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GROUND VEHICLE TESTING / NO. 7 / JULY 2007 
Force & Motion: Information to move your mechanical testing to new levels of certainty
 
IN THIS ISSUE
Advanced Wheel Force Transducer Technology for Small Vehicles
Testing results hitting the target?  Complying with Nadcap and beyond
New family of test systems adds speed and simplicity to ball joint testing
  V7- GV - Lead Feature
 
Learn about a compact, lightweight and durable new sensor that allows small vehicle manufacturers to efficiently collect complete spindle load data.
 
Advanced Wheel Force Transducer Technology for Small Vehicles
 
Manufacturers of motorcycles, ATVs and other small vehicles face intense pressure to bring higher-performance products to market sooner, while also controlling costs. These drivers place newfound importance on getting precise and affordable assessments of the loads placed on small vehicles during product development.

Mike Schulz, MTS senior product manager, discusses a new, six-axis Spinning Wheel Integrated Force Transducer (SWIFT®)—the world’s smallest—that efficiently addresses the spindle load data-collection needs of small vehicle manufacturers.

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  V7- ALL - Material Feature  
Testing results hitting the target?  Complying with Nadcap and beyond
 
As Airbus, Boeing, GE and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the aerospace industry make it mandatory for material suppliers to pass cooperative Nadcap audits, tier suppliers are compelled to produce evidence of compliance to physical test standards and methodologies required by OEMs. In turn, a heightened focus has been placed on the maintainability and repeatability of material test machines to remain tightly aligned within specified tolerances.

Jim Hennen, MTS product manager for aftermarket services, discusses why precision-engineered load frames and grip assemblies are essential to ensuring compliance with the industry standards for materials testing.

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  V7- GV - Product Feature  
New family of test systems adds speed and simplicity to ball joint testing
 
MTS introduces a family of high-performance three-, four- and five-axis ball joint test systems to meet the full range of ball joint component suppliers’ needs.

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