Cummins Innovation Centre
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The Cummins Innovation centre makes use of the world class facilities and team of technicians available within the Power Electronics Machines and Control group at the University of Nottingham.


  • Precision wire electrical discharge machine (EDM)
  • Dedicated winding room and rig
  • Vacuum (VPI) equipment
  • Precision balancing apparatus
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machines 

Testing and Analysis:

  • Traction test rigs [up to 800kW]
  • High speed facilities [up to 120,000rpm]
  • Power supplies up to 270kVA (California Instruments)
  • Environmental chambers for thermal testing 
  • Tools for Calorimetric Measurements
Technicians using manufacturing equipment




A technician testing a wound high speed motors (WASP)
A high voltage test rig in an enviromental chamber


A High Voltage Test Rig in an Enviromental Chamber

Cummins Innovation Centre

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Contact: Prof Chris Gerada
Telephone: +44 (0)115 846 6117