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Product: Test Stand for Manual Heavy Duty transmissions

A transmission test machine with a 100 HP, 0-2500 RPM input variable speed AC drive motor controlled by a Cutler Hammer drive system. A headstock with a built-in clutch and a torque limiter set to disengage at 400 LBS/FT. A tailstock with a built-in output torque transducer rated at 1667 LBS/FT, a torque limiter set to disengage at 1475 LBS/FT and a 250 HP load motor with a speed range of 0-2500 RPM. The tailstock is mounted on a precision ball screw slide driven by an AC blushless servomotor.

A Rapistan J-bar and loading cradle assist locating and clamping of the gearbox. Provision is made to select SAE1 or SAE2 bell housings.

The machine includes an oil drain and fill system for the transmissions. The machine is monitored and controlled by Cutler Hammer Panelmate HMI & IPC and Steeplechase 'Soft PLC'.

The program includes a noise analysis system supplied by 'Anthony Best Dynamics'.

Weight: 26 metric tons

Dimensions (millimeters): 12500W x 7000D x 2500H

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Product: Automatic transmissions, Honda and Acura 1.6 and 3 liter

A Research and Development test rig for testing automatic transmissions using a 150 HP, variable speed DC motor rated at 0-2000 rpm which drives a 'Hy-Vo' speed increase (4:1 up) for driving the input of the transmission. The input drive unit is mounted on a cross slide which can be positioned over a range of 90mm for various gearbox models.

The two outputs from the gearbox are connected to 3:1 step up gear units that drive the final shaft. The final shaft is fitted with four flywheels to provide inertia and a water cooled 'Dyno' brake with 300 HP absorbing capacity at 2000 to 7000 rpm.

A disk brake unit is provided on the end of the final shaft for a 'parking lock' test.

The machine is equipped with a hydraulic unit for operating the disk brakes and parking lock cylinder. A hot oil system is also provided for oil fill and drain of the transmission.

The machine is monitored and controlled by Rockwell Soft Logix with an industrial PC.

Weight: 11 metric tons

Dimensions (millimeters): 4500W x 2500D x 1600H

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Product: Medium range manual transmissions

A Transmission Test Machine in two parts (Headstock and Tailstock), the space between accommodates the load/unload conveyor.

The LH base (Headstock) comprises of a 100 HP drive motor (with a speed range of 0-2500 rpm), an input drive assembly with a clutch and torque limiter set at 285 Nm, and a clamp assembly which will accept various transmissions. The Headstock Assembly is mounted on a hydraulic slide.

The RH base (Tailstock) comprises of a 125 HP load motor (with a speed range of 0-2400 rpm, an output drive assembly with a torque limiter set at 740 Nm, and an output spline drive which automatically couples with the gearbox.

The Tailstock Assembly is mounted on a hydraulic slide. A hydraulic unit provides power for the headstock clamps, clutch cylinder and the two hydraulic slides (Headstock and Tailstock).

An platform with seat and “cockpit controls” allows the operator to test the transmission under actual in vehicle conditions.

The machine is monitored and controlled by 'Steeplechase' software.

Weight: 11 metric tons

Dimensions (millimeters): 9562W x 2500D x 2500H

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Product: Medium Duty Truck Gearboxes, Manual and Automatic

A transmission test machine with a 126 HP, 0-3000 RPM input variable speed AC drive motor controlled by a ‘Baldor’ drive system. A headstock with a built-in clutch, torque limiter set to disengage at 590 Nm, and an input torque transducer rated at 500 Nm, and a gear change device.

The output load is provided by a 175 HP variable speed, AC load motor with a speed range of 0-3600 RPM. An output torque limiter is set at 3000 Nm and an output torque transducer is rated at 5000 Nm.

The headstock and tailstock are mounted on ballscrew driven slides powered by AC brushless servomotors.

The headstock includes a servo driven ball screw to engage/disengage the input drive adapter. The machine incorporates a palletized conveyor and a cradle for lifting/lowering the transmission for clamping into the headstock. A hydraulic unit provides power for clamping and several cylinder operated functions.

The machine is monitored and controlled by Siemens 412-PCI Slot PLC over a Profibus network in conjunction with the HMI software using Visual Basic programming tool.

Weight: 20.2 metric tons

Dimensions (millimeters): 4000W x 3100D x 2100H

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Product: Manual and Automatic Dodge Ram 5.7 and 5.9 Liters

A transmission test stand with a 126 HP, 0-3000 RPM input variable speed AC drive motor controlled by a ‘Baldor’ drive system. A headstock with a built-in clutch, torque limiter set to disengage at 590 Nm, and an input torque transducer rated at 500 Nm, and a robot operated gear change device ('X', 'Y', and 'Z' axis).

The output load is provided by a 175 HP variable speed, AC load motor with a speed range of 0-3600 RPM. An output torque limiter is set at 3000 Nm and an output torque transducer is rated at 5000 Nm.

The headstock and tailstock are mounted on ballscrew driven slides powered by AC brushless servomotors. The headstock includes a servo driven ballscrew to engage/disengage the input drive adapter. A hydraulic unit provides power for clamping and several cylinder operated functions. An oil fill system is provided which includes a chiller and a re-circulation unit.

The machine is monitored and controlled by Siemens 412-PCI Slot PLC over a Profibus network in conjunction with the HMI software using Visual Basic programming tool.

Weight: 25.5 metric tons

Dimensions (millimeters): 13670W x 7780D x 4100H

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Product: 12 & 16 speed direct and overdrive. Includes pneumatic EOA (Electric Over Air) Sure Shift

A gearbox test machine with a 100 HP, 0-2400 rpm input variable speed AC drive motor controlled by a 'Baldor' drive system. A headstock with a built-in clutch, torque limiter set to disengage at 680 Nm, and an input torque transducer rated at 1000 Nm, and a model II shift robot for fully automatic testing.

The output load is provided by a 250 HP variable speed, AC load motor with a speed range of 0-2400 rpm. An output torque limiter is set at 2500 Nm

The headstock and tailstock are mounted on ball screw driven slides powered by AC brushless servomotors. The headstock includes a servo driven ball screw to engage/disengage the input drive adapter.

The machine incorporates a cradle for lifting/lowering the transmission for clamping into the headstock.

A hydraulic unit provides power for clamping and several cylinder operated functions including gear changing. An oil fill/drain/circulation system is also provided for the transmissions.
The machine is monitored and controlled by Siemens 416-PCI Slot PLC over a Profibus network in conjunction with the HMI software based on Visual Basic.

Weight: 21.5 metric tons

Dimensions (millimeters): 7450W x 2230D x 2500H

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Product: Test Stand for Medium Duty Autoshift Truck Transmissions

A test stand to verify functionality of the hardware and controls associated with the AutoShift/AutoSelect product as they interface with the base transmission.

The machine incorporates a 60 HP variable speed drive motor providing 175 LB/FT torque at 0 to 1800 RPM and a constant 60 HP up to 250 RPM. A headstock locates and clamps the transmission and incorporates a torque limiter. A cradle assembly is provided to assist in loading and locating the gearbox.

A tailstock assembly is coupled to the output of the transmission and this comprises of a flywheel with inertia of 15.415 LB/FT/Sec2. This can be increased by 50% by adding flywheel rings. The output drive includes a torque limiter and a water-cooled brake that has an independent water-cooling unit. A disk brake rotates the output drive to facilitate engagement with the output of the transmission. The tailstock assembly is mounted on a ball screw driven slide unit to position the tailstock in various positions to suit the model type.

The machine is monitored and controlled by a GE-Fanuc 90/30 PLC.

Product: Eaton AutoShift transmissions 'Heavy' and 'Medium' duty and Medium Duty – Wet Clutch

Weight: 12 metric tons

Dimensions (millimeters): 9100W x 3625D x 2800H

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Product: R & D Test Stand for Automatic Transmissions

A test stand for testing automatic transmissions (inline & transverse) by applying an acceleration and deceleration test program for endurance purposes.
The machine incorporates a headstock for clamping and coupling the transmission, a tailstock for connection to the output shaft incorporating a speed sensor. The machine is equipped with a compound slide for positioning the output assembly in different positions depending on model type. An oil/water heat exchanger is provided to maintain transmission temperature throughout the test.
The drive is operated by a 30 KW 'Uni-Drive' system and the machine is controlled and monitored by an Allen-Bradley SLC 5/04 C.P.U.

Product: 'JATCO' Automatic Transmissions:
Inline (Rear Wheel Drive) - Type 'RLE'
Transverse (Front Wheel Drive) - Types 'FPO' and 'FAD'

Weight: 3.5 metric tons

Dimensions (millimeters): 3800W x 2950D x 2000H

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The Americas
Burke E. Porter Machinery - Americas
730 Plymouth Dr. N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
USA
Telephone: 616-234-1238
Contact: Mark Sikowski
Email: Mark.Sikowski@bepco.com









Europe & Africa
Burke E. Porter Machinery - Europe
Ten Briele 6
B-8200 Brugge, Belgium
Telephone: +32-50 40 85 30
Contact: Louis Gielen
Email Louis Gielen@bepco.com

Asia
Burke E. Porter Machinery - Asia
Furong 4 road,Dong Bei Tang,Xishan economy developing district
Wuxi, Jiangsu, China 214001
Telephone:+86-510-88155255
Contact: Dr. Charles An
Email Charles.An@bepco.com


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