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MAC QT MOTOR IN THE NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY AUTOMOTIVE TEST FACILITY

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Northumbria University commissioned our client Sierra CP to undertake the design, build and commissioning of two test cells to further support their Mechanical Engineering undergraduate and Ph.D. courses. The facility is operated by students and engineering staff and is a platform to support the engine and vehicle innovators of the future.

In this project, VASCAT was responsible for supplying its air-cooled motor MAC QT 200 mounted on custom frame designed and manufactured by Sierra CP Engineering, Regen drive on mezzanine above.

Sierra CP worked closely with the customer to determine the Critical Success Factors. Feedback included excellent noise attenuation, package constraints, ease of use and of equal importance, maintenance accessibility.

VASCAT has a large experience in providing motor solutions for testing systems and stands out for its short delivery times (even for customized motors) and a very competitive quality/price ratio.

Please feel free to contact us to collaborate in your next projects.

LAUNCHING OF THE NEW MAC HS2 SERIES

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We are pleased to announce the launching of the new MAC HS2 series (HS stands for high-speed). These new two-pole, high speed asynchronous motors were developed specifically for dynamometer applications and extremely high quality and provide smooth operation. A typical application of the motors is in test stands for development and testing of combustion engines and assemblies. This new machine sets a standard with its low inertia and high-speed gradients, which are especially suited for highly dynamic testing of gasoline engines.

With a torque range from 300-955 Nm and nominal power between 150 kW and 450 kW, the motors of the HS2 have been designed to achieve maximum speeds up to 10,000 rpm. The motors have IP23 protection and are IC06 air-cooled (a water-cooled version is also available). The MAC HS2 machines can be customized in several ways to meet specific requirements, for example with torque flange provision, a blocking device or accelerometer provisions.

VASCAT has a wealth experience in providing motor solutions for testing systems. It can deliver products quickly – even customized motors – at a competitive quality/price ratio.

Please feel free to contact us to collaborate in your next projects.

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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We wish you all to spend quality time with your family and friends, and most importantly, to take time for you. As for 2019, we send you our best wishes for health and happiness.

Please note that our offices will be closed during the holidays from December 24th until January 1rst, 2019. We will be back to work starting January 2nd, 2019.