Water Brake Engine Dynamometers (Hydraulic dynos)

For trucking, off-road, military and mining equipment, Taylor Dynamometer’s water brake dynamometers (also known as hydraulic dynos) offer the rugged operation and accuracy you need to ensure success.

Choose from a full array of products built with heavy-duty components for proven uptime and longevity – continuing a tradition of advancing your testing success since the 1920s.

Ideal for a wide range of markets, water brake engine dynamometers churn water inside the housing and transfers energy by momentum exchange and water shear. The more water flowing through the dyno, the greater the braking force exerted on the device under test.

Water Brake Dyno Advantages include:


  • High power absorption
  • Low inertia
  • Longevity

  • Unlimited continuous use
  • No electrical requirements


Choose from a full array of products built with heavy-duty components for proven uptime and longevity – continuing a tradition of advancing your testing success since the 1920s.


DX Series Water Brake Dynamometer

DX Series Dyno

Durability and performance up to 3,000 hp (2,237 kW) counted on by over 2,000 facilities worldwide

Water Brake Engine Dynamometer

DS Series Dyno

All the advantages of the DX, plus increased capacity – from 2,125 to 4,250 hp (1,584 to 3,169 kW)

DL Series Water Brake Dynamometer

DL Series Dyno

Low rpm, low inertia and high torque in a compact package that saves space in your facility




M2 Series Water Brake Dynamometer

M2 Series Dyno

Small dynamometers capable of handling your most difficult of operating conditions

Engine Dynamometer

DH Series Dyno

Ideal testing solutions for gasoline and lower-horsepower diesel engines up to 805 hp (600 kW)