Special Machines Case Studies: Turbocharger Testing Solutions

Client: Leading Global Turbocharger Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
Part: Automotive Turbochargers
Machinery supplied: Turbocharger Testing Systems
Overview: This equipment has been designed and manufactured in order to give the customer the ability to setup and test turbocharger units. TQC developed this equipment alongside the client to allow them to supply quality controlled turbochargers into the automotive sector
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Key features of this turbocharger test machine:

  • Flow circuit with closed loop pressure control and measurement of pressure, flow rate and temperature
  • Turbocharger mounting fixture on transfer slide with inlet connector, seals, clamps and anti-rotate device
  • Exhaust connection system and silencer
  • Actuator connector and closed loop pressure/vacuum control system
  • Torque wrenches
  • Control system and operator interface

TQC have produced a number of test stations that allow the setting of turbocharger units. The test requires flow to be passed through the turbocharger variable nozzle / turbine assembly under controlled pressure conditions to allow an operator to set the turbocharger.

Machines supplied have been both manually loaded and unloaded and integrated into a pallet transfer system. The testing includes semi-automatic setting with manual tightening with a torque spanner to a known torque carried out to lock the parameters in place

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Details of the TQC Turbocharger Test Machines


This is just one area of equipment supplied by TQC for the automotive industry sector, TQC can also supply various test machine solutions to suit production requirements at customer sites.

To find out more about how we can help you with your turbocharger testing and automotive industry projects:

We build all machines in-house, applying our 25+ years experience in specialised test and automated handling machines to the engineering projects we undertake. We offer customer support, backup and service call-out for all projects, whatever the size.

Get in touch with us to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to offer our professional advice and visit you at your site.

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