Alternator Test Rig

Alternator Test Rig

Single DC servo motor driving alternator.   Automated test routines load alternator via load resistors, and active load.  A Siemens S5 PLC is used to handle digital sequence functions and analogue measurements on test-value limits.  Each alternator is run through a sequence of 16 different tests either by manual prompt or fully automated, at the operators discretion.   This unit now been in service for over 10 years.