exhaust cone

An assembly behind the turbine wheel of a gas turbine engine, consisting of an inner cone surrounded by an outer cone or casing, the open end of which forms the exhaust nozzle. The function of the exhaust cone is to collect and direct discharge gases from the turbine wheel.

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