Testing Facilities

At Sterling Performance, our industrial campus spans multiple buildings with 34,000 sq. ft. of space. We are constantly growing, adding tests, buildings, and equipment to meet the increased demands for our high-end precision testing.

  • Private testing areas for product confidentiality.
  • Ability to test real fuel, conventional, gaseous, alternative, corrosive (fuel list).
  • Open door policy for your confidence in your test data: See your test get setup and run to exacting specification. Stop by any time to see your test in progress and review data.
  • We can collect speciation samples for your test and make available upon request.
  • High Speed Data Collection.
  • ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation ensures accuracy of testing and data collection.
  • Complete On-site Design, Fabrication, and Machining Center.
  • On-site Engineering Staff and Expert Technicians.
  • EPA recognized laboratory; Approved supplier to EPA
  • Ability to Develop Custom Test Equipment.

Capabilities and Equipment List (Continuously Growing):

  • Environmental Chambers
  • Salt Spray / Fogger (30 cu. ft. capacity)
  • Carbon Canister Testing
  • Burst Testing up to 30,000 psi

  • Pump Durability  Tanks capable of testing 216 fuel pumps
  • Large Soak Rooms up to 2,000 cu. ft.; including Full Vehicle Capability
  • Evaporative Emission Testing – Sealed Housings for Emission Measurement (SHED’s)
  • Thermal Vibration Stand with large capacity – 8,000 lb. Force, 1″ travel, -77° C to 177° C, and a Frequency Range of 10 Hz – 2,000 Hz.
  • Thermal Shock Chamber (27,000 cu. in. / 16 cu. ft. capacity)
  • Pressure and Vacuum Test Chambers
  • Permeation: Up to 10,000 ppm, -10° C to 70° C
  • Flame Ionization Detectors (FID)
  • Helium Leak Testing:  2 x 10-9 cc/sec to 1 x 10-3 cc/sec
  • Dynamometers (Up to 2,000 HP and 2,000 ft. lb. Torque)
  • Large onsite CNC Machining with max table load capacity 48,500 lb. (22,000 kg)
  • Flow Bench – High Capacity for Air Flow Studies and Flow Characterization
  • Tensile Testing: Up to 10,000 lb, -40° C to 150° C
  • Environmental Simulation: -77° C to 177° C
  • Thermal Cycling -77° C to 177° C
  • Pressure / Vacuum Testing: -29 in Hg to 10,000 psig
  • Fuel Slosh and Storage Tank Testing