State-of-the-art seat test facilities
Pass-by noise measurement to international standards
Logistics and proving ground support services
Climatic and environmental testing
Defence and military vehicle validation
Millbrook’s experienced engineers and project managers work with customers globally on a wide range of vehicle test programmes.
Millbrook provides subjective and objective measurement, robustness and durability vehicle tests and supports the design and development of vehicles.
The teams of engineers are backed up by a wide range of testing facilities in the UK and Finland, including component test laboratories, environmental chambers, noise measurement surfaces and over 2,200 acres of proving grounds with specialist tracks, surfaces and indoor and outdoor facilities replicating almost all driving conditions for real-time and accelerated life cycle tests.
Full Vehicle Testing
Millbrook offers a comprehensive range of tests on full vehicles using its proving ground and laboratory facilities. These are designed to support effective and efficient development and validation of vehicle attributes.
- Vehicle durability schedule development with specialist correlation team
- Structural durability testing of full vehicles on the proving grounds and in the laboratories
- Driveline durability testing on the proving grounds and in the laboratories
- Whole-vehicle quality assessment, corrosion and structural durability
- Refinement (NVH) and drive-by noise assessment and development
- Vehicle robustness validation
Body and Interior Testing
Millbrook can provide an extensive range of validation and development activities. This includes structural durability, fatigue, vibration and environmental capabilities for whole body, interior and exterior components to various international standards, specific customer requirements and in-house procedures. Where specific issues have been encountered, Millbrook can assist in developing solutions to efficiently resolve problems encountered within the vehicle life cycle.
Detailed assessment of test measurements and inspection of test samples can be provided.
- Seat ingress and egress testing and pressure mapping
- Key Life Testing (including climatic)
- Squeak and rattle assessment
- Subsystem actuation durability
- ServoSled laboratory
Systems and Components Testing
Millbrook provides full support for validation testing of systems and components. It delivers a range of tests covering environmental, durability and performance assessment of body and chassis systems from passenger cars through to heavy trucks and buses.
Millbrook provides vehicle data collection on public roads and proving ground tracks combined with fast and accurate data analysis. It turns data into information to support attribute validation, development and problem investigation.
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Millbrook provides a safe, confidential and controlled environment to validate the dynamic performance of connected and autonomous vehicle systems and data collection to capture operating parameters.