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Assembly workshop

The areas of activity of the construction workshop include:

  • Acceptance of goods and organisation of parts inspections with all departments involved
  • Organization of KickOff Dates and PAP Meetings
  • Preparations of the superstructures incl. parts procurement
  • Engine construction in test bench pallets incl. production of required parts
  • Design and drawing of turned, milled and 3D printed parts
  • Modifications of exhaust systems, as well as introduction of measuring points
  • Organization of acceptance tests and engine starts
  • The scanning and unscanning of bricks is part of our field of activity.

Test bench workshop

The areas of activity of the test bench workshop include:

  • Installation and removal of test specimens
  • Modifications to the test bench on the part of the test bench and the test object
  • Maintenance, conversion and modification of conditioning plants and load units
  • New construction and conversion of special systems and load units, for example: thermal shock, cold/warm, climatic load, etc.
  • All types of welding work, for example: exhaust systems, holders, racks, etc.
  • Fuel delivery
  • Storage and retrieval of fuel, oil, glycol, etc.
  • Disposal of fuel, oil, coolants, emulsion, electrical scrap, etc.
  • Organisation of transport
  • Loading and unloading of goods
  • Consulting activities for new designs on the part of test bench construction
  • Management and purchase of new tools


Mechanical workshop

The areas of activity of the mechanical workshop include:

  • Manufacture of turned and milled parts – CNC production possible – for test stand construction according to
    drawings or sketches from the following materials: aluminium, steel, stainless steel, plastic and copper.
  • Machining of existing components, workpieces
  • Saw cuts up to Ø320
  • special materials can be ordered upon request
  • Help with questions regarding the design and manufacture of engines or test bench components
  • Catalyst, DPF drilling samples
  • sheet metal works

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