Small dynamometers help test rotary devices

By Control Engineering Staff September 28, 2006
MicroDyne small motoring dynamometers help test rotary devices.

Sakor Technologies ‘ MicroDyne series small motoring dynamometers are ideal for testing all types of small rotary devices, such as motors, pumps, generators and compressors, in a wide range of automotive, military and aerospace testing applications.

The units are fully functional, four-quadrant dynamometers engineered for low power applications. Versions are available in sizes from 100 W to 5 kW.
MicroDyne offers the most precise speed and torque control available-especially for low speed applications where full torque can be applied all the way to stall (zero speed). Modern drive technology also allows the systems to provide seamless crossover between motoring and loading modes. Advanced features for more sophisticated testing requirements include inertia simulation, engine simulation, and NVH testing capability.

—Edited by C.G. Masi , Control Engineering senior editor