Many of the aerospace test buildings used today were built over 50 years ago. These aging structures, once robust and modern, are now showing their wear and tear. As a result, they present a new set of safety concerns for today’s aerospace testing.
At ACS, we offer an abundance of services tailored to the design and implementation of test stands, test cells, and facilities, ensuring the safe testing of a wide range of electric battery products. Our expertise is built upon the successful completion of numerous electrification projects by our multidisciplinary teams.
Safety is the top priority in product design, testing, and manufacturing when using alternative fuels. Testing equipment with moving parts, high-pressure fluids, and flammable materials carries inherent risks, particularly in research and development. The shift to new alternative fuel technologies presents unique safety challenges, such as transitioning from diesel to battery power or natural gas to hydrogen. To address these risks, companies should proactively implement strong safety measures in their research and development processes instead of reacting to emergencies.
As the push for alternative energy in testing moves forward, hydrogen is increasingly being seen as an attractive alternative fuel option. As companies are exploring hydrogen fuel cell or hydrogen combustible engine production, it is important to ask yourself this key question: “Can I retrofit a current test facility for hydrogen testing?”