Test Benches

Precision control, efficient power conversion and flexible configuration

Test Benches

Control Techniques provides products, solutions and services to meet a wide range of test bench applications across many industries. Based on long-term industrial expertise, our application teams can support you in your type and sample tests on finished products with proven results. Our test bench solutions are found wherever the emphasis is on accuracy, dynamism and maximum availability.

Key benefits
  • Precision power conversion technology for engine, gearbox and chassis dynamometers
  • Battery simulation for electric and hybrid vehicle development
  • Combustion engine torque pulse simulation
  • End of line test equipment
  • Customised local services and round the clock support
Typical applications include:
  • Testing equipment on development and production lines
  • Drive shaft test benches for motor vehicles and heavy goods vehicles/trucks
  • Onboard power system test benches for aircraft or helicopters, including AC generators, hydraulics, fuel pumps, driving and loading turbines
  • Test benches for military requirements, such as regulators of aircraft carburettor gear boxes for tanks
  • Special test benches, such as testing balance, noise and resonance
  • Test benches for electric tools, such as power screwdrivers and saws
  • Test benches for electric components, such as voltage and frequency variable testing of chokes and other inductors
Related products:

Unidrive – The ultimate universal high performance and modular AC/servo drive 
0.75 kW - 2.8 MW Heavy Duty (1.0 hp - 4,200 hp)

    Control Techniques Unidrive M750 Servo Drives

Digitax HD – Minimum size, maximum performance servo drives 
200 & 400 V Pulse Duty Servo Drive Systems, 1.5 – 16 A rms

Unimotor hd high dynamic applications servo motor

Unimotor hd – High dynamic AC brushless servo motor series
0.72 - 85.0 Nm (255.0 Nm peak) [6.3 - 757.6 lb-in (2257 lb-in) peak]

     Commander C general purpose ac variable speed drives from Control Techniques
Commander C – General Purpose drives - Flexibility for countless applications
0.25 - 132 kW (0.33 - 200 HP)
       Control Techniques DFS High Power Freestanding Drives
DFS Series - High Power Freestanding Drives – Ready to use, fast turnaround
55 – 540 kW (100 - 1,250 HP)
     mentor mp high performance dc drive
Mentor MP – High performance DC drive solution platform 
25 – 7,400 A (5 – 6,080 HP) Two or four quadrant operation (regenerative)

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