• Pneumatic Inlet Valve Calibration

    In today’s tech tip, we’re going to be covering the calibration procedures on a pneumatic inlet valve which can be found on Power Test’s Water Brake Chassis Dyno and some […]

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  • Upgrade to PowerNet 3.0

    This tech tip shows you how easy it is to update your PowerNet data acquisition and control software to the latest PowerNet 3.0 version. Contact your Power Test sales or […]

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  • PowerNet Data Acquisition- Restore Backup

    In this tech tip, we explain how to use PowerNet’s (Data Acquisition Software) built-in Restore Backup program to roll the system back. Whenever you roll the system back to a […]

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  • Chassis Dyno Maintenance

    We’ve found that chassis dyno maintenance is one of the biggest concerns our customers have prior to purchasing a Power Test product.  The prevailing thought is that keeping them up […]

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  • Chassis Dyno Torque Calibration

    Power Test Dyno Service Tech. demonstrates how to calibrate torque on a Power Test chassis dynamometer with the PowerNet data acquisition and control software system. Calibration of torque is recommended to be […]

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  • Cooling Your Eddy Current Chassis Dynamometer

    Allowing the eddy current absorbers on your Power Test EC dynamometer to cool down before they stop rotating is an overlooked but crucial step in preserving the length of your […]

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  • Installing a Driveshaft to Your Dyno

    When installing a driveshaft between a dynamometer and an engine (or transmission), there are a few factors to consider.  Some of these are orientation, alignment, and slip. Any of these factors […]

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  • Dyno Water Quality Recommendations

    Maintaining the quality of the water running through your dynamometer is crucial to its longevity. If not regularly checked and maintained, bacteria and algae can build up, which also creates […]

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  • Dynamometer Water Supply Pressure & Load Stability

    Power Test water brake dynamometers use water to create a load on the equipment during a test. When the pressure of the water going into the dynamometer fluctuates, it creates […]

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  • Engine Dynamometer Bearing Lubricants

    Power Test engine dynamometers have two different lubrication points on them: the high speed bearings and the trunion bearings. There are also two different types of lubrication systems for the […]

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  • Backing up PowerNet Software

    Over time, computers will fail. When they do, it always tends to be at the most inconvenient time.  The last thing that you want to deal with when attempting to […]

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  • Calibrate Torque On 45X Engine Dyno

    Power Test Dyno Service Tech. demonstrates how to calibrate torque on a Power Test 45X engine dynamometer with the PowerNet data acquisition and control software system. Calibration of torque is recommended […]

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  • Torque Calibration on PowerNet LT

    Calibration of torque is recommended to be performed at a minimum of every six months. Calibration is a simple process taking only 10-15 minutes, and ensures quality, repeatable results from […]

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  • Proper Dyno Water Inlet Connections

    Make sure your water inlets are connected correctly to ensure accurate torque readings. Download the full Tech Tip here.

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  • Proper Driveshaft Phasing and Alignment

    Driveshafts are built with the yokes at each end of the tube aligned. If the yokes are not aligned, the driveshaft is phased correctly. Driveshafts will always have all yokes […]

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  • Water Brake Dyno – Water Connections

    Today we are going to be talking about proper water supply and exhaust connections to your water brake dynamometer. However before we get into the actual connections, in order to […]

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