US 9,810,080 B2
Device for separating water droplets from a gas or vapor flow
Christian Peter Stucki, Zürich (CH)
Assigned to General Electric Technology GmbH, Baden (CH)
Filed by ALSTOM Technology Ltd, Baden (CH)
Filed on Sep. 19, 2013, as Appl. No. 14/31,583.
Application 14/031,583 is a continuation of application No. PCT/EP2012/055165, filed on Mar. 23, 2012.
Claims priority of application No. 0506/11 (CH), filed on Mar. 23, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2014/0017066 A1, Jan. 16, 2014
Int. Cl. F01D 9/02 (2006.01); B01D 45/04 (2006.01)
CPC F01D 9/02 (2013.01) [B01D 45/04 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A moisture separation apparatus for a steam turbine power plant for the generation of electricity, the moisture separation apparatus comprising:
a housing with an inlet for a gas or vapor or steam flow,
a bundle of vanes arranged within the housing, where the vanes are vertically arranged in parallel and evenly spaced from one another, and each vane comprises a corrugated portion arranged closest to the inlet for the gas or vapor or steam flow and a trailing edge portion arranged opposite from the inlet, and
a clip attachment on at least one vane of the bundle of vanes enveloping an end face of the trailing edge portion and extending over a first surface of the trailing edge portion and a second surface of the trailing edge portion, wherein the clip attachment comprises two legs converging and extending at an angle to the first surface of the trailing edge portion and to the second surface of the trailing edge portion, and wherein the two legs of the clip attachment have chamfered end portions.