SAE International Standards

SAE International is the world's largest industry association dedicated to the automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle sectors. SAE establishes standards for safety and quality of products. Smithers Rapra tests to a wide variety of SAE standards for rubber and polymer products.

SAE International standards

Some examples of common test protocols performed in our laboratories include:

Hose Testing
  • SAE J343 Test Procedures for SAE 100R Series Hydraulic Hose and Hose Assemblies
  • SAE J1610 Test Method for Evaluating the Sealing Capability of Hose Connections with a PVT Test Facility
  • SAE J2044 Quick Connect Coupling Specifications for Liquid Fuel and Vapor/Emissions Systems
Tire Testing
  • SAE J1269 Rolling Resistance Measurement Procedure for Passenger Car, Light Truck, and Highway Truck and Bus Tires
  • SAE J2452 Stepwise Coastdown Methodology for Measuring Tire Rolling Resistance
  • SAE J918C Passenger Car Tire Performance Requirements and Test Procedures
  • SAE J1561 Laboratory Speed Test Procedure for Passenger Car Tires
  • SAE J1987 Force and Moment Test Method
  • SAE J1988 Residual Aligning Moment Test
  • SAE J2704 Tire Normal Force/Deflection and Gross Footprint Dimension Test
  • SAE J2705 Tire Quasi-Static Envelopment of Triangular/Step Cleats Test
  • SAE J2710 Modal Testing and Identification of Lower Order Tire Natural Frequencies of Radial Tires
  • SAE J2717 Tests to Define Tire Size - Geometry, Mass, and Inertias
  • SAE J2718 Test for Tire Quasi-Static Longitudinal Force vs. Longitudinal Displacement and Quasi-Static Lateral Force vs. Lateral Displacement
  • SAE J2730 Dynamic Cleat Test with Perpendicular and Inclined Cleats
  • SAE J2731 Low Speed Enveloping Test with Perpendicular and Inclined Cleats
  • SAE J1015 Tonne Kilometer Per Hour Test Procedure
Wheel Testing
  • SAE J175 Impact Test Procedures - Road Vehicles
  • SAE J328 Wheels - Passenger Cars and Light Truck Performance Requirements and Test Procedures
  • SAE J1204 Wheels - Recreational and Utility Trailer Test Procedures
  • SAE J2530 Aftermarket - Wheels - Passenger Cars and Light Truck - Performance Requirements and Test Procedures
  • SAE J1992 Wheels / Rims - Military Vehicles - Test Procedures and Performance Requirements
  • SAE J267 Wheels / Rims - Test Procedures and Performance Requirements - Truck and Bus

Complete test protocols and standards information can be found by visiting www.sae.org.

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