Fluids and fuel testing simulate the conditions that a part or component would see in a vehicle or application in which it is being used while under a test environment. The results obtained from fuel analysis help identify any potential failure or leaks that the part may experience during operation.
As a leading Testing Partner to the automotive industry, Element provides expert laboratory analysis of your engine oil, transmission, and refrigerant fluids as part of a components or system test program.
During fluids and fuel testing, our Engaged Experts condition the fluid by applying pressure, temperature, and flow. Thanks to our cutting-edge laboratory equipment and extensive expertise, we can condition fluids to extremely high or subzero temperatures (from -50°C to +150°C) to provide certainty that your product can withstand the extreme temperatures characteristic of the industry.
Partnering with us allows you to take advantage of our expertise in fluids and fuel analysis to support your R&D projects and help you meet regulatory specifications. Our goal is to make certain that your products are durable and perform safely during operation for their entire lifespan.
To learn more about our complete fuel testing and analysis services, or to request a quote, contact us today.
Facility and Equipment
Operating in one of the largest testing facilities within North America, our Engaged Experts perform fluids and fuel testing utilizing advanced equipment and instrumentation.
Our laboratory is outfitted with:
- Two soak rooms (one at +40°C & one at +60°C)
- Two thermal cycles with fuel test stands (temperature from -40°C to +65°C), each holding and running six samples (25 gal tank size)
- Nine rated class 1 division 1 chambers (temperature -40°C to +125°C)
- Fuel chamber rated -40°C to +125°C, 1.5°C/min
- Helium leak tester and refrigerant leak tester
- Two fuel rated flow benches (temperature controlled) measuring pressure, voltage, current & RPM
- Burst chamber rated to 45,000 psi
Our Fluids and Fuel Testing Capabilities
Our depth of knowledge and experience allow us to provide comprehensive fluids and fuel testing programs, supporting the following tests:
- Butane & Gasoline Working Capacity
- Canister Aging & Durability
- Fuel Caps & Filler Neck Testing
- Fuel Filter Testing Exposure Testing
- Fuel Pressure Switches/Regulators Testing
- Fuel Pump Endurance Testing
- Fuel Pump Performance Testing
- Fuel Rail Testing Endurance & Exposure Testing
- Fuel Line Testing
- Quick Connect Testing
- Fuel Soak, Hot or Cold Temperature Cycling
- Fuel Tank Aging and Performance Testing
- Fuel Vapor Exposure
- Helium Leak Testing
- Integrated Air Fuel Module (IAFM) Validation Testing
- Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery (ORVR)
- SHED testing, Mini & Micro
Standards We Test To
Our Engaged Experts conduct fuels testing and analysis in compliance with many national and international standards, as well as technical specifications and industry standards, including:
American Society for Testing and Materials
ASTM J2334; ASTM D380
Deutsches Institut für Normung
DIN 75302; DIN 50021 SS
International Organization for Standardization
ISO 4548; ISO 16750-5; ISO 1817; ISO 527-1/2
Japanese Industrial Standards
JIS D 0203
Society of Automotive Engineers
SAE J 2044; SAE J 2045; SAE J 2064; SAE J 1681; SAE J 20R3; SAE J 3062; SAE J 343
BMW G2X; BMW LH10356669-000-02
Borg Warner Specification P514A_b
Continental S0283 Rev B; Continual SYVVS_ENV_Bobcat-DIS-NGD
Daimler Specification A2100064099
Engineering Work Request EWR 12716-60
FCA A.210 006 4099; FCA PF.1118; FCA PF.8477; FCA PF.90242; FCA PF. 500 EL; FCA PF.11007; FCA PF.9.0015; FCA PF.9.0080; FCA PF.900035; FCA PF.90335; FCA PF.90197; FCA PF.10881; FCA PF.11051; FCA PF.11746; FCA PF.12226; FCA PF.90315; FCA PF.A0551; FCA PS.9163; FCA SD.11597
Ford ES 97760-01, Ford ES ACP1-5A967-AA; Ford ES FL3E-6N660-AA; Ford ES HL3E-6N660-AA; Ford ESBT4P-7H420-AC_Rev A_TOC; Ford ES-CU5A-9H307-AA; Ford ESDG93-18B402; Ford ES-DG93-8260-AA; Ford ES-DG9P-&H322-AA; Ford ESDS7H-19B591-AA; Ford ES-FU5A-9J279-AA; Ford ES-HC24-8005-AA; Ford ES-HC24-8005-CB; Ford ESHC24-8005-CE; Ford ESHL3E-6N660-AA ; Ford ES-HL3E-8C369-AA; Ford ESJT4E-6C683-AA; Ford ESJU5A-9H307-AA; Ford ES-XS71-540A06-AA; Ford LX6E-9J433-AB & ES-JT4E-9J433-AA; Ford WSE-MM96D34 & ESDG93-18B402-AA
GM 14655; GM 6130; GM 9676; GM 9080
GMW 14081; GMW 14192; GMW 14319; GMW 14322; GMW 14329; GMW 15024; GMW 14638, GMW 14785; GMW 15310; GMW 16288; GMW 15432; GMW 15667; GMW 15570; GMW 16654; GMW 15724; GMW 15773; GMW 15829; GMW 15964; GMW 15986; GMW 16153; GMW 16270; GMW 16295; GMW 16296; GMW 16409; GMW 17246; GMW 17137; GMW 17334; GMW 17335; GMW 17582, GMW 3013; GMW 3172; GMW 15784; GMW 14091; GMW 14658; GMW 16295; GMW 16527; GMW 3056, GMW 15390; GMW 3155; GMW 3172
Honda 1950Z-R2A-M001; Honda 7521Z-S3V-A000; Honda EAOB DRG # 3J20Z-EA0B-0000 (A-A010-M1); Honda EAOB; Honda Specification 7140ZTLA-0030-A1506980
KIA 1F-SG-0002; KIA ESPE Pressure Cycle A/C Lines; KIA ES35320-04
LP-500 EL-02, PF-10577; LP-500 EL03; LP-500 EL04; LP-500 EL05; LP-500 EL06
Mercedes A 210 006 4099; Mercedes A 211 830 06 00 ZGS 003; Mercedes A 211 830 06 00 ZGS 004-d
MIL-Std DTL-26500; MIL-Std D1L-2650G
NES E-D5803, NES E-D5804; NES E-D5805; NES D5806 WH-4b
Nissan 2100 NDS02; Nissan MES PA15185A; Nissan NES D 5313 EH-21; Nissan NES D5501
PF.90035; PF-12226; PF-12282 and CS-11982 Rev E; PF-90242 Gas Fuel Module Specification; PF-90298 (S, E, D)
ZF 1094 700 127-089
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