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COOLANT FLOW CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A LIQUID-METAL FILLED ANODE BEARING IN AN X-RAY APPARATUS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033197D
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-01

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Abstract

In an embodiment, the coolant flow control system in a liquid-metal filled anode bearing in an X-ray apparatus includes a flow straightener disposed in-between a bearing and a clearance seal, wherein the flow straightener substantially reduces the velocity and pressure spike at the end face of the seal.