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Crane ATRU selected by Rockwell Collins for reliable power conversion on Embraer
Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, will be supplying the Auto-Transformer Rectifier Unit (ATRU) to provide reliable power conversion for the Rockwell Collins Horizontal Stabilizer Control Unit (HSCU) supplied to Embraer. The HSCU will be utilized on the Embraer E2 E-Jet family of medium range aircraft, with introduction planned by 2018.
Ed Fuhr, vice president Power Solutions for Crane Aerospace & Electronics said, “We are very pleased to have been selected by Rockwell Collins as a trusted partner and supplier of power conversion for their HSCU, and we are proud to be onboard the next generation of Embraer E-Jet.”
Crane’s ATRU is an AC-DC multi-pulse ATRU with power factor correction. The ATRU converts 115 VAC, 400 Hz, 3-phase input power to ± 135 Vdc, providing conversion efficiency of over 95 percent at a continuous load of 1.5 kW.
With over 50 years of experience, Crane Power Solutions are known for high performance, reliability and accuracy, with over 1,000,000 products delivered and in service. Crane’s Power Solutions offers ELDEC®, Interpoint® and Keltec® power conversion, power distribution and battery systems for commercial aerospace, defense and space for use in avionics, ATA Chapter 24 Power Systems, communications, electronic countermeasures, missiles, radar, navigation, guidance and utility systems.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics is a major supplier of systems and components forcritical aerospace and defense applications. These systems and components are designed for some of the toughest environments -- from engines to landing gear; satellites to medical implants; and missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Product and service offerings are organized in solution sets, and include Cabin Systems, Fluid Management, Landing Systems, Microelectronics, Microwave, Power, and Sensing & Utility Systems. Products are manufactured under the brand names ELDEC, Hydro-Aire, Interpoint, Keltec, Lear Romec, Merrimac, P.L. Porter and Signal Technology. For more information on Crane Aerospace & Electronics, visit www.craneae.com or http://newsroom.craneae.com, and for Crane Co., visit www.craneco.com.