AC | Hardware Testing Services

Custom Test Engineering Integrated with Your Product Development Process

AC Hardware Testing Services are customizable and designed to complement your product development. We ensure maximum testing options and flexibility through complete turnkey ownership of your entire test plan or ad hoc test engineering for targeted support. With technical expertise in mechanical, electrical, and firmware testing, our test engineering teams are uniquely equipped to understand your project. We move quickly to customize test protocols and create test fixtures for data collection, analysis, and design recommendations. Turn to AC for a full range of custom hardware testing services to ensure successful material selection, verification and validation, and failure analysis of your product.

Engage Early to Drive Results

Test Planning Using AC’s Proven Processes

Data-driven product development starts with early test planning to determine parameters for verification and validation. We engage early or at any stage of your development journey to deliver dedicated testing services.

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Product Analysis & Test Planning

Test Plans Designed with a Deep Understanding of Your Product

Working from a strong foundation in product development engineering, we identify the right test engineering plan by fully understanding your product and its overarching functionality through:

Product Validation

Leverage Comparison Research & Technical Analysis

After a comprehensive technical examination of your product, we validate it by analyzing similar products using <insert better adjective> resources:

Backed by over 20 years of development experience, our product validation process includes:

Collaborative Test Management

Continuous Alignment with Changing Designs

Working with you through a collaborative and iterative process, we ensure the integrity of your product’s test plan every step of the way.

We interface with both our internal product development engineering team and your internal stakeholders to ensure your test plan reflects the requirements of current design specifications during each gated review.

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Custom Test Fixturing & Test Equipment

Accuracy & Rapid Analysis at Incredible Value

We design and build custom devices and fixturing specifically for your product. We’re able to test faster and observe, capture, and analyze the resulting test data than typical approaches that rely on third party builds and results.

Location Agnostic Test Lab Capabilities

Flexible & Convenient Options based on Your Product Development Needs

Leverage our dedicated test lab or engage with Integrated Engineering Teams (IET) at your site. With AC engineers, you have access to maximum flexibility and service options to fit your specific needs at any stage throughout your product development or manufacturing automation journey.
Our flexibility and resources ensure a comprehensive test strategy and deployment that fully meet your needs. At your site or ours.

Test Plan De-Risking

Thorough Scrutiny & Data Analysis

DATA COLLECTION & ANALYSIS
Once your testing is complete, AC engineers collect and analyze the critical test data to validate and verify the performance of your product design. Reporting caters to the complexity of data to determine the best platform for analysis including Excel, scripted data analysis with Python, or specialized mathematical and graphical programming and analysis software like MATLAB or LabVIEW.

DESIGN INSIGHTS & RECOMMENDATIONS FROM TEST RESULTS
Your product’s performance and test results are carefully prepared and reported clearly for a diverse audience. We share test results with your AC Product Development team and necessary cross-functional teams to ensure a high level of visibility.

Our test engineers deliver engineering insights and design recommendations from your test results so that your product’s design is improved quickly and efficiently.

LEVERAGING AUTOMATION FOR TESTING
Complex manual testing can benefit from custom automation. AC Manufacturing Automation experts team up with Hardware Testing teams to design automated test devices and fixtures that can perform the testing without the need of manual monitoring or assistance.

De-Risk Core Technologies with Custom R&D Equipment and Automation

AC Hardware Testing Sweet Spot

Through a comprehensive data analysis review and an iterative design process, a well-planned and expertly executed test plan delivers the successful verification and validation of your product. AC Hardware Testing includes a diverse spectrum of test methods and testing service, including:
Lean on AC’s expertise to ensure the V&V success of your product design and market success through our deep engineering and testing experience and hands-on partnership at every stage of your journey from specification to iterative design.

AC | Hardware Testing Tech Talks

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“I definitely would work with Andrews Cooper again. They were very easy to work with – a great partner. Hearing my colleagues talk about experiences they’ve had with other firms, where things have not gone well, I feel very fortunate to work with Andrews Cooper.”

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