solenoid


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sol·e·noid

(sol'ĕ-noyd),
A helical coil of wire energized electrically to produce a magnetic field, which induces a current in any conductor placed within or near the coil.

solenoid

(sōl′lĕ-noyd)
A coil of insulated wire in which a magnetic force is created in the long axis of the coil when an electric current flows through the wire. It may be used to activate switches.
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Key players in the global solenoid valve market are ASCO Valve, Inc.
At the centre of a long solenoid, the magnetic field is [32]:
This summer, the team's technology will be transferred to US ITER industry partner General Atomics in San Diego, which will build the central solenoid and ship it to France.
The temperature control accuracy as well as the durability of hot-gas by-pass solenoid valves was investigated through the field measurement of the experimental rig.
The used solenoid valves have two working states: full open or full closed.
The UCN are transferred to the trap through a neutron guide inside the solenoid at the bottom.
Trombetta engineers set out with a goal to compensate for the factors that would normally weaken solenoid performance in real-world applications and drive up installed cost.
The company noted that the new funding is in addition to the contribution agreement entered into with NRCan last October for amounts payable during 2003 and 2004 fiscal periods totaling $484,400 for the development and certification of a 350-bar (about 5,000 psi) hydrogen solenoid valve and regulator solutions.
Artificial muscles weigh about 1/50 of a solenoid that produces a similar amount of energy," he says, "and about 1/30 the weight of an electric motor.
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It uses a compressed air pulse cleaning system with venturis, diaphragm valves and electronically-controlled solenoid valves to hold the cleaning pressure and flow characteristics consistent throughout the cleaning cycle.
A scaled-up version ofSeQual's patented ATF (r) module has a single moving part-eliminating all solenoid valves, and more than 200 other components and connections in conventional concentrators.