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Canton, Michigan

Corporate headquarters and Research Center

Comprehensive Engineered Performance and Acoustical Research Center

At our Canton Research Center we have industry leading product development and material testing expertise as well as state-of-the-art noise and vibration testing capabilities.

Located in the heart of the automotive industry, the TS16949-registered Canton facility offers Material Sciences Corporation (MSC) customers a complete suite of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) testing capabilities, including experimental, computer aided engineering (CAE) and materials engineering expertise. Utilizing one of our four anechoic chambers, MSC has the capability to validate a multitude of systems from small appliances or electronic systems to a full size SUV. While MSC does use these facilities for regularly validating our solutions for our customers, all of the test chambers are available for rental.

The Canton Research Center is fully-equipped with the following:

  • 4WD NVH Chassis Dynamometer complete with climate and humidity control located in a hemi anechoic chamber
  • Sound Transmission Loss Suite / Hemi anechoic chamber
  • Hemi-anechoic Chamber with Structural Vibration Bedplate
  • Fully Anechoic Chamber
  • Reverberation Rooms (two separate chambers)
  • Sound Quality Listening Room
  • Experimental Modal Analysis

Material Engineering Capabilities

  • Vibration Beam Testing
  • Adhesion Bond Strength Testing
  • Rheology Analysis of Polymers
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Thermo-gravimetric Analyzer
  • Cyclic Corrosion Thermal Testing

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Capabilities

  • Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) – Airborne Noise Analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) – Structural / Structural-Acoustic Analysis
  • Boundary Element Analysis (BEA) – Exterior Radiated Noise Analysis

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Canton Team

Matt Murphy

Vice President, Engineered Solutions

Brian Tullis

Director, Product Development