Business unit Automotive

Equipment

Equipment

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Instron I and II.
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Instron III and VHS.
  • Instron I II III
  • Instron VHS I II
  • Hardness measurement

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Drop weight.
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Split Hopkinson pressure bar.
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Battery test bench.
  • Drop weights
  • Multiaxial test bench
  • Split Hopkinson pressure bar
  • Battery test bench
  • Permeability test bench

  • Microstructure analysis
  • Mikroscopy
  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM)
  • Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
  • Tomography

  • High-temperature furnaces of up to 1100 degrees centigrade
  • Cold-gas facilities/temperature control
  • Climatic chambers for sample conditioning

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Commercial finite-element codes

  • SIMULIA Abaqus
  • LSTC LS-DYNA
  • ESI PAM-CRASH
  • COMSOL Multiphysics
  • ANSYS

In-house simulation software

  • SOPHIA
  • APOLLO

Optimization

  • LS-OPT

Data analysis and evaluation

  • OriginLab Origin
  • Wolfram Mathematica
  • GOM ARAMIS
  • MathWorks MATLAB

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  • Acceleration facility HyperG 220
  • Variable impact load configuration (frontal-, rear-, side impact, pole tests, offset crash)
  • Drive: servohydraulic catapult – acceleration profiles of up to 70 g
  • Length: 43 meters
  • Maximum speed: 22 meters per second
  • Maximum payload: 3000 kilograms
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Equipment: 

  • 3D force-measurement wall
  • Impact force measurement
  • High-speed 3D measurements

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  • Length: 16 meters
  • Maximum speed: 22 meters per second
  • Maximum payload: 800 kilograms
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Equipment:

  • Measuring cell for composites
  • Pressure measurement technique for closed volumes
  • Thermography
  • 3D force measurement

  • High-speed cameras
  • Force, displacement, acceleration and pressure sensors
  • VISAR (velocity interferometer)
  • Pyrometer/thermal camera
  • 3D hand-held scanner 
  • Optical grayscale value analysis for surfaces/marker tracking
  • Photogrammmetry