Eddy Docking System

Docking Station | Eddy Current Dynamometers | Engine Dynamometers |


Includes: heavy-duty docking station, rolling engine cart, 96-volt DC eddy absorber (120-volts AC input), driveshaft, load cell, 28-channel data harness, mounting hardware, stainless braided hoses with aircraft fittings, manual, DYNO-MAX software, electronic load control and power supply, engine temperature thermistor, and banner.

Eddy Docking System variations:


DYNOmite Data-Acquisition Computer:

Expandable, surface-mount board system
120-volt 60-Hz, 240-volt 50-Hz, or 12-volt DC
CE and/or UL approved (per locale)
 PC-based 28, 56, or 112+ channel capable board sets, require DYNO-MAX software
Lite 3-channel (upgradeable to Pro above)
Optional portable Pro 28-channel capable handheld with 168-character LCD and keypad
Up to 1,000 recordings per second (per channel)
Quick-disconnect data harness
Non-volatile setup memory
Smart-Record™ automated recorder triggering
RS-232 and USB ports – for output to a PC with DYNO-MAX software options

Torque Transducer:

½% of full-scale accuracy – typical
Environmentally sealed strain-gauge arm or S-beam load cell
Semi-automatic calibration of zero offset
Temperature compensated

Hp, Torque, and RPM Capacity:*

*Actual load capacity depends on the selected water-brake (AC or eddy-current) absorber and test RPM. See online load charts for curves.
Hp from 15 to 800 (standard – single rotor)
Hp options from 1 to over 10,000
Torque options from 2 to over 5,000 lb-ft
RPM from 1,000 to over 10,000 (standard) – optional absorbers to over 20,000

Engine and Absorber Tachometers:

0 – 32,000+ RPM display
Quartz-crystal calibrated
RPM pulse type is selectable from ½ to 240 pulses per revolution
Optional clamp-on inductive pickup
Optional magnetic absorber pickup
Optional optical pickup
Optional crankshaft-position encoder

Load Control:

Manual-knob water-brake load valve (standard)
Optional auto-load servo (high or ultra-flow)
Optional electronic throttle controller

Water-Brake Absorber:

View Water-Brake Absorber Load Charts

Standard – “800” single-rotor to../absorber/dynamometer-absorbers-load-charts.htm#13-singleroid – 13″
Optional – “2000” Siamese-rotor toroid – 13″
Optional – “3000” Siamese-rotor toroid – 19″
Optional – “600” Siamese-rotor toroid – 11″
CNC machined from billet aircraft aluminum
Dual heavy-duty sealed bearings
Stainless-steel, heat-treated arbor shaft
Adjustable, fast-response load characteristics
External Zerk grease fittings
Optional “auto-lube” kit

Engine Stands or Docking Carts:

Heavy-duty, zero-torque, mobile (standard) – reaction cradle or docking station (optional)
Adjustable universal mounts or engine plate
Leveling engine-jack screw
Heavy-duty casters with locking latches
Quick-disconnect console mounts
Optional thermostatically controlled cooling tower
Optional “Pro” test-stand upgrade: fuel tank, pump, filter, starter relay, stainless-steel drip tray, battery mounts, and wiring harness

Control-Console Options:

Standard stainless “wall” console with billet-aluminum throttle and mechanical cable
Optional “Pro” console with billet-aluminum throttle, mechanical cable, auxiliary analog gauges, genuine Intel®-equipped Dell™ PC, 17″ LCD monitor, and wiring harness
Matching printer table
Matching rolling operator chair
Subsystem (with integral control relays)

Approximate Dimensions and Weight:

Mobile engine stand and absorber –
31″W x 77″L x 52″H (less console)
weight – 315 lbs (typical – less console)
Docking station (or reaction cradle) and boom –
43″W x 92″L x 80″H (less above cart)
weight – 850 lbs (typical – less above cart)
“Pro” console –
31″W x 31″D x 43″H
weight – 128 lbs (with computer)

Data Collection Options:

AFR (air/fuel ratio) exhaust-gas meter interface
Airflow turbines 3″, 4″, 6″, and 9″
Air/fuel ratio (calculated)
Air temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure weather station
Blowby transducer kit
Brake-specific air consumption (calculated BSAC)
Brake-specific fuel consumption (calculated BSFC)
Cylinder-pressure mapping transducer and position encoder
DYNO-MAX software
Engine-temperature thermistors
Exhaust-gas temperature thermocouple kits (EGT)
Five-gas analyzer with digital RS-232 interface
Fuel-flow turbine kits
Fuel and manifold-pressure transducers
Jackshaft RPM/MPH magnetic pickups
Knock sensors
Oil-pressure transducers
Smoke-opacity meter
Spark advance
Sparkplug-temperature thermocouples

Other Options:

Calibration weight kits
Fuel-hydrometer kits
Ignition and control relay boards
Sling psychrometer

Model Number: #017-300-1K

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