Resources Tagged: Test Cells & Test Stands

Modular Enclosure

Are Modular Test Enclosures Best for Your Battery Testing?

July 21, 2022

Modular test enclosures are all the rage in electrification testing. The enclosures have a lot going for them – mobility, low disruption to working facilities, and cost efficiency, just for starters. Despite this impressive resumé, in some situations, modular enclosures are not your company’s best bet.

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How Electrification is Changing Testing in R&D

June 23, 2022

The automotive and transportation industry shift from internal combustion to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) requires major changes in how R&D personnel perform testing. This white paper, “How Electrification is Changing Testing in R&D,” will help you plan for the changeover and gain a solid understanding of the new test protocols, how to plan, and ease the big shift.

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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.” Published in Assembly, February, 2022

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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Matt Jorgensen, Director of Facility Engineering and Site Management at ACS leads a class "Five Challenges to Building a Test Center"

Five Challenges to Building a Test Center

September 7, 2021

“To keep scope in line with budget, the designer can pare down the list of wants and needs to the true immediate needs, but design the facility to be expanded in the future. That way additional wants can be accommodated over time without having to build from scratch.” – Matt Jorgensen

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ACS Sponsors Networking Session at ERC | Engine Research Center Symposium

July 16, 2019

ACS personnel attended the ERC – 2019 Symposium, held in June at the UW-Madison campus. The symposium is focused on bringing engine design professionals from industry and academia together for several days to discuss the latest advances in internal combustion (IC) engine technology and how future client and governmental requirements will be met. The theme of this year’s ERC Symposium was “Technologies to Meet Ultra-Low NOx Standards.”

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ACS Completes Sierra Nevada Corp VORTEX® Engine Test Facility

June 6, 2019

ACS recently completed work on the new Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) VORTEX® engine test facility at the Badger Army Ammunition Depot. ACS was the designer and builder for the project, which consisted of upgrading the existing testing facilities, infrastructure, and site as well as designing and managing the construction of an entire new test cell.

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