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Froude, Inc. USA
41123 Jo Drive, Novi, MI USA
Froude, Ltd. UK
Blackpole Rd, Worcester WR3 8YB

Froude is a World Leader for Designing and Engineering Aircraft Engine Test Stands


Our innovative aircraft engine test stand provides a simple, self-contained and convenient method of rigging and preparing aircraft gas turbine engines for dynamometer testing. The stand can be supplied in various sizes to suit the application and can integrate a variety of components, dynamometers, turntables, engine inertia flywheels, gearboxes, torque-meters, engine cradles, mounting systems and interconnecting drive shafts. 

Our experience enables us to provide very compact solutions to accommodate Aerospace customers' demands.

In this case, testing powerful turboprop and turboshaft engines within the same test cell and the same test stand.

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Aircraft Engine Test Beds

Froude has always been the innovator of aircraft engine test equipment producing world-class products for world-class customers. We design and manufacture a range of dynamometers, control and data acquisition systems and test equipment specifically designed for the discerning world of Gas Turbine engine testing.

Applications include research and development, production and post overhaul testing, with products in use with and being the product of choice by most of the world's leading manufacturers, M.R.O.s and test facility suppliers.

Froude has a unique range of dynamometers covering applications from high-powered industrial gas turbines, direct and indirect drive turboshaft engines, turboprop engines and A.P.U.s. We are able to supply hydraulic (water brake), eddy current and AC dynamometers for a wide range of gas turbine engine testing applications.
The Froude HS Range of hydraulic dynamometers have been specifically designed for gas turbine testing, and are compact, robust and low maintenance. The HS125, HS150 and HS2600 have a one-piece rotor shaft manufactured from a unique stainless steel forging. 

Designed for turboshaft and turboprop engine applications, each featuring interchangeable engine adaptor frames allowing several engine types to be tested on a single test stand. Well-proven standard products are available for the majority of turboshaft and turboprop engines. 

Froude dynamometers are high-performance machines and well known for their consistent high level control throughout the speed range. This is achieved through the innovative engineering behind our water outlet valve, rotor and stator design. We offer a system that is of high quality, easy to use and competitively priced. You will find Froude testing equipment throughout the world--the product of choice for gas turbine OEMs, MROs and test facility suppliers. 
F Type hydraulic dynamometers are designed for high accuracy of control, torque measurement and rapid load changes (response). Our range includes low speed, high torque variants for turboprop testing and higher speed, lower torque variants for turboshaft testing in uni- and bi-directional configurations. 
The VX200 builds upon the success of the VX100 PRO controller which has operated in test cells throughout the world for more than a decade. Specifically designed for testing gas turbine engines, the VX200 includes control and signal conditioning circuits for the dynamometer and associated hydraulic power packs and flywheel. 

Running on the latest version of MS Windows, the Froude VXI graphical user interface provides clean visualization of dynamometer data on user-customizable pages. Responsive control is offered through a simple ergonomic desktop controller or customer host interface.

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Froude dynamometers are renowned the world over as high quality, reliable and accurate. Our test equipment will provide a return on your investment for many years.
Froude, Inc. 
41123 Jo Drive, 
Novi, MI 48375 USA
+1 248.579.4295

Froude, Ltd. 
Blackpole Road, Worcester WR3 8YB 
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