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LR-101 Cut-Away Gallery


The engine's fuel manifold (visible at the right-hand side of dsc87940.jpg has also been cut away.

A line led from the fuel inlet to the fuel manifold. The fuel then travelled between the two walls of the thrust chamber to the injector at the forward end of the engine, providing regenerative cooling and preventing the inner wall from melting.

A coil was welded between the two walls, forcing the fuel to circulate through the resulting spiral passage. This increased the velocity of the fuel, resulting in higher heat absorption.

Cut-away of the fuel manifold on LR-101 Cut-Away at Mark Wells Collection
Time picture taken Sat Jan 19 13:05:48 2013
Location picture taken Home of Mark Wells
Northern Alabama
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