Pro 6000 Diesel Docking System

Docking Station | Engine Dynamometers | Water Brake |


6,000+ Hp* “Pro” system includes: heavy-duty tandem docking station, rolling engine cart, tandem Siamese-rotor 26″ toroid water-brake absorbers, dual load cells, two 28-channel data harnesses, mounting hardware, stainless-braided hoses with aircraft fittings, “Pro” Console upgrade with genuine Intel-equipped Dell PC and 17″ high resolution LCD monitor, DYNO-MAX “Pro” software, color printer, dual ultra-flow auto-load servos and electronic throttle controller, cooling-tower assembly, 16 EGT thermocouple inputs (with eight sensors), two pressure sensors, two engine-temperature thermistors, two airflow turbines, two fuel-flow turbines, weather station, expanded 56-channel DYNOmite-Pro data-acquisition subsystem (with integral control relays) and 12-volt harness, rolling chair, banner, custom-engraved stand panels, and manual.


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 (pair)

Maximum displayed torque

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

Load-cell range

0 to 10,000 foot pounds [0 to 13,560 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
Docking 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 Inline 1:1 ratio via telescoping heavy-duty drive shaft
Driveshaft 1910 style – telescoping drive shaft (custom dampening-specifications optional)
Driveshaft guard Integral heavy-duty steel − 360 degree
Installation Slab-mount with integral anchoring bosses
Engine-Cart Weight Capacities  
Maximum dynamic load 30,000 pounds [13,620 kg] (other cart options available)
Maximum static load 30,000 pounds [13,620 kg] (other cart options available)
Power Capacity (RPM dependent)*  
Notice *Actual load capacity depends on test RPM (typical loading plots available)  water brakes require a minimum water flow of 1 gpm @ 30 to 60 psi for every 20 continuous Hp.
Maximum displayed power Unlimited Hp [KW] − real-time
Maximum displayed torque Unlimited Ft-Lbs [N-m] − real-time
Maximum continuous power 7,000+ Hp [5,219+ KW] @ 4,000 RPM − 3,500+ Hp [2,609+ KW] @ 2,000 RPM (see absorber’s load chart – other ranges available)
Maximum continuous torque 10,000+ Ft-Lbs [13,558+ Nm]  @ 2,300 RPM (see absorber’s load chart – other ranges available)
Maximum RPM 5,000 RPM (other ranges available, see absorber load charts – may be further limited, or extended, 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 Inline 1:1 ratio via telescoping heavy-duty drive shaft (custom dampening-specifications optional)
Absorber speed / RPM regulation Dual electronic auto-load “Ultra-Flow” control (closed-loop PID) with automated test cycles via DYNO-MAX
Absorption method Tandem Siamese-rotor 26″ toroidal-flow water-brake absorbers with dual electronic “Ultra-Flow” load-valve control
Absorber sensitivity User-adjustable outlet orifices (included)
Bidirectional capable Yes
Power requirements (for load control) 20-amps @ 12-volts DC
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)
Docking station assembly Delta-frame receiving dock with rolling-cart
Width (frame  less cart) 46″ [117 cm]
Length (frame  less cart) 128″ [234 cm]
Length (with cart) 248″ [244 cm]
Height 64″ [119 cm]
Height (at cart rails) 23½” [60 cm]
Height to engine centerline (from floor) 35″ [89 cm]
Weight 4,800 pounds [2,177 kg] (less cart)
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. (16 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: #021-600-2K

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