We have extensive test facilities for evaluating and optimising the performance, mechanical design and durability of both ICE and Electric Powertrains.
5 fully equipped IC Engine test cells:
• Up to 900kW and 20,000 rpm. • Steady state and transient.• Fully conditioned combustion air.• Combustion analysis.• Exhaust emissions analysis.
• Performance development.• Mechanical systems development.• Calibration and Drivability• Friction and lubricant testing• Fuel testing, including synthetic or renewable fuels.• Durability testing.
2 fully equipped e-axle test cells, each include:
• Twin dynamometers. • Battery simulator. • Power analyser. • Fluid conditioning system.
• System efficiency mapping.• Drive cycle simulation.• Gear shift.• Friction and lubricant testing.• Durability testing.
Ilmor has a number of test rigs for evaluating components in isolation of the main power unit. These include:
Alternators and eMotors.
Ancillary pumps – water & oil etc.
Fuel system & injectors.
Spark plug & ignition coil.
Environmental cold chamber, -40 °C capable.