We perform testing on all vehicles, from compact cars to tractor-trailers and off-road equipment, and for internal combustion engines ranging from lawn mowers to locomotives. We also operate a fully functional tribology laboratory with unique capabilities to support client research programs.
Our staff members can produce, analyze, and certify conventional and alternative fuels to meet SAE and industry certification standards. We cover virtually every standard industry test, including ASTM, UOP, SAE, and federal tests to evaluate the quality and performance of fuels, lubricants, and functional fluids.
The U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) Fuels and Lubricants Research Facility located at SwRI provides research, development and engineering services for the military, government agencies and commercial clients. We also assess the contamination sensitivity of fuel systems, engines, powertrains, and hydraulic system components.