Dimensional Parameters Influencing the Behavior of the Morrison Unsupported Area Seal

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R. J. Pick, D. J. Burns

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

J. Eng. Ind 92(4), 755-758 (Nov 01, 1970) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3427842 History: Received July 01, 1970; Online July 15, 2010


The deformation of a Morrison seal, used successfully at 56,000 lb/in.2 pressure, is determined using finite element techniques. This analysis is used as the basis for a discussion of the likely influences of change in seal geometry and operating pressure on seal behavior.

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