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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • Zugversuch Querformat

3D printed parts testing: support every step of the way

Additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3D printing, provides extraordinary flexibility, freeing designers from production related constraints and reducing innovation costs. Creativity can now be unleashed to focus on parts performance such as weight reduction, aerodynamics, functionality and safety. Did you know that currently 3D-printed parts are more exhaustively tested than those produced by any other manufacturing method? Additive [...]

By |October 8th, 2020|Industry, Testing|
  • E-testing Graph Applus+ laboratories

Applus+ E-testing: Witness Your Structural Tests Remotely

Many of our clients visit our structural testing facilities in Barcelona to witness their tests and follow them in real-time. In some cases, they even invite their own end clients to witness the testing process with them. In 2010, Applus+ released a secure online testing environment called E-Testing that allows you (and your own end clients) to [...]

By |September 10th, 2020|Industry, Innovation, Testing|
  • Improving vehicle safety

Using high-speed cameras for vehicle safety testing

In recent years, vehicle safety has become one of the main characteristics identified when buying a car [1]. One of the most important players in this global understanding of safety is the emergence of entities such as EuroNCAP that have been pushing the European automotive market towards better vehicle safety for over 20 years. As [...]

By |April 29th, 2020|Automotive, Innovation, Testing|

Incorporating Driver State Assessment into Adaptable Automated Control Systems

Some of the principal benefits of developments in autonomous vehicles are improvements in safety and efficiency for road users. Central to these are transitions between manual driving and automated control. Here it is vital to consider the driver state and environmental conditions so that vehicle systems can adapt their functionality accordingly. Applus+ IDIADA is a [...]

By |March 20th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering, Testing|
  • Lateral laser

Lateral Laser Fault Injection: a new variant to one of the most effective hardware attack on secure chips, developed by Applus+ Laboratories

IT security laboratories collaborate with the semiconductor industry to evaluate Integrated Circuit (IC) security against the latest-known attack techniques. To help assess the resilience of ICT products against penetration attacks, cyber-security experts join forces with leading technology companies to develop new testing standards and certification schemes across industry working groups. Laboratories invest in R&D activities [...]

By , , and |February 13th, 2020|Inspection, Testing|
  • CE-Marking

Update: CE Marking and the regulatory landscape for doors

In the past months, two different events occurred affecting the regulatory landscape for doors and windows, with opposite outcomes. After two years of transition period, EN 16034:2014 is now fully enforced. This standard regulates the fire and smoke requirements for doors and windows. Compliance with this standard is now mandatory to achieve CE Marking, but [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Certification, Testing|
  • Passive safety

Passive safety in car crashes: improved 3D tracking and restraint system analysis

Traditionally, car manufacturers have worked to improve the road safety of their vehicles. This comprises both active safety - all of the elements that contribute to greater efficiency and stability when the vehicle is in motion in order to avoid an accident - and passive safety – those elements that minimise the damage that can [...]

By |January 24th, 2020|Automotive, Testing|
  • EMC Testing

EMC Testing on Electrical & Hybrid Vehicles: Technological, Regulatory & Testing Challenges

Mobility legislation at the international level is evolving to incorporate the sustainability commitments that will reduce vehicle fuel emissions, in particular within European regulation and restrictions on fuel-powered vehicles travelling in major cities. These regulatory changes are accelerating a profound technological transformation in the automotive sector. Manufacturers are being pushed to focus on new innovation [...]

By |December 18th, 2019|Automotive, Innovation, Testing|
  • Road Ahead

5G and Autonomous Vehicles: The Road Ahead for Connectivity Testing and Compliance

In the previous post exploring the standardisation of technology for vehicle connectivity, we have seen that the existing connectivity technologies, such as C-V2X and U-V2X, do not have the capacity nor speed to reach the low-latency and data-rich connectivity required for level 5[1] autonomous vehicles. The arrival of 5G technology will signal the key turning [...]

By |August 1st, 2019|Automotive, Innovation, Testing|
  • IDIADA Division conducts research to identify key brake durability patterns

Discovering driving patterns in India. Applus+ IDIADA conducts research to identify key brake durability patterns

Extreme traffic and usage conditions can present significant challenges to general vehicle durability. Within the automotive industry, India is recognised as one of the most severe environments in terms of driving conditions, which may result in a deterioration of vehicle braking systems. Knowledge of local driving conditions is essential when entering a new market. Applus+ [...]

By |July 8th, 2019|Automotive, Testing|
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