Accession Number:

AD0283365

Title:

DYNAMIC SHAFT SEALS IN SPACE

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly rept. no. 1 for period ending 15 Jul 62

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO CINCINNATI OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-07-15

Pagination or Media Count:

87.0

Abstract:

Investigations continued concerning techniques for sealing high speed rotating shafts under the operating condition of high temperature liquid metals and vapors, the near-vacuum environments of space, and o provide long seal life. The requirements are the working fluid is K, the operating temperature is from melting point of K to 1400 F, the internal pressure is 15 psi and external pressure of 10 to the -6th power mm Hg, the speed of the rotating is a maximum of 36,000 rpm., and it shall have an operating life of 10,000 hr. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE