Whether a simple temperature and performance cycling durability test or an extensive design or production validation program, Element's engineering staff is among the testing industry's most experienced.

Our team of engineers are capable of designing and building custom automated test systems for electronic modules and electrical components, including custom hardware and performance data acquisition and test control using National Instruments LabView software.

Routinely tested components

  • Components/Modules
  • Alternators
  • Solenoids
  • Connectors
  • Starters
  • Head Lamps
  • Switches
  • Terminals
  • Relays
  • Wire Harnesses
  • Sensors
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Services and Standards

Services
  • Life Cycle & Endurance Testing
  • Chatter Monitoring/Discontinuity
  • Fretting Corrosion/Microvolt
  • Contact Resistance Testing
  • Cross Sectioning
  • Voltage Drop/Resistance Measurements
  • Metallic Plating Thickness
  • Dielectric Strength Current Cycling
  • Environmental Effects Surface & Volume Resistivity
  • Force vs. Displacement
  • Electrical Contact (Make/Break)
  • Switch Retention/ Insertion Force
  • Dielectric Constant / Loss Tangent Dissipation Factor 60 Hz to X-Band
  • Arc Resistance
Standards
  • ASTM D149
  • ASTM D150
  • ASTM D257
  • ASTM D2520
  • ASTM D495
  • IEC 60068-2-78
  • IEC 61215
  • IEC 61646
  • RoHS - Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive
  • SAE J560
  • SAE J1128
  • SAE J1798
  • SAE J2288
  • SAE J2464
  • SAE USCAR15-1
  • SAE USCAR-2 

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