Automotive | PerkinElmer


Our customers in the automotive industry require a rigorous testing regime for their vehicles and parts to ensure safety and efficacy, taking stringent government regulations and environmental concerns into account. With us, they find a reliable analytical testing solutions supplier who can cover their diverse analysis needs; from combustion or battery-powered mechanical systems, to the fuels, lubricants and coolants that help them run, as well as the analysis of glass, paint, plastic and polymer materials. As a partner we understand how each component must work as one system to ensure optimal performance and passenger wellbeing.

Let our deep industry expertise serve your automotive testing needs globally - whether your are developing heavy vehicles, passenger vehicles, sports cars, or motorcycles. Benefit from our diverse portfolio of technologies, services, training and consumables - a complete solution - designed to help you improve quality, efficiency, and safety all while reducing environmental impact.


Application Examples by Sample Type

Epoxy CASE Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry + Headspace Injection (GC/MS-HS) Evaluation of Epoxy Quality by Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
Rubber Polymer Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) Material Characterization and Performance Assessment of Polybutadiene Rubber using Multifrequency Analysis
PEEK Polymer Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) Get PEEK Production Right and Ensure Mechanical Chemical Properties
Plastic Cables Polymer Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR) TG-IR Analysis of a Cable Used in the Automotive Industry
PCBs and Epoxy CASE Thermal Analyses (DSC, TGA, TMA and DMA) Characterization of Electronic Materials Using Thermal Analysis
Lithium Battery Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) Determination of Impurities in Lithium Materials with the multi-quad NexION 5000
Lithium, Manganese, Nickel, Zinc, Phosphorus Battery Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry ICP-OES High Precision Analysis of Battery Materials with the Avio 550 Max
Lubricants Chemicals Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry + Headspace Injection (GC/MS-HS) Determination of Ethylene Glycol in Used Mineral Oil by GC-FID, Using a Simplified Ethanol Extraction Method
Coolant Chemicals UV-Vis Spectroscopy Determination of Nitrite levels in Engine Coolant
Fuel Oil Chemicals Atomic Absorbtion Spectroscopy Analysis of Vanadium, Nickel, Sodium, and Iron in Fuel Oils using Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
Hydrogen Chemicals Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry GC: Determination of He in Hydrogen in Compliance with ISO 14687

High Performance Motor Sports

For a technical lab partner you can trust with your high performance motor sport testing requirements - we are a company with proven experience and expertise. The unique challenges faced by racing teams and their labs is something we well understand.

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Automotive Materials Analysis Brochure

This brochure guides you through all our PerkinElmer analytical solutions for the automotive industry. From advanced polymers and rubber materials, to batteries ...

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Semiconductor Manufacturing: Essential Analytical Techniques

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Automotive Testing Solutions Flyer

In the production of motor vehicles, every component undergoes quality checks as prescribed by governmental regulation to help ensure overall performance excell ...

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Smart Solutions for Future Odor and Emission Requirements

In this webcast, you’ll hear first-hand from an expert how to overcome challenges that arise in changing vehicle interior emission regulations and higher custom ...

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Supporting Your Automotive Analyses

Fuels & Biofuels

Maximize your laboratory's prospects in biofuels development and testing, while meeting diverse global regulatory requirements and ASTM standards for renewable ...

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Energy Storage

Are you part of the steady global acceleration of energy storage research? Battery research and production is growing rapidly, and the race for the best perform ...

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CASE Chemicals

Recent supply chain issues have necessitated raw materials supplier changes, additional layers of materials testing and formulation pivots in order to keep up C ...

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Glass, Optics & Coatings

Thoroughly investigate and better understand the properties of films and coatings. Our state-of-the-art instruments support numerous techniques and applications ...

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Lubricants & Coolants

When it comes to in-service analyzers, like most things, when they run smoothly, everybody wins. That’s why we’ve created simple and reliable analytical solutio ...

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Grow your business with our wide range of petrochemical solutions that enable you to achieve reliable results quickly. Confirm product quality and get your prod ...

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Polymers & Plastics

Analysis in polymer manufacturing is essential for packaging, construction, automotive, aviation, electronics, paints, resins and more. Material identification ...

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Semiconductor & Electronics

As consumers continue to demand smaller, lighter and safer electronic devices, all phases of the semiconductor and electronics manufacturing process, from resea ...

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Elevate your research and quality control with our state-of-the-art Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), Simultaneous Ther ...

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Today’s advanced and increasingly diverse Advanced Materials laboratories are facing new challenges daily – starting from raw materials right up to the finished ...

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Whatever your application, industry requirements or regulations, we have a breadth of solutions designed to solve your separation and detection challenges. Our ...

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If you're looking for proven AA, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, or mercury analysis systems, you've come to the right place. PerkinElmer has been at the forefront of atomic s ...

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