Testing Services – Fluids

Fluids Testing Services


Sterling Performance can conduct compatibility testing of fluid hoses, fuel lines, and components against various automotive fluids. With exposure testing for example, various components such as filters, hoses, and plastic parts can be soaked, sprayed, or exposed to various fluids to determine compatibility or reaction such as deforming, cracking, swelling, and more.

Types of Fluids Include:

  • Hydraulic Fluids
  • Brake Fluid
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Power Steering Fluid
  • Coolants – Engine Coolant
  • Glycols
  • Cleaning Fluids, Engine Cleaning Fluids
  • Solvents
  • Refrigerants

Fuels ( Gasoline, Diesel, Corrosive, Alternative, etc.)

Examples of Parts Tested:

  • Pumps
  • Lines and Hoses
  • Serpentine Belts
  • Reservoirs
  • Connectors, Clamps, Fasteners
  • Filters
  • Plastic Parts
  • HEV & EV battery coolant systems

For more information or to request a quote, contact us today.

Other Services

Carbon canister testing

Complete Carbon Canister Testing using the guidelines set forth by EPA & CARB

Battery Testing

Cell & Pack Testing on all types of batteries

Hose Testing

All forms of hoses, assemblies, & connectors.

Pump Testing

Any Fuels or Fluids, Hydraulic oils, and water, Including cooling pumps for EV’s & PHEV’s.

Evaporative Emissions

Emissions testing utilizing SHED testing methods

Thermal Shock Testing

We can simulate virtually any environmental condition with our multiple thermal & humidity chambers.

Fuel System Components

Anything related to the fuel delivery system, pumps, injectors, lines, tanks, valves, fill pipes, rails.

Fluids Testing

From Coolants to solvents to oils, filters, hoses, & plastic parts.

Vibration Testing/NVH Testing

Vibration, shock, and acceleration testing can be done individually or in conjunction with temperature, pressure, flow.