55 MW Industrial & Marine Test Facility

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MTU Maintenance GmbH
Ludwigsfelde, Germany

Facility Type:

55 MW Repair & Overhaul, Industrial & Marine, Gas Turbine Engine Test Facility

Engine Types:

GE LM 2500 & GE LM 6000


MDS converted this facility, which was designed for a production environment, from a turbojet test cell to a post overhaul test facility for industrial and marine gas turbine testing.

The facility provides for the complete engine test package to be transported on rails into the test cell with a fully integrated drive system.

Scope of Work:

  • State-of-the-art high throughput capability engine handling solutions (engine adapter and transportation carts);
  • Quick connect engine/package docking in the facility;
  • Quick connect mechanical and electrical services;
  • Quick connect engine intake, exhaust and bleed interfaces;
  • Load Absorption System including AC Generator and Loadbanks; and
  • State-of-the-art MDS Data Acquisition System.