The global fuel and air management systems supplier expands its GDI advanced engineering and product testing capabilities at the new Gasoline Products Center of Excellence.
Jacksonville, N.C. – July 28, 2021 – Stanadyne, a leading global fuel and air management systems supplier, expanded its Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) advanced engineering and product testing capabilities with the opening of a new Gasoline Products Center of Excellence at its Jacksonville, NC location. The company’s gasoline products engineering and technical teams celebrated the center’s official opening on July 14, 2021, which amplifies Jacksonville’s global gasoline products advanced engineering capabilities.
“The consolidation of our equipment and expertise in Jacksonville further strengthens our position to take on the challenges of developing next-generation gasoline fuel systems,” said Stanadyne Chief Technology Officer Dr. Brad Stroia. “GDI technology is pursuing higher and higher fuel delivery pressures. We are working on 500- to 1000-bar systems that will provide the efficiency and emission performance future vehicle programs need to meet aggressively tightening regulations.”
The Gasoline Products Center of Excellence is located within the Stanadyne Jacksonville operations. Its approximately 35,000 square feet (3,250 square meters) of space is dedicated to GDI advanced engineering and product testing services. The center has more than 40 durability testing stations enabling in-house structural and environmental analysis. In addition, it is planning to increase injection testing resources over the next 12 months.
The center’s capabilities include:
- Metallurgical, materials, and chemical analysis
- Gasoline component development and systems testing
- Computer-aided engineering
- Port fuel and direct injection spray and fuel rail development
- Injector and pump flow development and leak testing
- Injector Sauter Mean Diameter and penetration development
- Injector and pump durability testing
- Noise, vibration, and harshness analysis
- Hydraulic and mechanical fatigue testing
- Environmental testing
Currently, the center is staffed by 20 innovation experts, with the potential to increase to 35 over the next 12 months.
Stanadyne designs, manufactures, remanufactures, and sells best-in-class vehicle and powertrain pumping, injection, air and fluid management, and control solutions. Founded in 1873, the company specializes in pioneering cleaner, more efficient fuel injection technology for engines that move our world and the aftermarket and remanufactured components that help keep them operating. Stanadyne provides customers with customized design, engineering, and manufacturing solutions from its United States, China, Italy, India, and United Arab Emirates locations in partnership with its global aftermarket service dealers and distributors network. For more information, visit Stanadyne.com.
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