Model 8290-027 is a speed control device from the manufacturer Woodward. The product comes out of the Electrically Powered Governor series and was made for use on prime movers. This device can work with engines powered by gas or diesel. When combined with magnetic pickup and an actuator, this speed control device will create a full EPG system. Model 8290-027 operates with turbines.
Specifications for this Woodward speed control device include;
- Powered by a 24-volt battery.
- Uses 10 A slow-blow fuse.
- Switch rating of 20 A.
- Can be used without a hydraulic supply or mechanical drive.
- Weighs up to two pounds.
- Withstands surrounding temps of -40 to 167 degrees Fahrenheit.
There is no special ventilation needed to operate the speed control device, but it should be open to normal air circulation. It can be mounted near the prime mover it will work with, but cannot be installed directly on it. The area where it will be installed should be protected, and shielded from high humidity and weather events. It should also be protected from high-current and high-voltage devices.