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Electro-Pneumatic Bus Door Control Mechanism

Electro-Pneumatic Bus Door Control Mechanism

Application and Feature


1. Pneumatic Door Mechanism actuates the open/close movements of bus door through two double acting
cylinders and two linkages with spline shafts.
2. To prevent people from being clamped, the door system adopts pneumatic sensor, human sensor and
timer, so the door retracts automatically when any obstruction occurs to door. All these mounted above
the door to save space and safety in operation.
3. There is a provision for emergency provided in the BDC (Bus Door Controller). This emergency is
pneumatic.
4. The Bus Door Controller is microprocessor based.

Technical Information
1. Operating Pressure:

4 10 bar

2. Ambient temp.:

-5 C to +50 C

3. Rated Voltage :

24VDC

4. Drive Force:

2000n (0.4 Mpa)

5. Endurance:

500,000 cycles

6. Open/Close time:

= 4 sec. predefine

7. Manual force to open the door: <= 10 KFG

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Electro-Pneumatic Bus Door Control Mechanism

Product Description
Main Features and Functions
x The double acting cylinder used in BDC is (Bore) dia.63 X 100mm stroke, with ball joint filled at cylinder
end.
x 5/2 electrical operated valve i.e.; Operation Control Valve used for opening/closing of cylinder.
x 3/2 pilot operated valve i.e.: System Control Valve used for emergency operation.
x 3/2 electrical operated valve i.e.: Emergency Reset Valve used for electrical reset after emergency.
x 3/2 puss-pull valve i.e.; Main Cut off Valve used for main air supply cut off at the dash board end.
x Non return valve for compensation of air in the pilot/emergency line.

Characteristic parts:.
x

Cylinder 63/100

Function: Drive the door to open and close


Specification:
Working Medium
Pressure range
Front fixing
Rear fixing
Ambient temp.
Speed
Permanent Magnet
Life

Filtered compressed air (Min 50)


1 10 bar
Ball & Socket joint
MP4
-20 C to +70 C
3m/sec max.
Std.
20,000km

Cushioning adjustment

Both ends

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x

Solenoid valve SVAJ213 (Coil Operated)

Function: Drive the cylinder to open and close


Specification:
Working Medium
Position
Pressure range
Ambient temp.
Response time -@5bar
Orifice
Mounting
Flow rate
Connection

Filtered compressed air (Min 50)


5/2
1 10 bar
-10 C to +70 C
On time 20msec., off time 22msec.
3.0mm
Through holes in housing, also
suitable for mounting on manifold
290 l /min
1/4 BSP INLET/OUTLET
1/8 BSP EXHAUST

Solenoid valve DSA213 (Coil Operated) Reset valve

Function: Used to reset the system after emergency


Specification:
Working Medium
Position
Pressure range
Ambient temp.
Response time -@5bar
Orifice
Mounting
Flow rate
Connection

Filtered compressed air (Min 50)


3/2
2 10 bar
-10 C to +70 C
On time 20msec., off time 22msec.
3.0mm
Through holes in housing, also
suitable for mounting on manifold
290 l /min
1/4 BSP INLET/OUTLET

Solenoid valve DSA110 (3/2 Pilot Operated)

Function: Used to maintain air flow in the system.


Specification:
Working Medium
Pressure range
Ambient temp.
Response time -@5bar
Orifice
Mounting
Flow rate
Connection

Filtered compressed air (Min 50)


2 10 bar
-10 C to +70 C
On time 20msec., off time 22msec.
3.0mm
Through holes in housing, also
suitable for mounting on manifold
290 l /min
1/4 BSP INLET/OUTLET

Pilot Pressure

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Push Pull valve SDAJ201 (3/2)

Function: Used to cut off air supply from the air tank to the system.
Specification:
Working Medium
Pressure range
Ambient temp.
Response time -@5bar
Orifice
Mounting
Flow rate
Connection

Filtered compressed air (Min 50)


2 10 bar
-10 C to +70 C
On time 20msec., off time
22msec.
3.0mm
On the dash board
290 l /min
1/4 BSP INLET/OUTLET

Sp. Non-return valve (Optional)

Function: To maintain air pressure in the pilot line to compensate air loss if there is
any leakage in the system.

Speed Control Valve (Online Flow control)

Function: With proper adjustment, we can control the timing for door close/open.
x

Pressure Switch (Optional)

Function: To give feedback the system after obtaining requires pressure in the system for operation.
Specification:
Working Medium
Range / Set point
Ambient temp.
Mounting

Filtered compressed air (Min 50)


0 -10 bar / 1 bar
-10 C to +70 C
On the bracket

Connection

1/8 BSP (F) x 8/6 PU tube conn.

Pneumatic Sensor

Function: When there is any obstruction occurs to the door, air pressure in
the pvc pipe in the rubber strip of the door panel will increase. As soon as the
pneumatic sensor connected with the pvc pipe senses the air pressure change
in the pvc pipe, it gives an electrical signal to the controller to retract the door.

Human Sensor (Optional)

Function: It is object sensitive type. It is fitted on the mounting plate with its sensor
opening towards the floor of the bus. The length of the sensing range according to
requirement at the body building end. The sensor is in active condition when the door is
in open condition. During the door closing if somebody either tries to get into or out of
the bus, it senses the person and gives signal to the controller to retract the door.

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Buzzer cum Indicator

Function: During the door closing, the buzzer beeps to warn the driver. And also in
case of emergency the beeping frequency changes to warn the driver.

Magnetic Sensor (Reed Switch)

Function: The reed switch installed on the slots provided on the square profile of the cylinder tube. The
reed switch senses the magnet ring on the piston and gives signal to the microcontroller. As long as the
door in close condition, the reed switch will glow. When the doors are opened, the piston of cylinder goes
back to the end of the cylinder, thus the light on the reed switch stops glowing. Therefore, when the door is
fully closed the controller will not work.

Specification:
Medium
Design
Connection
Mounting
Supply voltage
Max. switching current
Max. Speed
Cyclic Speed
Repeatability

Magnetic Field
NO
2 wire cable (Std. 1m.)
Clamp fixed on cylinder, adjustment by screw
10V 220V DC, 10V 220V AC
200 mA for DC, 20 mA for AC
3 m/ sec
800Hz
0.1 mm

Pneumatic emergency valve

Function: Used for exhaust the system pressure to open the


door manually. There are two type of cover proved in which the
emergency valve fitted. The round cover installed near the doors at
outer side of bus and the square ones inside.

Dashboard Switch (Optional)

Function: These three switches are located on the


dashboard in the drivers compartment. All switches are
push button with indicator type.

The green switches are for door operating front/rear.


When the doors are in open condition, the switch will
glow as per individual.
The red switch used for resting the system if there is a
case of emergency. It starts glowing when somebody
presses the emergency switch. When the system
resets, the lights in the switch stops glowing.

Controller:

Function: This is a microprocessor based and it controls the entire operation


and the safety features are inbuilt in the circuit. The controller rating is 24V
DC/55W/5Amp. Additional provisions are being made for further safety
purposes.

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Ball joint:

Function: This component fitted at the front end of the cylinder to rotate the
linkage, which in turn open/close the doors. The ball joint provided to take care
the entire misalignment take place during door assembly.
x

MP4:

Function: This is the component fitted at the rear of the cylinder to hold it on the
mounting plate.

Connectors:

Function:

These are used to


connect PU tube for piping purpose
and also to connect the valves and
other pneumatic components in a
pneumatic circuit. Some of them are
having piping thread at one end with
PU/ Nylon tube connection at other end. They are as follows
Straight connector BSP X 8/6 PU/Nylon tube
Elbow BSP X 8/6 PU/ Nylon tube
Tee connector 8/6 PU/ Nylon tube

Pressure Regulator

Function: By using this component we can control the door open/close operation
smoothly. Sudden jerks can be avoided with constant door operation timing
irrespective of pressure variation at the main air inlet

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