To test your thermal systems and their components we offer a fully instrumented ORC system drivetrain (Organic Rankine Cycle). 


Location: FlandersMake@.UGent

Technical specifications

ORC system with

  • Electric thermal oil heater
  • 0-250 kWth, max T 350°C
  • water-glycol cooling loop (air cooled) cond T ambient to ca 120°C
  • 11kWe nominal electric power ORC test setup
  • centrifugal pump test rig
  • thermal imaging camera
  • flue gas analyser

Specifications of our other setups

  • a guarded hot plate method (ISO8302 and NBN B62-201)
  • a parallel hotwire method (NBN B62-202)
  • a climate chamber (control of temperature and humidity) of 150 x 150 x 150cm³

What do we offer?

We offer the test rigs for:

  • Evaluation of the performance of ORC systems, including its components
  • Evaluation of heat transfers of heat exchangers, cooling plates and heat pipes
  • Thermal conductivity measurements 


The following companies have already made use of this test rig:


Download an overview here:
Test infrastructure for thermal systems - Overview

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Are you interested in these services? Do you want to make use of our equipment? Or do you need consulting?