Steering Linkage Test

Product Family: Rod-Style Screw-Drive Electric Actuator
Product Used: RSA High Performance, High Force Actuator
Product Type: Standard

Application Requirements
Stroke: 24 in (610 mm)
Speed: 3 – 4 in/sec (76 – 102 mm/sec)
Thrust: 10,000lbf (4.4 kN)

Application Description
Pull Tester Assembly – Pull test for steering/strut linkage assemblies

To ensure high standards of performance, quality, durability, and safety an automotive supplier continuously tests their steering components. To streamline the testing they wanted a fixture that could provide and record feedback with customizable controls for different product lines.

Tolomatic Solution
Tolomatic collaborated with Solve, Inc. to provide the complete test fixture. This combined expertise was a significant added value for the automotive supplier. The RSA64 Rod-Style Screw-Drive Electric Actuator provides the needed force, speed, and stroke. Solve, Inc. developed the fixture and custom controllable electronics for feedback and data collection.

Customer Benefit

Tolomatic sizing and selection software for best actuator choice
The roller screw in the RSA64 provides high force, high precision, and long life
Added value of the combined expertise of Tolomatic and Solve
Feedback and data collection integrated into the system
The complete test system met or exceeded user requirements