SAKOR Projects

Alternator Thermal Performance Tester

Project Type: Alternator Thermal Performance Tester

Customer: Visteon Automotive Global Technology Center, Ypsilanti, MI

Dynamometer: AccuDyne AC Motoring Dynamometer

Control System: DynoLAB

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 system 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.

Alternator Thermal Performance Tester