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SHOW LIVE DAY 2: MTS Systems commissions roadway test system at renowned German auto R&D institute
MTS Systems Corporation

US-based global supplier of high-performance test systems, motion simulators and sensors, MTS Systems (Booth 8514), has used this year’s Automotive Testing Expo Europe to announce the commissioning of a Flat-Trac Handling Roadway at the Research Institute for Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines Stuttgart (FKFS).

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SHOW LIVE DAY 2: Cruden showcases DIL simulators for ADAS/AV development
Cruden BV

Advanced simulator manufacturer Cruden (Booth 8630) used Day 2 of Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2019 to demonstrate how driver-in-the-loop (DIL) simulators can be added to existing automotive test environments and toolchains – particularly for the development and validation of ADAS and autonomous drive controllers.

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SHOW LIVE DAY 2: Weiss Technik presents new innovative refrigerant for climate test chambers
Weiss Technik

WT69, a new refrigerant designed to replace R23 in deep-freeze applications ahead of the introduction of the new EU refrigerant regulation F-gas Regulation 517/2014 on January 1, 2020, is being showcased at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2019.

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SHOW LIVE DAY 2: Zwick Roell developing new mechanical test solutions for e-mobility components
ZwickRoell GmbH & Co KG

Long-time exhibitor Zwick Roell (Booth 1480/1481) has been discussing with visitors how it is closely monitoring the maturity of e-mobility and is working with customers to develop new mechanical testing solutions specifically for electric vehicle components, connectors and materials.

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SHOW LIVE DAY 2: Moog debuts newly expanded test controller
MOOG Industrial Group

Visitors on Day 2 of Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2019 have been learning about the latest additions to Moog's (Booth 1620) Test Controller unit, which was first introduced at last year’s show and has been expanded with newly integrated data acquisition modules to make vehicle testing easier for laboratories.

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SHOW LIVE DAY 1: Applus+ IDIADA constructing new CAV test tracks
Applus+ IDIADA

Spanish testing and homologation services company Applus+ IDIADA (Booth 8310) has been sharing details of its forthcoming new CAV test tracks. Having commenced construction three months ago, completion of the works and startup of the new test tracks is planned for between September and October 2019.

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SHOW LIVE DAY 1: Fraunhofer showcases new test rig components for faster development and validation
Fraunhofer

Scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF (Booth 8052) are using Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2019 to present the results of a study titled Digitization in Testing Technology, which questions how physical testing can benefit from methods used in numerical simulations.

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SHOW LIVE DAY 1: Millbrook bolsters CAV and ADAS testing capabilities
Millbrook

UK proving ground and vehicle test and validation services provider Millbrook (Booth 8140) has used Day 1 of Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2019 to announce its latest ADAS and CAV test capabilities.

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SHOW LIVE DAY 1: Colmis improving proving ground facilities to ensure employee retention
Colmis AB

Long-time exhibitor Colmis AB (Booth 8108), a test service provider based in Arjeplog, Sweden, reported that business is booming and revealed plans to improve its electric vehicle charging infrastructure, create a bigger dynamics evaluation area, and build new indoor test facilities.

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SHOW LIVE DAY 1: Konrad Technologies and VI-grade announce new collaborative ADAS/AV test method
Konrad Technologies

Konrad Technologies (Booth 1324) has used Day 1 of Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2019 to announce a brand-new test method it has co-developed with simulator manufacturer VI-grade for verifying the functionality of ADAS and autonomous driving features prior to the commencement of drive tests.

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Integrated solutions to increase AV testing efficiency
Virtual Vehicle - Stand: 1226

Visitors to the Virtual Vehicle booth will see a display of technologies including the TOAD (Tomographical Ammonia Detector) measurement system, a fast and affordable solution for detecting the ammonia concentration distribution within an exhaust system.

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Plug-and-play CAN tool
Schleissheimer Soft- und Hardwareentwicklung GmbH - Stand: 1404

To make it easier to test and analyze CAN (FD), LIN and automotive Ethernet, Schleißheimer has developed CanEasy, a tool that does not require complicated setup or programming skills thanks to its automated and extendable features. It is designed to make implementing advanced requirements and complex applications quick and easy by providing an integrated development environment.

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New vehicle indoor positioning system
Racelogic - Stand: 8240

Racelogic will showcase three new products at Automotive Testing Expo Europe this year, all designed to make vehicle testing more accessible and overcome barriers associated with conventional testing methods while improving data accuracy.

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Next-gen proving ground traffic control solution
AB Dynamics - Stand: 8314

Leading automotive test system supplier AB Dynamics will showcase its latest developments at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2019 including its advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS), Flex-0 drive-by-wire system, LaunchPad with moped VRU dummy, and Ground Traffic Control (GTC) System.

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Defined digital testing
Kübrich Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH & Co KG - Stand: 1610

Kübrich will be showing how it has expanded its range of testing systems with equipment for testing various drivetrain components for both ICE-engined vehicles and electrified vehicles.

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Microphone additions for NVH testing
G.R.A.S Sound & Vibration AS - Stand: 8466

The latest generation of measurement microphones will be featured on GRAS’s stand. The 147AX is a new surface microphone optimized for cold and hot engine noise testing.

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Capturing high-speed crash footage
Vision Research- Stand: C100

The Phantom Miro C320J is a 2Mpx high-speed camera designed specifically for onboard crash test applications. Vision Research has developed it to reach over 1,000fps at full 1980x1080 resolution so that it provides more detail for critical onboard shots, but still comes in a small, rugged camera body.

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Catapult for medium-mass components
Encopim SL - Stand: 8338

The Small CATapults (SCAT) is the result of a partnership between Encopim and Instron and aims to provide a powerful and cost-efficient crash simulation system particularly suitable for testing of compact, low- to medium-mass components such as seats, seatbelts, child restraints and batteries.

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Analyzing e-mobility
DEWESoft GmbH - Stand: 1142

As more electric and hybrid vehicles enter the market, so do better methods of testing them. The R2DB E-Mobility Analyzer from Dewesoft determines the grid-to-wheel efficiency of electric or hybrid vehicles under real driving conditions.

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Tunable mobile network
Millbrook Proving Ground Ltd - Stand: 8140

As one of Europe’s most established proving grounds, Millbrook is not standing still. It is rapidly developing its capabilities to meet the most demanding requirements of the global automotive industry in areas including battery testing, complex powertrain integration, 5G connectivity and vehicle automation.

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Emergency braking simulation
MESSRING Systembau MSG GmbH - Stand: 8260

The heavy braking before a frontal collision changes the car’s pitch, as well as the seat positions of the occupants, so that the basic setup of the car is substantially altered compared to the vehicle’s static state. Messring's newly developed M=Brake System takes this fact into account and allows a simulation of the exact deceleration process and impact.

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Headlamp testing
L.E.T. Automotive NV - Stand: 1676

Visitors looking for an objective audit tool to test headlamp adjustment and performance should make a note to stop by L.E.T. Automotive’s stand, where it will be promoting its headlamp-scanning 10m wall, for use in darkrooms.

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Adding a driving simulator to the automotive testing tool chain
Cruden BV - Stand: 8630

Driving simulators have traditionally been viewed as standalone development tools, operated by a handful of specialists, but advanced simulator manufacturer Cruden will demonstrate the ease with which driver-in-the-loop (DIL) simulators can be added to existing automotive test environments and toolchains.

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Test actuator advancements
Herbert Hänchen GmbH & Co KG - Stand: 1656

For 2019, Herbert Hänchen has developed a new seal for its servohydraulic actuators. Thanks to the Servoseal, servo actuators can now be used for movements with the smallest amplitudes without leakage.

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Advanced driver assistance systems testing
ATP Automotive Testing Papenburg GmbH - Stand: 1108

ATP and AKKA technologies have cooperated to offer a unique opportunity to test ADAS technology for passenger and commercial vehicles at ATP’s proving ground.

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Next-generation power analyzer
Yokogawa Deutschland GmbH - Stand: 1734

The WT5000, from Yokogawa, is an extendable precision power analysis measurement platform suitable for analyzing electromechanical systems in electric vehicles.

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VSI series upgrade
VSE Volumentechnik GmbH - Stand: 1502

VSE will exhibit its latest innovation at Automotive Testing Expo – a modified preamplifier for the VSI series with significantly more application possibilities.

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Oil mist separator system validation
Topas GmbH - Stand: 1284

Oil mist separators of crankcase ventilation systems can now be validated at realistic temperature and differential pressure level boundary conditions, using Topas’ Separator Performance Tester SPT 140.

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Analysis and testing solutions
Shimadzu Europa GmbH - Stand: 8530

At this year’s Automotive Testing Expo in Stuttgart, Shimadzu will highlight its testing methods and techniques for fuel efficiency, comfort, compliance and additive analysis, including the launch of new equipment in Europe.

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Regulated power amplifier
Rohrer GmbH - Mess- und Systemtechnik - Stand: 1266

The latest linear regulated power amplifier for testing ECUs according to LV124/LV148 and associated standards for advanced test procedures will be showcased by Rohrer Mess- und Systemtechnik at this year’s expo.

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Managing test processes and data
Peak Solution GmbH- Stand: 1260

Drop by Peak Solution’s booth to learn more about the latest version of the Peak Test Management Suite (PeakTMS).

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New portable and user-friendly acoustic camera
Norsonic - Stand: 8740

With the introduction of Norsonic’s hexagonal-shaped modular acoustic camera, the market now has an acoustic beamforming array that is lightweight, portable, and able to ‘see’ low frequencies.

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Textile thermal comfort measurement
Mesdan SpA and Thermetrics - Stand: 8268

Mesdan and Thermetrics will be sharing a booth at Automotive Testing Expo. The former supplies yarn splicers for knotless yarn joining, as well as laboratory quality control testing equipment for textiles.

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New tools for water injection and gas engine development
LaVision GmbH - Stand: 8462

The temperature system of LaVision’s In-Cylinder Optical Sensor (ICOS) has been upgraded for this year. This allows the device to measure water concentration and gas temperature even more accurately, aiding engineers in tuning water injection to effectively lower NOx emissions.

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Climatic vibration testing
Young Calibration - Stand: 1584

Young Calibration is launching a new service offering for automotive component testing.

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Electrodynamic vibration test systems
RMS Regelungs- und Messtechnik Dipl.-Ing. Schäfer GmbH & Co KG - Stand: 8644

RMS will be highlighting its vibration test systems for testing the behavior and reliability of products and components when subject to vibration and shock loads.

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Flexible and reliable testing of battery management systems
MicroNova AG - Stand: 1282

A new, modular way of testing battery management systems (BMS) will be taking center stage on MicroNova’s stand.

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High-power LED lamp
High Speed Vision GmbH - Stand: C100

The compact and robust high-power LED lamp from High Speed Vision, the 4438 Boost, was conceived for operation in industrial environments and therefore offers a luminous flux equaling that of a 1kW HMI floodlight.

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FEV software and testing solutions
FEV Europe GmbH - Stand: 1218

FEV Software and Testing Solutions will be presenting the Testing Center for Future Mobility at this year’s expo.

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CTC’s new test hall
CTC advanced GmbH - Stand: 1466

CTC advanced put its newly built test hall into operation in 2019. This new test center unites the company’s existing service offering in the fields of environmental simulation, battery testing and electrical safety testing, in one place.

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Real-time control and measurement systems
Alma Automotive Srl - Stand: 1376

At Automotive Testing Expo, Alma Automotive will be able to share more details of the hybrid hydro-electric brake it is developing for engine testing.

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E-launchers for impact tests
Additium Technologies SL - Stand: 8216

New linear motor technology offers the ideal solution for impact testing. Additium’s fully electric actuators bring further benefits in their compact design and ability to support a closed control loop with the right speed, as the new e-launchers for pedestrian, misuse, or component impact tests provide outstanding performance in speed, accuracy and repeatability.

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Alert detection
S-E-A Limited - Stand: 1200

SEA’s Dashboard AI makes it easier for ADAS test engineers to capture when the systems throw alerts, allowing the engineers to pinpoint the exact time and conditions when the alert occurs, as well as store the location of the vehicle at that time.

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High-speed cameras
Photron (Europe) Limited - Stand: 8502

Photron will be introducing two new high-speed cameras for automotive safety testing, the Fastcam Mini CX and Fastcam MH6.

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Impedance measurement
Bias Mühendislik Ltd Sti - Stand: 8469

TestSens SoundTube, a new impedance and sound transmission loss measurement tube, will be the centerpiece of the Bias Mühendislik stand at Automotive Testing Expo 2019.

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First French test center for automated and connected vehicles
UTAC CERAM - Stand: 8353

To further the massive push for autonomous driving, UTAC CERAM has opened a new testing center wholly dedicated to automated and connected vehicles.

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Climatic EV battery testing
PROVENTIA Oy - Test Solutions - Stand: 1100

As EV batteries are notoriously fussy about temperatures, Proventia has developed a new battery climatic testing solution that is suitable for both individual modules and complete battery packs.

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5G NR V2X platform
Keysight Technologies Deutschland GmbH - Stand: 1168

Keysight will be showcasing its C-V2X Toolset at this year’s expo. To future-proof its 5G NR V2X platform, the company has based it on the Release 16 specifications of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a global initiative that unites telecommunications standard development organizations to provide members with a stable environment in which to develop future communications technology.

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Modular and individual hardware-in-the-loop systems
in-tech GmbH - Stand: 8230

The modular and individual HIL system, orangeHiL, is a cost-effective and flexible hardware-in-the-loop solution offered by in-tech which supports efficient component testing in virtually any tool chain.

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Hotcontrol sensors
HOTSET GmbH - Stand: 1256

Hotcontrol sensors from Hotset will be showcased at this year’s expo. The sensors enable the measurement of high temperature ranges far over 1,000°C for every kind of solid, liquid and gaseous media, and all are supplied as ready-to-install modules.

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Customized sound-insulating booths
G+H ISOLIERUNG GmbH - Stand: 8332

Sonex K is a range of acoustic enclosures from G+H Noise Control that protect people from the noise around them in a wide range of industrial applications, be they control stands, control centers and offices or smoking and recreation rooms.

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Ball joints for testing tasks
FGB Fertigungsgeraetebau Adolf Steinbach GmbH & Co KG - Stand: 8026

FGB will present its play-free ball joints for test benches and test bench components. Durable, reliable, low-maintenance and available in standard and special sizes, as well as load ratings between 10kN and 160kN, FGB’s ball joints allow rotary movements in three directions during dynamic testing.

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Smart charging
ElaadNL - Stand: 8174

The experts at ElaadNL’s booth will be on hand to tell visitors about the opportunities and challenges of integrating electric vehicles with the electricity grid, and what types of tests need be performed to ensure an issue-free customer experience.

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Innovative electronic loads for testing drive control units
dSPACE GmbH - Stand: 1450

At this year’s expo, dSPACE’s booth will focus entirely on electric mobility and autonomous driving, demonstrating how to efficiently and reliably master new challenges in these areas.

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Biofidelic crash test dummy
CTS - crashtest-service.com GmbH - Stand: 1432

Come and say hi to the Biofidelic crash test dummies at CTS’s booth. These are specifically designed to be used in crash tests for accident reconstructions where motion sequences, damages or injuries must be precisely replicated

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Production line tool
Blue Clover Devices - Stand: 1780

Blue Clover Devices is launching its modern test automation platform that uses a Linux box designed for cloud-based operation instead of the Windows-based PC that is traditionally required.

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Fully-integrated motion simulation and test solutions
Acutronic Switzerland Ltd - Stand: 8270

Provider of innovative motion simulation and test solutions Acutronic will be demonstrating the latest version of its HIL system which enables the testing of control modules, as well as entire vehicles.

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Roadless testing
Rototest International AB - Stand: 1234

Stop by the booth of Rototest for a live demonstration of its latest dynamometer system. Thanks to the concept of individual, hub-mounted units, the system is flexible, efficient and compact, yet capable and easy to set up and use.

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Onboard high-voltage power measurements
CSM Computer-Systeme-Messtechnik GmbH - Stand: 1332

In the area of fast high-voltage measurement technology, CSM has developed a line of high-voltage breakout modules (HV BM). The 1- or 3-phase modules can safely, precisely and synchronously measure high voltages and currents in high-voltage environments with a data rate of up to 1MHz

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Test rig isolation
Fabreeka GmbH Deutschland - Stand: 8342

The PAL line of low-frequency isolation systems from Fabreeka lets you effectively combine height control and low-frequency vibration control at natural frequencies as low as 1.7Hz, with 0.5Hz reachable when custom designed.

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Two ears are better than one
HEAD acoustics GmbH - Stand: 8366

Over 30 years ago, HEAD acoustics introduced binaural recording and playback technology and it has continued to refine the technology ever since. At this year’s expo, the company will present a number of refinements and upgrades, such as the SQuadriga III mobile frontend and the ArtemiS Suite for analysis.

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Simplified data capture in the field
Vibration Research Corp - Stand: 8238

Visitors to Automotive Testing Expo looking for the new generation of technology for field data acquisition and analysis should visit Vibration Research’s booth, where it will be showing the ObserVR1000. Designed for mobile use, it is compact and battery powered, with an integrated SD card for data storage.

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Test rig control and data acquisition in one package
STIEGELE Datensysteme GmbH - Stand: 1558

To keep testing running smoothly in the Industry 4.0 era, Stiegele Datensysteme will showcase the most recent, 4.0 version of its modular software package sd.TestWare for measurements and test rigs.

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Expanding the possibilities of ADAS measurement
Oxford Technical Solutions - Stand: 1460

Anyone interested in indoor positioning should head over to Oxford Technical Solutions’ booth to learn about three new ADAS measurement systems.

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Stainless-steel pressure sensor
EFE - Stand: 8452

EFE will be launching the new PHE791 pressure sensor. Based on advanced technology, this pressure sensor benefits from every advantage of thin film in a sub-miniature package. Its all-stainless-steel wetted parts ensure it is compatible with most fluids used in the automotive industry, even corrosive ones.

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Next-generation test equipment
AB Dynamics - Stand: 8314

AB Dynamics will be showcasing its advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS), Flex-0 drive-by-wire system, LaunchPad with moped VRU dummy and the GTC (Ground Traffic Control) system.

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High-speed power analyzer technology
Dewetron - Stand: 1368

Make sure you stop by Dewetron’s booth to learn more about the company’s new high-speed power analyzer. The DEWE3-PA8 offers up to 16 power channels in a single chassis, and with polyphase motors featuring 1-9 phases, the system becomes a multi-power analyzer. It is an ideal solution for integration into testbed environments and automation systems.

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Electrohydraulic servo valves
Star Hydraulics Ltd - Stand: 8460

Star Hydraulics will be showcasing its electrohydraulic servo valve range featuring the company’s well-known sapphire technology and modernized EHSV components – a key component in all hydraulic automotive test rigs.

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Large air gap precision speed sensor
Sensitec GmbH - Stand: 1708

Discover more about Sensitec’s new speed sensor technology at the expo. The system is designed for highly dynamic non-contact measuring of the rotational speed of a ferromagnetic toothed wheel, offering high flexibility in target gear tooth pitch and enabling an air gap of up to 5mm.

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New test and simulation system saves energy and space
Gustav Klein - Stand: 1402

Gustav Klein’s new multi-channel test and simulation system for energy storage saves energy and space by having up to four programmable output systems, which can be controlled independently of each other.

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ADS interfaces with test room elements
Vazquez y Torres Ingenieria - Stand: 8336

The VTI Airbag Deployment (ADS) Control System interfaces with other test room systems involved in airbag tests, among them high-speed cameras (a trigger signal, synchronized with the airbag firing signal, could be provided by the camera), lighting systems and climatic chambers.

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Modular unit enables continuous gas analysis
Eco Physics - Stand: 1370

Unique in speed and reliability, the nCLD 811 M from Eco Physics facilitates continuous and simultaneous analysis of NO, NO2 and NOx in raw exhaust gases, with NOx concentrations ranging from several thousand ppm down to 1ppb.

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