Eidetics Awarded Contract to Provide Wind Tunnel Rotary
Balance Rig and Water Tunnel Model 2436 to Hyosung Industries Co. Ltd., Seoul,
May 2, 1997 - Eidetics Corporation was awarded a contract to provide a wind
tunnel rotary balance rig and Eidetics' water tunnel model 2436 to Hyosung
Industries Co. Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea. These systems will be used by the
Korean Agency for Defense Development's Low Speed Wind Tunnel Project. The
contracting organization, Hyosung Industries Co. Ltd., is working with Aiolos
Engineering Corporation, Toronto, Canada.
Eidetics is providing a rotary model support system using an articulated
sting support structure mounted on the rear test section of the wind tunnel.
This system provides rotation in both clockwise and counterclockwise directions
using a slip ring mechanism. The geometry of the rotary balance rig includes a
C-struct to provide variable angles of attack and a rotatable sting for angles
of side slip by varying the roll angle. The system is driven by a hydraulic pump
and motor system with a servo valve for closed loop position and speed control.
Included are a complete set of drawings, maintenance and operational manuals and
a spare parts list.
Eidetics' water tunnel model 2436 includes a five component force/moment
balance, roll motion mechanism, rotary balance rig, desktop computer with
software for model motion, model support control, signaling and data acquisition
system, drawings, maintenance and operation manuals, and a spare parts list.