Re: abradable sealing

Posted by Gordon England on October 13, 2003 at 22:50:59:

In Reply to: abradable sealing posted by De Waele Guy on October 13, 2003 at 12:51:13:

: Is an abradable sealing suitable for a cracked gas compressor??
: The labyrinths used in our copressor are made of aluminium and have a clearance up to 1,7mm thats 3,5 mm on diameter can we reduce these gap so we can stay with our aluminium laby's, how much thikness of sealing they can spray on ( 1mm )
: is it possible to spray a traped impeller???

It may be possible to used an abradable coating for this application and the thickness should not be problem.

Not sure what you mean by " is it possible to spray a traped impeller???"

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Regards Gordon

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