DPS Technical is well qualified and experienced to perform all modes of vehicle noise emission testing procedures. Primary acoustic testing is for exterior noise measurements of vehicles and components.
Our abilities and instrumentation enable us to perform both static (stationary) and dynamic (pass by) vehicle sound measurements utilizing fully calibrated “evidence” level equipment.
Testing procedures utilized are as specified in the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) and suitable for EPA and Canadian certification and international homologation purposes.
The DPS test facility is compliant with vehicle sound testing site requirements as specified in EPA regulations 40 CFR 205, Subparts D, E, as well as in EU Directive 97/24/EC Annex VII, Physical Size, Acoustic Absorption and Texture Depth, etc.
Our specialized Noise Enforcement training module is a resource for individuals and communities to study and accurately measure “in use” motor vehicle sound levels such as Motorcycles, Snowmobiles, Watercraft, Cars, Trucks, etc.
Our sound measuring support program includes the ability to supply and performance-verify and calibrate vehicle sound measuring equipment.
Our Field sound measuring experience allows us to participate in noise measuring projects from recreational sources, industrial sources and to perform noise control outreach.
Vehicle testing, stationary & pass by
ATV / MUV Specific Testing
This testing conforms to American National Standards Institute (ANSI) testing procedures for small and mid size ATVs and MUVs.
Our testing capability include, parking brake, pitch/tip over testing for larger multi purpose vehicles and accessories.
This testing is also beneficial for stability evaluations of vehicles fitted with accessory components. (Turn radius, maximum speed and other test perimeters available.)
Motorcycle & Scooter Brake Testing
DPS Technical has the facility to perform regulation compliant motorcycle brake testing on most motorcycles and scooters.
Kickstand Retraction testing is available. (Cost dependant upon vehicle)
DPS Technical is qualified to provide inspection assistance and FMVSS reports for Motorcycles, ATVs / All Terrain Vehicles, MUV / Multi Use Vehicles.
FMVSS Motorcycle Sections:
Exhaust System Testing
DPS Technical performs “in use” exhaust system component testing for noise. This service monitors durability and degradation of exhaust emission systems.
DPS Technical is structured to assist manufacturers with product recall campaigns. Our abilities include administrative & logistical assistance such as customer & NHTSA notifications, media correspondence, product shipping, service location coordination.