GIANT Evo NVH Pure-2
GIANT Evo core module

Squeal-rig Brake Dynamometer

The GIANT Evo NVH Pure is the squeal-rig dynamometer within the GIANT Evo family. It is a NVH inertia brake dynamometer for basic and advanced NVH testing. It is used to test a variety of vehicle brakes and assemblies. This includes disc and drum brakes from small to large cars as well as brake systems of medium-sized SUVs.

The GIANT Evo NVH Pure offers a whole range of functions for realistic and fully automatic NVH tests. Due to its various optional features it is able to meet special customer requirements also for sophisticated NVH investigations.

Due to its special design the GIANT Evo NVH is particularly suitable to perform NVH investigations with complete axle structures and suspension strut assemblies. The basic performance tests are feasible if the test brake is mounted to the test flange via a joint shaft as a brake disc, caliper and original knuckle assemblies. The assemblies with a standardized reusable HORIBA wheel bearing can be connected to the dynamometer.

Particularly with regard to NVH tests, the GIANT Evo NVH Pure has two separate machine frames, one for the NVH testing station and the other one for the drive unit.

Due to the precise inertia simulation and state-of-the-art test brake control, investigations are conducted under realistic operating conditions.

The GIANT Evo NVH Pure is designed to fit with a customer specific climatic chamber (which will be supplied by the customer). A second variant is to install the drive unit and the squeal-rig dynamometer in separate testing rooms.



Segment: Automotive Test Systems
Division: Mechatronics
Base product

Especially suitable for NVH testing

  • Inertia brake dynamometer optimized for NVH investigations
  • HORIBA clamping angle with standardized hole pattern for easy adaptation of McPherson corner
  • Two separate machine frames, one for the NVH testing station and the other for the drive unit
  • Powertrain with sound absorbing housing
  • Machine frames resting on vibration isolation. No vibrational cross talk to nearby machines
  • Suitable squeal-rig for climatic chamber supplied by customer


Compact plug & play design

  • Including torque measuring flange
  • Dynamometer already pre-wired
  • Initial commissioning already completed prior to shipping
  • Installation directly on factory floor, no seismic foundation block required
  • Mechanical inertia simulation with base inertia and two attachable flywheels
  • Powerful electric motor for accurate electrical inertia simulation


Maximum precision with HORIBA brake actuator HBA 2200

  • High-precision actuator for braking pressure and torque
  • Actuation by linear electric motor
  • Installation close to the test brake
  • Reduction of mechanical hysteresis
  • Low maintenance costs due to reduced wear
  • Fast adaptation close to the test brake


Extremely high measurement repeatability

  • High-precision measuring systems for speed, brake pressure, brake torque and temperature
  • Fast data capture up to 1 kHz with HORIBA’s measurement and automation system STARS Brake
  • Digital filters adjustable for each channel
  • High reproducibility of the measurements through accurate control of the test bench functions with SPARC brake controller
  • STARS Brake includes the commonly used brake test procedures to enable easy starting of test runs
  • Direct analysis and result visualization with National Instruments DIAdem® Software
  • Signal conditioning with EtherCAT modules to minimize electrical noise
  • Easy to expand with optional components (see options)
  • Reproducible air flow for precise cooling of the brake systems


DIAdem® is a registered Trademark of National Instruments Inc. USA.


Main DriveDC-Drive
Power (without overload)220 kW
Speed Range+/- 0 … 2,200 rpm
Max. Drag Torque (without overload)2,500 Nm
Max. Stop Braking Torque+/- 0 … 5,500 Nm
Flywheels Set20 + 25 + 55 kgm²
Flywheel Combinations20 / 45 / 75 / 100 kgm²
Inertia Simulation Range (incl. Electrical Inertia Simulation)5 … 200 kgm² (valid for max. Rdyn 316mm within velocity range 0-100Kph and deceleration 0…8m/s²)
Max. Hydraulic Pressure200 bar
Max. Pressure Gradient (depends on the test brake)1,000 bar/s
Max. Volume Displacement18 cm³
Climatic Simulation Range-20 … 50°C (optional -40 to 50°C)
Ambient Air Temperature Range5 … 40°C
Dimensions (LxWxH) Including Power and Control Cabinetsapprox. 6,100 x 2,050 x 2,700mm


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