Automotive Position Sensors
With PVI owned technology of long life resistive contact and non-contact sensors for all automotive position sensors have been manufactured and supplied since 1998.
Contact sensors: are life tested to 2.2 million cycles and validated to all major car manufacturers test specifications. Also the associated precious metal contact wipers are manufactured for complete sensor assemblies.
Non-contact sensors: are life tested to over 10 million cycles and validated to all major car manufacturers specifications.
ETC and Brake Pedals
PVI started it's first ETC pedal programme for North American car manufacturer in 2002. Since then similar ETC programmes for three more world class car makers are manufactured and supplied.
PVI's first non-contact ETC pedal developed for all major UK sports car manufacturer in 2004.
2009 the first floor mounted non-contact APM and Brake pedal, pedal box for the second UK sports car was developed.
2014 a modular APM for third UK sports car, with ability to fit to any platform by only changing mounting pad, arm & sensor saving costs and time.
ETC & Brake Pedals for EV
PVI is currently working with one of the US based electrical vehicle manufacturer to manufacture and supply both ETC and Brake pedal systems to five truck models which are planned to launch in 2020.
These pedals are developed, tested and validated to same specifications as McLaren APM and Brake pedal system technology specifications.
Aftermarket ETC Pedal systems
With PVI owned sensors and pedal mechanics along with over 20 years expertise in APM and Brake pedal systems, PVI are in a unique position to support any pedal program for both after market and end of life.
Last 2 years we supported 2 after market programs for major automotive manufactures.
All PVI pedal programs were already validated to major automotive manufacturers specifications. With proven quality supply chain PVI are able to offer a fast turnaround products for any urgent projects.
Product Life Testing
With over 20 years of quality proven supplier base, PVI can support all plastic moulding requirements.
All endurance testing are conducted in house environmental chambers. Using PVI developed test equipment and software.
PVI's in house Vibration test system is capable of testing both high and low frequency test specifications.
All corrosion tests are conducted by 3rd party laboratory for all major automotive test specifications.
Thermal shock testing are conducted PVI in house environmental chambers to major automotive test specs.
PVI manages all our customers tooling requirement for moulding, pressing, jigs and fixtures.
Each sensor and pedal manufactured at PVI are final inspected to both electrical and visual specification using PVI built test systems.
Both APM and Brake pedals are load tested in house using PVI built test systems to all major automotive specifications.