Scavenge system for gear assembly

  • US 11,022,209 B2
  • Filed: 02/19/2019
  • Issued: 06/01/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/02/2018
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A gear assembly, the gear assembly comprising:

  • a first gear disposed at a centerline axis of the gear assembly;

    a second gear coupled to the first gear in adjacent radial arrangement;

    a spraybar assembly disposed between a plurality of the second gear, wherein the spraybar assembly defines an elongated neck extended between the plurality of second gear, and wherein a supply opening is defined through the elongated neck, and wherein the elongated neck defines a groove extended along a longitudinal direction; and

    a first lubricant collector disposed adjacent to the spraybar assembly, wherein the first lubricant collector is disposed around a first shaft,wherein the first lubricant collector further defines a scavenge port extended substantially along a radial direction relative to the centerline axis.

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