Hydra-Electric will showcase its breakthrough sensing technology utilized by rotary wing aircraft programs at the 2015 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo
Burbank, CA – February 24, 2015 — Hydra-Electric Company, a provider of breakthrough technology in sensors and switches for the aerospace industry, announces it will be exhibiting for the first time at Heli-Expo in Orlando, Florida, March 3-5. Presented by the Helicopter Association International [HAI], Heli-Expo is the largest helicopter exhibition and trade show in the world, attracting over 20,000 attendees.
Hydra-Electric provides products to numerous commercial and military rotary wing aircraft manufacturers, including AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopter, Bell Helicopter, Bell Boeing Helicopter, Boeing Defense, General MD Helicopter, and Sikorsky.
“Rotary wing aircraft require specially engineered switches and sensors with higher vibration tolerances and pressure sensitivities,” said Tim Burmood, Director of Sales at Hydra-Electric. “Our high performance sensing technology excels within hostile and challenging environments in applications such as engines, hydraulic and fuel systems.”
Visitors can find Hydra-Electric in the First-Time Exhibitor Pavilion at Booth #4307. For a complete list of rotary aircraft programs where Hydra-Electric’s products are represented, visit https://hydraelectric.com/programs/rotary.
Hydra-Electric is a trusted provider of reliable technology in sensors and switches in the aerospace industry. Its proven solutions include: pressure, temperature and multi-function sensors; and pressure, temperature and liquid flow switches. Hydra’s high performance sensing technologies are able to address problems which were previously thought to be unsolvable, including: pressure-spike damage, pump ripple, high-speed impulses, burst diaphragms, and broken wire bonds to name a few.
The Company has been an innovator in the aerospace industry since 1948 when it introduced the Negative Rate Disc Spring design that remains the global standard today for aerospace pressure switches. Hydra-Electric’s products are found in demanding military and commercial applications, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, missiles, space launch platforms, ships and submarines, armored vehicles and UCAVs.