Methodologies of vehicle assemblers and system suppliers:
• Characterisation of forces;
• Characterisation of forces with temperature variation ;
• Friction characteristics;
• Measurement of gas force;
• Valve durability;
• Durability at low temperatures;
• Heat resistance;
• Mud resistance;
• Rotary flexion;
• Durability of the spring seat;
• Welding strength;
• Durability of the shock absorber assembly;
• Frequency response characteristics;
• Durability at high speed;
• Rebound durability;
• Durability with side load;
• Heat resistance;

Check our capacity:
Equipments of CENIC laboratory are suited for a variety of testing parameters regarding standards of assemblers or system suppliers, besides conforming to parameters for experimental validation of mechanical load simulations.

Mechanical durability tests:
• High performance hydraulic actuator – MTS of 27 kN;
• Single and multi frequency sine testing;
• More than 15 electric and hydraulic actuators with capacity of up to 20 kN;
• Equipment operating simultaneously with application of axial force and torsion fatigue;
• Up to 4 shock absorbers simultaneously;
• Test speed up to 2.0 m/s;
• Cooling system with iced water (chiller);
• Test temperature from -40°C to 200°C
• Rotary flexion equipments

Mechanical static tests:
• Static test equipment of up to 100 kN.

• Salt-spray equipment;
• Wet room equipment.