background preloader

Electric drive

Facebook Twitter

L16 Linear Actuator, 140mm, 35:1, 12V w/ Potentiometer Feedback. • Gear ratio: 35:1• Stroke: 140mm• Max Speed (no load): 32mm/s• Input voltage: 0-15 VDC, Rated at 12VDC• Stall current: 650mA @ 12V• Comes with Potentiometer Feedback Actuonix introduces the L16 Linear Actuator, 140mm, 35:1, 12V w/ Potentiometer Feedback.

L16 Linear Actuator, 140mm, 35:1, 12V w/ Potentiometer Feedback

Actuonix's unique line of Miniature Linear Actuators enables a new generation of motion-enabled product designs, with capabilities that have never before been combined in a device of this size. These linear actuators are a superior alternative to designing your own push/pull mechanisms. The L16 actuators are complete, self contained linear motion devices with position feedback for sophisticated position control capabilities.

Simply apply a DC voltage to extend the actuator, and reverse the polarity to retract it. AliSport. The Silent 2 Electro with its nose-mounted electric propulsion system constructed specifically for the Silent is the most modern and environmentally conscious design capable of satisfying the needs of ever increasing sailplane performance.

AliSport

The electric motor installed in the nose of the glider with folding propeller blades is aerodynamically clean and has no additional drag during climbing or cruising flight. The drag-reduction offered by the retractable landing gear, vertical-design winglets, and variable-position horizontal stabilizer, further expand the glide performance higher airspeeds. Electric-powered flight does not necessarily require the steady climbing flight typical of self-launch gliders as the aerodynamically efficient nose-mounted propulsion system allows sustained level flight at cruise speeds with minimal energy consumption. A pair of lithium polymer (LiPo) battery packs with a combined capacity of 4.3 kWh provides power. Discovery about new battery overturns decades of false assumptions. New findings at Oregon State University have overturned a scientific dogma that stood for decades, by showing that potassium can work with graphite in a potassium-ion battery - a discovery that could pose a challenge and sustainable alternative to the widely-used lithium-ion battery.

Discovery about new battery overturns decades of false assumptions

Lithium-ion batteries are ubiquitous in devices all over the world, ranging from cell phones to laptop computers and electric cars. But there may soon be a new type of battery based on materials that are far more abundant and less costly. A potassium-ion battery has been shown to be possible. And the last time this possibility was explored was when Herbert Hoover was president, the Great Depression was in full swing and the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping was the big news story of the year - 1932.

The Journal of the American Chemical Society published the findings from this discovery, which was supported by the U.S. The Designer. Mark Beierle has a very unique background of aircraft design.

The Designer

Mark took his first airplane ride at the age of 5, his first flying lesson at 12, he soloed his first airplane at 16, and received his private pilots license at age 17 with over 200 hours of logged flying time. He financed his lessons and his interest in aviation by building and testing radio-controlled airplanes for the publication Radio Control News.

Sun Flyer Prototype on Production Line. Aero Electric Aircraft Corp.'s first all-electric Sun Flyer trainer has hit the assembly line.

Sun Flyer Prototype on Production Line

Arion Aircraft in Shelbyville, Tennessee, has been contracted to build the initial two-seat prototype, which will feature an Avidyne touchscreen avionics system. "After extensive analysis of the options available for this critical phase of the development process, we have selected a company that offers a flexible, high-quality process for the assembly of this first two-seat prototype," said George Bye, CEO of AEAC. ElMoto.net - the electric motorcycle forum. Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Batteries used in Zero Motorcyles - all you need to know. Hi All, Inspired by the topic and discussion on storing Zeros over winter, I decided to do some research and have written the following article as a result.

Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Batteries used in Zero Motorcyles - all you need to know

I welcome any comments and hope that people will find it useful. Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Batteries used in Zero Motorcyles - all you need to know. I've never really understood Li-ion battery technology properly before and as it turns out, I had some of the key facts wrong in my mind until very recently. Since the battery pack is by far the most expensive component in an electric vehicle, it is worthwhile having a basic understanding of the technology. Top Tips 1. I trust those tips are enough to put your mind at rest. Battery Chemistry and Manufacturer The current manufacturer is Farsis who are supplying cells for the 2014 & 2015 model range.

The chemistry used is Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt: LiNiMnCoO2 (NMC) - Also know as NCM, CMN, CNM, MNC and MCN. ElectricMotorcycleForum.com - Index. GreenWing International. Sun Flyer by AEAC Aero Electric Aircraft Corporation. PC-Aero/Dipl. Ing. Calin Gologan. EMG6. Supplying electric vehicle conversion kits, components, books, DVDs, training. ... Electric Car Conversion Kits. Workshop train camp.

The Independent Voice for Homebuilt Aviation - Fuel Cells, Part 3 - KITPLANES Magazine Article. Electric Powered Aircraft - Part 3Motor and propeller selection are the topics this time.By James Dunn This article is the third in a special multipart series.

The Independent Voice for Homebuilt Aviation - Fuel Cells, Part 3 - KITPLANES Magazine Article

GBS-batteries. The Elf. Over 30 years experience in flying hang gliders, ultralights and sailplanes has led us to one simple conclusion – much of the fascination and satisfaction in recreational flying is to be found in the realm of soaring flight.

The Elf

To exploit ridge lift, core thermals, fly cross-country down a cloud street and set and achieve out-and-return goals whilst all the time improving skills, knowledge and experience, is truly exciting and satisfying. Some pilots fine-tune these skills and compete both nationally and internationally. It was with this in mind that we set the design and performance criteria for the Elf. Our desire was to produce an aircraft which would enable, paraglider, hang glider, U/L and GA pilots to cross-over to a motorglider with which they would quickly feel confident. From cancer treatment to ion thruster: The newest little idea for nanosat micro rockets. Nanosatellites are smartphone-sized spacecraft that can perform simple, yet valuable, space missions.

From cancer treatment to ion thruster: The newest little idea for nanosat micro rockets

Dozens of these little vehicles are now tirelessly orbiting Earth performing valuable functions for NASA, the Department of Defense and even private companies. Nanosatellites borrow many of their components from terrestrial gadgets: miniaturized cameras, wireless radios and GPS receivers that have been perfected for hand-held devices are also perfect for spacecraft. However, according to Michigan Technological University's L. Brad King, there is at least one technology need that is unique to space: "Even the best smartphones don't have miniaturized rocket engines, so we need to develop them from scratch.

" Miniature rockets aren't needed to launch a nanosatellite from Earth. These new electrospray thrusters face some design challenges, however. Electric Motorsport EV Parts. Electric Motorsport EV Parts.