Force and Torque Testing Solutions for the Automotive Industry

Mecmesin is a leading designer and manufacturer of force and torque test equipment. With over 30 years experience in force and torque technology, Mecmesin offers precision test instruments and systems that are accurate, reliable and excellent value for money.

We provide a tailor-made service creating the ideal testing platform, which is robust, easy-to-operate and gives top-level performance time after time!

Operating under ISO 9001 quality standards, Mecmesin test products are used to guarantee the quality of components, materials and finished products, from factory floor through to the R&D laboratory, in multiple industries.

Need to Know the Precise Force or Torque

There is a need to know the precise force or torque to:

  • Activate safety critical components such as airbags and seat belts
  • Pull-off a crimped terminal
  • Turn a rotary switch or a steering wheel

Optimum Test Results and Repeatability

Mecmesin offers solutions for achieving optimum test results and repeatability. Around the world many automotive OEMS and tier one and two suppliers already use Mecmesin test equipment to test the quality, strength, performance and safety of their interior and exterior vehicle components.

Mecmesin's Test Solutions for Automotive Testing Applications

Mecmesin's test solutions for automotive testing applications include:

  • Compression and tensile testing of springs
  • Determining the actuation force / torque
    • Adjustors
    • Brake and clutch pedals
    • Control stalks
    • Door and window handles
    • Hand brake levers
    • Rotary switches and controls
    • Solenoids
    • Springs
    • Steering wheels
    • Switches

  • Determining the "breakback" force of wing mirrors

    Measuring the friction characteristics

    • Seat runners
    • Wiper blades
  • Solutions are available for measuring the friction characteristics of:

  • Pull-off and insertion/withdrawal testing

    Solutions are available for pull-off and insertion/withdrawal testing of:

    • Airbag connectors
    • Buttons in in-car entertainment systems
    • Crimped terminals and joints
    • Fasteners
    • Mudflaps
    • Mouldings and trims
    • PCB connectors
  • Tensile and material strength testing

    Solutions are available to test the tensile and material strength of:

    • Adhesive bonds
    • Automotive textiles and carpets
    • Cables, hoses and tubing
    • Seat belts
    • Wiring harnesses and looms

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Mecmesin Limited.

For more information on this source, please visit Mecmesin Ltd.


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