b'Engineer Innovation | Industrial Machinery and Heavy Equipment Simcenter isThere are two ways of qualifying newTestlab Mission Synthesis is used developments, the full system tests andthroughout the shaker tests and the component tests, says Melzer. Wevalidation. Finally, at the end of the necessary atmake use of the testing hardware andprocess, the data is stored, managed and software offerings in the Simcentershared in an interactive graphical every stage ofportfolio to perform these tests in anmanner with the Simcenter Testlab efficient and reliable manner. Desktop application.componentIn a system test, a complete, functionalMatthias Patalong, development power tool is tested according to itsengineer on Melzers team, comments: testing,real-life applications. The test procedureSimcenter helps us set up quick and reproduces simplified load casesreliable component tests with minimal collected on artificial work pieces. Oneffort. All necessary functions are especiallythe other hand, a component testintegrated within one software solution, focuses on a single component, such asmaking data conversion unnecessary.duringa switch, electronic assembly, batteryA well-defined and harmonizedinterface, motor, etc., which is isolated from the power tool. Component teststest process preparation toare performed on specific test rigs or aTo get an understanding of the dynamic shaker. behavior of the system in the first phase ensure highShake it before you build it the team relies on the broad range of structural testing and analysis Component tests require shortercapabilities available in Simcenter test quality. amounts of time, are less costly and canTestlab: impact testing, operational be executed even before the firstdeflection shapes (ODS), experimental Lars Melzerprototype or tool is available. They canmodal analysis (EMA) and operational Group Managerbe performed in well-controlledmodal analysis (OMA). These tests and Hilti Competence Center for Health &conditions and allow for additionalanalyses allow the Hilti team to identify Safety Technologies monitoring of environmental parameterspotential damages and plan the (temperature, dust, etc.). To ensure themounting conditions of the device under high quality, reliability and efficiencytest (DUT) or the test specimen on the that characterizes the Hilti brand, shakershaker. Claudius Lein, development tests require a clear process. engineer, argues: Under-standing the dynamic behavior of the system is It begins with acquiring data usingmandatory for setting up high-quality Simcenter SCADAS hardware andshaker tests.Simcenter Testlab Spectral Testing software.The Hilti engineers perform anIn the next step, the team performs analysis on the data, using the Simcentervibration measurements. The engineers Testlab Signature acquisition capabilitiesuse Simcenter Testlab Signature to better understand the componentsAcquisition and Spectral Testing for vibration behavior. Simcenter Testlabdefining and executing several tests Impact Testing helps the team performcorresponding to various applications accurate shaker test setup. Simcenterand load cases. Simcenter SCADAS is 76'