High pressure fuel pumps are an essential component of any EFI system. Miniature fuel pumps with the performance demanded by small engine EFI systems are not commonly available. Requirements include high pressure, light weight, a high level of durability, and the ability to self prime.
The CE 370 series high pressure fuel pumps are single cylinder, positive displacement pumps. These pumps provide high pressure and high flow rates while demanding very low power to operate. The pumps are compact and light weight. A wide range of pump/motor configurations are available to address varying customer flow rate requirements.
The triplex pump represents a substantial step forward for EFI technology in small engines. The triplex provides high-pressure regulated fuel delivery of particular application to heavy fuel and gasoline engines. Its unique phased three-piston design, combined with an integrated control system, gives very precise regulation of fuel delivery across a wide range of pressures.The triplex is an enabling technology for heavy fuel engines, providing high pressure fuel that is able to be finely atomized using Currawong’s unique atomization technology.A special feature of the pump is built-in precision measuring of fuel flow without having to rely on separate meters and other non-design-intent hardware. This feature can be used throughout system development, and is particularly useful when used with a dynamometer as Brake Specific Fuel Consumption can be easily calculated in real time.
The lightweight and compact fuel injector has been designed to suit the operation of small engines. With its integrated injector cap and reliable connectors, it is particularly suited for use in the UAV industry. The unique design of the injector produces a highly atomized fuel spray, as shown in the photograph opposite.Weight of Assembly: 33 g (1.2 oz)Length of Assembly: 53 mm (2”)
The injector plate can be configured to meet flow rate requirements for engines 10cc and larger without re-engineering. Currawong Engineering can manufacture injector plates with custom configurations to provide the flow rate required for virtually any EFI UAV engine. Options include different fuel caps, mounting flanges and electrical connectors.
Product part number: CE646-XXX
* XXX depending on configuration
Currawong Engineering manufactures a wide range of UAV engine sensors of various types, two of which are shown here as they are commonly used in EFI systems.The sensors are rugged and reliable and capable of operation under high or low temperature, at various altitudes, in contaminated environments, and under vibration conditions. The resistive element used by Currawong provides a strong signal that is noise immune in contrast to thermocouples.
Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT)
This lightweight silicon resistive element temperature sensor is designed for mounting directly into the cylinder head near the combustion chamber. Sensors with various lengths and connector types are available to meet the requirement of most engine installations.
Manifold Air Temperature (MAT)
This resistive element temperature sensor is designed for monitoring intake manifold air temperature, and is particularly intended for use in the UAV industry. Sensors with various lengths and connector types are available to meet the requirement of most engine installations.