|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||F16J-015/34 F16J-015/32 F01D-011/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 12|
A self-cleaning hydrodynamic face seal for use with a rotary machine is provided. The hydrodynamic face seal includes a seal ring having a radially-extending seal face. In addition, the hydrodynamic face seal includes at least one brush coupled to the seal ring. The at least one brush includes a plurality of flexible elements extending away from the radially-extending seal face of the face seal ring.
1. A hydrodynamic face seal ring for use with a rotary machine, said face seal ring comprising: A face seal ring comprising a radially-extending seal face; anda plurality of brushes coupled to said radially-extending seal face, said plurality of brushes each comprising a plurality of flexible elements extending away from said seal face, at least one of said plurality of brushes being circumferentially spaced apart from the rest of said plurality of brushes. 2. A face seal ring in accordance with claim 1, wherein said radially-extending seal face is smoot...