Full Service Test Lab

Product Performance Testing

Ensuring lasting quality

Design Verification Testing

GSS is continuously investing in new test equipment to ensure that test capacity and capabilities address marketplace needs and trends. The extensive GSS test lab supports development and production of all GSS components and assemblies. GSS shaft test stand continuously tested during development, new program launches and for on-going production. GSS delivers world-wide products to maintain itself as the benchmark for quality and product performance.

GSS tests for the following Steering Performance Parameters:

  • Strength (Yield & Ultimate)
  • Durability (Rotational & Axial)
  • Fatigue
  • NVH Characteristics
  • Stick Slip
  • Environmental Extremes
  • In-House Cyclic Corrosion Testing

Materials Analysis Capabilities

  • Sectioning
  • Mounting
  • Polishing
  • Etching
  • Hardness Testing
  • Optical
  • Hot Acid Etching
  • Grinding Damage inspection

Safety Standards and Testing

Global Steering Systems develops safety critical parts which adhere to strict safety standards at the onset of any project. Engineering, Testing and Manufacturing are rigorously and continually evaluated to ensure the highest standards.

Production Testing

Qualifying manufactured products

Global Steering Systems ensures quality at every step of the process. GSS performs ongoing performance testing to confirm that manufactured products exceed strength, safety and durability requirements.
GSS Locations

Real World Conditions Duplicated


GSS employs a state-of-the-art, 4 specimen, Intermediate shaft test stand capable of duplicating Column EPS application conditions. The flexible computer controlled system can be programmed directly or via imported customer test profiles to ensure accuracy and the ability to duplicate exact conditions.

Continuous monitoring by this system provides accurate, real-time data to help strengthen and improve product development as demanded in an ever-increasing performance environment.

For all aspects of product development, GSS provides the right engineering support and capabilities, globally.