Test systems and Instrumentation

Successful pre-acceptance and first trials for Nexteer Automotive

In September, Nexteer Automotive, has attended with ARIES team to pre-acceptance and first trials of their Compact Launcher. The Compact Launcher will be shipped to customer’s facilities to perform the final acceptance test protocol.

The Compact Launcher that will be provided to Nexteer Automotive is part of Aries’ family of launchers. This version is the most compact version of the Universal Launcher and is mainly recommended for component level testing when still high flexibility is required. With its modular design, the system is capable of launching different body forms against both interior and exterior elements of the vehicle under test.

This system has been designed and manufactured according to Nexteer specifications of mass and impact speed to develop high-energy customized tests to meet with current international standards and also the test requirements that will be implemented in the future by different international standards.

Nexteer Automotive is a global leader in advanced steering and driveline systems. Nexteer Automotive operates 21 manufacturing plants, five application engineering centers, 11 customer support centers, three vehicle performance centers and one system engineering center, all strategically located around the globe. In-house product development and full integration of hardware, software and electronics give Nexteer an unmatched competitive advantage as a full-service supplier.