SoftInWay provides Peregrine with their best-in-class software solution known as AxSTREAM®. Peregrine has chosen AxSTREAM® as their software of choice for the development their sCO2 turbine engine, including the compressor and turbine component, utilizing modules for preliminary design, meanline and streamline analysis, performance mapping, profiling and 3D blade design, and CFD analysis. Peregrine is also taking advantage of SoftInWay’s technical support and engineering services team, providing the company with industry-leading response time and assistance.
“Aero-thermodynamic performance is at the very core of the value proposition of any turbomachinery company. We conducted a survey of industry software offerings and found AxSTREAM® to be an extremely versatile and effective tool; a stand-out from other offerings for the critical aero design of our turbomachine” said David Stapp, Peregrine’s Founder and CEO. “With the help of AxSTREAM® and the knowledgeable staff at SoftInWay, we have no doubt that our sCO2 turbine project will be a success, shaping the future of engine efficiency.”
Vacuum Process Engineering, Inc. (VPE) is a thermal engineering companyproviding science-based metallurgical services, including precision brazing, diffusion bonding, heat treating, and thin film coating. Since 1976, VPE has established a reputation as both an innovator and a reliable volume producer of mission-critical assemblies for customers in high-tech industries, including aerospace, medical, and semiconductor.
The diffusion bonding capability of Vacuum Process Engineering, Inc., has taken a leap with the world’s largest vacuum hot press.
Peregrine has utilized VPEI’s Diffusion Bonding Expertise and Capability
ANSYS, Inc. is a global leader in engineering simulation. Peregrine has utilized the top-grade simulation software developed by ANSYS in order to develop our product features and performance, as well as reliability and manufacturability. The end result: high-fidelity virtual prototypes which successfully simulate the behavior of complete products in their actual working environments.
Sandia’s Brayton Lab in Albuquerque is the only S-CO2 research facility of its kind. Peregrine has partnered with Sandia for: pilot testing our 1-megawatt power-generating system.
Sandia National Laboratories is operated and managed by National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International, Inc. National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia operates Sandia National Laboratories as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and supports numerous federal, state, and local government agencies, companies, and organizations.
A strong science, technology, and engineering foundation enables Sandia’s mission through a capable research staff working at the forefront of innovation, collaborative research with universities and companies, and discretionary research projects with significant potential impact.
The working fluid for Sandia’s Brayton cycle is S-CO2, which is chemically stable, low cost, non-toxic, non-flammable and readily available. “It’s basically a jet engine running in a closed loop with S-CO2 as the working fluid,” said Darryn Fleming, Sandia principal investigator for Advanced Reactor Technology in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Supercritical Transformational Electric Power program.
TURBOCAM and VPEI are Our Most Important Supply Chain Relationships.
TURBOCAMis a global turbomachinery development and manufacturing company that specializes in 5-axis machining of flowpath components.
TURBOCAM excels at prototype development and helping companies take their ideas to the test stage. Design-For-Cost (DFC) and Design-For-Manufacturing (DFM) are critical steps of getting ready to be competitive in the marketplace.
Peregrine has partnered with TurboCam for: Turbomachinery Component Manufacturing Expertise; Equity for Services; Operations Expertise
Loring Commerce Centre
The Loring Commerce Centre, managed by the Loring Development Authority of Maine (LDA), includes about 8,700 acres of land, 2.8 million square feet of facility space and a 12,100 foot runway capable of handling the world’s largest aircraft. Industries suitable for Loring were identified by an extensive Target Industry Market Study and an Aviation Task Force Study and include agriculture/food processing; forest products; information based companies; large space users; transportation distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO); air cargo operations and other niche markets.