The challenge was not a total redesign of the flare; rather, could the flare be disassembled and the faulty igniter
takes advantage of upgraded liner and insulation materials that have improved thermal properties which protect the igniter
's case from the burning solid propellant.
In the improved version of the device the upper electric connector in the hood is replaced with a sealed, quartz translucent visualization port, where a video CCD camera is fitted, while the igniter
itself is re-located to the fourth lateral position within the enlarged flange from the middle body of the combustor, now free.
Our hope is that companies will follow the great example of manufacturers such as Saint-Gobain Ceramics Igniter
Products and consider a service such as ours, rather than sending these types of materials to landfills," he adds.
Apricorn's Dual Igniter
400 also features automatic configuration, enabling users to simply plug it into the computer in for easy operation and device identification.
Here are some tips to help you find the igniter
, flame sensor, high-limit switch and pressure switch tubing.
Actually, the igniter
arm should be in the down (fire) position for the check.
that brought him to the attention of Bendix, to the rocket igniter
he designed for the Lunar Excursion Module, to a concept for a one million-Watt laser for the Strategic Defense Initiative (among others), Kasrner-a confessed "gear head" with a degree in physics-has been busy inventing.
The first project affects workers at the EG&G Mound Applied Technologies plant in Miamisburg, Ohio, who assemble explosive actuator and igniter
Yet a pair of Super-Loki rockets that did not take off at all had been in the same state of readiness, possibly differing from the Orion only in their igniter