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November 3, 2017
New Motorcycle Chassis Dynamometer for Triumph
Hofmann Pruftechnik recently completed installation and commissioning of a new motorcycle chassis dynamometer for Triumph Motorcycles, based in Hinckley, Leicestershire.
October 23, 2017
Vehicle emissions testing has become a game. Are you losing?
Real world testing of a range of new cars in Australia has shown consumers may be paying more for vehicles they believe are saving fuel and the environment, but are in fact using up to 59 per cent more fuel and emitting up to seven times the legal limit of some noxious emissions than indicated by laboratory-only tests.
September 26, 2017
Sensors Introduces New Particulate Mass Measurement System for In-Use Testing
Sensors, Inc. today announced the launch of the SEMTECH PM2, an on-board vehicle emissions measurement system that combines real-time and cumulative particulate matter mass measurements. The system recently received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) for use as an alternative method for heavy duty in-use compliance testing applications, as put forth in the US EPA 40 CFR part 1065 requirements.
September 20, 2017
Power Test and SuperFlow Join Forces!
On September 20th, Power Test Inc., a dynamometer and custom test stand manufacturer, completed the transaction to acquire SuperFlow Technologies/Hicklin Engineering. Power Test CEO Alan Petelinsek will be working closely with former owner and now General Manager Scott Giles in Des Moines, IA, along with Division Manager Dave Arsenault in Colorado Springs, CO, to integrate best practices between the companies, share resources, and build upon the tremendous engineering and manufacturing synergies between these industry leaders.
September 18, 2017
Latest Message from the President of Froude
Read the latest from Andy Sadlon.
August 18, 2017
New Shift Consoles for Allison and Voith transmissions!
We are exicted to release two new transmission shift consoles for the Voith DIWA .5 and .6 transmissions as well as the Allison Gen 4 and Gen 5 transmissions.
Sensors Inc, Introduces SEMTECH PM2
SEMTECH PM2 was recently introduced in 2017, providing SEMTECH users with a Particulate Mass measurement package that is significantly reduced in size, weight and power required for operation from its predecessors, ECOSTAR MPS/CPM/PFS and SEMTECH PPMD.
Sensors, Inc. Receives TUV Certification
Sensor's Inc. is pleased to announce that we have received our RDE Package 2 post processing software (SENSOR Tech-CT LDV Package 2 Build 17) certification from TUV Nord.
May 23, 2017
Froude Releases Texcel V12 PRO Controller/Data Acquisition System
New for 2017: The Froude Texcel V12 PRO is a fully integrated, totally networked Dynamometer/Engine Control and Data Acquisition system that can be configured for use in a wide variety of applications such as research and development, quality assurance and post-overhaul testing.
Rebuilding a 1995 LT1/LT4 Chevy V8 is school work for Brighton High School students
Stop me if you’ve heard this story before: a couple of guys get ahold of a tired late-model Chevy 350 V8 and decide to rebuild it into something with a bit more teeth. With the help of a more experienced engine builder, they spend about a year working on the block and heads and fi nally get a chance to test it on a dynamometer. When all is said and done, they manage to add 110 hp and 115 lb.-ft. of torque to the 20-year-old motor