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Aerodyn Capability Spotlight – Instrumentation

Aerodyn pride ourselves on having been an integral part of the development of new gas turbine and other turbomachinery products for almost 20 years.

A measure of our success is the amount of repeat business we continue to do for our valued customers. We are a true partner to many OEM’s, who count on our services and expertise to develop their products.

Aerodyn have been awarded several long-term contracts within the Aerospace industry. We support our customers with Instrumentation and Flight Test Support for development, and compliance testing of gas turbines for civil and military applications.

Aerodyn have extensive experience in serving not only the Aerospace market but also the Power Generation, Automotive, Defense and Industrial OEM markets too.

Offering global support from our North American and UK bases, our engineers have supported projects in every continent of the world. Our in-house instrumentation capabilities including design and analysis, manufacture, assembly, and testing enable us to offer complete support to our customers – from conceptual design through to providing 24/7 coverage for flight test campaigns.

When appropriate, Aerodyn are always happy to provide consultancy based on experience, best practice or lessons learnt to ensure our customers stand the best chance of getting robust, repeatable and reliable measurements.

 

Instrumentation services we regularly provide:

Consultancy

Measurement Techniques | Sensor Selection | Requirements Scoping | Test Program Consulting | Verification and Validation | Technical Risk Management and Risk Reduction

Design

Compressor Instrumentation | Turbine Instrumentation | Combustor Instrumentation | General Lead-out and Routing | Rework of Components

   

Sensor Application and Fabrication

Temperature Sensors | Pressure Sensors | Strain Gages | Custom Force Transducers | Rotating Sensors | Blade Tip Clearance/Capacitance Probes

 

Rakes and Probes

Total Temperature | Total Pressure | Flow Angle | Velocity | Mass Flow | Integral Kiel Heads | Vane Leading Edge Instrumentation

 

Data Acquisition

Custom DAQ built to spec powered by NI LabVIEWTM | Test Equipment for Rental or Purchase | Data Recording Rates up to 204kHz/Channel

Test Monitoring & Support

Global On-site Support | Multi Terminal Monitoring On-site | Flight Test Support | Remote Monitoring for Off-site Engineers

Data Analysis

Vibration (Modal, FFT, Waterfall, FRF, Order, Shaft Orbit) | Strain (Characterization, Calibration) | Acoustic (Octave, Power, Loudness)

 

If you have a instrumentation requirement you believe we can assist you with, please contact us.