Froude has been designing, manufacturing and supplying engine test equipment since William Froude invented the water brake dynamometer in 1877 at the request of the British Admiralty to produce a machine capable of absorbing and measuring the power of large naval engines. The group we have today has evolved from the original business named Heenan & Froude.
Froude designs, manufactures and supplies an extensive range of dynamometer testing systems in the automotive, gas turbine, marine and industrial markets. Our test systems consist of a variety of engine and high technology control and data acquisition software, along with test stands and ancillary equipment for the test cell. Froude dynamometers are renowned the world over as offering exceptional high quality, reliable, and accurate test equipment which will provide a return on your investment for many years.