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Chamber Made to Protect EV Batteries

April 11, 2023

ACS dust chamber for testing EV batteries was featured in the April 2023 issue of SAE Automotive Engineering. As noted in the article, “with the ACS Dust Chamber, testing to ISO 20653 helps ensure EV battery housing designs will keep out dust and small particulates.

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Automotive Testing Technology International – Futureproofing

April 10, 2023

Matt Jorgensen, director of facility engineering and site management at ACS contributed to Alex Grant’s article, Are You Ready for the Future?, in the March 2023 issue of Automotive Testing Technology International. Using the example of the shift in powertrain testing from ICE to EV, he addresses the topic of green practices, whether building new or renovating an existing facility.

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When To Upgrade Engine Test Cells

August 17, 2022

Staying current with engine technology is key in the aerospace business, requiring up-to-date equipment capable of testing complex machines since companies want to keep equipment running as long as possible to get the most out of their investment. At the same time, they don’t want to wait until something breaks because shutting down a test facility is to be avoided at all costs.

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david suehs, engineering manager, machine design and matt thiel, director of facility planning and integration of Affiliated Construction Services

Evolution, Not Revolution: The dawn of the EV era is changing motor testing

February 24, 2022

ACS Article: “Evolution, Not Revolution: The Dawn of the EV Era is Changing Motor Testing.” Published in Assembly, February, 2022

Switching to electrified systems means adapting test processes all along the development and assembly chain. In the design stage, testing ensures that a product functions as envisioned. Tests during production monitor for defects. Quality assurance tests verify that finished products are up to a manufacturer’s standards.

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