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Old 06-04-2007, 04:55 AM   #1
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Default NEW TCS Brushless

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TCS radiator of the new "TCS Brushless" (shown here in a Predator)

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The new TCS "ESC Cooling Plate" - Replaces the heatsink and fan.

This is the latest TCS. Its just been released and is for Brushless.

The results are amazing and enable you to run, within reason, as much power as you want without any reliability issue or thermal cut-out.

Please see Graphs attached for telemetry data :-

Borden (UK) test - Brushless ESC.pdf

Borden (UK) test - Brushless Motor.pdf

The track and gearing were really hard on the car. With a standard brushless system, it went into thermal cut-out at 5min 20secs. With the TCS fitted the temperatures were lowered dramatically (see graphs) and a faster motor wind could have then beeen used.

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can you show the car with out the body?
Where do you get one?
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TCS have a website - www.tcscooling.com

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Are there any other applications, other than the LRP?
I have a Mamba and Neu in a Losi 8ight that would benifit form this.
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Old 06-04-2007, 08:16 AM   #5
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TCS Brushless fits LRP Nosram and Novak.

We are developing new TCS parts all of the time.
We would welcome your input and technical information regarding other requirements
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Here is my set up,
It is becoming very popular.

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Default TCS Brushless. Mamba?

That is a great class. I am sure that will become very popular.

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The motor cooling plate is designed to fit your motor size/type. It would bolt straight on without modification. It fits between the motor and the mount.
You will need longer motor mounting screws which are supplied with the TCS Brushless kit.

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Is the heatsink removable ?
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The heat sink is atteched with some type of epoxy.
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If you can remove the heatsink, the TCS cooling plate would take its place.

The TCS cooling plate is 25mm x 30mm

TCS Brushless system is supplied with double sided silicone pads which can be used to attach the cooling plate to you ESC top plate or directly to your ESC FETS.

Also I have noticed that Mamba already make a water cooled speedo for boats. I wonder if that built in liquid cooled heatsink, can be used on the car version. Or if the boat speedo can be used in a car. Wonder about brakes etc and software suitability ?

In an RC car we have been able to run the fastest of the brushless motors with no overheating issues at all.
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Thanks, i will look at the mamba boat controller specs.

The boat controller is completely different. I would have to adapt your plate to my esc.
It might work if I just machine the fins off of the heatsink to make it a smooth plate and affix your cooling plate to it.
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Default TCS filling.

This shows the simple filling procedure for a TCS


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Hi RWeatherley, nice to see you here! I'm new to TCS. How does the liquid flows around the system? Is there some device that drive the liquid as what we understand from conventional car cooling system. Do we required special liquid? Thanks!

PS, I got a pred international and DTM. Nice job!
By the way, it is still possible to get suspension arm for the DTM? I broke my rear lower link. Thanks!
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Hi RWeatherley, nice to see you here! I'm new to TCS. How does the liquid flows around the system? Is there some device that drive the liquid as what we understand from conventional car cooling system. Do we required special liquid? Thanks!

PS, I got a pred international and DTM. Nice job!
By the way, it is still possible to get suspension arm for the DTM? I broke my rear lower link. Thanks!
The TCS has a tiny micropump which circulates the coolant.
Yes the coolant was specially developed and refined for the TCS. It is mainly water, which is the most efficient media for removing heat. It has some additives which enhance the thermal properties of the water and lubricate the pump seal. The fluid is non electrically conductive.

There is also more information about how TCS works, at www.tcscooling.com

All current TTech parts can be ordered from www.ttechracing.com
All "Legends" parts (older models) are available from www.the-pred.co.uk
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Default TCS Micropump

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"TCS Micropump"
A high intensity blue stobe LED, shows when the pump is running

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You can see the pump next to the motor in this Tamiya touring car

The main body is 14mm square

It has a tiny speed controller built into it. This allows an initial burst to start the pump, followed by very low power consumption - less than 0.5w

(By comparison a typical twin air fan takes 2.5 watts from your batteries)

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The web site says $150 us plus tax for the system. What is included in the system?

I want one for my electric powered 8ight. It will really blow peoples minds when the see a radiator on it.
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