Patent Number: 7,086,830

Title: Tube-type vortex reducer with retaining ring

Abstract: A tube-type vortex reducer conducts cooling air in a compressor (1) of a gas turbine. Radial secondary air tubes (2) are arranged in a disk interspace (5) and attached to a compressor disk (3) with their radial outward end sections. The end sections of the secondary air tubes (2) are attached to a separate carrier ring (6), which is connected to a compressor disk (3).

Inventors: Fitzgerald; Ian (Eichwalde, DE), Seydel; Christian (Stahnsdorf, DE)

Assignee: Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG

International Classification: F01D 25/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018