Patent Number: 6,250,879

Title: Brush seal

Abstract: A brush seal for sealing a leakage path located between a rotating member and a stationary member includes an intermediate plate attached to the stationary member and having at least one purge hole formed therein. The brush seal also includes a first end plate attached to the stationary member on one side of the intermediate plate and a second end plate attached to the stationary member on the other side of the intermediate plate. A first bristle pack is disposed between the first end plate and the intermediate plate, and a second bristle pack is disposed between the second end plate and the intermediate plate.

Inventors: Lampes; Elias H. (Lynnfield, MA)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: F16J 15/32 (20060101); F16J 015/447 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018