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Driveline TE Cell

Driveline Testing / Development
McLaren's industry leading driveline TE dynamometer is capable of testing various gearbox systems including transmissions, axles, and differential units with cycles such as:
  • Efficiency
  • Gearbox transmission error (TE)
  • Vehicle load replication
  • Lube flow / Vent test
  • Bearing temperature mapping
  • Break-in
  • Durability
Powertrain Testing / Development

Motors

  • (3) AVL AFA-T 500/3-6
  • Rated Power = 500 kW
  • Rated Torque = 1600 Nm
  • Base Speed = 2985 rpm
  • Maximum Speed = 6000 rpm

Dyno Control System

  • AVL Emcon 412
  • Steady State Speed and Torque
  • Speed Sweeps
  • Torque Sweeps
  • Step Transients

Test Cycles

  • Gearbox Tramission Error (TE)
  • Backlash
  • Vibration
  • Efficiency

Shafting

  • Accepts input to output offset of +/- 75mm

Instrumentation

  • HMB T12 Torque Sensors (All)
    • Nominal Torque(s): 500, 1k and 2k Nm
    • Frequency Response: 0 Hz - 4 kHz
  • 60 PPR RF Speed Sensors
  • ATI Angular Accelerometer (All)
    • Frequency Response: 40 Hz - 6.8 kHz
    • Voltage Output: +/- 10V
  • Angular Encoders (4096 PPR)
  • Bruel & Kjaer PULSE Data Acquisition
    • 30 Channels - Analysis Frequency
    • Range: 0 - 25.6 kHz
    • 12 Channels Tracking
    • Acquisition Rate: 10 Hz
    • Accelerometers
  • AVL PUMA Data Acquisition
    • 32 Thermocouple Channels
    • 16 Analog Input
    • Acquisition Rate: 0 - 200 Hz
    • K-Type Thermocouples

Driveline NVH Cell

McLaren's industry leading driveline NVH dynamometer with semi-anechoic chamber is capable of testing various gearbox systems including axles, transmissions, transfer cases, and differential units with test cycles such as:
  • NVH radiated noise
  • Fully reversed torsional fatigue
  • Ultimate yield
  • Climate control from -40°C to 54°C
  • Break-in
  • Durability
  • Vehicle load replication

Motors

  • AVL Tandem AFA-T 490/1.5-6
  • Rated Power = 980 kW (490 kW x 2)
  • Rated Torque = 6200 Nm (3100 Nm x 2)
  • Base Speed = 1500 rpm
  • Maximum Speed = 6000 rpm

NVH Hemi-Anechoic Test Cell

  • 160 Hz Planachoic Chamber
  • Motors Externally Located
  • Shaft Silencers

Dyno Control System

  • AVL Emcon 412
  • Steady State Speed & Torque
  • Speed Sweeps
  • Torque Sweeps
  • Step Transient

Test Cycles

  • NVH (Radiated Noise)
  • Durability

Instrumentation

  • HBM T12 Torque Sensors (All)
    • Nominal Torque(s): 10 k Nm
    • Frequency Response
  • 60 PPR RF Speed Sensors
  • Bruel & Kjaer PULSE Data Acquisition
    • 30 Channels - Analysis Frequency
    • Range: 0-25.6 Hz
    • 12 Channels - Tracking
    • Acquisition Rate: 10 Hz
  • AVL PUMA Data Acquisition
    • 32 Thermocouple Channels
    • 16 Analog Input
    • Acquisition Rate: 0-200 Hz
  • Thermocouples
  • Microphones
  • Accelerometers

Rotary Actuator Cell

McLaren's rotary actuator is capable of testing various gearbox systems including transmission, axles, differential units, and individual components to ultimate yield and torsional fatigue failures based on customer requirements.

Test Articles

  • Assemblies
  • Components

Rotary Actuator

  • Capacity - 10,000 Nm
  • Displacement - +/- 45 degrees

Flexure Plate with Load Cell (2)

  • Capacity - 10,000 Nm (each)
  • Height Adjustable

Shafting

  • Input: Direct Drive
  • Output: Shaft with Companion Flange

Instrumentation

  • INERTIA Acquisition Software
    • Sample Rate: 100 Hz
  • Camera Video System

Test Profiles

  • Torsional Fatigue
    • Fully reversed sine waveform
    • Offset sine waveform
  • Ultimate Yield

Hydraulic Motors

  • Capacity - 150 Hp

Bedplate

  • 12' x 12'