High Accuracy Production Testing of Clutch Drive Plates

Rig Design Schematic

Magal Engineering required an end of line test rig to provide a traceable quality standard of clutch drive plates in order to supply Original Equipment (OE) parts to the automotive industry.
Of importance were high accuracy, repeatability, high throughput and reliability. All were addressed with the use of the new NI Compact RIO Expansion chassis and associated modules.

Formula 1 Caliper & Brake Test Dynamometer

Run Screen

AP Racing required a new type of Dynamometer which could match the high speed and acceleration rates achieved by Formula 1 cars. Also of importance was a design which could carry out these tests within the actual sections of car’s standard wheel and suspension assembly, mimicking the airflow through ducting and around the brake.