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Client: Lite Launcher

Industry: Leisure

Customer Requirement

NSF Controls was approached by Lite Launcher as their unreliable motor-driven catch was no longer fit for purpose. We were asked to produce a dependable, user friendly and cost effective method of operating the firing pin which launches a dummy for a dog to retrieve as part of a gun dog training program.
 

NSF Controls Solution

NSF Controls developed and tested a size 3E rotary solenoid operating on a spring–loaded plunger as it had to be able to withstand significant recoil forces. We also incorporated a release lever and return spring support to provide resilient mounting within the assembly.
 

Conclusion

The end result was a reliable, robust solenoid that could withstand the recoil force of the launcher without mechanical failures.
 
Over 90% of NSF Controls solutions are bespoke to our customers’ needs, to find out more contact us on +44(0)1535 661144 or email us info@nsfcontrols.co.uk

 

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NSF Controls Ltd, Ingrow Bridge Works, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 5EF, United Kingdom