Motor Testing Instrumentation
For over 60 years, Magtrol Inc and Magtrol SA have been providing customers with high-quality products to test, measure and control torque-speed-power, load-force-weight, tension and displacement.
- Magtrol Inc, which is headquartered in the USA, is a leading manufacturer of motor test equipment and hysteresis brakes and clutches. Magtrol SA, located in Switzerland, also offers motor test equipment as well as products to measure, control and monitor load-force-weight and displacement. Magtrol offers customers a wide array of measurement and control solutions, combined with excellent worldwide sales and service.
Magtrol offers three types of Dynamometers with up to 1200 N-m, each with a different braking system to absorb load: hysteresis, Eddy-current and powder. Magtrol’s dynamometers, electronics and software are used for testing all types of electric and pneumatic motors, gas engines and gearheads, as well as servo drives and inverters.
Highly reliable systems to measure and monitor load, force and weight, commonly used to provide safety, control and overload protection. Typical applications requiring Load-Force-Weight Systems include cranes, ski lifts, harbor installations, oil drilling (on and off shore), hoists, winches and other heavy lifting equipment.
Pure Hysteresis Brakes produce torque strictly through a magnetic air gap without the use of magnetic particles or friction components.Like the Hysteresis Brake, the Magtrol Hysteresis Clutch develops torque strictly through a magnetic air-gap, ensuring an absolutely smooth transmission of torque from the drive unit to the driven element.
Magtrol’s line of Displacement Transducers provide contactless measurement of absolute piston position in hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders and other applications. Their robust construction, large insensitivity to shocks and very long life (due to no moving parts and therefore no wear of components) make them both cost effective and very reliable.
Magtrol Rotary Transmitters are used for signal transmission of transducers on a rotating part (e.g. engine shaft) to a stationary system (measuring instrument or PC). They are exceptionally well-suited for the transmission of low level electrical signals, such as those from thermocouples, extensometer gauges and strain gauges, as well as transducers to measure oscillation and acceleration. RS Transmitters can also provide the power supply signal to each transducer.