Transmission Testing Services

Intertek's transmission testing solutions provide independent mechanical testing to help get your products to market faster

As automotive technologies continue to advance and consumer demands for increased efficiency and performance rise, manufacturers must constantly innovate and enhance their systems.

Intertek’s Transportation Technologies division offers global OEMs and Tier 1 and 2 suppliers’ industry-leading transmission testing solutions, delivered 24/7 year-round. Our local experts can provide global support for clients in Europe and the America’s, utilising our state-of-the-art test equipment and facilities.

Our global lab capabilities:

Intertek’s global reach helps automotive manufacturers deliver products across both the U.S. and Europe, with key Intertek lab locations providing specific testing.

Milton Keynes, UK

Our Milton Keynes, UK testing facility Intertek offers 3 highly configurable and dedicated transmission test cells, offering our automotive customers a variety of test types and variations to maximise their transmission systems. Transient, steady-state, and spin rig cells are available for a range of tests from software calibration to friction loss and efficiency mapping. Our cells can be enhanced with multiple bespoke simulations to provide testing capabilities for the most complex transmission systems, whether manual, hybrid or full-electric.

San Antonio, US

For over 60 years, the Intertek automotive testing facilities in San Antonio, TX have been providing customer focused, independent testing services for the automotive, fuel and lubricant industries. Our San Antonio engine and powertrain testing facility hones in on services regarding diesel, gasoline and natural gas durability, performance and emissions.

 
Below is the specification breakdown of our UK transmission testing capabilities:
Spin testing
- Single input (1E) spin rig
- High precision torque flange
- Input speed capability up to 9000rev/min
- High speed data acquisition up to 25kHz
- Cold chamber for ambient air to -25°C
- Fluid conditioning from 5°C to 130°C

Transient testing
- 3E Rig
- Input machine matched to engine performance
- Peak figures: 523kW, 10000rpm, 1kNm
- Output machines paired
- Peak figures (each): 552kW, 3500rpm, 4.2kNm
- High precision torque flanges on all machines
- Battery Simulator
- 150kW continuous capacity
- Fluid handling from 5°C to 130°C
- Tri Axis accelerometer capability

Steady-state testing
- 3E Rig
- Input machine matched to engine performance
- Peak figures: 520kW, 9000rpm, 1kNm
- Steady State Absorption output dynamometers
- Peak figures (each): 870kW, 6500rpm, 6kNm
- Battery Simulator
EPA GHG Transmission Testing
- 2E Rig
- Input machine matched to engine performance
- Peak figures: 410kW, 4000rpm, 2.6kNm
- Output machine
- Peak figures: 410kW, 4000rpm, 2.6kNm
- High precision dual range torque flanges

Spin testing
- Single input (1E) spin rig
- High precision dual range torque flange
- Input speed capability up to 8500rev/min
- Cold chamber for ambient air to -15°C
- Fluid conditioning from -15°C to 130°C
- Can also be utilized for axle, gearbox, and transfer case spin testing

Transient and Steady State Testing
- 3E/2E Rig
- Input machine matched to engine performance
- Peak figures: 425kW, 8500rpm, 1.6kNm
- Output machines paired
- Peak figures (each): 410kW, 4000rpm, 2.6kNm
- High precision dual range torque flanges on all machines
- Fluid handling from -15°C to 130°C
- Can also be utilized for axle, gearbox, GHG2 axle, and transfer case testing
- 5000 Lbs. Ft./480 Hp powertrain dyno with 600 VDC Battery Simulator
 

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