Kistler Instruments Ltd. - PRODUCT NEWS
Kistler launch rental service for its vehicle dynamics & durability testing equipment
Kistler Instruments' automotive vehicle test and measurement equipment is used by the majority of automobile manufacturers worldwide to ensure that their products meet the highest levels of dynamic and durability performance.
Now, this well proven technology is accessible to smaller specialist vehicle and component producers which cannot justify the capital investment in equipment needed for short term projects. The Kistler rental service offers a wide range of vehicle test and measurement equipment that can be rented for as little as one week.
For more than 25 years, Kistler RoaDyn wheel force transducers have been the preferred solution for vehicle dynamics measurement applications or for the acquisition of operating loads. In recent years, Kistler has added a wide range of measurement technology to meet the needs of every aspect of vehicle dynamic performance on test rack and road, all backed up by expert system configuration support and, if needed, on-site engineering assistance.
The rental range includes:
* RoaDyn wheel force transducers for various vehicle classes
* Correvit S-Motion optical sensors for high-precision measurement of distance, speed, slip angle, pitch and yaw.
* Measurement Steering Wheels for measurement of steering moment, angle, and speed.
* Wheel Vector Sensors for simultaneous measurement of all wheel positions and orientations in 5 axes.
* Optical Laser Height Sensors for non-contact height measurements in vehicle dynamics testing.
* DTI Logger for recording synchronised measurement data.
With this unique rental service, Kistler Instruments makes some of the most sophisticated and widely used vehicle dynamics & durability testing equipment economically available to small and specialist automotive design and manufacture organisations.
About the Kistler Group
Kistler is the global leader in dynamic measurement technology for measuring pressure, force, torque and acceleration. Cutting-edge technologies provide the basis for Kistler's modular solutions.
Customers in industry and science benefit from Kistler's experience as a development partner, enabling them to optimize their products and processes so as to secure a sustainable competitive edge. The owner-managed Swiss company's unique sensor technology plays a key role in the evolution of automobile development and industrial automation, as well as in numerous emerging sectors. With a broad knowledge of applications and an absolute commitment to quality, Kistler is making an important contribution to the further development of current megatrends. This includes topics such as electrified drive technology, automated and connected driving, emission reduction and Industry 4.0.
Some 1860 employees at 61 locations worldwide are dedicated to developing new solutions and offer customized service for individual applications. Since its founding in 1959, the Kistler Group has grown along with its customers, generating sales of CHF 422 million in 2017. Approximately 8% of this went back into research and technology - and thus into achieving better results for all our customers.
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