FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, will supply 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 used on the Embraer E2 E-Jet family of medium-range aircraft, to be introduced by 2018.
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% at a continuous load of 1.5kW.
“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,” says Ed Fuhr, vice president, power solutions for Crane Aerospace & Electronics.
Crane Power Solutions boast more than 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.