The research and development team at Champion Aerospace has pioneered the use of exotic materials to extend the life and enhance performance of turbine igniters.
Champion Aerospace is a leading supplier to the OE turbine engine market for airline, general aviation, and military aircraft applications. Champion igniters are also used by the U.S. Department of Defense to satisfy high-performance requirements for high-speed maneuverability and flame-out protection in advanced fighters and bombers.
With more than 300 different engine designs, these igniters are specified as original equipment on products from Allison, Allied Signal, General Electric, Pratt & Whitney, Sundstrand/ Turbomach, Teledyne, Williams International, Westinghouse, Rolls-Royce, CFM International, SOLAR, and Turbomeca. Champion Aerospace has produced ignition systems for U.S. and European industries, including land and marine power plants; oil, gas, and coal furnaces; oil rig operations; and pumping stations. Plus, it builds more gas turbine igniter models than all other manufacturers combined.
The patented Champion Series 21™ igniter and lead incorporate numerous design benefits that improve performance, installation, and maintenance. Variable immersion depth allows it to be used in multiple engine platforms. The self-centering conical contact virtually eliminates flashover and arcing.
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