Applications - Miscellaneous - Industrial Diesel

The development, production and overhaul testing requirements of Industrial Gas and Steam Turbine and Diesel power applications is catered for by the extensive range of Froude dynos and control systems for the Diesel market.  Reliable, robust and well-proven standard products are available to provide for the high performance test requirements of the power generation and industrial pumping industry sector.

Froude offers:

  • Full range of hydraulic dynamometers or water brakes
  • Range of fixed test stands, mobile trolleys 
  • Texcel closed-loop digital control systems
  • High accuracy, stability and response
  • Engine adapter frames
  • World-wide support capabilities

Froude high-quality Hydraulic Dynamometers range in power from 750 kW to 28,000 kW.  High speed and bi-directional machines are available and the use of tandem machines further extends the applicable power ranges.  The Texcel VX100 Direct Digital Control System provides accurate control, measurement, dynamometer health monitoring and alarm annunciation.

Froude also designs and manufactures a range of test stands and trolleys for engines of all capacities that provide interchangeable adapters and systems to allow for multiple engine testing through a single facility.