TM4 launches “Inside TM4” video series


Dana TM4 customer support member ODIN

TM4 launches “Inside TM4” video series

April 25, 2016
Dana TM4 customer support member ODIN

(Boucherville, QC) – TM4 presents “Inside TM4”, a series of videos covering various themes and offering its audience an inside look at the company. Viewers can expect to learn about product validation, testing, manufacturing, services and more.

The first clip of the series covers TM4’s testing facilities, an extended 400 m2 area dedicated to the full validation and certification of its electric motors, generators and power electronics. State of the art equipment is available to assist, test and validate any type of electric motor. Here is an overview of the equipment:

  • 7 temperature controlled test cells with overhead cranes and separated control rooms
  • 9 dynamometer testing lines with 4-quadrant operation (60-670kW / 0-18,000 RPM)
  • 1 shielded room for pre-compliance EMI/EMC
  • 1 shock table
  • 10 test benches
  • 2 environmental chambers ( -70˚C to 180˚C, humidity controlled)
  • 1 electrical load bank (RL 80 – 150kW)
  • 1 vibration table



Interested in visiting? As part of the EVS29’s technical tours, delegates will have the chance to tour TM4’s facilities. Participants can sign up for the visit when registering for the symposium.

Complete testing facilities equipment list (pdf)


About TM4
A wholly owned subsidiary of Hydro-Québec, TM4 designs and markets production-ready electric and hybrid powertrain systems suitable for the commercial, automotive and recreational vehicle markets as well as the marine, mining, rail and motorsports sectors.TM4 contributes to the highest possible energy conversion efficiencies thanks to its expertise in permanent magnets motors, thermal management, coil winding, outer-rotor topology, and motor and inverter control algorithms. TM4 is located in Boucherville, Québec. For more information, visit