Accession Number:

ADA061062

Title:

Small Laminated Axial Turbine Hot-Rig Test Program.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. 15 Sep 76-28 Feb 78,

Corporate Author:

AIRESEARCH MFG CO OF ARIZONA PHOENIX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

74.0

Abstract:

In September, 1976, AiResearch Manufacturing Company of Arizona initiated a program for the United States Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory to hot-rig test TFE731-3 Axial Laminated Turbine Rotors and verify their heat-transfer performance and mechanical integrity. The testing was to be conducted in the AiResearch High Temperature Turbine Test Facility, and three major tests were planned - a heat-transfer performance test, an accelerated stress-rupture test, and a thermal cyclic test. This interim report describes the progress to date on the Hot-Rig Program, just prior to the redirection in accordance with contract modification, P00003. This redirection concludes the Hot-Rig activities. The redirected test program will test one of the laminated turbine wheels directly in the Model 1131-1 Advanced Gas Generator. Also, a small laminated axial turbine rotor suitable for cruise missile application will be designed during this program. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE