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TCCI Climate Wind Tunnel in Decatur IL Best Option for OEMs

TCCI Climate Wind Tunnel in Decatur IL Best Option for OEMs

The T/CCI Climatic Wind Tunnel is located in Decatur, IL. Wind tunnel engineers are on-site with direct access to a multi-million dollar R & D lab and engineering test facility. The climatic wind tunnel tests air conditioning cool down, heater warm-up, defrosting, defogging, engine & transmission cooling, road loads, inclines, trailer towing, city traffic simulation, front end airflow, hot or cold soak evaluations and custom test development. Key attributes of the tunnel include temperature control, humidity range, airflow dynamometer, repeat-ability and solar simulation. Ed Stricklen, T/CCI’s Engineering Test Manager, oversees the management and test scheduling for the Compressor Validation Laboratory and Climatic Wind Tunnel. He manages T/CCI’s compressor validation program and customer report generation. Stricklen’s expertise also extends into electrical, electronics, and instrumentation setup and repair.

Stricklen’s previous roles at T/CCI include time in design, as well as fabrication of custom compressor durability and performance test facilities. Prior to joining our team, Stricklen served as a Laboratory Manager for Peerless of America, the Senior Manager of Testing and Development for Valeo-Zexel and a Senior Electronics Technician for Borg Warner. Stricklen is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and holds an AAS degree in Electronics Technology.

T/CCI ( manufactures built to last quality, dependable, and environmentally safe compressors for a wide range of vehicle applications. Widely respected, ISO-certified T/CCI is a global leader with over 50 years’ experience manufacturing heavy duty compressors and clutches for the mobile air-conditioning and refrigeration industries, including for a wide range of vehicles from construction and military to heavy-duty trucking and bus transit. This wide range of OEM heavy duty compressors supplies companies such as Caterpillar, CNH, Navistar, ThermoKing, and Carrier. Global customers recognize value of a well-respected HVAC supplier with advanced technologies including the custom LabView based acquisition system designed to protect the quality and accuracy of data.

T/CCI’s global footprint spans manufacturing locations in China, Argentina, and Illinois with warehousing, sales, and engineering in Illinois, Texas, China, Argentina, Ireland, Germany, and Spain. A team of highly skilled engineers are dedicated to providing fast, responsive service, and custom designed solutions. T/CCI provides the industry with the latest in innovative compressor designs, testing, manufacturing, and quality assurance processes.

T/CCI’s CNC Machining division is respected for high precision large format including metal turning, milling, drilling, and assembly. With services that range from design to assembly, T/CCI is a full service manufacturing partner to many large companies and in industries from construction to oil fracking to railroads.

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For more information, contact:

T/CCI Manufacturing
DCC Marketing
Julie Armstrong, Senior Account Executive
[email protected]
217-421-7580 ext 109

Media Contact
Company Name: T/CCI Manufacturing
Contact Person: Jorg Lehmann, Director – European Sales & Marketing
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Phone: +49 40 89 05 92 15
Address:Schnackenburgallee 47-51
City: Decatur
State: Hamburg
Country: Germany


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