Model 8256-009 is an actuator, used as speed control on a range of engines. It was manufactured by Woodward and is part of the Electrically Powered Governor series. For a full EPG system an actuator, speed control, and magnetic pickup are needed. This product weighs under two pounds and is compatible with gas and diesel engines. However, it may not be compatible with every type of engine speed system. Actuator model 8256-009 can be used and stored in temperatures that range from -40 to 200 degrees Fahrenheit, and a corrosive-resistant material makes it a long-lasting product. However, excessive heat is not recommended for these models.
Additional specifications for this EPG model include;
- Maximum power consumption of 60 watts.
- A voltage supply ranging from 10 Vdc to 16 Vdc.
- Mounting capability.
- Powered by a 24V battery.
- Clockwise and counterclockwise rotation.
- Internal return springs.
When installing model 8256-009, it can be mounted on the engine skid. From the engine, it can be linked to fuel control. While this Electrically Powered Governor product has been discontinued by Woodward, it can be found through other sources. AX Control sells model 8256-009 with a three-year-long warranty. AX Control will also buy and repair these models.