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Dyno Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of dyno manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top dyno manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find dyno companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture dynos to your companies specifications. Then contact the dyno companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of dyno bikes, motorcycle dyno, hydraulic dyno, or customized dyno of every type, this is the resource for you.

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    A dyno manufacturer builds and creates the dyno testing machines used in so many different industries, including engine building, vehicle manufacturing, the medical industry, and more. Dynamometer manufactures create a variety of testing spaces that suit the needs of each company. Choosing a dynamometer manufacturer is an important decision that any company can make to avoid problems with the unit, warranty, or other problems that could slow or stop business. Look for variety: There are many different kinds of dyno machines, from small dyno machines used in the medical industry...

  • 4 Uses for a Dyno Machine

    A dyno machine has a variety of uses that help engine manufactures, vehicle manufactures, and other manufacturers determine the power and output of their machines. The dynamometer helps determine the safety and usefulness of the machine, and helps with diagnostic testing in a variety of industries, including vehicle manufacturing, the medical industry, engine manufacturing, pump manufacturing, and many other industries. In general, a dyno machine will measure the following elements of each engine, vehicle, or machine placed on the testing block: Torque: Torque is the amount of force required to...

  • A New Way to Unlock the Secrets of Dynos

    The world of dynamometers is complex and fascinating. Surprisingly enough, there are few resources that indicate the best way to test engines and maximize the performance of dyno machines for all uses. Author Jyotindra S. Killedar has remedied this problem by compiling a book full of information on dyno testing for engineers to maximize their knowledge and potential in the workplace. The book focuses on a variety of dyno testing machines, data acquisition, and instrumentation. The book is written in such a way that even the most novice engineer can...

  • Revving up the Horsepower with Dynamometers

    by Rebekah Fuller, IQS Editor Car enthusiasts and manufacturers alike are quite familiar with the term dynamometers, referring to systems that measure the torque and horsepower of an engine. I, on the other hand, just hope my car continues to have enough get-up-and-go to get me where I need to go. Until my work with industrial manufacturers, I don't even remember encountering the word dynamometer. If you are having trouble pronouncing this mouthful, don't worry, it's commonly shortened to dyno. To impress real car buffs just ask about the most...

  • Autonomous Six-Wheel Drive (6WD) Dynamometer Control and Data Acquisition System

    Industry: Automotive The Challenge: Creating a powertrain test cell environment to meet the diverse requirements of autonomous six-wheel drive (6WD) all-terrain vehicle (ATV) testing. The Solution: Developing a set of configurable controls for the test cell with the flexibility to interface with multiple types of vehicle-testing equipment and applications. Figure 1. The 6WD ATV being moved into position for testing. Michigan State University’s Energy & Automotive Research Laboratories (EARL) is a world-class research complex where engineering teams work on automotive research projects ranging from fuel...

Industry Information

Dyno

The term “dyno” is short for “dynamometer,” which is a machine that is utilized to measure the amount of force an engine generates. Throughout industries such as automotive design, automotive diagnostics, industrial, marine, and aerospace, dynos are relied upon to provide accurate measurements. In examining engines or during the process of diagnostic testing, dynos obtain these measurements by running an engine at high speeds for long intervals to get an accurate read on its maximum performance capacity. Dynos are used to take measurements from systems such as transmissions, turbines, gas or diesel systems, fluid power systems, belt or chain drives, and gearboxes. Outside these aforementioned industries, dynos are also used to measure a wide range of consumer products, commercial equipment, and industrial utilities.

There are four main measurements that a dyno takes from an engine. The first is torque, which is defined as the amount of force that is required for an object to rotate around an axis. For most machines that feature an axis and rotating parts, a measurement of torque is a necessity. The second measurement is the speed of the engine, machine, or the vehicle. The dyno may measure specifications such as the top speed, average speed, and the base speed. The third main measurement is vibration level of the machine. The energy created by the vibrations is absorbed by the machine, which then measures how much energy is lost through the vibrations. The fourth and final measurement that is taken is emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency has set certain regulations, requiring companies to test the emission levels of each engine. Therefore, there are certain models of dynos that are equipped with the capabilities to measure emission levels.


The method that dynos utilize to measure engine capacity differs from a road test. When testing with a dyno, the vehicle is controlled by a computer, sometimes while fixed on either a set of stationary rollers, held above engine mounts, on a set of rolling cylinders, on a heat exchanger, or a torque measuring device. They may be controlled with devices such as computers, remote controls, or control consoles. Dynos may be powered by oil, water, fuel, or hydraulic fluid. Each of these additional components and power sources depends on the model of dyno being used. The most recent models of dynos are capable of reading and graphing an engine’s maximum rotary speed, maximum power absorption, torque capacity, and in some cases, reaction time and amount of emissions.

There are two main varieties of dynamometers—chassis and engine dynos. Chassis dynos measure the performance of an engine by taking into account the nature and speed of the rotation of the wheels powered by the engine. The vehicle is first placed on a frame and a set of rollers. Then, the vehicle’s engine is remotely activated by a computer. Next, the computer determines the performance of the engine by factoring the weight of the rollers and the speed that the rollers rotate. Engine dynos, on the other hand, measure the performance engine directly. Taking measurements with an engine dyno involves connecting a torque measuring device to a flywheel or crankshaft. A lubricant may be added to reduce heat generation and friction. The measurement that chassis dynos provide can be 15% to 20% lower than those taken by engine dynos, due to the amount of friction within the drivetrain and subsequent energy loss that comes with the reading process.

Due to the advancement of technology and the needs of the automotive industry becoming more complex, there are countless models of dynos with numerous capabilities that are suited specifically for certain industries. Choosing the best dyno manufacturer may be overwhelming at first. Therefore, there are some things to keep in mind in searching for the dyno that best suits your needs. There are dynos that are used in industries such as automotive and medical, to test the strength of a vehicle’s engine or the physical strength of a patient, respectively. Therefore, companies who have variety in their line of dyno products are more likely to have exactly what you are looking for. It is also important to look for a dyno manufacturer that values building a lasting relationship with their customers through open communication and providing additional services for the products such as installation. The final thing to look for is warranties. The better the warranty, the more your investment will be protected. Warranties are a good indication that a dyno manufacturer invests in high quality products, and will assist you in making the most of your own investment.

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