Welcome to the CERG Test Platform, one of the largest hydraulic test centres in Europe.
4000m² of platforms covering 15000m², in the French historic cradle of Fluid Mechanics.
Its numerous facilities and sophisticated infrastructure make CERG an international presence in R&D and equipment qualification for manufacturers in many diverse Energy sectors.
Test loop for the investigation and development of pumps
BEEP loop : Flowrate 0 to 3600 m3/hr (0 to 15900 gpm) | 0 to 235 psi |min. NSPH to 3,29 Feet | 14 inch or 20 inch Interfaces|
Test loop for qualification of safety pumps and valves
EPEC3 loop : Flowrate 0 to 1600 m3/hr (0 to 6610 gpm) | Pressure 0 to 2850 psi | Ambient temperature to +356°F | 14 inch Interfaces | Concentration 0 to 5000 particular per million |
ECA-Test for valves
ECARO : 0 to 700 m3/hr (3200 gpm) | 0 to 235 psi | 8 inch / 4 inch / 2 inch Interfaces| Ambient temperature to +176°F | Particulates 0 to 5000 particular per million |
8 or 2 m3/s hydrodynamic tunnels
TH8.2V : Flowrate 0 to 28800 m3/hr (119000 gpm) | Pressure 0 to 174 psi | 40 inch / 20 inch / 12 inch Interfaces | Advanced cavitation |
3 ton shock test bench
MAC3T : Shock levels 0 to 250g | Duration 4 to 25ms | Mass 0 to 3000 kg (0 to 6700 Pounds)| Dimensions 2000 x 2000mm (79x79 inch)|
Standardised Particulates Laboratory
NORMALAB : Quantity 0 to 500 kg (1100 Pounds) | Granulometric and concentration analyses | Supply solution with concentration from 0 to 5000 particular per million | Technical Support Services during the tests |
InNOVAtive LOop for Oil Process
NOVALOOP : Oils, water, kerosene, Skydroll | Flowrate 0 to 50m3/hr (0 to 210 gpm) | Pressure 0 to 235 psi | Temperature 0°C to +176°F | Special ATEX features, possibility of restricted access, floor area 150m² (495 ft square)