Patent Number: 8,821,106

Title: Rotor coupling guard

Abstract: The present application provides a rotor coupling guard for use with removing a flow of air about a rotor coupling of a turbo-machine. The rotor coupling guard may include an inner cover with a number of apertures surrounding the rotor coupling and an outer cover surrounding the inner cover. Rotation of the rotor coupling forces the flow of air through the apertures in the inner cover and away from the rotor coupling.

Inventors: Santhosh; Donkada (Karnataka, IN), Pruthi; Rohit (Karnataka, IN), Pandey; Vishwas Kumar (Karnataka, IN), Agrawal; Abhishek (Karnataka, IN)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: F01D 25/14 (20060101); F04D 29/054 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018