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.