air-oil separator


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air-oil separator

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A component in a gas turbine lubrication system in which air is removed from scavenged oil before its return to the oil tank. The scavenged oil is churned, resulting in air coming to the surface, which is then bled out before returning the oil to the tank. Also called a deaerator.
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Eaton will design, engineer and manufacture the lube tank subsystem, which can be used interchangeably and consists of an oil reservoir, air-oil separator, related sensors and accessories, and two fill systems to provide direct and remote fill capabilities.
The company also manufactures air-oil separators at the Greensboro facility for the domestic and export markets.