Squeak rattle and roll

Squeak, rattle and roll: Ford has opened a new £5m squeak and rattle test facility at its Dunton Engineering Centre in Essex. It will be used to detect squeaks and rattles in everything from dashboards to complete vehicles during product development. The facility has three independent test chambers. The largest houses a tyre-coupled, four-poster road […]

Squeak, rattle and roll: Ford has opened a new £5m squeak and rattle test facility at its Dunton Engineering Centre in Essex. It will be used to detect squeaks and rattles in everything from dashboards to complete vehicles during product development. The facility has three independent test chambers. The largest houses a tyre-coupled, four-poster road simulator; another has a multi-axis shaker table (pictured), and a single-axis electro-dynamic shaker.