Product 8290-028 is a speed control device manufactured by Woodward. It is in the Electrically Powered Governor series and is one part of an EPG system. To create a complete system the speed control device needs to be combined with a magnetic pickup and an actuator. It is made for prime movers like gas and diesel turbines and can be installed near the mover it will operate with. The speed control device should always be installed in a location protected from the weather, high-humidity levels, or devices with high voltage and high current. Model 8290-028 has been designed to operate unattended, and should have access to normal air movement. Operating temperatures can range from -40 to 167 degrees Fahrenheit.
Additional information for product 8290-028 includes;
- 24-volt battery supply.
- 5A slow-blow fuse requirement.
- 20 A switch rating.
- Adjustable start fuel limit.
- Weight of fewer than two pounds.
This product is made to be operated without the use of a mechanical drive or hydraulic oil supply. Wire lengths can vary from 10 feet to 35 feet depending on the connection being made and the wire being used. 12 AWG and 14 AWG wiring can be used for this product. Product 8290-028 has been discontinued by Woodward, but can be bought and sold through sources like AX Control. AX Control also offers repairs for these devices, which will come with a three-year warranty.