Examination of the geometry of the wheels and axles of the vehicle with the use of devices with active and passive measuring heads

  • Piotr Gębiś SIMP Automex
  • Mirosław Nowakowski Technical Institute of Air Forces
Keywords: car vehicle, vehicle diagnostics, wheel geometry, axis geometry, geometry measurement, measuring heads

Abstract

The article discusses the measurement stand and devices used to carry out wheel and axis geometry measurements, ie Beissbarth ML4000 and Bosch FWA 4630. The results presented during the measurement of wheel and vehicle axle geometry using the above devices for three examples of cars: VW Tiguan, VW Passat and Citroen Berlingo. Next, a detailed analysis of the obtained measurement results was carried out in the context of their accuracy and recommendations of the manufacturers of the tested vehicles. The next part of the paper compares the technologies of conducting measurement procedures for these two types of diagnostic devices. The paper was concluded with the preparation of applications.

References

Beissbarth., Instrukcja obsługi urządzenia do pomiaru geometrii kół i osi pojazdu ML4000 , Beissbarth, Niemcy 2002.

Bosch, Instrukcja obsługi urządzenia do pomiaru geometrii kół FWA 4630 M , Bosch GMBh , Niemcy 2010.

Jornsen Reimpel. Podwozia samochodu. Podstawy konstrukcji.,WKiŁ Warszawa 2004.

Published
2018-06-30
Section
Articles