Apparatus for reducing the production of NO.sub.x in a gas turbine

  • US 5,628,184 A
  • Filed: 10/26/1994
  • Issued: 05/13/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/03/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. Apparatus for forming a mixture of air and fuel to be supplied to a gas turbine, the apparatus comprising:

  • a pair of mixing cans remote from a combustion zone of the turbine, each mixing can including;

    a housing in communication with the air, andmeans for conducting a flow of the fuel into the housing to create a region of relatively low pressure to facilitate the introduction of air into the housing to form the mixture;

    means for transmitting the mixture of air and fuel formed by one of the mixing cans through a conduit to the turbine at a rate which increases with the load on the turbine; and

    means for transmitting the mixture of air and fuel formed by the other of the mixing cans through a conduit to the turbine after the one mixing can reaches a predetermined rate.

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