13. Experience in Development of Isolating Fuel Valve with Pneumatic Drive and Hydraulic Brake for Operation under Cryogenic Conditions

13. Experience in Development of Isolating Fuel Valve with Pneumatic Drive and Hydraulic Brake for Operation under Cryogenic Conditions

Makarenko А. А., Mashchenko А. N., Nazarenko Е. P., Skochko V. V., Ustich V. V., Shevtsov Е. I.

Yangel Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Dnipro, Ukraine

Kosm. teh. Raket. vooruž. 2017 (2); 65-69
 
Language: Russian
Annotation:
To support ignition of Taurus LV first stage core structure engine, an oxidizer dividing valve has been developed that ensures minimal hydraulic resistance, opening time and hydraulic impact. The paper considers the valve design, main phases of its ground development testing and basic critical comments on the design made in the process of manufacturing and testing.

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