Airplane Engine Test Stand
An aviation industry leader selected Spencer Bristol Engineering to provide MEP design engineering and contract administration services for a new airplane engine test stand. To operate testing, the stand required high-pressure, dry, heated air supplied by a 700 HP air compressor, an air dryer, a 1 MW heater, and booster compressors of 350 HP and 120 HP.
Project design included a new 480V, 1600A switchboard for electrical power distribution to the air compressors, as well as the installation of a new 600A breaker into an existing switchboard to power the air heater.
- Conceptual, schematic, design development, & contract documents
- Field engineering
- Contract administration
- Chilled water HVAC
- Series air compressor design to simulate flight pressures
- Heated dry air to simulate internal combustion conditions
- New electrical service & distribution board
Spencer Bristol is a Gray company.
Spencer Bristol serves customers in a diverse range of industries. In 2017, Spencer Bristol joined the Gray family of brands to complement its project management and design services. As a Gray company, we continue to provide practical design services for transportation, commercial, industrial, and government institutions.