Annular seals for non-contact sealing of fluids in turbomachinery Patent uri icon


  • According to an aspect of the disclosure, an annular seal generally includes a hollow member having two ends and an inner surface. The hollow member has a number of depressions formed in and extending around its inner surface. Each of the depressions having a depth that is a function of its distance from one of the two ends.

author list (cited authors)

  • Childs, D.

publication date

  • September 2015