GO POWER D100LE - Lifeboat Engine Dynamometer Test Stand

Lifeboat engine dynamometer test stand

The PALFINGER Go Power D100LE, a lifeboat engine dynamometer test stand, called “Dyno”, is a practical solution for testing a multitude of lifeboat engines without the need to launch. The system enables safe and user-friendly tests at reduced risk, while uniquely simulating real world conditions – without weather dependency or high sea complications.

The lifeboat engine dynamometer test stand guarantees:

  • Maximum safety
  • Minimum set-up time
  • High flexibility
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Using the Dyno presents opportunities to discover and pro-actively rectify potential or hidden issues that could otherwise go undetected with pro-longed, minimally loaded use. PALFINGER MARINE has developed the system to further ensure the engines' performance at an optimal level if ever the lifeboat is called upon in an emergency.

The system includes:

  • Dyno w/mounting platform
  • Strain gauge load cell
  • Water inlet valve
  • Speed sensor
  • Inlet/discharge hoses 15 ft
  • Carrying case

  • Type of absorption: water brake
  • Construction: high-strength aluminum
  • Lubrication: greased bearing
  • Rotation direction: clockwise or counter-clockwise
  • Torque sensor: strain gauge load cell
  • Speed sensor: 60 tooth gear with inductive pulse pickup
  • Mainshaft: 3/4 in hardened stainless-steel shaft with keyway

  • Fresh water source
  • Standard residential hose
  • Inlet: 1/2 in, 1 gpm fl ow
  • Outlet water discharged out of the hull
  • Minimum supply pressure: 28 PSI
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