Inspection and test systems

Precise, highly dynamic,
perfectly configured.

LUX Automation also offers you customized solutions for inspection and test systems, from end-of-line test stands to development platforms. We configure the equipment for your test stand based on our technical expertise and decades of experience. Individual. Powerful. Reliable and state of the art.

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From design concept to commissioning

Are you aiming to expand your technology and performance? Then you need a partner you can rely on. LUX Automation accompanies your project from design concept to final commissioning. Professionally and promptly. We also support you following implementation of new technologies and equipment. So that you can maximize the return on your investment in the long term.

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Test stands for engines, transmissions and electrical components

We offer mains and drive converters, including controls for highly dynamic engine and transmission test benches and test systems for electrical components. For a wide variety of industries. Because no two test facilities are the same. That’s why LUX Automation’s solutions for test bench applications are designed for maximum flexibility.

For drive powers of up to 2 MW – expandable with parallel circuits – the individual components can be assembled for the specific application, ranging from compact, reliable test benches for engines, through highly dynamic Formula 1 test benches, to demanding applications in the energy sector. Any configuration is possible.

The modular drive concept of LUX Automation allows connection of several different drive elements to the common DC bus.

The design of our systems not only allows energy recovery via the common DC link, but also offers a high degree of flexibility in configuring the system architecture.

We work closely with our customers to offer optimal, competitive solutions that meet requirements for higher performance, higher speeds, better dynamics and faster communication. Thanks to our experience in system integration, LUX Automation is able to deliver a fully customized and individually designed solution.

Highly dynamic inverters

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We use highly dynamic inverters that can perform complex testing tasks. Our portfolio in detail:

  • Modular and flexible design with common DC bus
  • Optimized air or water cooling in the power section
  • Active front-end and EMC-compliant design with up to ILA Cat2
  • Reactive power management
  • Powerful inverters up to 2 MW
  • Supply voltage up to 690V AC
  • Improved vector and flux control algorithms for synchronous, asynchronous and reluctance motorsn
  • Maximum output frequency 2000Hz
  • Switching frequency of up to 16kHz
  • Current controller with up to 62.5µs control cycle
  • Communication with real-time data buses with up to 250µs and non-real-time data buses
  • Speed controller with up to 125µs control cycle
  • User-friendly service software

Real-time control platform

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Our powerful control platform has real-time capability. The benefits to you at a glance:

  • Programming according to IEC61131-3 full CODESYS compatibility
  • Task cycle with 50µs clock [20kHz]
  • C++ functions directly executable
  • Connection to LabVIEW™ via ADS Client Vis
  • Target and Interface for MATLAB®/Simulink®
  • Connectivity: Support for all common bus systems on the market
  • Real time: EtherCAT, ProfiNet IRT, Sercos III, PowerLink
  • Non-real-time: Modbus, Profibus, Profinet RT, Ethernet IP
  • IoT interfaces, e.g. OPC UA, MQTT, REST
  • Direct connection of transducers such as strain gauge force transducers
  • Precise, calibrated and durable measurement technology with up to 100 kSps and 25 ppm measurement uncertainty, also ISO17025 or DAkkS calibrated
  • Integrated real-time oscilloscope
  • User-friendly service software and interface design
  • Individual software adaptations possible

Your
contact

for Inspection
and test systems

Ramon Troy

+49 211 71 08 614
+49 211 71 08 399
ramon.troy@lux-automation.com

The secret to success for most companies is the clever people behind them

Start your career at LUX

We are looking for qualified and committed colleagues who can manage and deliver complex automation, drive and electrical engineering projects. We also offer internships and opportunities to complete final degree dissertations. We look forward to hearing from you!