Turbine Engine Cold Temperature Starting System.
Patent, Filed 28 Dec 78, patented 9 Apr 85,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A valving device is provided in the inlet of a turbine engine to facilitate starting in cold temperatures. The device or damper is positioned in the main compressor intake, is spring loaded in the open position, and is closed by hydraulic pressure during engine ignition. An increased fuelair mixture and reduced velocity through the combustor result which enable starting of the engine at very cold temperatures.
- Combustion and Ignition
- Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves