Semi truck End of Line validation testing - Mustang Advanced Engineering Dynamometers

Chassis Dynamometers

Whether your application involves emissions, powertrain or NVH challenges, MAE has an equipment and systems solutions to meet your needs as well as your budget.

Some applications and uses of Chassis dynes are:

Chassis Dynamometers from MAE:

High Performance Chassis Dynamometers (MD)AWD-VWB-AC/EC Hybrid Series Chassis Dynamometers
MAE-AC-4000 Universal Automotive AC Test StandAC-MIL-30 Series Chassis Dynamometers
Heavy-Duty AC Chassis DynamometersAC-MIL-48 Series Chassis Dynamometers
NVH Chassis DynamometersAC Series Motorcycle/ATV Chassis Dynamometers
2WD 48-Inch Chassis Dynamometers7500 Series Eddy Current Chassis Dynamometers
AWD 48-inch Series Chassis Dynamometers1000 Series Eddy Current Chassis Dynamometers
2WD AC/EC Hybrid SeriesCustom Chassis Dynamometers
AWD-AC/EC Hybrid Series Chassis DynamometersMilitary Chassis Dynamometers

Applications & Uses of Chassis Dynamometers

Climatic Environmental Chamber

MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers reproduce road conditions under the most demanding environmental conditions.

Climatic Environmental Chambers, Altitude Chambers and Wind Tunnels reproduce extreme environmental conditions to a test vehicle as well as the equipment in the test cell. MAE has designed our world class Chassis Dyanmometers and support equipment to exceed the perform requirements under these demanding conditions while having the durability to last for the test cells life cycle.

MAE provides several standard Extreme Environmental Condition (EEC) Chassis Dynamometer products for these testing environments. The selection of the Chassis Dynamometer will be dependent on the test cell capacity and test vehicle size as well as vehicle performance requirement of the Chassis Dynamometer. Mustangs EEC Chassis Dynamometers are designed to operate in test cells with temperature ranges -40°C to 60°C and altitude ranges from sea level up to 3,300 ft (1,000 m) with performance derating up to 10,000ft (3,000m) please note normally the motor and motor drive are not in the altitude chamber enviroment. Should higher altitude be required liquid cooled motors and motor drives can be used to reduce derating. When snow and water run off is present in the testing environment the EEC Chassis Dynamometers can optionally be ordered with suitable mitigation and management system. If your testing requirements are outside of our standard EEC environmental ranges please contact MAE with your specific requirements for a quick quote.

Vehicle Sizes:

  • ATV, Motorcycle, Scooters, Golf Carts, Snowmobile
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles < 10,000 lb. / 4,545 Kg Auto Passenger Vehicles / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg Truck < 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg Extreme Truck > 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg


Standard EEC Chassis Dynamometer Performance Specifications:

Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10
Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL), Motor In Middle (MIM)
Available Roll Diameter: 20″, 48″, 72″ (508, 1,219, 1,905 mm)
Speed: up to 185 mph (300 km/hr)
Power Range per Axle: 50 to 800 Hp (37 to 600 kW)
EEC Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Piped Motor Cooling Air
  • Liquid Cooled Motors
  • Liquid Cooled Motor Drives
  • Stainless Steel Floor Plates
  • Insulated Floor Plates
  • Roll Isolation Environment Enclosure
  • Torque Measurement Environmental Control Enclosure
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Truck 5th Wheel Trailer Load Simulator
  • Restraint System
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers (not for use in wind tunnel)

Mileage Accumulation

MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers reproduce road conditions under the most demanding environmental conditions. 

Mileage Accumulation requires extreme durability from a Chassis Dynamometer and related testing components.  Many times mileage accumulation is performed in a limited covered outdoor environment which produces a harsh environment for the equipment.  MAE has designed our world class Chassis Dynamometers and support equipment to exceed the perform requirements under these demanding conditions while having the durability to last for many years of mileage accumulation testing.  

If the testing environment for the Chassis Dynamometer is in a harsh environment MAE provides several standard Extreme Environmental Condition (EEC) Chassis Dynamometer products for these testing environments. The type selection of the Chassis Dynamometer will be dependent on the mileage accumulation test cell capacity and test vehicle size as well as vehicle performance requirement of the Chassis Dynamometer.  Mustangs EEC Chassis Dynamometers are designed to operate in harsh environments with temperature ranges -40°C to 60°C and altitude ranges from sea level up to 3,300 ft (1,000 m) prior derating performance. When snow and water runoff is present in the testing environment the EEC Chassis Dynamometers can optionally be ordered with suitable mitigation and management system. If your testing requirements are outside of our standard EEC environmental ranges please contact MAE with your specific requirements for a quick quote. 

Vehicle Sizes:

  • ATV, Motorcycle, Scooters, Golf Carts, Snowmobile
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles < 10,000 lb. / 4,545 Kg
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg
  • Truck < 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg
  • Extreme Truck

Standard EEC Chassis Dynamometer Performance Specifications:

  • Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10
  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 20″, 48″, 72″ (508, 1,219, 1,905 mm)
  • Speed: up to 120 mph (200 km/hr)
  • Power Range per Axle: 50 to 800 Hp (37 to 600 kW) 

EEC Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Piped Motor Cooling Air
  • Liquid Cooled Motors
  • Stainless Steel Floor Plates
  • Insulated Floor Plates
  • Roll Isolation Environment Enclosure
  • Torque Measurement Environmental Control Enclosure
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Truck 5th Wheel Trailer Load Simulator
  • Restraint System
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers (not for use in wind tunnel) 

When the testing climate is controlled, in a nominal temperature range of 5°C to 40°C MAE’s standard durability Chassis Dynamometer can be supplied. MAE’s durability dynamometers are designed for 24/7/365 continuous use and designed with components that can handle this continuous many over sized components such as roll bearings, top plating structure, tie downs, motor cooling, etc.   

Vehicle Sizes:

  • ATV, Motorcycle, Snowmobile
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles < 10,000 lb. / 4,545 Kg
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg
  • Truck < 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg
  • Extreme Truck

Standard Durability Chassis Dynamometer Performance Specifications:

  • Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10
  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 20″, 48″, 72″ (508, 1,219, 1,905 mm)
  • Speed: up to 120 mph (200 km/hr)
  • Power Range per Axle: 50 to 800 Hp (37 to 600 kW) 

EEC Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Bearing Lubrication System
  • Large Motor Air Filter
  • Piped Motor Cooling Air
  • Liquid Cooled Motors
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Fuel Filling Systems
  • Truck 5th Wheel Trailer Load Simulator
  • Restraint System
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers 

EMC/RFI Chamber

MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers reproduce and monitors road conditions, skid conditions, ABS events when demanded. 

EMC/RFI Chamber Testing is a unique testing environment with many controlled requirements for our EMC/RFI  Chassis Dynamometers. MAE has designed our world class Chassis Dynamometers and support equipment to exceed the perform requirements under these demanding EMC/RFI testing conditions while having the durability to last for the test cells life cycle.  MAE has designed our EMC/RFI Chassis Dynamometers to operate within this difficult testing environment with no detectable Radio Frequency Radiation in the 30 kHz to 3 GHz range.

MAE provides several standard EMC/RFI Chassis Dynamometer products for these testing environments. The selection of the Chassis Dynamometer will be dependent on the test cell capacity, vehicle sizes and vehicle performance requirement for the Chassis Dynamometer.  Mustangs EMC/RFI Chassis Dynamometers are designed to operate in test cells with nominal temperature ranges 5°C to 40°C and altitude ranges from sea level up to 3,300 ft (1,000 m) prior to performance derating. MAE’s EMC/RFI Chassis Dynamometers are designed and constructed with specialized components and techniques to reduce to near zero radio frequency radiation from the Chassis Dynamometer. MAE uses special motor drives, motors and cabling systems to reduce the radio frequency radiation from the chassis dynamometer and support systems. If your testing requirements are outside of our standard EMC/RFI environmental ranges please contact MAE with your specific requirements for a quick quote. 

If you choose a multiple axle drive system with independent motor/roll configuration you individually control each wheel independently. Independent wheel control and monitoring makes it easy to monitor for individual wheel braking system malfunctions, traction control systems and other vehicle powertrain anomalies while under test. In some instances customers desire to expand the testing capacity of their facility which enhance the justification of the their EMC/RFI test chamber by purchasing a higher performance Chassis Dynamometer for other R&D proposes. 

Vehicle Sizes:

  • ATV, Motorcycle, Scooters, Golf Carts, Snowmobile
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles < 10,000 lb. / 4,545 Kg
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg
  • Truck < 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg
  • Extreme Truck

Standard EMC/RFI Chassis Dynamometer Performance Specifications:

  • Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10
  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL), Motor Belted Back (MBB)
  • Available Cradle Roll Diameter: 8.65, 10.7, 12.7,  17.8, 20″(220, 272, 323, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll Diameter: 20″, 36″, 42″, 48″, 72″ (508, 914, 1067, 1,219, 1,905 mm)
  • Speed: up to 125 mph (200 km/hr) enhanced performance systems can be supplied up to 220 mph (350 km/h)
  • Power Range per Axle: 50 to 400 Hp (37 to 300 kW)  enhanced performance systems can be supplied up to 800 Hp (600 kW)

EMC/RFI Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Liquid Cooled Motors
  • Ground Plane Isolation Steel Floor Plating System
  • Roll Isolation Environment Enclosure
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Truck 5th Wheel Trailer Load Simulator
  • Restraint System
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers
  • Exhaust Extraction System
  • Turn Table System with+/- 190° of vehicle rotation.

NVH – Anechoic Chamber

MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers reproduce road conditions and road sounds for your testing needs. 

Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) testing is required for engineers to evaluate a vehicle’s sound under real world road conditions with in a laboratory environment. The Chassis Dynamometer is required to be very quite during operation so it does not emit sounds at a levels within the range of test.  The bench mark number for the Chassis Dynamometer is 50 DB(A) at 100 km/hr.  MAE has designed our world class Chassis Dynamometers and support equipment to exceed the perform requirements under these demanding NVH testing conditions while having the durability to last for the test cells life cycle.  MAE engineers our NVH Chassis Dynamometers for quite running. 

MAE provides several standard NVH Chassis Dynamometer products for the NVH testing environments. The selection of your NVH Chassis Dynamometer will be dependent on the test cell vehicle capacity and performance requirements of the Chassis Dynamometer.  Mustangs NVH Chassis Dynamometers are nominally designed to operate in test cells with temperature ranges 5°C to 40°C and altitude ranges from sea level up to 3,300 ft (1,000 m) prior to performance derating. MAE’s NVH Chassis Dynamometers are designed and constructed with specialized components and techniques to reduce to Chassis Dynamometer sound generation level while running. MAE uses special hydrostatic roller bearing systems to lift the rollers on a film of oil during quit running operation.  The rollers have internal cavities with special sound suppression material attached to the inside of the roll.  The individual rolls have, roll isolation environment enclosure with sound suppression material to mitigate pit noise from migrate to the test cell. The top deck cover plates are coated with sound suppression material and interlocked to keep lower pit sound from migrating to the test cell.  The Chassis Dynamometer is mounted on large isolation blocks which reduces vibration to the facility. MAE offers various Roll Surface Plates which can be bolted for low speed testing on the Chassis Dynamometer. If your testing requirements are outside of our standard NVH environmental ranges please contact MAE with your specific requirements for a quick quote. 

MAE offers various motor to roll configurations, if you choose a multiple axle drive system with independent motor/roll configuration you will be able individually control each wheel. Independent wheel control and monitoring makes it easier to isolate sounds emanating from a component of the vehicle.  In some instances customers desire to expand the testing capacity of their facility which enhance the justification of the their NVH test chamber by purchasing a higher performance Chassis Dynamometer for other R&D proposes such as independent wheel control systems, performance validation, system tuning, braking system, traction control. 

Vehicle Sizes:

  • ATV, Motorcycle, Scooters, Golf Carts, Snowmobile
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles < 10,000 lb. / 4,545 Kg
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg
  • Truck < 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg
  • Extreme Truck

Standard NVH Chassis Dynamometer Performance Specifications:

  • Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10
  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Single Roll Diameter: 72″ & 90″ (1,905 & 2,286 mm)
  • Speed: up to 155 mph (250 km/hr) enhanced performance systems can be supplied up to 220 mph (350 km/h)
  • Power Range per Axle: 50 to 400 Hp (37 to 300 kW)  enhanced performance systems can be supplied up to 800 Hp (600 kW)

NVH Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Liquid Cooled Motors
  • Sound Suppression Floor Plating System
  • Roll Isolation Environment Enclosure With Sound Suppression Material
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Restraint System
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers
  • Exhaust Extraction System

Outdoor – Open Environment Installation

MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers reproduce road conditions under the most demanding environmental conditions. 

Outdoor – Open Environment Installations produce extreme environmental conditions to a test vehicle as well as the equipment in an open environment.  MAE has designed our world class Chassis Dynamometers and support equipment to exceed the perform requirements under these demanding open environment conditions while having the durability to last for many years under these harsh conditions.

MAE provides several standard Extreme Environmental Condition (EEC) Chassis Dynamometer products for these testing environments. The selection of the Chassis Dynamometer will be dependent on the test cell capacity and test vehicle size as well as vehicle performance requirement of the Chassis Dynamometer.  Mustangs EEC Chassis Dynamometers are designed to operate in test cells with temperature ranges -40°C to 60°C and altitude ranges from sea level up to 3,300 ft (1,000 m) with performance derating up to 10,000 ft (3,000 m).  When snow and water run off is present in the testing environment the EEC Chassis Dynamometers can optionally be ordered with suitable mitigation and management system. If your testing requirements are outside of our standard EEC environmental ranges please contact MAE with your specific requirements for a quick quote. 

With MAEs vast selection of loading unit options and experiences other non-motorized loading unit could may be used for these outdoor environments.  

Vehicle Sizes:

  • ATV, Motorcycle, Scooters, Golf Carts, Snowmobile
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles < 10,000 lb. / 4,545 Kg
  • Auto Passenger Vehicles / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg
  • Truck < 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg
  • Extreme Truck > 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg

Standard EEC Chassis Dynamometer Performance Specifications:

  • Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10
  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL), Motor Belted Back (MBB)
  • Available Cradle Roll Diameter: 8.65, 10.7, 12.7,  17.8, 20″(220, 272, 323, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll Diameter: 20″, 36″, 42″, 48″, 72″ (508, 914, 1067, 1,219, 1,905 mm)
  • Speed: up to 125 mph (200 km/hr) enhanced performance systems can be supplied up to 220 mph (350 km/h)
  • Power Range per Axle: 50 to 400 Hp (37 to 300 kW)  enhanced performance systems can be supplied up to 800 Hp (600 kW)

EEC Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Piped Motor Cooling Air
  • Liquid Cooled Motors
  • Stainless Steel Floor Plates
  • Insulated Floor Plates
  • Roll Isolation Environment Enclosure
  • Torque Measurement Environmental Control Enclosure
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Truck 5th Wheel Trailer Load Simulator
  • Restraint System
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers (not for use in wind tunnel)
  • Snow making machines
  • Ice

MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers reproduce road conditions under the most demanding environmental conditions for emission testing. 

Exhaust Emission & Fuel Mileage

Vehicle Exhaust Emissions Measurement Chassis Dynamometers are specified by governmental bodies. All of these Emission Chassis Dynamometers are certified to strict standards and are required to pass production and in use testing and calibration.  There are many types of Emission Chassis Dynamometers some are for use in Emission Certification Laboratories while others are located in local emission inspection test lanes for in-use vehicle testing, all of these Chassis Dynamometers are required to meet very specific production, testing and calibration criteria. Over the past 35-years Mustang has produced more than 25,000 certified chassis dynamometers used in emission testing. 

MAE’s Emission Chassis Dynamometers are precision designed systems with reliability to perform precise testing and hold calibration within various testing environments.   MAE is a world class Chassis Dynamometers design and manufacturer and our equipment exceeds the perform requirements under these demanding conditions while having the durability to last for many years with in the testing environment. Mustang supplies many standard Exhaust Emission Chassis Dynamometer products for the different market segments of emissions testing.

We categories the emission Chassis Dynamometer in three areas:

  1. Emission Certification Laboratory Chassis Dynamometers
  2. Pre-Certification Emissions Chassis Dynamometers
  3. In-use Inspection Emissions Chassis Dynamometers

Certified Emissions Laboratory Equipment:

These Certified Emission Chassis Dynamometers are combined with exhaust gas analyzer systems to meet governmental emission guidelines.  These Chassis Dynamometers are designed to meet critical specifications as for there vehicle size to be tested.  ATV/Motorcycle, Automotive passenger cars/light truck, Heavy Duty Truck. 

MAE’s Certified Laboratory Chassis Dynamometers are certified and will meet:

  • EPA’s specification RFP C100081T1 and the “Dynamometer Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance Procedures for 48-Inch, Single Roll, Electric, Light Duty Chassis Dynamometers”
  • “Dynamometer Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance Procedures for 72-Inch, Single Roll, Electric, Heavy Duty Chassis Dynamometers”
  • 40 CFR 86 requirements regarding dynamometer calibration, calibration frequency, calibration procedures, applying wheel force, inertia classes, vehicle test weight
  • Current European EURO Standards
  • Current Japanese Guidelines
  • Emission Test

Vehicle Sizes: ATV, Motorcycle,Scooter, Golf Cart, Mowers, Snowmobile

 Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 20″ (508 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr)  higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 25 -100 Hp (18.7 to 75 kW)

Vehicle Sizes: Auto Passenger Vehicle < 10,000 lb. /4,545 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 48″ (1,219 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr) higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 200 – 300 Hp (150 – 225 kW)

Vehicle Sizes:Auto Passenger Vehicle / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 48″ (1,219 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr) higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 250 – 400 Hp (187 – 300 kW)

Vehicle Sizes: Heavy Truck< 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 72″ (1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr)
  • Power Range per Axle: 400 – 600 Hp (300 – 450 kW)

Emission Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Torque Measurement Environmental Control Enclosure
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Truck 5th Wheel Trailer Load Simulator
  • Restraint System No Vertical Loading
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers (not for use in wind tunnel) 
  • Wheel Tire Pressure Detection System
  • Remote Drivers Aid Display
  • Remote Control Pendent
  • Pop-up Wheel Restraints
  • Roll Covers
  • Wheel Covers

 Supported Drivers Traces

WLTPFTP 75 (Light Duty)EPA US06 Supplemental FTP Driving Schedule (Light Duty)ECE + EUDC
Japan 10-15 Mode (JP1015)ESC & ELRCARB HHDDT Composite CycleHHDDT Cruise Test
HHDDT Transient TestHHDDT-Creep TestUDDS-Diesel TestUDDS Drive Cycle
City Suburban Heavy VehicleCentral Business DistrictEPA FTP-72, UDDS-LD, LA-4 (Light Duty)Manhattan Bus Drive Cycle
NY Bus Drive CycleNY Composite Drive CycleOrange County Bus Drive CycleRefuse Trash Truck Cycle
EPA FTP 505Hybrid Truck User Forum Class 6 cycle (HTUF-6)Business Arterial-Commuter (BAC) cycleNeighborhood Refuse Truck Cycle
World Harmonized Vehicle Cycle (WHVC)FTA and Altoona Drive CycleVocational Drive Cycle (Beverage, Linen and Parcel)Japan Cycle 08 (JC08)
WVU 5-Peak CycleNREL Utility Truck Cycle (California)NREL Utility Truck Cycle (Miami-Dade)NREL Port Drayage Near Dock Cycle (California) 
NREL Port Drayage Metro Highway Cycle (California)NREL Port Drayage Local Cycle (California)NREL PORT Drayage Creep Queue Cycle (California)NREL Port Drayage Composite Cycle (California)
 NREL Parcel Delivery Truck Cycle (Baltimore) NREL Neighborhood Refuse Truck CycleNREL Class 6 Electric Vehicle Cycle NREL Class 3 Electric Vehicle Cycle 
New York City Cycle (NYCC-LD) (Light Duty)EPA Highway Fuel Economy Test (Light Duty)HWFETCommuter Segment of the Transit Coach Operating Duty Cycle
California Unified Cycle (UC), LA92 Cycle (Light Duty)Braunschweig City Driving CycleHong Kong Modified TUV drive cycle for LPG light bus 75kph & 90kph max, Appendix VBHong Kong TUV drive cycle for LPG light bus 75kph & 90kph max Appendix VB
Hong Kong Standard TUV Auto Except LPG bus 90kph maxCommuter – J1376 Driving ScheduleArterial – J1376 Driving ScheduleRefuse Trash Truck Cycle WHM
Refuse Trash Truck Cycle WHSCity Suburban Heavy Duty Vehicle Drive CycleCentral Business District – CBD Drive CycleTransit Coach Commuter
SC03 Test CycleIM-240BAR-31ECE1504A
ECE1504M   

MAEs Lower Cost Warm-up Laboratory Chassis Dynamometers will meet the applicable intent of the following specifications:

  • EPA’s specification RFP C100081T1 and the “Dynamometer Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance Procedures for 48-Inch, Single Roll, Electric, Light Duty Chassis Dynamometers”
  • “Dynamometer Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance Procedures for 72-Inch, Single Roll, Electric, Heavy Duty Chassis Dynamometers”
  • 40 CFR 86 requirements regarding dynamometer calibration, calibration frequency, calibration procedures, applying wheel force, inertia classes, vehicle test weight
  • Current European “Euro” Standards
  • Current Japanese Guidelines
  • Current Chinese Standards

Pre-Certification Emissions Laboratory Equipment:

For the customer that does not require a full certified emission test system with: environmental controlled test cell, chassis dynamometer, , emission analyzers, exhaust sampling system, calibration gas bottle supply, vehicle cooling system and etc.  For those customers performing pre-emissions certification work, comparative emission studies, calibration, tuning,  set up,  component validation, warming a vehicle up for full emissions certification and other emission and calibration work testing these Pre-Certification Chassis Dynamometers are ideal.

 These Pre-Certification Chassis Dynamometers may differ in roll size compared to the Certified Emission Chassis Dynamometer that are required in a full cert cell but for R&D, Tuning, Vehicle Set-up, quick comparative testing they are ideal to be used at a fraction of the full cert cell cost.  These Pre-Certification Emission Chassis Dynamometers are some times mounted above grade with ramps or lifts and more portable then the permanent installation Certified Chassis Dynamometer systems.  The Chassis Dynamometers are certified and full calibrated to perform emission testing.  The roll size may differ from the governmental Certified Chassis dynamometer specifications  manufacturing but the road load technique and calibrations are identical to those of the certification chassis dynamometers

MAE also offers hybrid AC motor / eddy current power absorber pre-certification chassis dynamometers that can be used for emission pre-certification and performance validation. Contact our sales team for further information. 

MAE’s Pre-Certification Chassis Dynamometers follow the certification criteria in the following documents with some variation due to design criteria such as roll size, base inertia, sensor type and PAU type:

  • EPA’s specification RFP C100081T1 and the “Dynamometer Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance Procedures for 48-Inch, Single Roll, Electric, Light Duty Chassis Dynamometers”
  • “Dynamometer Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance Procedures for 72-Inch, Single Roll, Electric, Heavy Duty Chassis Dynamometers”
  • 40 CFR 86 requirements regarding dynamometer calibration, calibration frequency, calibration procedures, applying wheel force, inertia classes, vehicle test weight
  • Current European EURO Standards
  • Current Japanese Guidelines
  • Emission Test

Vehicle Sizes: ATV, Motorcycle,Scooter, Golf Cart, Mowers, Snowmobile

 Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 10.7″, 20″, 48″ (272, 508, 1,219 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr)  higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 25 -100 Hp (18.7 to 75 kW) higher powers are available

Vehicle Sizes: Auto Passenger Vehicle < 10,000 lb. /4,545 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 10.7″, 20″, 48″ (272, 508, 1,219 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr) higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 200 – 300 Hp (150 – 225 kW) higher powers are available

Vehicle Sizes:Auto Passenger Vehicle / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 10.7″, 20″, 48″ (272, 508, 1,219 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr) higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 250 – 400 Hp (187 – 300 kW) higher powers are available

Vehicle Sizes: Heavy Truck< 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter:  10.7″, 17.8, 20″, 48″ , 72″ (272, 452, 508, 1,219, 1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr)
  • Power Range per Axle: 400 – 600 Hp (300 – 450 kW)

Vehicle Sizes: Extreme Heavy Truck > 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter:  10.7″, 17.8, 20″, 48″ , 72″ (272, 452, 508, 1,219, 1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr)
  • Power Range per Axle: 400 – 800 Hp (300 – 600 kW)

MAE’s Inspection Lane Chassis Dynamometers are certified and will meet the following specifications:

These Certified Inspection Lane Emission Chassis Dynamometers are combined with gasoline and/or diesel exhaust gas analyzer systems to meet governmental in-use emission guidelines.  These Chassis Dynamometers are designed to meet critical governmental specifications that relate to the size and type of vehicle being tested.  Mustang is the world wide supplier of Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS) Lane  ATV/Motorcycle, Automotive passenger cars/light truck, Heavy Duty Truck. Many of our chassis dynamometers are used for: ASM (Acceleration Simulation Mode) emission testing, Loaded Mode emission testing, IM-240 emission testing, Snap Idle diesel testing, Loaded Mode diesel testing, DT-80 diesel testing, Lug Down diesel testing.  These chassis dynamometers are used around world at different locations to meet different governmental emission testing. 

  • EPA420-B-04-011 “Acceleration Simulation Mode Test Procedures, Emission Standards, Quality Control Requirements, and Equipment Specifications Final Technical Guidance”
  • EPA420-R-00-007 “IM-240 & Evap Technical Guidance”
  • BAR ASM Certification on Multiple Chassis Dynamometers
  • State of Colorado Heavy Duty Emissions 
  • Mexico ASM Certification
  • Chili ASM Certification
  • Hong Kong Full Diesel and Gasoline Chassis Dynamometer Certification
  • Taiwan Diesel & Gasoline Emission Program
  • China Diesel & ASM Certification
  • Australia DT-80 Diesel Certification
  • Euro In-use Emission Dynamometer
  • Canada Gasoline Loaded Mode Certification
  • Malaysia ASM Certification 
  • Many other governmental certifications

These chassis dynamometers can easily be integrated into Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS) lane to combine safety and emission testing.

Vehicle Sizes: ATV, Motorcycle, Scooter, Golf Cart, Mowers, Snowmobile

 Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4

  • PAU Configuration: PAU Inline , PAU Belted Back
  • Available Roll Diameter: 8.65 (220 mm)
  • Speed: up to 60 mph (100 km/hr)  higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 15 -50 Hp (11.2 to 37 kW) higher powers are available

Vehicle Sizes: Auto Passenger Vehicle < 6,500 lb. /2,955 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4

  • PAU Configuration: PAU In Line, PAU Belted
  • Available Roll Diameter: 8.65 (220 mm)
  • Speed: up to 60 mph (100 km/hr) higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 25 – 35 Hp (18.7 – 26.1 kW) higher powers are available

Vehicle Sizes:Auto Passenger Vehicle / Light Truck < 10,000 lb. / 4,545 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4

  • PAU Configuration: PAU In Line, PAU Belted
  • Available Roll Diameter: 8.65, 10.7 (220, 272 mm)
  • Speed: up to 80 mph (130 km/hr) higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 25 – 100 Hp (18.7 – 75 kW) higher powers are available

Vehicle Sizes: Heavy Truck< 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4, 4×6

  • PAU Configuration: PAU In Middle, PAU Belted
  • Available Roll Diameter:  10.7″, 17.8, 20″, 48″ , 72″ (272, 452, 508, 1,219, 1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr)
  • Power Range per Axle: 400 – 600 Hp (300 – 450 kW)

Production End Of Line (EOL) – Multi-Function Testing

MAE’s Production – EOL Multi-Function Testers can find your vehicle defects so your customers do not.  

Production End of Line (EOL) testing is mandatory to validate proper vehicle production which meets corporate and safety quality standards and requirements. MAE can assist with the development of your in-process and post-process testing requirements for your vehicles.  MAE’s Production EOL Multifunction tester can consist of one or more pieces of equipment which is dependent on the customers testing requirements and vehicle test takt time. MAE’s Production EOL Multifunction testers can be applied to low production or high production they can test gasoline, diesel, hybrid all electric or other powered vehicles.  

The customer and MAE work together to develop the test matrix which is used to define the equipment and processes for the vehicle and component testing.  Over the past 35-years MAE has worked with many different customers and equipment suppliers to developed Production EOL Multifunction testing systems.  Some of these supplied test systems are identical and many of them are unique to the vehicle supplier, in many cases NDA are put in place for share data transfer requirements. 

MAE’s custom configured Multi-function Production testers follows a customer developed prescribed test based on a vehicle type and build options.  Depending on the customers’ requirements, the test sequence,  test data and actual test can be remotely developed, down loaded and monitored.   MAE’s Production EOL Multifunction equipment consist of several standard or modified standard components from MAEs arsenal of testers and equipment to communicated, measure and monitor a vehicle. Typical testing requirement requires the equipment to:

  • Communicate, with vehicle CAN by monitoring/controlling actuators and systems, final processors flashing, fault & ready code detection and reset, production data capture and conceive the vehicle.  
  • Monitor & Control; powertrain, wheel speed, vehicle speed, wheel power, vehicle power, traction loading, parasitic drag, , 
  • Monitor & Control; battery packs, battery simulator, Battery Management System (BMS), electric motor, coolant pumps, chargers, converters
  • Monitor & Control; brakes, ABS, wheel speed sensors, regenerative braking, engine brakes, exhaust brakes, traction control system, tire pressure monitors,  
  • wheel vibration
  • Monitor, IR camera Hot Spot monitoring and detection for, engine compartment, battery compartments, under carriage and other areas of concern
  • Monitor, vehicle emissions, exhaust sound quality and level, exhaust extraction, 
  • Monitor, vehicle Interior items such as temperature, fan flow, light level, sound levels, vibration, seat movement, gear shift force, pedal force, vehicle operator controls, mirrors, convertible retraction, sun roof, interior component color match via camera, 
  • Monitor, windshield wiper performance, 
  • Monitor & Set, head light alignment
  • Monitor & Set, wheel alignment
  • Monitor and Control; vehicle attachment units, PTOs, mowers, cutters, spreaders, blades, buckets, etc.

MAE’s Production EOL Multifunction test systems are precision designed systems with reliability to perform precise testing and hold calibration within various production testing environments.   MAE is a world class Chassis Dynamometers design and manufacturer and our equipment exceeds the perform requirements under these demanding conditions while having the durability to last for the production cycle of the equipment. Mustang’s exceptional service department fully supports our production equipment with real time remote support via shared PC and video as well as onsite support, we also provide calibration and preventive maintenance services.

Production EOL Multifunction Customer Types:

  • Automotive Manufactures
  • Truck & Bus Manufactures
  • ATV, Motorcycle, 3-Wheeler, Scooter, Snowmobile, Utility Vehicles, Golf Carts,
  • Off-Road Vehicles (Track and Wheeled), truck, tractors, bulldozers, drills, loaders, graders, scrapers, excavators, Multi Terrain Loader (MTL), grass mowers, Skid Steer Loader (SSL), others
  • Specialty Vehicles: fork lifts, lift platforms, cranes, fire engines, rail car, train engine, sweepers, airport support equipment, military support vehicles, 

Equipment:

  • Chassis dynamometers / multifunction tester
  • Brake tester
  • Lifts for vehicle & component
  • Auxiliary equipment loading units
  • Headlight alignment system
  • Wheel alignment systems
  • Camera systems, infrared imaging – hot spot, visual imaging – position, color, movement
  • Battery simulator and monitoring equipment
  • Actuators, actuator drives, actuator fixtures
  • Exhaust gas measurement systems
  • Industrial control systems with our without PLCs
  • Production process software with remote monitoring access, remote database and facility interface

Research and Development

MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers reproduce precision road conditions under the most demanding environmental conditions for your R&D testing. 

There are many different type of Research and Development criteria for Chassis Dynamometers and related components.  Much of these criteria are covered by the testing environments such as NVH, EMC/RFI, Emission Laboratories, Environmental type applications.  Still there are other testing uses such as hybrid vehicle development, vehicle calibration and tuning, powertrain development, exhaust validation, fuel consumption, on-road track simulation, off-road course simulation, durability testing and just general road load applications.  These chassis dynamometers are developed with single roll, 2×2,4×4,6×6, 8×8 and 10×10 applications. Over the past 35-years Mustang has engineered and manufactured many research and development chassis dynamometers for many different laboratory testing environments. 

MAE’s Research & Development Chassis Dynamometers are precision designed systems with reliability to perform precise testing and hold calibration within various testing environments.   MAE is a world class Chassis Dynamometers design and manufacturer and our equipment exceeds the perform requirements under these demanding conditions while having the durability to last for many years with in the testing environment. Mustang supplies many standard and custom designed R&D Chassis Dynamometer products. 

The Chassis Dynamometer is typically one of several items that are part of an R&D laboratory. Depending on the laboratory requirements the Chassis Dynamometer and the other testing equipment are tied together to allow a single point of control for the R&D testing laboratory.  MAE can assist with the supply and integration of equipment from other vendors with powerful TESTCell® software platform.

For these laboratory environments we supply and integrate many different types of equipment:

  1. Chassis Dynamometers
  2. Emission analyzers and collection systems
  3. Fuel monitoring and conditioning systems
  4. Battery simulator, battery chargers, battery management systems
  5. Test cell interface, wind, cool, solar heat, rain, snow, fire suppression, and facility monitoring systems
  6. Vehicle CAN/data interface monitoring and control, tire air pressure monitoring system, 
  7. Vehicle operator control systems, pedal actuators, gearshift actuator, steer actuators, robot drivers, ignition actuators, dash board actuators, in-cell drivers trace
  8. Test cell operator Interfaces, control consoles, complete system data display and monitoring, remote hand pendents, 
  9. Data Aquistion systems, vehicle measurment sensors, weather stations, wheel slip sensors

Chassis Dynamometers:

Mustang can supply many of our standard 8.65″, 10.7″, 20″, 48″ and 72″ (220, 272, 508, 1,219, 1,829 mm) single roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8 and 10×10 variant Chassis Dynamometers for your R&D testing requirements.  These chassis dynamometers can be supplied with individual motor to roll/wheel connections or one motor per axle roll set connection the motor can be connected in several different methods:

  • Motor In Line (MIL)
  • Motor In Middle (MIM)
  • Motor Belted Back (MBB)
  • Motor Direct Connect (MDC) 

Should your require other motor connection requirements or modification to your Chassis Dynamometer we can make the required modifications. 

R&D Laboratory Equipment:

Vehicle Sizes: ATV, Motorcycle, Scooter, Golf Cart, Mowers, Snowmobile

 Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Cradle Roll: 8.65″, 10.7″, 17.8″, 20″ ( 220, 272, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll: 36″, 42″, 48″ (914, 1,067, 1,219 mm)
  • Speed: up to 200 mph (320 km/hr)  higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 25 -400 Hp (18.7 to 300 kW)

Vehicle Sizes: Auto Passenger Vehicle < 10,000 lb. /4,545 Kg

 Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, , Motor In Middle (MIM). Motor Inline (MIL), Motor Belted Back (MBB)
  • Available Cradle Roll: 8.65″, 10.7″, 17.8″, 20″ ( 220, 272, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll: 36″, 42″, 48″ (914, 1,067, 1,219 mm)
  • Speed: up to 200 mph (320 km/hr)  higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 25 -400 Hp (18.7 to 300 kW) higher powers are available

Vehicle Sizes:Auto Passenger Vehicle / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg

Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, , Motor In Middle (MIM). Motor Inline (MIL), Motor Belted Back (MBB)
  • Available Cradle Roll: 8.65″, 10.7″, 17.8″, 20″ ( 220, 272, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll: 36″, 42″, 48″ (914, 1,067, 1,219 mm)
  • Speed: up to 200 mph (320 km/hr)  higher speeds are available
  • Power Range per Axle: 25 -600 Hp (18.7 to 450 kW) higher powers are available

Vehicle Sizes: Heavy Truck< 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter: 72″ (1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr)
  • Power Range per Axle: 400 – 600 Hp (300 – 450 kW)

Vehicle Sizes: Extreme Heavy Truck > 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Roll Diameter:  10.7″, 17.8, 20″, 48″ , 72″ (272, 452, 508, 1,219, 1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 100 mph (160 km/hr)
  • Power Range per Axle: 400 – 800 Hp (300 – 600 kW)

R&D Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Torque Measurement Environmental Control Enclosure
  • Fuel Measurement and Conditioning System
  • Battery Systems
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Truck 5th Wheel Trailer Load Simulator
  • Restraint System No Vertical Loading
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers (not for use in wind tunnel) 
  • Wheel Tire Pressure Detection System
  • Remote Drivers Aid Display
  • Remote Control Pendent
  • Pop-up Wheel Restraints
  • Roll Covers
  • Wheel Covers
  • Additional Eddy Current PAUs for extra performance

All of MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers are available with a drivers trace that can be configured to Supported Drivers Traces such as:

WLTPFTP 75 (Light Duty)EPA US06 Supplemental FTP Driving Schedule (Light Duty)ECE + EUDC
Japan 10-15 Mode (JP1015)ESC & ELRCARB HHDDT Composite CycleHHDDT Cruise Test
HHDDT Transient TestHHDDT-Creep TestUDDS-Diesel TestUDDS Drive Cycle
City Suburban Heavy VehicleCentral Business DistrictEPA FTP-72, UDDS-LD, LA-4 (Light Duty)Manhattan Bus Drive Cycle
NY Bus Drive CycleNY Composite Drive CycleOrange County Bus Drive CycleRefuse Trash Truck Cycle
EPA FTP 505Hybrid Truck User Forum Class 6 cycle (HTUF-6)Business Arterial-Commuter (BAC) cycleNeighborhood Refuse Truck Cycle
World Harmonized Vehicle Cycle (WHVC)FTA and Altoona Drive CycleVocational Drive Cycle (Beverage, Linen and Parcel)Japan Cycle 08 (JC08)
WVU 5-Peak CycleNREL Utility Truck Cycle (California)NREL Utility Truck Cycle (Miami-Dade)NREL Port Drayage Near Dock Cycle (California) 
NREL Port Drayage Metro Highway Cycle (California)NREL Port Drayage Local Cycle (California)NREL PORT Drayage Creep Queue Cycle (California)NREL Port Drayage Composite Cycle (California)
 NREL Parcel Delivery Truck Cycle (Baltimore) NREL Neighborhood Refuse Truck CycleNREL Class 6 Electric Vehicle Cycle NREL Class 3 Electric Vehicle Cycle 
New York City Cycle (NYCC-LD) (Light Duty)EPA Highway Fuel Economy Test (Light Duty)HWFETCommuter Segment of the Transit Coach Operating Duty Cycle
California Unified Cycle (UC), LA92 Cycle (Light Duty)Braunschweig City Driving CycleHong Kong Modified TUV drive cycle for LPG light bus 75kph & 90kph max, Appendix VBHong Kong TUV drive cycle for LPG light bus 75kph & 90kph max Appendix VB
Hong Kong Standard TUV Auto Except LPG bus 90kph maxCommuter – J1376 Driving ScheduleArterial – J1376 Driving ScheduleRefuse Trash Truck Cycle WHM
Refuse Trash Truck Cycle WHSCity Suburban Heavy Duty Vehicle Drive CycleCentral Business District – CBD Drive CycleTransit Coach Commuter
SC03 Test CycleIM-240BAR-31ECE1504A
ECE1504M   

Performance & Tuning

MAE’s Chassis Dynamometers reproduce precision track conditions to race vehicles under high performance racing environments. 

When it comes to Racing Chassis Dynamometers there is no other name to trust to your on-roll track validation testing and validation.  Mustang Advanced Engineering MAE and our sister company Mustang Dynamometer are synonymous with performance racing chassis dynamometers.  We apply active variable road load and hill grade control to vehicles under performance track conditions.  Mustangs PowerDyne® software can recreate these variable vehicle loads on many different track types: 1/4-mile sprint, flat circle track, banked circle track, curved road course and off-road courses. The Chassis Dynamometers can also be used for part throttle tuning then performing full throttle performance testing.  We have customer testimonials and video evidence of our chassis dynamometers performing roll to track validation with in 0.1 sec using a 8 second sprint car.  Mustang brings the track to the rollers. 

The Performance Chassis Dynamometers can also interface with tuning software to dynamically modify engine control tables under precision loading, speed and throttle conditions. The software allows many different performance and timed test and when connected to Mustangs standalone race starting Christmas Tree it can calculate drivers reaction time. The PowerDyne® software is mature and has been in development for over 10-years and recently upgraded with new display gauges.  

Typically, MAEs Performance Chassis Dynamometers are used with road race cars, strip race cars, street cars, street trucks, truck pulls, motor cycles, ATV, and performance vehicles.  Typically, these Performance Chassis Dynamometer are configured as single axle or AWD 4×4 configurations MAE can easily expand these performance chassis dynamometers to accommodate 6×6, 8×8, 10×10 or more axle configurations. If required direct coupled wheel end loading units can be attached the vehicles wheels with or without rollers. The Performance Chassis Dynamometers can be equipped with various optional data acquisition systems, weather station, emission systems, cooling fans, ramps, lifts, restraints, loading systems, battery simulator, fuel measurement systems, engine cooling systems 

MAE’s Performance Chassis Dynamometers are precision designed systems with reliability to perform precise testing and hold calibration within various testing environments.   MAE is a world class Chassis Dynamometers design and manufacturer and our equipment exceeds the perform requirements under these demanding conditions while having the durability to last for many years with in the testing environment. Mustang supplies many standard and custom designed Performance Chassis Dynamometer products. 

Performance Chassis Dynamometers:

Mustang can supply many of our standard 8.65″, 10.7″, 18.7″ 20″, 42″,48″, 50″ & 72″ (220, 272, 452, 508, 1,067, 1,219, 1.270, 1,829 mm) single roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8 and 10×10 variant Chassis Dynamometers for your performance testing requirements.  These chassis dynamometers can be supplied with individual motor to roll/wheel connections or one motor per axle roll set connection the motor can be connected in several different methods:

  • Motor In Line (MIL)
  • Motor In Middle (MIM)
  • Motor Belted Back (MBB)
  • Motor Direct Connect (MDC) 

Should your require other motor connection requirements or modification to your Chassis Dynamometer we can make the required modifications. 

Mustang uses various loading units based on the performance application.  We can roll or direct connect to the wheel using Motors, Eddy Currents, Water Brakes and Hydraulic Loading Units.

Performance Chassis Dynamometers:

Vehicle Sizes: ATV, Motorcycle,Scooter, Golf Cart, Mowers, Snowmobile

 Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor Inline (MIL), Motor In Middle (MIM)
  • Available Cradle Roll: 8.65″, 10.7″, 17.8″, 20″ ( 220, 272, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll: 36″, 42″, 48″, 50 (914, 1,067, 1,219, 1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 225 mph (365 km/hr) extended speed ranges are available
  • Power PAU Range per Axle: 100 -600 Hp (75 to 450 kW) extended power ranges are available
  • Power Measurement Range with base Inertia: 400 – 900 Hp (75 to 450 kW)

Vehicle Sizes: Auto Passenger Vehicle < 10,000 lb. /4,545 Kg

 Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, , Motor In Middle (MIM). Motor Inline (MIL), Motor Belted Back (MBB)
  • Available Cradle Roll: 8.65″, 10.7″, 17.8″, 20″ ( 220, 272, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll: 36″, 42″, 48″, 50 (914, 1,067, 1,219, 1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 225 mph (365 km/hr) extended speed ranges are available
  • Power PAU Range per Axle: 250 – 1,000 Hp (187 to 750 kW) extended power ranges are available
  • Power Measurement Range with base Inertia: 750 – 1,500 Hp (560 to 1,120 kW)

Vehicle Sizes:Auto Passenger Vehicle / Light Truck < 14,000 lb. / 6,400 Kg

Roll Configuration: Single Roll, 2×2, 4×4, 6×6

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, , Motor In Middle (MIM). Motor Inline (MIL), Motor Belted Back (MBB)
  • Available Cradle Roll: 8.65″, 10.7″, 17.8″, 20″ ( 220, 272, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll: 36″, 42″, 48″, 50 (914, 1,067, 1,219, 1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 200 mph (320 km/hr) extended speed ranges are available
  • Power PAU Range per Axle: 250 – 1,000 Hp (187 to 750 kW) extended power ranges are available
  • Power Measurement Range with base Inertia: 750 – 1,500 Hp (560 to 1,120 kW)

Vehicle Sizes: Heavy Truck< 80,000 lb. / 36,400 Kg

 Roll Configuration: 2×2, 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10

  • Motor Configuration: Independent Motor/roll, Motor In Middle (MIM), Motor Inline (MIL)
  • Available Cradle Roll: 8.65″, 10.7″, 17.8″, 20″ ( 220, 272, 452, 508 mm)
  • Available Single Roll: 36″, 42″, 48″, 50 (914, 1,067, 1,219, 1,829 mm)
  • Speed: up to 185 mph (300 km/hr) extended speed ranges are available
  • Power PAU Range per Axle: 250 – 1,000 Hp (187 to 750 kW) extended power ranges are available
  • Power Measurement Range with base Inertia: 750 – 1,500 Hp (560 to 1,120 kW)

Performance Chassis Dynamometer Extras:

  • Fuel Measurement and Conditioning System
  • Battery Systems
  • Automatic Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Ignition, with or without Gear Shift)
  • Manual Transmission Driver Control System (Throttle, Brake, Clutch, Ignition, Gear Shift)
  • Truck 5th Wheel Trailer Load Simulator
  • Restraint System No Vertical Loading
  • Variable Speed Vehicle Frontal Cooling Blower and/or Dual Side Cooling Blowers (not for use in wind tunnel) 
  • Wheel Tire Pressure Detection System
  • Remote Drivers Aid Display
  • Remote Control Pendent
  • Pop-up Wheel Restraints
  • Roll Covers
  • Wheel Covers
  • Additional Eddy Current PAUs for extra performance
  • Vehicle Sensors, Pressure, Temperature, Flow, Blow-by, AFR, engine speed, 
  • Weather Station
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