Application Reports

Selecting correct test equipment benefits high-efficiency electrical motor manufacture

The development and prodcution of high-efficiency electrical motors requires more research. One of the more important areas of testing is in torque measurement.

Validated reality: Strain gauges ensure safe design of components in the AMZ racing car

The AMZ racing team relies on comprehensive testing using HBM strain gauges and data acquisition systems during modeling and FEM simulation validation.

Formula Student: Innovation in the fast lane

The 'High Octane Motorsports e.V.' Formula Student team of Friedrich-Alexander University is supported by HBM to optimize motor and power train.

How Torque Transducers Help Optimize Hybrid Drivetrains for Buses and Trucks

Automotive OEMs commonly house test stands or special facilities to develop, characterize, and test car engines. As hybrid technology plays an increasing role in vehicle designs, OEMs increasingly use such facilities in the...

New generation of high-speed engine dynamometers

The Australian company Dyno Dynamics is working on a new generation of high-speed engine dynamometers. The heart of the dynamometers: The T40B torque transducer from HBM.

New materials in crash tests: institute for lightweight automotive construction relies on HBM's Genesis HighSpeed

The Institute for Lightweight Construction in Automobiles (LIA) at the University of Paderborn examines and develops lightweight construction concepts. For the data acquisition the LIA relies on GEN5i from HBM.

Serving a greener automotive industry

The demands on energy efficiency and the CO2 balance of motors are constantly increasing. A manufacturer of water, oil and vacuum pumps for thermal engines therefore decided to use a complete solution from HBM.

Testing of electric and hybrid cars: HBM, a key partner for the French company, GreenMot

Tests on electric motors present a new challenge when it comes to measurement. French testing company GreenMot has opted for HBM's innovative eDrive testing solution.

HBM on the test bench: Allison Transmission puts HBM to the test

Allison primarily uses HBM products to handle dynamometer driveline torque and speed measurements for hybrid electric development, powertrain development test stands. They currently use the T10F torque flange, T32 FNA torque...

Better driving thanks to PME

For testing seat mountings and even complete car seats, Kühne + Vogel have already developed and produced a number of machines for famous automotive suppliers. The deciding quality criterion for user comfort in a car seat is the...

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