Product Industry: Aircraft & Aerospace

Oil Scavenge Pump for Aircraft Electric Generator

Objectives A manufacturer of electrical power generators for commercial and general aviation aircraft required a custom scavenge pump for their new aircraft generator.  The pump would scavenge lubrication oil from the generator sump thereby creating a dry sump, which allows the generator to operate at maximum efficiency.  The high-speed, gerotor style pump assembly scavenges an… Read more »

Glycol Coolant Pump for Military Electronics

Objectives An Eastern European defense electronics company contracted Cascon to design, develop, and manufacture a compact, positive displacement, glycol coolant pump for use in a military aircraft electronics cooling application.  This compact and lightweight coolant pump circulates a mixture of ethylene glycol and water. Our customer needed a custom pump design to meet their specific… Read more »

PAO Coolant Pump for Military Jet Combat Radar Cooling System

Objectives A cooling systems manufacturer specializing in thermal management solutions to the aerospace industry came to Cascon to design two new high performance coolant pumps to support a new Active Electronically Scanned Combat Radar system for a military jet fighter application. The primary objective of their development effort was to improve the overall effectiveness of… Read more »

DI Water Pump for International Space Station

Project Challenges The Environmental and Control and Life Support System (ECLSS), located in Node 3 of the International Space Station (ISS), was designed to support up to six crew members. The Oxygen Generator Assembly (OGA) within the ECLSS electrolyzes water to produce oxygen and hydrogen; the oxygen is delivered to the cabin atmosphere and the… Read more »

4-Stream Lubrication Pump for Cryogenic Compressor

Objectives Our customer’s space qualified cryogenic cooling system uses well proven technology to provide cold head temperatures at 65 and 120 degrees Kelvin. The system requires a specially designed gear pump to provide bearing lubrication and pressure sealing for the compressor.   Solutions Cascon’s pump supplies the oil needed to seal four pistons used in… Read more »

Lube & Scavenge Pump for Business Jet Aircraft Engine

Objectives Our customer needed a custom pump to lubricate their commercial aviation turbofan engine and satisfy aviation standards for safety and reliability. Rated at 1900 lbf thrust, this small, twin-spool turbofan engine is designed primarily for the light business jet market.   Solutions Cascon’s compact multi-circuit gerotor style lube and scavenge pump provides independent functions… Read more »

Custom Fuel Pump for Aircraft

Objectives Our customer needed a custom fuel pump to satisfy the needs of their aircraft design and satisfy aviation standards for safety and reliability. This line of general aviation aircraft is designed for the needs of private air travelers. There is seating for four and the plane has a range of 925 nautical miles, with… Read more »

Fuel Gear Pump for Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Objectives Our customer’s tactical UAV system consists of four air vehicles and the associated ground equipment, from where the operators have full control over the UAVs and their sensors. Each vehicle is equipped with a GPS navigation system for fully autonomous operation, and can be controlled using both LOS (Line-Of-Sight) and non-LOS datalinks. The UAV’s… Read more »

Hydraulic Transfer Pump for Business Class Jet Aircraft

Objectives Our customer needed a custom hydraulic transfer pump to satisfy the needs of their aircraft design and satisfy aviation standards for safety and reliability. This line of general aviation aircraft is designed for the needs of private air travelers. With a range of 3,800 nautical miles at Mach 0.8 cruising speed at 45,000’, this… Read more »

Custom Fuel Pump for Tactical Air Launch Decoy

Objectives Our customer’s unmanned air vehicle (UAV) is an air or ground-launched decoy, used to deceive and saturate enemy air defenses during strike aircraft operations. The UAV is powered by a small turbojet engine capable of operating up to 30,000’ altitude with speeds up to Mach 0.8. They needed a custom fuel pump which complied… Read more »