Parker Aerospace Introduces Custom Modular Cooling Pumps Providing Off-The-Shelf Component Design that Meets a Variety of Electronics and Sensor Suite Requirements
By Business Wire News
Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced a new family of cooling pumps featuring a common core of basic motor and pump components. The pump reduces the need for recurring and non-recurring costs, shortens development schedules, and supports low-production volume, while still addressing a wide variety of critical customer cooling requirements.
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Parker Aerospace Introduces Custom Modular Cooling Pumps Providing Off-The-Shelf Component Design that Meets a Variety of Electronics and Sensor Suite Requirements (Photo: Business Wire)
The Parker pumps are compatible with a variety of dielectric fluids including PAO, Fuel, Galden, and turbine engine oils. The pumps are available in fixed or variable speed configurations to accommodate a variety of flow rates. Both AC and DC motor configurations are available as 115Vac at 400hz, 28 Vdc, or 270 Vdc.
In addition, the pump package incorporates a wet-motor design that allows the fluid to extract heat from the electronics or the sensor suite, while also removing heat from the pump motor itself. This feature is especially important in aircraft applications and installations that require low convective or conductive heat dissipation within enclosed or confined areas.
The customizable nature of the new pumps allow customers to apply the pump to more types of applications and with lower costs. The modular design supports shorter development schedules that have become more common in the aerospace industry.
“Our business objective is to provide the most cost-effective modular cooling pump customized package for a variety of thermal management applications for any customer requirement, on-time and on-budget,” noted Parker Business Development Manager Richard Mossey.
About Parker Aerospace. Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, manufacture, and service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. Its product lines include primary and secondary flight control actuation, power generation and control components, thrust-reverser actuation systems, electrohydraulic servovalves, electric motor-driven hydraulic pumps, fuel pumps and valves, refueling, defueling, and aerial refueling equipment, fuel tank inerting systems; tank pressure and vent controls, level and flow control equipment; motor-operated valves and fuel equipment, lubrication oil reservoirs, lubrication and scavenge pumps, fuel measurement and management systems, thermal management products, cockpit instrumentation, lightning-safe products, pneumatic subsystems and components, water subsystems and components, fluid metering delivery and atomization devices, wheels, brakes, and fluid conveyance products such as hoses, tubes, disconnects, and fittings. It is an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation.
About Parker Hannifin. With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 59 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.parker.com, or its investor information web site at http://www.phstock.com.
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