Power Processing Unit (PPU) for Hall Effect Thrusters

SKU: Elektro

Power Processing Unit for Thruster by Airbus (1 more product)

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The Elektro from Airbus is a Power Processing Unit (PPU) that provides power conditioning and control for the Hall Effect Thrusters. This PPU has a maximum output operating power of 5kW and an input power bus of 100 V. It has a lifetime of 15 years in geostationary orbit and an efficiency of up to 94.5%. The Elektro has an anode operating capability of up to 400V (Isp vs thrust) and is designed for dual-mode operation in the range of 300-400V. It features a flexible design that offers different possible thruster configurations and can drive one or two HETs. The PPU has a mass of 20.5kg and measures 393 x 270 x 271 mm.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    Elektro
  • Manufacturer
    Airbus
  • Description
    Power Processing Unit (PPU) for Hall Effect Thrusters

General Parameters

  • Orbit
    GEO
  • Thruster Type
    Hall-Effect Thruster
  • Mass
    20.5 Kg
  • Supply Voltage
    100 V (Power Bus Voltage)
  • Power Consumption
    5 to 5.3 kW (Output operating power)
  • Efficiency
    94.5 %
  • Anode Voltage
    400 V
  • Operating Temperature
    -30 to 70 Degree C
  • Dimension
    393 x 270 x 271 mm

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