Element is the number one provider of materials and product qualification testing services to the transportation sector in the United States and is an emerging global player in this innovative field.

We have laboratories throughout North America and Europe outfitted with advanced testing equipment and a global community of experts ready to assist you with your toughest material, component or product challenges. 

From initial R&D on materials all the way through full vehicle, we provide a broad spectrum of engineering and testing services covering everything from servo-hydraulic testing on systems and components to vehicle dynamics, real-time simulations, road load data acquisition and data analysis related testing services. 

Our reputation in the transportation sector is built on over 100 years of experience and expertise in automotive testing, our fast turnaround times, and the overall quality of our service. 

We work in close partnership with many of the world’s most prestigious manufacturers and their supply chain partners to help them develop better systems and components for the next generation of their vehicles. We make certain that the products and materials we test are safe, reliable, and dependable.  

That is the Certainty of Element.

Our Services

Element has one of the most comprehensive ranges of materials and product qualification testing services for the transportation sector. 

 

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Automotive Weathering 

Find out about Element's automotive weathering testing services for materials and components, including a plethora of different tests, from UV light to xenon arc and carbon arc.

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Fatigue Testing
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Chassis & Suspension

Find out how Element helps its customers to build better products that utilize lighter materials, have improved long-term durability and offer improved handling.

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Electronics & Batteries

Find out how Element carries out validation testing on cameras, switches, sensors, Li-ion and Ni-MH battery cells, modules, ultracapacitors and packs.

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SEM Analysis Services
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Engine & Powertrain

Find out about Element's comprehensive range of testing services for engines and powertrain systems within passenger cars and commercial trucks. 

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Fuel Components

Find out how Element tests fuel components for its customers to help make certain that they are durable, have longevity, are reliable and fit for purpose.

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Full Vehicle Durability

Find out how Element uses real-time multi-axis or vertical four post road technologies to replicate in-service forces and motions and deliver repeatable results.

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HVAC & Fluid Systems

Find out more about Element's complete testing services for HVAC, fluids, and cooling systems designed to ensure your products are safe, quality, and compliant.

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Climatics and Environmental Testing
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Interior & Exterior Trims

Find out more about Element's automotive trim testing services for interior components and exterior trims for commercial, passenger, rail and off-road vehicles. 

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Safety Systems

Find out how Element tests passive and active safety systems to help make certain that our customers provide safe passenger environments in their vehicles.

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