• Renk Test System and Rolls-Royce, Germany

    Renk Test System and Rolls-Royce, Germany: Open and flexible test rig automation with PC-based control and TwinCAT 3

    Augsburg, Germany-based Renk Test System GmbH (RTS) developed a test rig for the world’s most powerful aircraft gearbox, which will be used in the new Rolls-Royce UltraFan™ engine for commercial aircraft. The result is an advanced system with a very high rigging capacity of 97.6 megawatts (MW). In this system, PC-based control with TwinCAT 3, as the real-time platform of the RDDS.NG test bench software, forms the basis for efficient gearbox testing and development.
  • Automated Design Corporation, USA

    Automated Design Corporation, USA: PC-based control ensures high quality products in the sporting goods industry

    Earning long-term customer loyalty in the sporting goods industry requires products that perform at the highest level, every time. This necessitates a significant amount of product testing prior to market introduction and quality control in manufacturing. Automated Design Corporation leverages PC-based control technology in its offering of specialized machines for testing applications in this market.