Seating Systems

We conduct seat development and validation testing for the automotive, aerospace and rail sectors.

Our seat testing center provides a complete suite of seating testing and validation services.  Test programs can be designed and managed by our seating experts.

Automotive – Tests include:

  • Energy dissipation tests, seat strength and Luggage restraint testing in accordance with ECE R17
  • Sled testing
  • Key Life tests
  • Ingress and Egress (Robotic and Actual)
  • Jounce
  • Squirm
  • Comfort (Dynamic and Static)
  • Quasi static (Dynamic Strength and Durability)
  • Environmental
  • Seat Airbag deployments

Aerospace – Tests include:

  • JAR 25.562 16g, 14g and HIC tests to the requirements of AS8049
  • Dynamic tests to specific military standards (e.g. ejector seat, pilots’ helmets)
  • Structural tests (Dynamic and Static)
  • Abuse tests
  • Retention tests

Rail – Tests include:

  • GM/RT2100 injury prevention, forward and rearward structural integrity tests

Contact Us.

+44 (0)24 7635 5000