US 9,808,889 B2
Gas turbine including sealing band and anti-rotation device
David J. Mitchell, Oviedo, FL (US); Michael J. Olejarski, Merritt Island, FL (US); and Christopher J. Muller, Oviedo, FL (US)
Assigned to SIEMENS ENERGY, INC., Orlando, FL (US)
Filed by Siemens Energy, Inc., Orlando, FL (US)
Filed on Jan. 15, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/155,585.
Prior Publication US 2015/0198055 A1, Jul. 16, 2015
Int. Cl. F01D 5/06 (2006.01); F01D 11/00 (2006.01); B23K 31/02 (2006.01); B23K 33/00 (2006.01); B23K 101/00 (2006.01)
CPC B23K 31/02 (2013.01) [B23K 33/004 (2013.01); F01D 11/005 (2013.01); B23K 2201/001 (2013.01); F05D 2230/232 (2013.01); F05D 2250/75 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A turbine comprising:
a plurality of stages, each stage comprising a rotatable disk and blades carried thereby, at least one pair of adjacent rotatable disks defining an annular gap therebetween and having respective opposing sealing band receiving slots aligned with the gap;
a sealing band located in said opposing sealing band receiving slots to seal said annular gap;
disk engagement structure defined in said pair of adjacent rotatable disks; and
a clip member coupled to said sealing band and in engagement with said pair of adjacent rotatable disks through said disk engagement structure, said clip member having an aperture extending only part way through said clip member and used during assembly of said clip member to said sealing band, said clip member restricting movement of said sealing band.