Chemical Propulsion Components

Standard Accuracy Pressure Transducer

The Standard Accuracy Pressure Transducer (SAPT) is a piezo-resistive principle based, fully ESA qualified pressure gauging component, both for gaseous or liquid media.

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Propulsion Subsystems

Flow Control Unit
Bradford’s Flow Control Unit (FCU) technology provides precise control of the xenon propellant flow rates to ion thrusters. The FCU makes use of proportional flow control valves to precisely control the pressure differential over a fixed hydraulic resistance.

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