Buzz, Squeak and Rattle Testing
Buzz, squeak and rattle testing is the new advanced technique used to resolve annoying noises in vehicle interiors which occur when incompatible contacting material pairs move in relation to each other. This movement is frequently caused by vibration road load inputs or flexing of the the vehicle body. The result is noise often referred to as buzz, squeak and rattle (BSR) or squeak & rattle (S&R).
Buzz, Squeak and Rattle Testing Equipment
The MB Dynamics Energizer Black and our quiet chamber comply with the requirements of the most demanding BSR test in the industry, GMW14011. The Energizer Black shaker is mated to equally quiet MB Dynamics horizontal moving table which permits excitation of the product in the two lateral axes.
Buzz, Squeak and Rattle Testing Methods
The detail requirements which describe your buzz, squeak and rattle testing project are usually found within standard test methods. These methods are tailored to meet the requirements of different automotive OEM’s. Paragon Systems technical staff are experienced with all automotive buzz, squeak and rattle test methods.
Case Study – One Stop for Buzz, Squeak and Rattle Testing
With BSR testing, more so than with typical vibration testing it is critical for the client engineer to be able to experience the noise
issues real-time within the test environment.
Find out more about our vibration testing services.