About Element Detroit Warren 11 Mile
Founded in 1903 during the inception of the U.S. automotive industry, Element Warren has supported growth and innovation for over 100 years and has become one of the leading automotive laboratories in the United States.
Located in the Detroit metropolitan area, the laboratory has grown from a small metallurgical laboratory, supporting testing on the Ford Model-T, to a comprehensive full-service product validation laboratory for the transportation, automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, and commercial markets.
Our services include full-vehicle testing, climatics and environmental simulation, fuels and fluids testing, polymer and composites analysis, materials testing, corrosion, vibration, hydraulic and dynamics testing, hybrid and electric vehicle battery testing, and many more critical services.
Element Warren performs testing to a wide variety of ASTM, SAE, FMVSS, ISO, DIN, JIS, Chrysler, GM, Ford, and other specifications and requirements for military, automotive, and consumer product manufacturers and suppliers.
The laboratory maintains accreditation through the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) to ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
“Element has been very accommodating of tight schedules and provided very thorough test reports.”
Lear Corporation Southfield
Detroit - Warren 11 Mile Services
Electrical Laboratory Services
Careful measurement of dielectric properties is critical to the performance of modern electronics, satellite and aerospace systems.
Element's environmental testing labs simulate high and low humidity environments for humidity and temperature testing.
Automotive Battery Testing
Element's comprehensive battery testing to UN 38.3, UL 2580, IEC 60095, ECE R100, and more helps you bring safe, quality, and compliant products to market.
Automotive Trim Testing
From instrument panels to vehicle fascias , Element is a trusted interiors & exteriors testing partner in the Transportation industry.