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PTO dynamometers are engineered and designed to meet the need for reliable PTO testing. PTO, or power take off, is a driveshaft used in industrial and agricultural sectors to provide power to a secondary or separate machine. Read More…

PTO Dynamometer PTO dynamometers are engineered and designed to meet the need for reliable PTO testing. PTO, or power take off, is a driveshaft used in industrial and agricultural sectors to provide power to a secondary or separate machine.
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Owosso, MI  |  989-720-2700

We provide dynamometer test controls and equipment for a wide range of applications. Our test cell control system is compatible with all types of dynamometers, including AC & DC motoring dynos & Water Brake Systems. Our products all include the durability & quality customers expect from SAKOR. Our dynamometers are powerful & affordable for the automotive, aerospace & heavy equipment industries.

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SAKOR Technologies, Inc. $$$

Northville Township, MI  |  734-656-1400

Here at Meiden America, Inc. we manufacturer an extensive line of dynamometers. Our products include: ultra low inertia permanent magnet dynamometers, FREC dynamometers, eddy current dynamometers, and much more. Our experts are available to assist you with finding the best product for your application.

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Meiden America, Inc. $$$

Monterey, CA  |  831-373-0200

Customers choose Sierra Instruments when they need a dynamometer that is accurate and repeatable. We also offer short delivery lead times, expert flow advice, and long term customer support. Our line of dynamometers include chassis, eddy, hydraulic, and more. When it matters, choose Sierra. Contact us today to learn more!

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Sierra Instruments $$$

Sturtevant, WI  |  818-746-3649

Phoenix Dynamometer Technologies LLC offers the most comprehensive approach to water re-circulation systems, data acquisition systems, and dynamometers in the industry. Along with these high performance products, we also offer business continuity and a competitive advantage for our customers. Come and experience the kind of service that sets us above our competitors. We would love to serve you today. Call or visit us online!

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Phoenix Dynamometer Technologies LLC $$$

Agawam, MA  |  800-866-3672

As a distributor of force measuring gauges, testing machines, dynamometers and torque testers, C.S.C. Force Measurement has been depended upon for over 50 years. Our force measurement systems products are from CDI, Chattillon, Dillon and Mark-10. We also provide pre-owned and rental equipment. Visit our website to learn more or browse through our online store.

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C.S.C. Force Measurement, Inc. $$$

Buffalo, NY  |  716-668-5555

We manufacture dynamometers: brake and electric motor dynamometers, torque testers and force measuring instruments. Our versatile dynamometers include engine dynamometers and dynamometer scales for various applications, scales, force measuring and measuring other instruments. For more information, contact Magtrol today!

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Magtrol, Inc. $$$
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The PTO is on an engine usually located in a truck or a tractor that is then able to power an attached machine.

A PTO is produced according to a standardized basis for dimensions and speed, and the ISO standard for power take offs is ISO 500. Therefore, testing of the PTO is important, especially in agricultural settings where the equipment is crucial to the daily undertakings of the operation.

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Accurate PTO testing provides information that can be used to lower machine maintenance costs and to improve the reliability of the equipment. Dynometers are devices used to measure force or power of an engine, motor or machine in terms of torque and revolutions per minute.

They can be used to determine horsepower, maximum rotary speed and maximum power absorption. An engine or machine is put under test, and the results of its performance are gathered by the dynamometer's data-acquisition electronic system. Dynamometers typically have feedback features for both speed and power for the purposes of performance testing and monitoring.

Most dynamometers, or dynos, are constructed of basic components including a frame, engine mounts, an absorption unit, a heat exchanger and a torque measuring device. Other common features that vary according to the specific application of the dynamometer include sensors, torque arms, flow control or throttling, alarms and encoders.

A computer system with a control console, or separate console, is responsible for acquiring data and analyzing motor power and capacity. This data is then able to be printed out, usually in graphs, and steps can be taken to improve the performance of the PTO according to areas of lost energy etc.

Power take off shafts have been responsible for a number of serious accidents and therefore caution should be used around them. They are designed to be easily connected and disconnected for ease of access to the source of power, but this allows open access to a powerful machine, which can be dangerous. Many are controlled by a push button or selector switch in an attempt to improve operator safety.

A dynamometer is typically an expensive piece of equipment and therefore is used in specified fields by qualified personnel.

Other common types of dynos include: brake dynamometers, chassis dynamometers, engine dynamometers and eddy current dynamometers.

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