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Testing system, interior “TSV (door side panel)” (Mercedes G-Class)

Portfolio: Measurement and Test Engineering
Industries: Automotive


On behalf of Samvardhana Motherson Peguform (SMP), a supplier of exterior and interior modules to several premium automotive brands, HEITEC designed and built an automated testing system for side panels for the SMP Tuscaloosa site in Alabama, USA.


The testing system was developed and manufactured for the U.S. market in compliance with the UL standard and has 14 high-resolution cameras as well as several lamps for optimally illuminating the system.

Within 48 seconds, all the features to be tested, including clips and screws, are inspected for presence, color, and correct installation.

Customer benefit

  • High degree of quality assurance
  • Implementation of zero defect strategy
  • Increased productivity and cost savings
  • Increased customer satisfaction