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Solenoid Test Systems

SST-162 Automated Production Testing

The SST-162 is newest solenoid test system from D&V with highly advanced measuring capabilities. It is designed as a fully automatic in-line solenoid test system for production testing for all types of solenoids.

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With a fast measuring time between 8 to 10 seconds, the SST-162 precisely measures and checks all critical solenoid parameters to detect weak or imbalanced coils, defective springs, assembly errors, and mechanical restrictions.


  • Programmable reports with force/position plots
  • Touch-screen based DVLink interface allows test specifications results to be remotely retrieved/stored in cloud network storage
  • Built-in visual diagnostic troubleshooting interface
  • Increased reliability by utilizing electronic switching modules
  • User configurable Pass and Fail reports and labels with graphical plot of plunger movement, spring force and contact voltage drop


  • Ready for standard, single coil, tandem, electronic, and CoM solenoids
  • Patent pending measuring methods allow fast measuring time between 8 to 10 seconds and a typical cycle time 12 to 15 seconds
  • Automatic pass or fail handling mechanism
  • Complete poke-yoke for all tooling including plunger and contact system
  • Smart installation procedure and improved diagnostic mode
  • Two-times increased productivity compared to previous generation test system
  • High-resolution linear servo system for solenoid performance testing
  • External temperature sensor for programmable temperature compensation
  • Precise control and measurement of plunger position
  • Quick disconnect contact system with AMPHENOL® heavy-duty connectors
  • Secure connection to the solenoid via universal contact system or with quick change fixture
  • Optional infrared solenoid temperature measurement
  • Typical measured parameters
  • Pull-In & Hold-In coil resistance
  • Pull-In & Hold-In current at programmable voltage
  • Pull-In & Hold-In force at programmable voltage
  • Solenoid magnetic balance
  • BOR, burn off reserve (Over travel)
  • Plunger maximum position and force
  • Force/position curve
  • Contact voltage drop at high current
  • R terminal output test
  • Pull-In & Hold-In voltage
  • Springs compression forces and spring force/position curve
  • Optional gripper for solenoid plunger
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