuel injection nozzle assembly for gas turbine drives has an injection nozzle mounted in a structural part forming an outer housing of the combustion chamber of the gas turbine and extends into a primary zone thereof. In order to prevent carbonizing of the nozzle, the nozzle has a cooling passage ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Cooled gas turbine operable with a controlled cooling air quantity. MTU Motoren und Turbinen Union, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, December 1, 1987: US04709546 (17 worldwide citation)

A cooled gas turbine power plant has a compressor and a high pressure turbine connected to the compressor. The cooling air quantity for the turbine is controlled in response to instantaneous load conditions and in direct response to the cooling air quantity control of the compressor. This control of ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Variable guide vane arrangement and configuration for compressor of gas turbine devices. Motoren und Turbinen Union Muenchen, Schwartz Jeffery Schwaab Mack Blumenthal & Koch, November 4, 1980: US04231703 (14 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a variable guide vane arrangement for use in a high-load compressor having at least one axial-flow stage in turbomachines including gas turbine engines, comprising a plurality of guide vanes positioned radially adjacent one another about a circumference in the axial flow stage of the co ...


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Wolfgang Weiler, Klaus Trappmann: Arrangement for maintaining clearances between a turbine rotor and casing. MTU Motoren und Turbinen Union Munchen, Alan H Levine, April 3, 1984: US04439982 (14 worldwide citation)

An annular sleeve surrounds a turbine rotor and is fixed to a stationary part, the sleeve being elastically deformable in a radial direction. A wear ring is carried by the sleeve, the wear ring being composed of segments arranged end-to-end circumferentially. The adjacent ends of the segments are sp ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Compressor rotor wheel and method of making same. MTU Motoren und Turbinen Union Munchen, Craig and Antonelli, June 16, 1981: US04273512 (14 worldwide citation)

A compressor rotor wheel construction and a method of making same is provided which includes a blade portion of heat-resistant metallic material, a rotor disk portion made of a high-strength metallic material, and a steel spacer ring arrangement connecting the blade and rotor disk portions. The stee ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Apparatus for operating shut-off members in gas turbine engines, particularly in turbojet engines. MTU Motoren und Turbinen Union Muenche, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, June 28, 1983: US04390318 (13 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for operating shut-off members in gas turbine engines, particularly turbojet engines. Circumferential rotation of an actuating ring is converted into axial opening or closing movement by transmission element. These transmission elements are in the form of bellcranks which are pivotall ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Gas turbine engine having a minimal blade tip clearance. MTU Motoren und Turbinen Union Muenchen, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, April 1, 1986: US04578942 (13 worldwide citation)

A gas turbine engine is so constructed that the clearance or gap between the rotor and stator, especially at the outer diameter range of a radial flow end stage, is optimally maintained under all operating conditions. For this purpose the housing in the axial-flow/radial-flow compressor is construct ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Arrangement for the sealing-off of spaces acted upon by media of different pressures for turbomachinery and the like. Mtu Motoren und Turbinen Union Muenchen, Evenson Wands Edwards Lenahan & McKeown, March 12, 1991: US04998739 (11 worldwide citation)

An arrangement is disclosed for the sealing-off of spaces acted upon by media of a different pressure, for turbomachines, in which a sealing ring is arranged in a cylindrical housing while forming a radial sealing gap as a primary seal, and having a secondary leakage flow passage between a wall sect ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Gas turbine power plant arrangement. MTU Motoren und Turbinen Union Muenchen, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, February 13, 1990: US04899959 (10 worldwide citation)

A gas turbine power plant, especially for helicopters, includes a main engine and a reduction gear transmission forming a self-sufficient auxiliary modular unit. A compensating arrangement includes an articulated outer cover and a shaft section inside said outer cover connected for transmitting powe ...



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