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SAKOR Technologies Pioneering Technologies in Test Application Systems

Founded in 1987, SAKOR Technologies began creating real-time control systems for test applications and dynamometers. From there it entered into the engine test cell market with the first PC-based engine test cell data acquisition and control system. Over the years it has evolved into one of the leaders in the industry, pioneering the first stand-alone automotive emissions canister conditioning system for Nissan. Our equipment has been installed at locations across the world, and our customers include many well-known manufacturers, suppliers, and facilities in a wide range of industries. Continue reading

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A Typical Brake Test

Brake testers are an important part of any vehicle diagnostic test. Most vehicle manufactures perform a brake test when they test the other specifications and safety ratings of the vehicle. A brake test is necessary to determine if the braking power of the vehicle is enough to stop the vehicle safely under many different driving conditions. During a typical brake test, the brake testers will check for the following issues: Continue reading

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How Brake Dynos Work

Brake dynamometers test the braking power of motor vehicles. Each new vehicle sold on the market must pass a series of dyno tests to determine the safety ratings for that vehicle. Vehicle manufactures spend a large portion of design time working on new ways to keep vehicles and drivers safe on the road. Continue reading

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Digital Brake Dyno Testing

A brake dynamometer is one of the performance-measuring tools that an automotive test company or automotive repair shop can use to determine the effectiveness of a vehicle’s brake system. These tools are useful because they help determine the safe operating procedures for each vehicle and can also identify the expected lifespan of brakes and the wheels on a vehicle. Continue reading

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