Droop speed control device 8290-067 from Woodward as one part of a full EPG system. The Electrically Powered Governor series controllers must be combined with an actuator and magnetic pick-up to create a complete EPG system. Product 8290-067 is compatible with the actuator models 8256-017 and 8256-022. It should be mounted near the actuator and battery and can be used with 12 AWG and 14 AWG wires. The device should be mounted in a covered area and can be placed on the prime mover. This speed control product can be used on turbines powered by gas or diesel.
Additional details about model 8290-067 include;
- Operating temperature of -40 to 167 degrees Fahrenheit.
- System battery voltage of 12V.
- Speed range of 750 to 1500 Hz.
- EU Directive Compliant.
- Does not need a mechanical drive or hydraulic supply to operate.
In order for this speed control device to properly operate it must be used with a compatible actuator. It should always be cooled down with natural air circulation, so should be installed in a place with proper ventilation. Woodward has discontinued product 8290-067, but can currently be bought, sold, or repaired through AX Control. Any AX Control repairs are provided with a three-year warranty.