Patent Number: 8,870,533

Title: Assembly for aligning an inner shell of a turbine casing

Abstract: An alignment assembly for mounting and aligning an inner shell within an outer shell is disclosed. The alignment assembly generally includes a first bushing and a second bushing configured to be received within at least one of an arm extending radially between the inner and outer shells and a boss of the outer shell. The first bushing may generally have an eccentric configuration and the second bushing may include an eccentric portion extending within the first bushing. Additionally, the alignment assembly may include a connection member extending within at least one of said first bushing and said second bushing.

Inventors: Casavant; Matthew Stephen (Greenville, SC)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: F01D 11/22 (20060101); F01D 25/28 (20060101); F04D 29/64 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00