Dynamometers

Test & Measuring Instruments

Towing Dynomometer collects vehicle performance data.

December 8, 2014

Used for testing compact to full-sized cars, SUVs, and light trucks, RSL Series has aluminum frame, sheet metal body, and independent, coil-spring suspension. Eddy current absorber, powered by batteries and alternator, is used for power absorption. Combined with DynCntrl-II software, these dynamometers provide engineers with repeatable tool for collecting critical vehicle performance data. Closed loop control and hill simulation as well as wireless, touchscreen controller are standard. Read More

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AC Engine Dynamometers range from 11.9-735 kW.

August 6, 2014

Available in models from 16–985 hp with max engine speed ranging from 3,000–11,000 rpm, AC Engine Dynamometers provide high overload capacity for research and development applications. Units offer low moment of inertia and high pulse torque in testing in either direction. Other key features include regenerative opportunities, fast response for transient testing of engines and transmissions, and seamless test-cell integration. Read More

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Airflow Simulator meets WLTP cycle requirements.

June 6, 2014

Featuring tangential fan technology, Fahrtwind-Simulator is capable of simulating airflows up to 135 km/h for measuring wind generated by moving vehicle. Outlet velocity is evenly distributed over entire outlet area and affords maximum precision. Meeting requirements of Worldwide Harmonized Light Duty Test Procedure, mobile simulator includes programmable touch panel, external set point signal, and electric height adjustment, contributing to rapid adaptation to varying vehicle models. Read More

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Medical Handgrip Dynamometer features digital display.

July 17, 2013

Constructed with lightweight molded body, microFET utilizes precision electronic load cells to eliminate possibility of oil leakage that can occur with hydraulic units. Bluetooth technology allows for wireless use with clinical or data collection research software to optimize accuracy and accessibility. Read More

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Motoring Dynamometer can test range of small rotary devices.

March 9, 2009

Engineered for low power applications, MicroDyne(TM) four-quadrant dynamometer is capable of testing all types of small rotary devices such as motors, pumps, generators, and compressors. It also includes advanced features for inertia simulation, engine simulation, and NVH testing requirements. Available in versions from 100 W to 5 kW, unit features drive technology that allows for seamless crossover between motoring and loading modes. Read More

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Dynamometer System enables precise torque control.

July 28, 2008

Small Motor Dynamometer System features in-line rotating torque sensor and computer controlled low torque/high speed hysteresis brake. Designed to interface with motor controllers, it allows manufacturers to test small capacity electric motors (less than 100 in.-lb). Users can also interface with different controllers and exercise them under various braking conditions. Test stand can be adapted for range of motor interfaces such as ac/dc motors, actuators, and stepper motors. Read More

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Dynamometer Test System provides engine simulation.

December 16, 2003

DynoLAB(TM) PT Dynamometer Test Cell Supervisory System includes combustion analysis package and DynoLAB Test Executive software v4.1, which provides support for high-speed wireless communications between test cell sensors and control console. DynoLAB system with Accudyne AC dynamometer recreates torsional transients generated by running engine. Powertrain components can be tested under real-world conditions, without engine and required test cell facilities. Read More

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Tandem Dynamometers provide varied torque/speed capabilities.

July 7, 2003

Tandem Dynamometer Setups, suited for Eddy-Current (WB) and Powder Brake (PB) Dynamometers, are available in various PB/WB combinations: WB connected to WB dynamometer, PB connected to PB dynamometer, and WB connected to PB dynamometer with clutch or coupling. With WB/PB combination, electrical clutch allows PB dynamometer to disconnect once it reaches its speed limit so that test can continue up to maximum speed capability of WB Dynamometer. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dynamometers are suited for testing electrical motors.

April 4, 2003

High-Speed WB Dynamometers incorporate optical speed sensor and torque measurement, providing typical accuracy of 0.3%. Units are available with torque ratings from 150 mN·m to 20 N·m and speed ranges from 70,000-65,000 rpm, respectively. Company's TM Torque sensor may be mounted in line with dynamometer for system accuracy of 0.1% and speeds up to 50,000 rpm. Dynamometers test electrical motors in tools, medical/dental equipment, vacuum cleaners/systems, and toys. Read More

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Bench-Top Dynamometer offers plug and play functionality.

November 14, 2002

Multi-function instrument includes rotating torque sensor with integrated optical encoder for reading out torque, speed, and horsepower. AutoID enables PTI to detect sensor and encoder calibration, units, and ppr for set-up of torque and horsepower testing. PTI single-button instrument offers capacities from in.-oz to thousands of ft-lb. Unit can also detect and hold peak torque/hp values, as well as display peak values and rpm at which they occurred. Read More

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Dynamometer measures cutting forces during high-speed milling

July 17, 2002

Type 9125 rotating dynamometer measures vertical force and moment about spindle axis at speeds to 25,000 rpm. Digital data measuring signal is transmitted non-contacting between dynamometer and stationary signal receiver/processor. Signal processor contains RS-232C interface allowing for remote control and selection of 3 force measuring ranges (675, 225, 70 lbf). Quartz sensors yield wide dynamic data response with force threshold level of 0.007 lbf and moment of 0.9 lbf-in. Read More

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Dynamometers measure torque regardess of shaft speed.

January 29, 2002

Model HD, with hysteresis braking system, does not require speed to create torque, and can provide full motor ramp from free-run to locked rotor. Brake cooling is provided by convection, compressed air, or dedicated blower. It is suitable for testing in low to medium power ranges up to 14kW intermittent duty. Accuracy is 0.25% to 0.5% full-scale. It has standard English, metric, and SI torque measurements and optional encoder switch. Read More

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