Testing goes on at all stages of motor development. Once we get a motor assembled, we need to check its electrical properties to make sure it behaves as expected. Then we need to hook it up to a drive to see if we can spin it.
The power electronics need to be assembled on a prototype board and tested with the motor before we order our printed circuit boards, and then we need to test our final system and program together.
At this point we can perform final efficiency and power tests to be sure the motor or generator meets the expectations, and make plans for the next generation, if applicable.
McCleer Power has in-house shop facilities and torque transducer equipped test stands to evaluate rotating machine performance at power levels up to 100+hp and at speeds up to 80,000rpm.