Test Object Controller TOM X

The upgradable control system

TOM X is a universal controller unit that can handle all types of loading units and test objects; as well as be seamlessly integrated into any testing environment. All established control modes are available and can be switched bumpless during operation. TOM X can be operated either remotely via the automation system; locally or optionally via an external control panel.

It offers integrated basic monitoring of the tested object, where, in case of a limit violation, the TOM X responds in a way to secure the test object by bringing it into a stable operating condition. The TOM X is modularly extendable; and the compiled real-time model can be integrated easily.

Offering real time networking of component test benches, engines and gear units can be connected in one virtual overall system.

TOM X System is expandable, too. Test procedures, for example, can be completely automated. An all-in-one solution, consisting of control unit and automation.


Real time calculation of controller model and data logging at up to 10 kHz is a highlight as well as the possibility to create own dynamometer setups. Furthermore, engine behaviour can be simulated more realistically thanks to ETPS (engine torque pulse simulation): Torque or speed control can be selected in order to generate a pulsation based on the shaft position.


  • High-speed performance in real-time allows for integrated execution of MATLAB/Simulink models
  • High dynamic speed and torque control
  • Highly flexible dyno assignment functionality for  multi-machine control
  • Bumpless transfer between control modes
  • Easy online tuning
  • Integrated rest bus simulation devices
  • Usage of fast real-time bus systems


  • Secure operation via the integrated multi-layered test  object monitoring
  • Integrated limit observation with selectable error reaction
  • Easy navigation via definition of favourite screens and previews
  • Pre-defined test object configurations can be stored locally or be loaded via network
  • Modular framework allows tailor-made configurations and allows for easy extension
  • Easy integration of new test bench devices and actuators

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