MSI performs laboratory methods of testing fans for certified aerodynamic performance rating. Below are examples and a description of our test facility capabilities.
CAD models of an AMCA standard test set-up shown side-by-side to illustrate relative size
(24-inch axial-flow fan above, 13-inch mixed-flow fan below).
Standard Instrumentation and Health Monitoring Approach for Fan Testing.
View of fully installed test rig with remote operated throttling device.
View Depicting Remote Operated Throttling Device.
View of fan discharge showing pressure sensing pitot tubes to supplement standard for low static head fan applications.
View Depicting Flow Conditioner.
View of a 24” shrouded axial-flow fan integrally machined from Aluminum billet.
View of an 18” 6000 RPM Low Noise Fan Sub-assembly Installed on a Drive Motor Base.
A major pump OEM called on MSI to help resolve multiple pump driveshaft failures for an ore mining company in East Africa.
To identify potential opportunities for early bearing failure, MSI performed experimental modal analysis (EMA) and operational deflection shape (ODS) tests on a prototype unit for the manufacturer.