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    • Labyrinth seal 

      Rhode, David L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-09-14)
      An improved design for a labyrinth seal is disclosed. The present invention relates to a radially stepped labyrinth seal whereby the geometry of the sealing surfaces is to optimize flow deflection, thereby producing maximum ...
    • Modulated pressure damper seals 

      Vance, John M.; Shultz, Richard R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1998-08-18)
      A damper seal and method of sealing and damping a rotating shaft are disclosed. The damper seal includes a stator housing, a plurality of cavities, a first modulator for modulating the fluid flow into the cavities, and a ...
    • Pressure damper diverging labyrinth seals with circumferential partitions, and method of sealing 

      Shultz, Richard R.; Vance, John M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1996-07-30)
      A damper seal (10) and method of sealing and damping a rotating shaft (12) is provided with a stator housing (14) and at least two sealing blades, an upstream sealing blade (16) and a downstream sealing blade (18). There ...
    • Sealing system for gerotor apparatus 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Rabroker, George A.; Ross, Michael K. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2014-06-17)
      According to one embodiment of the invention, a gerotor apparatus includes a first gerotor, a second gerotor, and a synchronizing system operable to synchronize a rotation of the first gerotor with a rotation of the second ...