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Thrust Reversal Systems in Jet Aircraft

This is accomplished by a simple reversal of the jet blast flow, by using thrust reverser doors to block the blast and redirect it forward. Today’s aircraft use three different types of thrust reversal systems.   Target Thrust Reversal Target thrust reversers use hydraulically operated doors called buckets. Also called bucket thrust reversal, they are
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Railway : What Functions for Tomorrow’s Trains?

  What trends are you seeing in the railway market today? I can see three drivers that are clearly reshaping demand from railway operators. The first one is safety, in the broad sense of the term. Then cost control. That means more than just reducing costs: it also means keeping a tight rein on costs (especially
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How to Control Vehicle Access?

Boom Barriers Boom barriers use a bar to block vehicle access to a restricted site. Operators or automatic access control systems can pivot the bar out of a vehicle’s path to allow approved people onto the site. These barriers typically offer a minimum level of security: a determined intruder may be able to destroy a
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What is a Thrust Reverser and how does it work?

What Is a Thrust Reverser? The Basic Definition A thrust reverser, which allows for more rapid deceleration during landing, is a critical component of many jet aircraft. By acting against the aircraft’s forward travel, a thrust reverser system helps the jet slow down just after touchdown. This reduces wear on brakes and facilitates shortened landing
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What is a Typical Aircraft Landing Roll?

The majority of commercial jet engines have to continue producing thrust in the forward direction, even when idling, to act against the aircraft’s deceleration. While the brakes used on the majority of aircraft landing gear will be sufficient in normal circumstances to stop the aircraft alone, for safety reasons and to help reduce the stress
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The Railway Industry: A History of Innovations

Technology has transformed the railway industry by enhancing security, improving user experiences and modernizing the entire industry. Here’s how innovation has played a role in developing the railway industry, as well as how it is continuing to shape the train of the future.   From Coal Trains to Automatic Trains The world’s first trains ran
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Thales and Crouzet invent a smart motor for turnstile gates

  The technical and economic stakes involved The two partners – along with transport network operators and policy-makers – were naturally keen to improve the user experience and streamline user traffic. “It’s a very competitive sector, so it’s essential for Thales to constantly innovate with solutions that are more reliable, simpler, more rugged and ultimately
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The Railway Places to Be in 2018

Rail conventions and events for 2018 will keep you on the forefront of the industry. They include:   6th International Railway Summit Feb. 21st- 23rd, 2018. Prague, Czech Republic The International Railway Summit brings together key technical experts and industry buyers in 30-minute lighting consultations. There are also presentations from industry experts and leaders from
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What is a Boom Barrier?

A complete review of the access control equipments

These simple gates control the flow of cars in and out of a variety of spaces and can add security. Boom barriers may be operated with remote control, push button or an RFID card. Once the open feature is initiated, the barrier moves up in a vertical direction, allowing passage.   How Are Boom Barriers
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Train Technology Dazzles in 2017

  Speed New train technology allows trains to go faster more safely. Sensors on the tracks allow trains to talk to each other, as well as to a central control area. As a result, trains can be rerouted if difficulties arise or dangers are present on the tracks or in the train itself. Passengers experience
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What is a Turnstile?

A complete review of the access control equipments

Here’s a brief guide to the importance of turnstiles and the major trends and manufacturers in the turnstile market. Definition of a Turnstile At its most basic, a turnstile is simply a gate that manages pedestrian traffic flow by allowing the single-file passage of people in one or two directions. However, many turnstiles boast more
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Driverless Trains: Safe, Fast and Economical

Their success, and the work of other companies around the world, is revolutionizing the idea of rail travel. These pilot-less trains are safe and offer numerous advantages over traditional trains. Safety Some people may worry that the lack of a human on board compromises their safety. What if the computers fail? Don’t you need a
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What Is a Swing Gate?

A complete review of the access control equipments

These factors are also driving swing gate market growth. Here are some key considerations when reviewing the variety of benefits that swing gates offer. Swing Gate Flexibility Swing gates offer flexibility to various applications in a variety of settings, including in transportation hubs, hospitals, and for military and industrial uses. For example, swing gates and
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What Is a Bollard?

A complete review of the access control equipments

Let’s take a look at the important role that bollards play in society and assess the market trends affecting the manufacture and supply of bollards.   Definition of a Bollard At its most basic, a bollard is simply a post that blocks or guides traffic flow. However, many bollards have more advanced features that allow
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Increasing Safety and Security in Access Control Applications

Extreme precision provides improved safety and security

Precision control and management achieved with sophisticated intelligence in motor software Crouzet is answering these demands with a range of intelligent brushless motors, matching gearboxes and software dedicated to access control management with exact precision. Precision is crucial when a split second can make the difference as to whether a person is injured or whether
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Automatic Gate Opening System Segmentation

Persistence Market Research is about to publish a global industry analysis and forecast 2016 – 2026, using an interesting Automatic Gate Opening System Segmentation: Automatic Gate Opening System Forms of gates On the basis of forms of gates, Automatic Gate Opening System Market can be segmented as: Swinging gates Sliding gates Boom barriers Turnstiles Bollards
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How to Boost Innovation?

“Everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it.” Originally used by Dan Ariely, Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics, to describe big data, this perfectly suits to innovation. Pierre Giroud, Global Innovation Manager, shared the company’s vision of innovation
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Celebrating 50 years of Industrial Presence in Germany

Markus, first of all, thank you for welcoming us for this interview. So 50 years…that’s a lot of industrial developments, processes and activities. During those years, what has guided the company to ensure its long-lasting presence in Germany? Developing and maintaining a local presence in Germany has always been something challenging for us. Our cohesive
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Worldwide Industrial Presence and Operational Excellence

Crouzet competes on a global market with high requirements of quality. Faced with growing demand from clients for help in transforming the performance of their operations, Crouzet has placed its operational performance and technological innovation to the best level. ″Operational excellence is our continuous improvement process in order to meet customers’ expectations″, Kaoutar Nejjari, Operational
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Slim Timers for High-Power Applications

SYR-LINE timers meet application requirements for inrush current protection Crouzet introduces its most powerful family of slim timers featuring dual output and high current capacity. SYR-LINE 17.5 mm Analog Timers is the first series in a new family of specialized control devices. SYR-LINE Timers feature high 16A current capabilities to enable control of larger loads
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Innovation for Advanced Management of new Electrical Hazards!

According to Dominique-Robert Meux—in charge of Crouzet Automatismes’ Aerospace products and co-chairman of SAE consolidated AE-8B-committee, co-chairman of SAE Electromechanical CB work group and Chairman of ASD-Stan D2S5 for Europe–, the challenges created by electrical hazards are opportunities to innovate. Why worry about “new” electrical hazards in Aerospace? These hazards are not new by nature.
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Robust Components Produce Safe Products

Design and excellent quality of Crouzet Aerospace’s proximity switches

Therefore, when a new program is under development, the aircraft manufacturers must ensure that every supplier of the components meets the strictest quality standards. When Boeing started development of the 737 MAX, the aim was to deliver superior design, efficiency and safety to customers around the world. The landing of this aircraft uses a number
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Heading Towards a Century of Industrial Expertize

One company, 5 product lines

Crouzet has a heritage of close collaboration with its customers in the development of adapted products to fully customized solutions. Driven by innovation and customer satisfaction, our teams are focused on delivering the right products for the right application always meeting, often exceeding, customers’ expectations of quality, reliability and performance.     One company, 5
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Crouzet Contributes to Japanese Aircraft Industry

Drastically increase the safety analysis and fire awareness

To make the regional jet the safest, most environmentally friendly, and efficient on the market, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has contacted the most reliable and time-tested manufacturers of systems and sub-systems. Crouzet Aerospace was chosen as a supplier of the circuit breaker panel for the MRJ90, Mitsubishi Regional Jet. “This was a new challenge for Crouzet
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Crouzet’s Commitment to the Railway Sector

Long overtravel ensures reliable switching event after long period of use

Alstom, Bombardier, Faiveley Transport and many other leading manufacturers in the railway industry all over the world rely on us to provide them with high quality switching and detection solutions that are fully tested and engineered to their exact requirements. Designed for the most severe environments The solution with operating temperatures from -50°C to +85°C,
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