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Shaw Aero Devices, Inc. used Flomerics’ EFD.Lab CFD software to iterate a solenoid valve to an optimized design.
  
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Fluid Simulation Reduces Valve Prototype Development Time
Posted Fri September 07, 2007 @07:53AM
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News Aerospace valve manufacturer Shaw Aero Devices, Inc., Naples, Florida, saved at least $9000 and three months in prototyping costs by using Flomerics’ EFD.Lab computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to iterate to an optimized design.

The CFD results for each iteration provided insights into how the design could be improved. Rob Preble, Project Engineer for Shaw, created a design that provided the required pressure drop without the need to build a single hardware prototype.

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