VARIABLE DIFFUSER ACTUATION LINKAGE FOR A CABIN AIR COMPRESSOR

  • US 20120020776A1
  • Filed: 07/26/2010
  • Published: 01/26/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/26/2010
  • Status: Abandoned Application
First Claim
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1. A variable diffuser for a rotating machine comprising:

  • a drive ring rotatable about a centerline;

    a crank rotatable about an axis of rotation different than said centerline;

    a link arm pivotably mounted to said crank and said drive ring; and

    a multiple of diffuser vanes engaged with said drive ring, said multiple of diffuser vanes movable in unison between a maximum flow position and a minimum flow position in response to rotation of said crank to rotate said drive ring about said centerline through said link arm.

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