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test stand

n.
A platform for static firing of rocket engines to test and determine performance characteristics.
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In cooperation with MFPA Weimar and Siegert TFT GmbH, the company is currently developing an 8,000 bar pulse test stand for fatigue strength and material testing of injection components, which will ensure more energy-efficient processes in the future.
"The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand," said SpaceX in a statement.
The long-term agreement with NASA grants Relativity exclusive use of the E4 test complex at Stennis to conduct engine testing around-the-clock, develop multiple vertical engine test stands, along with a second and first stage hold-down test stand.
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The T12HP digital torque transducer supports dynamic measurements in a test stand and provides precision, particularly in terms of temperature stability.
The company says at this most affordable level of motor-controlled testing, basic repeatable test routines can now be saved, recalled and uploaded to a test stand and run from the computer and VectorPro Lite provides data acquisition, real-time graph plotting, adds a wide range of calculations, and passes data and results to export file and report.
Test stand operation routines, calculations, test and sample descriptors, report contents and individual operator workspaces are all constructed and maintained very simply and easily.
Rolls-Royce Power Systems will be using the research & development operation on existing engine series and to "break into new territories." New combustion processes, advanced technologies for electronic regulation and control and, from mid-2016 forward, alternative fuels are some of the latest developments that will be put under scrutiny at the facility's test stands. Among special features is a gallery above each test stand booth, contributing to exhaust after-treatment system development.
Concurrently, after three months of comprehensive validation testing at the GE test stand in Greenville, S.C., USA, the 9HA.01 gas turbine performed even better than expected.
When comparing these parameters to the capabilities of a force measuring instrument, it may become evident in many applications that a system consisting of a test stand, force gauge, suitable grips, and data collection software can satisfy the application.
According to the agency, an injector printed by selective laser melting passed a test stand firing that generated 20,000 pounds of thrust.