Automotive Testing Engineers
Recalls and part failures are a major concern for the automotive industry. Malfunctioning car parts not only threaten a company’s reputation, but also cause major financial damage and ultimately endangers the safety of users. In an increasingly competitive industry, there’s no room for mishaps; all system components should function properly to guarantee safety for the vehicle’s entire life cycle. The globally accredited testing laboratories at JTL America provide automotive testing services to ensure cars are always in good condition and companies produce top quality parts.
We serve the needs of the automotive industry by providing an extensive range of engineering expertise and testing services. Our goal is to help your manufacturing business maintain its good name in the industry by ensuring your products meet intended industry specifications.
Read more about our first-rate automotive testing services below or call and get a fast quote today. (734) 773-1004
Automotive Testing Services
Our team offers regular production checks, comparative analysis, extensive R&D support, and thorough investigation when metallic and nonmetallic parts fail. We take pride in our experience with different vehicle life cycles; our endurance testing is applicable for cars of all sizes. With lifecycle and endurance testing, it is easier to assess the reliability of cars and their components. Below is a list of individual automotive testing services offered by our company.
X-RAY CT SCANNING
We offer fast, non-destructive inspection methods such as 2D X-ray and 3D X-ray CT scanning.
The following is a list of primary ASTM standards used by our engineers. Please note, there are additional standards.
If you have questions about these standards, or another standard that’s not listed, don’t hesitate to contact our engineers.
Our experts perform this testing under ambient or controlled conditions to determine the tensile strength, yield point elongation, and other tension-related properties of your material.
Equipment Used For Testing
MTS 810 Material Testing System
The 810 Material Testing System delivers a broad array of testing
capabilities for both low and high force static and dynamic testing.
Force Capacities: 25 kN to 100 kN
1st Calibrated Point as low as 2N
Dynamic Stroke: 152 mm
Materials: plastics to aluminum, composites and steel
Testing capability: Tensile to high cycle fatigue, fracture mechanics, and durability of components
MTS Landmark Floor-Standing and Table-Top
MTS Landmark Systems deliver a broad array of testing capabilities for
both low and high force static and dynamic testing.
Force Capacity: up to 250 kN
1st Calibrated Point as low as 2N
Dynamic Stroke: up to 250 mm
Materials: ranging in strength from plastics to aluminum, composites and steel
Testing capability: tension, compression, bending and fatigue tests; specialized tests for biomedical and biomechanical testing; and durability testing on small components
Unholtz-Dickie Model SAI60F-H560B 16LP
Vibration Test System
Shaker Type: Electrodynamic
Vibration Types: Sine, random, sine on random
Axis: X, Y, Z
Sine Force (pk) : 8,000 lbf (35.6 kN)
Random Force (rms): 8,000 lbf (35.6 kN)
Shock Force: 19,000 lbf (85kN)
Usable Frequency Range: 5 to 3,000 Hz
Stroke: Up to 2” pk-pk
Weiss Technik Model EVH50-2-8-RAC-CVL
Temperature: – 50°C to + 150°C
Temperature Accuracy: +/-0.1°C to +/-0.5°C
Humidity: 10% RH to 95% RH
Humidity Accuracy: +/-1.0%RH to +/-5.0%RH
Test Space Dimensions: W 44″ (1118mm) x D 44” x H 44″
Temperature Ramp Rate: Heating Rate 2.2°C/minute
Cooling Rate 1.0°C/minute
ATOS III-Triple Scan
Easy scanning of shiny or dark surfaces and complex parts.
Camera Pixels: 2 x 8 000 000
Measuring Area: 38 x 29 – 2000 x 1500 ㎟
Point Spacing: 0.01 – 0.61 mm
Measured points per scan: 8 million points
Operating Temperature: 5 -40 degree, non condensing
Non-contact structured light 3D scanner for part digitizing
Simplify complex measurement tasks in product development and production
Shorten development processes
Improved product quality & faster measurement
Higher production throughput
XT H 225
XT H 225 systems feature a microfocus X-ray source offering high image resolution.
Operationg Voltage: 30 to 225 kV
Beam current: 0 to 1mA
Power rating: 225 W High Power
Focal spot size: 3μm
Beam angle: 25° included angle, conical beam
Filament type: Tungsten
Manipulator max travel: 185 mm in X, 280 mm in Y and 730 mm in Z
Maximum weight: 15kg
Varian 2520Dx 16bit Digital Panel
Automotive Testing Lab Locations
JTL America’s headquarters and mechanical test laboratory is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The vibration and metrology laboratories are located in Livonia, Michigan. This is conveniently located within Southeast Michigan to serve the automotive industry. Our testing facilities hold the accreditation of ISO/IEC 17025:2017; this is the global standard of quality governing the operation of testing laboratories. We have the equipment, certifications, and expertise to conduct high quality, inspections and tests on automotive vehicles and their components.