Sanderson Engine Development of Massachusetts is Named Frost & Sullivan Emerging Company of the Year for Revolutionary Design That Could More Than Double Fuel Efficiency in Automobiles.Sanderson to Accept Award Sept. 16(th) in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Sanderson Engine Development (SED (1) (Stream EDitor) A Unix text editor that processes an entire file. It is the stream-oriented version of ed, an earlier text editor. Sed executes ed commands, but instead of editing one line at a time, sed applies the commands to the whole file. ), an emerging technology company in Upton, Mass., will be honored on Tuesday, Sept. 16th in San Francisco with the prestigious 2008 North American North American
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SRAM - static random-access memory ), SED has successfully created a paradigm shift A dramatic change in methodology or practice. It often refers to a major change in thinking and planning, which ultimately changes the way projects are implemented. For example, accessing applications and data from the Web instead of from local servers is a paradigm shift. See paradigm. in the industry, introducing a technology with disruptive market potential.
The SRAM is an emerging core technology for an entirely new generation of engine-driven pumps, compressors, generators, and any other device for which current power systems deploy multiple components - as in a crankshaft engine and a swash plate (Mach.) a revolving circular plate, set obliquely on its shaft, and acting as a cam to give a reciprocating motion to a rod in a direction parallel to the shaft.
See also: Swash hydraulic pump - to transfer power.
"SED's SRAM technology can successfully replace the crankshaft or swash plate in engines, pumps, motors, and compressors with a mechanism that converts linear to rotary, rotary to linear or linear to linear, replacing a combination of a crankshaft engine and swash plate pump," explains Frost & Sullivan Energy & Power Principal Consultant Sara Bradford. "In addition, the SRAM's variable displacement Variable displacement is an automobile engine technology that allows the engine displacement to change, by deactivating cylinders, for improved fuel economy. The technology is primarily used in large, multi-cylinder engines. hydraulic pumps technology scales to sizes not currently available by large crankshaft pumps, enabling new wind, wave and hydro-power applications."
Thus, SED's SRAM can be utilized in a wide range of applications to improve fuel efficiency and provide numerous additional benefits. Within the energy industry, this technology can provide substantial benefits in hydraulic transmission Noun 1. hydraulic transmission - a transmission that depends on a hydraulic system
hydraulic transmission system
hydraulic system - a mechanism operated by the resistance offered or the pressure transmitted when a liquid is forced through a small opening or of power, hydraulic hybrid power Hybrid Power in this context describes the combination of a power producer and the means to store that power in an energy storage medium.
In power engineering, the term 'hybrid' does not mean a "method," such as the popular use of hybrid to mean a vehicle like the Toyota train with regenerative braking, and hybrid hydraulic engines.
For instance, SED's SRAM technology can be used to improve efficiency and create less costly wind turbines by relocating the generator from the top of the turbine to its base, either at ground/sea level or below. It can also replace the existing complex multi-stage gearboxes with a simple low reduction gearbox to provide reliability, low cost and high power density aspects to wind energy operations. This concept is currently being reviewed by several renewable energy Renewable energy utilizes natural resources such as sunlight, wind, tides and geothermal heat, which are naturally replenished. Renewable energy technologies range from solar power, wind power, and hydroelectricity to biomass and biofuels for transportation. developers, institutional researchers and laboratories, and equipment manufacturers.
The SRAM almost completely eliminates friction, offering higher efficiency over a broad speed range (an energy savings result), as compared to existing technologies. It allows the piston stroke to be varied from maximum to zero, and this can easily be controlled on the run. As a result, the compression ratio compression ratio
Degree to which the fuel mixture in an internal-combustion engine is compressed before ignition. It is defined as the volume of the combustion chamber with the piston farthest out divided by the volume with the piston in the full-compression position ( can be varied as needed as needed prn. See prn order. by a combustion engine or the flow to be varied in a pump or motor. Another unique feature is that the mechanism provides for a near-perfect balance, enabling very low vibration and noise, which is essential for many applications that are used indoors or in close proximity to consumers.
SED's technology can be utilized in hydraulic hybrid power train designs to eliminate the need for expensive electric generators/motors for electric hybrid vehicles. SRAM technology used with hydraulic hybrid power train designs can dramatically increase the fuel efficiency of many types of material handling, farm, lawn/garden, and other equipment.
In short, with an integral supercharger supercharger
Air compressor or blower used in piston-type internal-combustion engines to increase the amount of air drawn into the cylinders by the movement of the pistons during each intake stroke. and hydraulic pump, SRAM engines can more than double the horsepower in the same space as compared to the combination of a crankshaft engine, supercharger and hydraulic pump.
By utilizing innovative strategies to develop its SRAM technology, SED has successfully achieved $1.1 million in license options and prototype/test orders and approximately $7 million from manufacturers in project co-funding. At this time, the company has eight prototypes designed, built and tested in many applications including those highlighted. SED has a strong intellectual property portfolio consisting of 17 U.S. patents and over 500 claims, 18 foreign patents, and additional patents in process. As it forges ahead to be a significant participant within its industry, the company has proven to be a worthy recipient of the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Emerging Company of the Year award.
A truly disruptive advantage is that the pistons can be double-ended, allowing one side to function as a combustion cylinder, while the other cylinder in line can be a hydraulic pump. The result is a very high transfer of power efficiency. The opposing cylinder can also be configured as a supercharger for the engine, providing higher power to weight and efficiency.
"The fact that SRAM technology can provide linear to linear power conversion will uniquely enable a highly compact combination engine with an integral hydraulic pump that provides a lucrative market potential," notes Bradford.
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About Sanderson Engine Development, LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
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The Sanderson Engine Development Company, LLC, was formed in August, 1998 to develop and commercialize the Sanderson Rocker-Arm Mechanism (SRAM) along with associated developments that resulted from the original rocker arm engine concept. The company, based in Upton, MA, was founded by Robert and Albert Sanderson and is headed by CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. John Fox. The seminal invention, the rocker arm mechanism, was discovered in a breakthrough insight in 1997. Robert Sanderson conceived of a mechanism that would enable internal combustion and other mechanisms to achieve unprecedented levels of performance and efficiency. Subsequently, the mechanism has undergone extensive testing and evaluation, and is presently in the commercialization stage.
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