Testing

Testing

Testing

With comprehensive facilities in the UK, mainland Europe and North America, testing forms an integral part of Ricardo’s world-class engineering services.

EU Test Facilites - Shoreham, Leamington Spa, Cambridge

 
  • Engine Testing (33 cells)
    • 22    <350kW
    • 8    350-680kW
    • 2    >3000kW
    • 1    climatic & altitude    (-30°C, 3000m, ≤250kW)
  • Battery Testing
    • Cell characterization rig
    • 12 module circuits, 100V, 0 - 40kW
    • 7 pack circuits 1000V, 0 – 600kW​
  • Power Train Rig (online Sept 2019)
  • Driveline / transmission rigs
  • Vehicle Testing (5 cells)
  • Mechanical development rigs
  • e-Machine Testing
  • Chemistry analysis

US Test Facilities - Detroit & Santa Clara

  • Engine / transmission test cells (10)
    • 2    <200kW
    • 2    200-350kW 
    • 4    350-500kW
    • 2    >600kW
  • Battery test facility
  • Aftertreatment system and component development

Key benefits of the Ricardo testing services

  • Whether customers require a simple one off component test or an advanced multi-bed project, Ricardo has the capability and capacity to provide a one-stop, turn-key service
  • By partnering with Ricardo customers have confidence that they are working with a world-class test engineering team
  • Complete confidentiality, objectivity and independence enables our test engineering specialists to help resolve any testing issue
  • Flexible approach tailored to customer needs and including technology transfer and training as required
  • A comprehensive range of rig systems is available to support development on components sub assemblies.