Automation Software and Controls Integration


Control of all the test stands function for unattended testing


  • Graphical display of all hardware channels
  • Automated control of preset points
  • Real time display of calculated variables
  • Alarm Annunciation
  • Tabular Display
  • Test Profiles
  • Calibration procedures built in
  • Web based display and control
  • Event based data acquisition
  • Data reporting to database or Excel (Windows™ Suite software)
  • Ability to pre-program step functions to next set point to based on        system stability
  • Process Display

Preferred Software Platforms: LabVIEW

Data Acquisition

  • Including temperature, pressure, current, velocity, strain, displacement, and other physical phenomena.
  • Data acquisition through the a PC card based unit, rack system, or PLC
  • Hardware platforms: Yokogawa, National Instruments, Fluke,  Agilent
  • Measurement transducers: RTD’s, Thermocouples, Pressure, Differential pressure, RPM, Voltage, Current, Wattage, Power Factor, Stain Gage, Turbine flow, Coriolis flow meter, Humidity, thermal imaging camera’s, infrared temperature, torque, oil in circulation, and Airflow measurement— ASHRAE nozzles, V-cone, Brandt nozzle, anemomete


  • Control architecture based on Individual PID controllers, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and software based
  • Choose from numerous modules to control digital, analog, specialty and distributed I/O signals
  • Operator Interface options include: Computer, Touch Screen Display, or Ethernet
  • Hardware platforms: Allen-Bradley, National Instruments, Watlow, Omron, Siemens, Modicon, Automation Direct, Yokogawa, Honeywell, etc