The Compact Launcher that will be provided to Nexteer Automotive is part of Aries’ family of launchers. This version is the most compact version of the Universal Launcher and is mainly recommended for component level testing when still high flexibility is required. With its modular design, the system is capable of launching different body forms against both interior and exterior elements of the vehicle under test.
ARIES Compact Launcher
This system has been designed and manufactured according to Nexteer specifications of mass and impact speed to develop high-energy customized tests to meet with current international standards and also the test requirements that will be implemented in the future by different international standards.
Nexteer Automotive is a global leader in advanced steering and driveline systems. Nexteer Automotive operates 21 manufacturing plants, five application engineering centers, 11 customer support centers, three vehicle performance centers and one system engineering center, all strategically located around the globe. In-house product development and full integration of hardware, software and electronics give Nexteer an unmatched competitive advantage as a full-service supplier.
ARIES and Nexteer teams
Carlos Hernández, Industrial Division Business Development Director, has expressed “We are thankful to Nexteer Automotive for trusting Aries. Nexteer Automotive will have a system, which not only fulfils their current needs, but is also ready for future testing procedures. This project sets a new milestone in our company growth and we are recognized as a world leader in terms of technology and quality delivered. I also wanted to thank our partner in the USA, RDP Corporation, for their commitment and efforts on this project.”