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Fluids Testing Services


Fluids testing services provided by Sterling Performance can conduct fluids testing for compatibility 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 Testing Include:

Sterling Performance Fluids testing services are able to analyze a variety of fluids, listed below is just a sample of fluids.

  • 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.

One of the most common Fluids testing services performed by Sterling Performance is Fuels Testing, this is done according to standard and customer specific protocols; including EPA and CARB. We work with you to ensure the best and most appropriate tests are performed so your results and product testing are done right. We are an EPA recognized laboratory and regularly attend EPA board meetings.

Customer satisfaction is number 1 with Sterling Performance fuel testing lab! We pride ourselves on attention to detail, and ensuring that customer needs are met in a timely fashion. While performing your custom fuel test, customers will have full access to Sterling Performance engineers reviewing every step of the process as needed,

Other Services

Carbon canister testing

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

Battery Testing

Battery Cell Testing, Battery Pack Testing on all types of batteries, including EV battery testing.

Hose Testing

All forms of hoses, assemblies, & connectors. Fuel hose testing, coolant hose testing, fluid hose testing, automotive hose testing.

Pump Testing

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

Evaporative Emissions

Evaporative 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.