Customer: Visteon Automotive Global Technology Center, Ypsilanti, MI
Project Type: Alternator Thermal Performance Tester
Dynamometer: AccuDyne AC Motoring Dyanamometer
Control System: DynoLAB EM
Other Equipment: Active load banks for armature and field circuits, Thermotron thermal chamber, PWM controls
SAKOR designed a test system to perform thermal performance testing of automotive alternators and charging systems. The DynoLAB EM Test Cell Controller fully automates test operations, including alternator speed control, power supply control, PWM control, dynamic profiling of electrical loads and thermal cycling. The system is designed for 24-hour unattended operation.