Horiba Giant Evo NVH brake dynamometer available for customer testing

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Horiba Automotive Test Systems has announced that the Horiba Giant Evo NVH brake dynamometer is available for customer-specific testing in its Troy, Michigan facility. The Giant Evo is the latest addition to the test facilities at this location available for conducting commercial test work.

Engineers will be able to benefit from the precise environmental range of control to simulate real-world conditions found on the road. Readily available standard and customized test control procedures and data report formats provide engineers with data critical to the design process.

“The availability of customer-specific testing in our facility is an alternative solution to customers having their own equipment at their facility,” said Keith Lewis, a sales engineer at Horiba Automotive Test Systems. “We enable our customers to test their products in the controlled and repeatable environment that good testing practice dictates.”

Giant Evo NVH integrates with the full Horiba solution; Horiba’s SPARC universal controller that uses sophisticated control algorithms and intelligent control of brake actuators for a wide range brake test applications. This controller meets the high demands of static to high-dynamic simulation brake testing procedures such as GM TIP and Ford L430, among others.

Additionally, incorporated into the Giant Evo NVH is the Horiba STARS brake application suite, which consists of ‘ready-to-go’ test procedure(s) according to the relevant brake industry test specifications. It includes a range of industry standards for testing hydraulic, actuated disc and drum brakes. They contain performance tests, as well as NVH procedures for passenger car brakes and light- to heavy-duty truck brakes.

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