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      Qualification Laboratories North America

      Providing World-Class Test Services for Over 50 Years! 

      Continental AG develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic, and transportation. 

      Continental’s Qualification Laboratories are now providing our full suite of world-class test services to external clients. Our ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratories combine over 50 years of product testing experience.  Services provided include:  Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Electrical Testing, Environmental/Reliability Testing, Failure/Material Analysis, Dimensional Measurement, and Thermal/Mechanical Fatigue Simulations.  Our labs are located in the Chicago, Detroit, and Guadalajara (Mexico) metro areas.

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      Services

      Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Electrical Testing (ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited)
      • Conducted Emissions
      • Radiated Emissions
      • Magnetic Field Emissions
      • Conducted Immunity (Bulk Current Injection)
      • Radiated Immunity (ALSE Method, Reverberation Method & Portable Transmitter)
      • Magnetic Field Immunity
      • Conducted Transient Emissions
      • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
      • Electrical Transients
      • Voltage Fluctuation
      • Abnormal Connections
      Environmental/Reliability Testing (ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited)
      • Temperature with Humidity
      • Air-to-Air Thermal Shock
      • Water-to-Air Thermal Shock
      • Dewing Test
      • Salt Fog/Salt Spray
      • Water Spray/Water Ingress
      • Corrosion
      • Altitude
      • Dust
      • Solar Radiation
      • Fluid Compatibility Testing
      • Sine Vibration
      • Sine on Random
      • Random Vibration
      • Vibration with Temperature (MEST)
      • Multiple Environment Over Stress Testing (MEOST)
      • Resonance Search & Dwell
      • Mechanical Shock
      • Shipping Vibration
      • Buzz, Squeak, Rattle (BSR)
      • Drop
      • Tension/Compression
      Failure/Material Analysis
      • Optical Imaging
      • 2D and 3D X-ray
      • Cross-sectioning
      • Depot/Decapsulation
      • Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM)
      • Scanning Acoustic Microscopy (SAM)
      • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
      • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
      • Field Emission- Scanning Electron Microscopy  (FE-SEM)
      • Thermal Imaging
      • Dye and Pry
      • Flammability
      • Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDS)
      • Focused Ion Beam (FIB)
      • X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) with Auger
      • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
      • Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA)
      • Thermal Mechanical Analysis (TMA)
      • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)
      • Rheology Analysis
      • Tension/Compression
      • Fluid Compatibility
      • Technical cleanliness
      Dimensional Measurement
      • Coordinate Measuring Machine
      • Optical Measuring Machine
      • Design & Mechanical Support
      Thermal/Mechanical Fatigue Simulations
      • Solder Joint Reliability
      • Finite Element Simulations
      • Thermal & Fluid Dynamic Simulations

      Our Locations

      Chicago Metro Area

      Deer Park, IL

      21440 West Lake Cook Road 

      Deer Park, IL 60010

      Lake Zurich, IL

      570 Capital Dr. 

      Lake Zurich, IL 60047

      Detroit Metro Area

      Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

      1 Continental Drive 

      Auburn Hills, MI 48326

      Continental Tire the Americas, LLC & ContiTech North America, Inc.

      1791 Harmon Road 

      Auburn Hills, MI 48326

      Guadalajara, MX

      Anillo Periférico Sur #7999-D, Santa María Tequepexpan,

      San Pedro Tlaquepaque 

      45601Guadalajara-Periferico 

      Mexico