At automobile industry sector continuous quality enhancement is a permanent challenge for developement of new products and control of their quality. Increasing quality demands a more and more complex testing system.
Quality characteristics with high importance are the emission behaviour of car interior materials as well as its resistance and ageing behaviour.
CC Automotive and its Division Car Interior Material Testings has a long time competence and expert knowledge of this testing subjects.
We are one of the biggest contractors for automotive emission tests in Europe. Testings according to manufacturers` norms (as: Audi, BMW, DaimlerChrysler, GM, Jaguar, Porsche, RR, Saab, Toyota, Volvo, VW and many more) belong to our standard program as well as generally accepted methods according to VDA, DIN, EN or ISO.

Beside the European norms and regulations, CC Automotive offers testings according to US standard methods like the Californian Air Resources Board (CARB) as well.

Among the OEM norms, the PB VWL 709 (VDA 278) of DaimlerChrysler has to be emphasized. This method allows extensive statements about the roots of the emissions and is therefore very helpfull for the process of developing and improving new products.

Our Services:

Tests according to demanded norms or on clients request:

  • Emission tests e.g. acc. to DaimlerChrysler, VW, Audi, BMW and Toyota norms
  • Standard tests acc. to DIN/ISO, EU, VDA and producers` norms
  • Mini SHED Test acc. to CARB
  • Individual adaptation and developement of methods ensured by flexible accreditation
  • Weathering
  • Burning behaviour
  • Colour stability
  • Hot light fastness
  • Hot light ageing
  • Resistance behaviour
  • Rubbing resistance
  • UV stability
  • Warm ageing
  • Etc.

Methods (in extracts)

  • Emission test acc. to VDA 278 (DC: PB VWL 709)
  • Emission test acc. to Toyota TSMO 509 G (worldwide exclusively)
  • Audi/VW 50180
  • Odour Emission test acc. to
    • VDA 270, TSMO 509 G et al.
  • Test for Formaldehyde acc. to VDA 275 et al.
  • Test for organic emissions acc. to VDA 277 et al.
  • Fogging test acc. to DIN 75201 A and B et al.
  • Chamber test acc. to VDA 276
  • SHED acc. to BMW GS 97014 ff
  • Mini-SHED acc. to CARB
  • Hot light fastness and ageing acc. to VDA 75202
  • Weathering acc. to DIN EN ISO 4892
  • Burning behaviour acc. to FMVSS 302 or DIN 5307 or others

accredited: DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025


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