Model 8256-011 is made to be part of an entire EPG system. It comes out of the Woodward Electrically Powered Governor series and can be utilized on a number of different engine types. This actuator is equipped for prime movers that use either a 24-volt or 12-volt battery. The product can be used in high heat, but the system cannot handle the heat that is too intense. When operating model 8256-011, the ambient temperature should be kept between -40 and 180 degrees Fahrenheit.
Specifications for this actuator model include;
- A 60 watts maximum power consumption.
- Equipped with magnetic pickup.
- Clockwise and counterclockwise rotation.
- Internal return springs.
- Useful for gas, diesel, and gasoline engines.
- Weighs less than two pounds.
Model 8256-011 is lightweight, and has the capability to be mounted directly on the engine it will be operating with. It is designed with corrosive-resistant material, meaning it can be used in various different environments. A linear linkage is needed to connect this actuator to the engine's fuel control. The manufacturer Woodward has discontinued product 8256-011, but it can still be purchased through sources such as AX Control. AX Control can buy, sell, or repair these models. They will also come with a three-year warranty.