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Collaboration on bleed air valve subsystems
Keywords Dunlop Equipment, Valves, Aero engines
It is reported that Dunlop Equipment of Coventry, UK and Woodward Governor Company of Rockford II, USA, have signed a long-term agreement to collaborate in the design, development and supply of bleed air valves for aircraft engine and industrial control systems (Plate 1).
Plate 1 A selection of bleed valves for industrial use from Dunlop Equipment
Dunlop Equipment produces a range of hydraulic and pneumatic control valves and is a leading company in the design and manufacture of bleed air controls for axial compressors and aero engines. Woodward Governor has a strong reputation in the design and manufacture of engine fuel delivery and engine control systems, sub-systems and components for aerospace, power generation, marine, process, gas transmission and on/off highway applications. The agreement covers all these markets, many of which have not previously had access to Dunlop Equipment's technology.