Valcor Engineering teamed up with a major space launch vehicle (LV) supplier to upgrade an existing system of fluid control. The system includes multiple single, direct acting solenoid valves to control the flow of propellant to the rocket motor.
Working with the specifications the LV provided, Valcor recommended pilot-operated solenoid valves for the high flow valves, and replacing the current ones with a fully integrated valve manifold. Valcor used model-based systems engineering to analyze the electro-magnetic behavior of the solenoids.
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