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CT 159 Modular Test Stand for Single Cylinder Engines, 2,2kW Show data sheet (pdf file) Print page
Technical Description

  This test stand measures the power output of internal combustion engines delivering up to 2,2kW. The complete test stand consists of three main elements: The CT 159 for mounting of the engine and as a control unit, the universal drive and brake unit HM 365 as a load unit and a choice of engine: four-stroke diesel engine (CT 151), two-stroke petrol engine (CT 153) and two four-stroke petrol engines (CT 150 or CT 152 with variable compression).

  The main function of CT 159 is to mount the engine, supply it with fuel and air and record and display relevant measurement data. The engine is mounted on a vibration-insulated base plate and connected by way of a belt drive to HM 365.

  HM 365 is initially used to start the engine. As soon as the engine is running, HM 365 acts as a brake for applying a load to the engine.

  The lower section of the mobile frame contains fuel tanks and a quietening vessel for the intake air.

  The vibration-dampened switch cabinet contains digital displays for temperatures (one display each for exhaust gas, fuel and intake air) and air consumption. The speed and torque are adjusted and displayed on the HM 365.

  The measured values are transmitted directly to a PC via USB. The data acquisition software is included.

  The well-structured instructional material sets out the fundamentals and provides a step-by-step guide through the experiments.
 

Learning Objectives / Experiments

In conjunction with the HM 365 load unit and an engine (CT 150 - CT 153)
- plotting of torque and power curves
- determination of specific fuel consumption
- determination of volumetric efficiency and lambda

  (fuel-air ratio)
- determination of the frictional power of the engine
  (in passive mode)

 

Features
* Set-up of a complete test stand in conjunction with
  the universal drive and brake unit HM 365 and
  an engine1
* Test stand for single-cylinder internal combustion
  engines up to 2,2kW1
* HM 365 drive and brake unit used as load unit,
  also as starter motor1
* Part of a modular series of units for investigating
  a range of different engines and machines
Available accessories
CT 150 -- Four-Stroke Petrol Engine for CT 159
CT 151 -- Four-Stroke Diesel Engine for CT 159
CT 152 -- Four-Stroke Petrol Engine w. Variable Compression for CT 159
CT 153 -- Two-Stroke Petrol Engine for CT 159
CT 159.01 -- Electronic Engine Indicating System for CT 159
CT 159.02 -- Exhaust Gas Analysing Unit
CT 159.03 -- Pressure Transducer and TDC Sensor for CT 150 / CT 152
CT 159.04 -- Pressure Transducer and TDC Sensor for CT 151
CT 159.05 -- Pressure Transducer and TDC Sensor for CT 153
HM 365 -- Universal Drive and Brake Unit
Alternative products
CT 110 -- Test Stand for Single Cylinder Engines, 7,5kW
CT 300 -- Engine Test Stand, 11kW
CT 400 -- Load Unit, 75kW, for 4-Cylinder Engines
Overview
CT 159 Modular Test Stand for Single Cylinder Engines
Specification
[1] test stand for mounting of prepared single-cylinder engines (two-stroke and four-stroke) with a maximum power output of 2,2kW
[2] HM 365 acting as a brake generates the engine load
[3] engine started by HM 365
[4] force transmission from engine to load unit via
V-belt drive
[5] continuous adjustment of speed and torque using HM 365
[6] vibration-dampened switch cabinet for display and control
[7] measuring tube with scale and pressure sensor for manual and electronic fuel consumption measurement
[8] measurement and display of air consumption, ambient temperature and fuel temperature
[9] measured value displays for engine exhaust gas temperature
[10] quietening vessel for intake air
[11] 3 supply tanks for different fuels
[12] LabVIEW software for data acquisition via USB under Windows XP or Windows Vista
 
Technical Data
Measuring ranges
- ambient temperature: 0...100C
- fuel temperature: 0...100C
- exhaust gas temperature: 0...1.000C
- air consumption: 30...333L/min
- fuel consumption: 0...50cm/min
 
3 fuel tanks: 5L each
 
Dimensions and Weight
LxWxH: 900x800x1.900mm
Weight: approx. 150kg
Required for Operation
230V, 50/60Hz, 1 phase or 120V, 60Hz/CSA, 1 phase
Scope of Delivery

1 test stand (without engine and load unit)
1 LabVIEW software CD

1 set of connecting hoses + tools
1 exhaust hose, flexible, 2.5m

1 exhaust hose, flexible, 1m

3x ear muffs
1 set of instructional material
 

Order Details

063.15900  CT 159  Modular Test Stand for Single

                                Cylinder Engines, 2.2kW 


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