mobility

Mobility

We have worked side by side with mobility equipment manufactures and NMEDA to promote safer, more durable, and quality products to the mobility industry. Our expertise ranges from full-scale crash testing on modified vehicles to component testing on wheelchair lifts, hand controls, seating and wheelchair restraint systems.

Crashworthiness
  • Full scale crash laboratory with experienced personnel
    • Frontal Impact (FMVSS 208)
    • Side Impact (FMVSS 214)
    • Rear Impact (FMVSS 301)
  • Product Analysis
    • Governmental Standards
    • Research and Development
  • Vehicle Development
    • Help develop vehicles that meet/exceed governmental regulations
    • Consultation on vehicle improvement
Product Development and Durability
  • Wide Range of Services
    • In-house laboratory allows for component level testing for a range of products
    • Understanding of the various mobility products
  • Specialized Facilities
    • Environmental Capabilities
    • Salt Spray Corrosion
    • Temperature/Humidity
    • Component and System Testing
    • MAST (Multi-Axis Simulation Table)
    • Pneumatic and Servo Hydraulic Actuators
    • 4 Post Full Vehicle Simulation
    • Mechanical & Electrical cycling
  • Noise and Vibration testing
  • Experience/ Capabilities
    • Engineers with large range of product development
    • Experience working with NHTSA
    • Test Development
    • Full Data Analysis
Platform Lift Testing
  • FMVSS 403: Platform Lift Systems for Motor Vehicles
    • Experience in working with the lift manufacturer to provide a consistent level of safety
    • Understanding of the various requirements for both Public & Private use lifts
    • Familiarity with the NHTSA testing procedure
  • FMVSS 404: Platform Lift Installations in Motor Vehicles
    • Understanding of the proper installation requirements & NHTSA checklist items
    • Knowledge of the different in-field problems
    • Ability to provide testing expertise on specific vehicle-lift combinations