LABORATORY DURABILITY TESTING OF SHOCK ABSORBERS

This paper discusses the development of the shock absorber seal and valve durability test with its associated unit performance measurements which have been developed by Ford Motor Company over the last five years. The discussion is outlined as follows: (1) Introduction; (2) Development of the Ford test procedure; (3) The pilot scheme; (4) The Ford test facility; (5) The rig control monitoring program; (6) System accuracy; (7) Self leveling shock absorbers; (8) System improvements; and (9) Typical data presentation.

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 477-508

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00393112
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding, HS-037 234, HS-037 235
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1985 12:00AM