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Title:
Fast switching pneumatic valves: experimental bench for flow and pulsed air jet characterizations
Author:
Thiago Ferreira: Laboratoire Amp√®re, Universitå de Lyon, Lyon, France Sylvie Sesmat: Laboratoire Amp√®re, Universitå de Lyon, Lyon, France Eric Bideaux: Laboratoire Amp√®re, Universitå de Lyon, Lyon, France Fabien Sixdenier: Laboratoire Amp√®re, Universitå de Lyon, Lyon, France
DOI:
10.3384/ecp1392a45
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Year:
2013
Conference:
13th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power; June 3-5; 2013; Linköping; Sweden
Issue:
092
Article no.:
045
Pages:
457-464
No. of pages:
8
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2013-09-09
ISBN:
978-91-7519-572-8
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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This paper presents a new experimental bench which allows the characterization of different fast switching valves in terms of flow rate and free air jet generation. By using this new tool; it is possible to study the different phenomena that may occur in the inner and outer circuit from the source up to free jet. The different sensors strategically positioned allow the determination of the flow characteristics of the valve as well as the dynamic behavior of the component on the generation of the pulsed air jets. By the tests performed with a fast spool-sleeve valve; it was possible to determine its conductance curve as well as its critical pressure ratio. These values obtained were used to build an average mass flow rate curve which is compared to the one measured by using a flowmeter during dynamic tests. The next step consist on exploring the jet in a 3D space by means of a 5-hole probe which provides the information on pressure; temperature and velocity necessary to determine the most suitable zone to perform object manipulation with the jet. Also its unsteady behavior can be observed allowing the identification of frequency limits in which the jet efficiency starts to decrease.

Keywords: Fast switching; pneumatic valve; pulsed air jet; mass flow rate characterization

13th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power; June 3-5; 2013; Linköping; Sweden

Author:
Thiago Ferreira, Sylvie Sesmat, Eric Bideaux, Fabien Sixdenier
Title:
Fast switching pneumatic valves: experimental bench for flow and pulsed air jet characterizations
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp1392a45
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13th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power; June 3-5; 2013; Linköping; Sweden

Author:
Thiago Ferreira, Sylvie Sesmat, Eric Bideaux, Fabien Sixdenier
Title:
Fast switching pneumatic valves: experimental bench for flow and pulsed air jet characterizations
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp1392a45
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