Industrial Vertical/Horizontal Kit

Small Engine |


Components for testing many small engines to 100+ Hp.* Includes: “Pro” industrial horizontal/vertical small-engine stand with “Auto-Tilt”™ option, #100 eddy-current absorber, 100-pound S-beam load cell, DYNOmite-Pro data-acquisition computer, DYNO-MAX “Pro” software, electronic load control, absorber-mounted magnetic RPM pickup, 28-channel data harness, mounting hardware, banner, accessories package, and manual (less PC). Note: Version with AC absorber and drive (including motoring) also available.


DYNOmite Data-Acquisition Computer  

Hardware configuration

Expandable, hybrid (surface-mount and thru-hole) multi-layer board system

Voltage requirements (DAQ only)

Runs on 120-volt 60-Hz AC, 240-volt 50-Hz AC, or 12-volt DC (specify)


CE and/or UL approved (per locale)

Board type and channel capacity

Pro, PC linked − 56 channel

Expansion capacity upgrades

56-channel capable subsystem − standard (112+ channel optional)

Data rate

User-selectable rates up to 200 (1,000 optional) recordings per second (per channel)

Transducer wiring interface

Quick-disconnect data harness − 28-channel (two included)


Non-volatile setup memory

Atmospheric correction

Standard, SAE, DIN, JIS, ECE, J1995, Custom

Wireless-Integration Options


Recording features

Smart Record™ automated recorder triggering

Data interface

User selectable, USB or RS-232 serial port, output to a PC − via DYNO-MAX software option

Third-party data-output interface options

Free Windows driver for National Instrument’s Lab View™ available

Temperature sensor

0 to 255 Fahrenheit [-18 to 124 Celsius] thermistor (two included)

Standard and optional sensor inputs

RPM, torque, frequency, flows, pressures, thermocouples, thermistors, 0-5 volts, Lambda, smoke opacity, position, etc.

Standard and optional control outputs

Ignition shut-off, relay control, load-control stepper output, 0-5 volt D/A, etc.

Torque Transducer  


Environmentally sealed S-beam load cell

Maximum displayed torque

Unlimited ft-lbs [N-m] − real-time and playback

Load-cell range

0 to 200 foot pounds [0 to 272 Nm] (other ranges available)

Load-cell signal-output gain

3 millivolts/volt

Load-cell resolution Better than 0.02% of full-scale accuracy − typical
Strain gauges Linearized full-bridge strain gauges in balanced Wheatstone bridge
Advanced linearization (software) User-configurable edit table (interpolated deviation map)
System torque resolution Better than 0.1% of full-scale accuracy − typical
Calibration features Semi-automatic calibration of zero offset
Drift stabilization Ratiometric supply-voltage and temperature compensation
Engine Station Assembly  


Delta-frame receiving dock with integral rolling-cart alignment guides and quick-mount clamps

Mechanical dock construction Heavy-duty formed-steel and tube-steel (delta) frame dock − with quick-mount clamps
Mechanical cart construction Heavy-duty tube steel cart and (removable) push bar − with adjustable engine mounts, large-diameter heavy-duty steel wheels and casters
Absorber to engine coupling Toothed-belt drive @ 1:1 ratio (other ratios available) via telescoping heavy-duty drive shaft (custom dampening-specifications optional)
Driveshaft 1720 style – telescoping drive shaft (custom dampening-specifications optional)
Driveshaft guard Integral heavy-duty steel − 360 degree
Installation Slab-mount with integral anchoring bosses
Engine-Stand Weight Capacities  
Maximum dynamic load 200 pounds [90 kg]
Maximum static load 200 pounds [90 kg]
Power Capacity (RPM dependent)*  
Notice *Power capacity is speed and temperature dependent (typical loading plots available)
Maximum displayed power Unlimited Hp [KW] − real-time
Maximum displayed torque Unlimited Ft-Lbs [N-m] − real-time
Peak steady-state power 100+ Hp [75+ KW] @ 5,000 RPM (see absorber’s “warm” load chart)
Peak steady-state torque 160+ Ft-Lbs [217+ Nm]  @ 1,100 RPM (see absorber’s “warm” load chart)
Peak intermittent RPM 6,500 RPM (other ranges available, see absorber load charts – may be further limited, by selected driveshaft)
Maximum continuous power 50+ Hp [37+ KW] @ 5,000 RPM (see absorber’s load chart)
Maximum continuous torque 70+ Ft-Lbs [95+ Nm]  @ 1,100 RPM (see absorber’s “hot” load chart)
Maximum continuous RPM 5,000 RPM (other ranges available, see absorber “hot” load charts – may be further limited, by selected driveshaft)
Engine (and Absorber) Tachometers  
Range 0 – 32,000+ RPM real-time display (user reconfigurable)
Timing reference Quartz-crystal calibrated
Resolution 0.1 RPM (typical)
Primary RPM signal Absorber-mounted hall-effect sensor
Signal compatibility User adjustable trigger voltages − pulse type selectable from ½ to 240 PPR
Alternate tachometer options Optional ignition and optical RPM pickups
Absorber and Load Control  
Absorber to Engine coupling Toothed-belt drive @ 1:1 ratio (other ratios available) via telescoping heavy-duty drive shaft (custom dampening-specifications optional)
Absorber speed / RPM regulation Electronic auto-load “Ultra-Flow” control (closed-loop PID) with automated test cycles via DYNO-MAX
Absorption method #100 air-cooled eddy-current absorber with electronic load-valve control
Bidirectional capable Yes

Power requirements (for absorber)

20-amps @ 240-volts AC @ 60-Hertz [or 50-Hertz]

Throttle (torque / power) regulation Electronic-throttle control of torque, power, or % − including automated test cycles via DYNO-MAX (also supports manual control)
Approximate Dimensions and Weight (Do not construct any test-cell foundations until system is on site)
Engine station assembly Heavy-duty steel, monocoque, frame − with rollover options
Width (frame  less rollover system) 35″ [89 cm]
Length (in vertical mode) 40″ [102 cm]
Length (in horizontal mode) 96″ [244 cm]
Height to engine-plate surface) 40″ [102 cm]
Height to engine centerline (from floor) 57½” [146 cm]
Weight 400 pounds [181 kg] (less optional rollover system)
Dynamometer Control Software  
Features Too many to list here − review DYNO-MAX specification pages and demo CD download
Notable trademarks Remote DYNO-MAX™ − network/internet viewing/control software (included free in DYNO-MAX “Pro“)
Software versions DYNOmite EEPROM version # 9.977 plus DYNO-MAX version #10.23 (included)
Control Console and PC Options  
Monitor “Pro” console with genuine Intel-equipped Dell PC and 17″ LCD display (included)
Network viewing Remote DYNO-MAX™ − network/internet viewing/control software (included free in DYNO-MAX “Pro“)
Rolling operator’s chair Adjustable-height chair with swiveling casters (included)
Data Collection Options  
Airflow Turbines Measure real-time intake CFM and BSAC (two turbines included)
Air/fuel ratio monitoring Optional 9-19 range AFR exhaust-gas module
Dynamometer control software DYNO-MAX software packages (see separate specifications page and demo CD) − (“Pro” version included)
Exhaust Gas Temperature thermocouples Fast-acting EGT probes allow reading and displaying up to eight sensors per DYNOmite-Pro board set. (8 probes included)
Electronic throttle control Unit allows PC to throttle engine during DYNO-MAX automated-test cycles (included)
Exhaust-emissions analyzer Optional five-gas analyzer (O2, CO, CO2, HC’s, and NOX) via digital DYNO-MAX RS-232 link.
Fuel-Flow Turbines Measure real-time fuel consumption and BSFC (two turbines included)
Pressure transducers Universal 0-5 volts pressure sensors (two included)
Weather station module Weather station provides automatic entry of air temperature, barometric pressure, and relative humidity (included)
Other Options  
Cooling Tower Assembly Thermostatically-controlled (adjustable – includes gauge) unit regulates engine temperature – individual rotating top and bottom segments (anodized ), quick-fill/drain valve, and air-bleed knob (included)
Integral engine starters Optional CW and/or CCW absorber-mounted electric or pneumatic starters
Patch Panel Subsystem Optional rolling-stand sensor interface cabinet with quick-disconnect fittings
Model Number: #011-100-2K

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