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Title:
FLUID WORKING MACHINE AND METHOD OF OPERATING FLUID WORKING MACHINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/104546
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a fluid working machine (1) comprising a controller (12) and a working chamber (2), an electronically controllable low pressure valve (14) associated therewith and a fast high pressure valve (20) associated therewith, characterised in that the working chamber has associated therewith a slow high pressure valve (30) for controlling the connection of the working chamber to a secondary high pressure manifold (32). A fluid working machine according to the invention may be operated to rotate its shaft (8) to a certain position, for example to allow easy maintenance of a wind turbine generator (40).

Inventors:
LAVENDER, Jack, Samuel (87/5 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HG, GB)
FIELDING, Michael, Richard (3 Union Road, Linlithgow EH49 7DY, GB)
CALDWELL, Niall, James (21 Brunstane Road South, Edinburgh EH15 2NH, GB)
STEIN, Uwe, Bernhard, Pascal (19 Hope Lane North, Edinburgh EH15 2PT, GB)
LAIRD, Stephen, Michael (4F2 25 Montpelier, Edinburgh EH10 4LY, GB)
Application Number:
GB2011/050357
Publication Date:
September 01, 2011
Filing Date:
February 23, 2011
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ARTEMIS INTELLIGENT POWER LIMITED (Unit 3, Edgefield Industrial EstateEdgefield Road,Loanhead, Midlothian EH20 9TB, GB)
LAVENDER, Jack, Samuel (87/5 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HG, GB)
FIELDING, Michael, Richard (3 Union Road, Linlithgow EH49 7DY, GB)
CALDWELL, Niall, James (21 Brunstane Road South, Edinburgh EH15 2NH, GB)
STEIN, Uwe, Bernhard, Pascal (19 Hope Lane North, Edinburgh EH15 2PT, GB)
LAIRD, Stephen, Michael (4F2 25 Montpelier, Edinburgh EH10 4LY, GB)
International Classes:
F04B9/04; F04B17/02; F04B53/10
Domestic Patent References:
WO2009153605A12009-12-23
Foreign References:
GB2459520A2009-10-28
EP1319836A22003-06-18
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HINDLE, Alistair, Andrew (Alistair Hindle & Associates Limited, 66 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EL, GB)
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