Drake Controls is one of Woodward Inc.’s largest Energy Aftermarket business partners globally with Authorized Sales & Service Centers located throughout the United States and Mexico. Our company is a Recognized Engine and Turbine Retrofitter, and our goal is to provide quality products, solutions and technical services to the Turbomachinery industry and our customers.
In addition to innovative solutions for prime movers, we provide support and enhancement to Diesel and Natural Gas Engines as well as Steam and Gas Turbine Control Systems. We also provide products and systems for all business segments including Compressor Anti-Surge Controls, Condition Monitoring, Power Generation and Distribution.
Drake engineers are experts in engine and turbine controls because we understand your equipment.
Drake Controls offers Woodward simplex, duplex or TMR architecture control systems for a variety of applications.
Drake Controls offers electronic engine control systems for any application operating on diesel and/or gaseous fuel.
The Drake Controls service department is available 24/7 to provide parts, technical support, or emergency service.
Drake Controls is a Woodward Factory Authorized Service, Repair and Overhaul provider. We have full service facilities in or near Houston, Odessa, Los Angeles and Mexico City to support our customers around the world. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide parts, technical support, or emergency service.
We are factory authorized to service and repair Woodward governors, actuators, control valves, shutoff valves and electronic controls.
Our experts can train your staff how to operate, maintain and troubleshoot any Woodward new or legacy control system.
Our factory trained technicians and field engineers are available for repair, troubleshooting, installation and commissioning.
Drake Controls maintains an extensive inventory of commonly used parts at our four locations.
The TecJet 52 Gen II is an electronic gas metering valve for single-point injection. Through its integrated sensors and electronics it provides the correct gas flow under all specified conditions. Typically, a separate engine control system, like Woodward’s E3 control or an OEM’s control system, calculates the desired gas flow from the different engine and […]Read More
Uptime and reliability are essential to the operation of steam and hydro turbines and Woodward’s new VariStroke family of actuators superbly addresses these concerns. Their patented dirt tolerant and self cleaning technology ensures greater overall reliability. The VariStroke linear electro-hydraulic actuators are designed specifically for steam and hydro turbine applications. Two sizes accommodate the required […]Read More
Improved ignition in high-BMEP, lean-burn gas engines by Alan Oetken As high-BMEP gas engines move toward leaner air-fuel-ratio operations to meet increasingly more stringent emission requirements, the air-fuel mixtures become more difficult to ignite. Lean mixtures have slower laminar flame speeds that can result in engine misfire. Also, in large-bore engines the flame front has […]Read More
Woodward has the longest legacy of any control supplier in the industrial rotating equipment market. They continuously invest in bringing innovative solutions to real market needs. Many of these solutions leverage experience and trends from other market segments including reciprocating engines, aircraft turbines and electrical power systems.
Dynalco Controls is a division of Barksdale Inc., a Crane Co. company, and was started with a goal of producing engineered solutions for the oil and gas industry. Since 1968, Dynalco has become a worldwide industry leader, recognized for its high-quality instruments and controls used not only in the oil & gas industry, but in chemical, power, marine and construction industries as well.