The D.L.S. Conformity Assessment group supports Environmental testing for automotive and related transportation industry applications, such as electrical and electronic controls and modules, entertainment systems, lighting, inherent safety, materials, and other automotive equipment. This includes controls, components, modules and sub-assemblies for motorcycles, scooters, trucks, construction, off-road, and agricultural equipment.

Testing includes temperature extremes, climatic conditions, mechanical, and chemical/fluid resistance.

D.L.S. is accredited to ISO 17025 and provides OEM, SAE, CE-E-Mark, and other national agency compliance testing services, for both OEM and aftermarket devices.

The D.L.S. engineering staff supports development work, pre-compliance, mitigation and troubleshooting, and consulting services.

Environmental Tests Include

·       Temperature Extremes – Hot-Cold

·       Altitude Testing

·       Blowing Rain

·       Sand and Dust Exposure

·       Thermal Testing

·       Thermal/Humidity Cycling

·       Thermal Shock

·       Vibration/Shock

·       Humidity – Condensing/Noncondensing

·       Solar Exposure

·       Salt Spray

·       Gravelometer

·       Fungus/Mildew

·       Chemical/Fluids Resistance

·       Chemical/Fluids Immersion

·       Effect of Cleaners

·       Cracking Resistance

General Standards

  • ANSI
  • ASTM
  • SAE
  • ISO
  • IEC/EN


OEM Standards

  • GM
  • Ford
  • Chrysler – Fiat
  • Nissan
  • Toyota
  • Honda
  • John Deere
  • BMW
  • Caterpillar
  • Harley Davidson
  • Porsche
  • Tesla

D.L.S. also offers EMC Automotive Testing.