Putting robots in the test
- `Ro-butt' tests auto and truck seats. // Machine Design;7/11/96, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p40
Features Troy, Michigan-based Control Power-Reliance's USTM-2000 robot. Features and functions; Robot's use in testing of car and truck seats.
- Control Power-Reliance to test railroad cars under GM deal. Kosdrosky, Terry // Crain's Detroit Business;05/29/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 22, p2
Reports that Control Power-Reliance LLC will open its railroad car testing plant in Madison Heights in Detroit, Michigan.
- They like to rough up their customers. McCraken, Jeffrey // Crain's Detroit Business;03/09/98, Vol. 14 Issue 10, pE-12
Presents information on Control Power-Reliance and the things they do for their clients. Details on the company; Reference to Ed Myles, who owns the company; Indication of what the company does; Information on their simulator; When the business was started.
- BubbleSense machine tests fuel tanks. // Ward's Auto World;Dec95, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p95
Reports on the introduction of a automated carousel by Control Power-Reliance. What the machine would be used for; Description of machine.
- A valuable earthquake. Keenan, Tim // Ward's Auto World;Feb97, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p46
Discusses automobile transporting system testing in the United States. Control Power-Reliant's use of a seismic vibration machine on parts in their shipping containers to detect design flaws in containers' racks; Tests on rack systems with troublesome field histories; Simulation processes.
- Long-term test cars. Oldham, Joe; Chaikin, Don // Popular Mechanics;Feb96, Vol. 173 Issue 2, p56
Looks at the long term testing of several automobiles. `Chevy Blazer LT,' `Lexus LS 400,' `Ford Contour SE,' `Nissian Maxima SE,' and `Volvo 850 Turbo Wagon.' INSETS: Test summary: Chevrolet Blazer LT.;Test summary: Lexus LS 400.;Test summary: Ford Contour SE.;Test summary: Nissan Maxima SE.
- A good case of the shakes. Schwab, Colleen // Ward's Auto World;Jul98, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p88
Presents information on the development of the CP-R 6 Axis Simulator, a device which tests the performance of racks, dunnage and containers used to ship automobile parts by J. Edgar Myles, president of Control Power Reliance LLC. Background information on Myles; How the device works; Findings...
- CONTROL POWER-RELIANCE WINS BLUE CHIP ENTERPRISE AWARD. Koucky, Sherri; Mraz, Stephen // Machine Design;09/21/2000, Vol. 72 Issue 18, p59
Reports on the award won by Control Power-Reliance company. Brief information on the company.
- Improve component life testing. Collins, Kevin J. // Test & Measurement World;Feb98, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p21
Looks at various life-testing methods for automobile components used by the automotive industry. Highly accelerated life-testing, which uses high vibration levels and rapid temperature changes to expedite mechanical and electronic component failures caused by fatigue; Combination of internal...