Patent Number: 6,294,855

Title: Generator stator slot wedge system that can be adjusted in situ to provide increased radial load

Abstract: A generator stator including a magnetic core having a plurality of axially extending radial slots arranged about the periphery thereof with windings in each radial slot; at least one adjustable assembly axially inboard of an outermost end assembly in each radial slot, arranged to restrain the windings in the radial slot, the adjustable assembly comprising mating wedge and slide components which interface along stepped matching surfaces, the wedge component having an elongated slot therein providing access to the slide component. A tool is provided and includes a tool head pivotally secured to a handle. The tool head is formed with a stub adapted to seat in a hole in the slide component via the slot.

Inventors: Kelleher; James Charles (Ballston Spa, NY)

Assignee: General Electric Co.

International Classification: H02K 3/48 (20060101); H02K 3/487 (20060101); H02K 003/48 (); H01F 027/30 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018