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Future-proof Bosch DCI 700 diesel test bench with new measurement system for latest injector technologies

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Efficient testing of passenger-car and commercial-vehicle common rail injectors

  • Suitable to test all passenger-car (CRI) and commercial-vehicle (CRIN) common rail injectors available on the market
  • Efficient testing thanks to short mounting and testing times
  • Ergonomic design and intuitive operator guidance

Karlsruhe/Plochingen (Germany) – In the light of new emission limits in line with the Euro 5 and 6 emission standards, accurate testing of common rail injectors modern diesel engines are equipped with is of increasing importance for everyday workshop business. The higher the accuracy of their quantity measurement, the more precisely can the injectors be adjusted. By means of DCI 700, Bosch developed a new diesel test bench allowing accurate and reliable testing of all – Bosch and third-party manufacturer – common rail injectors for cars and commercial vehicles. Thanks to its news measuring system, DCI 700 can also be used to test injectors equipped with current injection control systems such as Needle Closing Control (NCC) or Valve Closing Control (VCC). At injectors with NCC or VCC, an electronic control loop ensures high injection dosing accuracy throughout the entire service life thus contributing to compliance with applicable exhaust emission limits. This new technology requires new measurement systems already provided by Bosch DCI 700. This makes it a future-proof investment for automotive workshops. Bosch first presents the DCI 700 diesel test bench at the Automechanika fair in Frankfurt on the Main (Germany). It will be launched onto the market by the end of 2018.

Short testing time: four injectors tested within less than 20 minutes

The assembly and disassembly of four passenger-car or commercial-vehicle injectors takes less than five minutes each. Therefore, four connected CRI or CRIN injectors can be tested within 20 minutes at the maximum. All in all, the system is highly service-friendly; among other things because it does not require any high-pressure hoses anymore. Software updates and test plans can be downloaded and installed online.

More ergonomic and efficient workflow

Besides modern measurement technology, the Bosch developers also focused on an efficient and ergonomic workflow and an intuitive control concept. It allows the operator to stand upright in front of the test bench without having to bend over to connect the injectors. Moreover, the base of DCI 700 is sloped towards the back. Therefore, the operator can close up to the device. The reflection-free screen can be adjusted to the operator’s eye level and turned in all directions. This allows the operator to always keep an eye on the test routine. The workspace lighting is bright, dazzle-free and easy on the operator’s eyes.

Specialized Bosch Diesel Service workshops worldwide

There are some 3 500 Bosch Diesel workshops worldwide specialized on the maintenance and repair of diesel injection systems. Bosch Diesel Service workshops (BDS) are specialized on the repair of diesel injection components while Bosch Diesel Centers (BDC) offer complete diesel service – reaching from diagnoses and component repair to specialized technical services. The employees of all Bosch Diesel workshops are specifically trained and have latest diagnostic and test equipment as well as the required special tools at their disposal. Due to their high diesel competence and many years of experience, they are renowned for the excellent reputation they have throughout their sector.

The Automotive Aftermarket division (AA) provides the aftermarket and repair shops worldwide with modern diagnostic and repair shop equipment and a wide range of spare parts – from new and exchange parts to repair solutions – for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Its product portfolio includes products made as Bosch original equipment, as well as aftermarket products and services developed and manufactured in-house. About 14,000 associates in more than 150 countries, as well as a global logistics network, ensure that spare parts reach customers quickly and on time. AA supplies testing and repair-shop technology, diagnostic software, service training, and information services. In addition, the division is responsible for the “Bosch Service” repair-shop franchise, one of the world’s largest independent chains of repair-shops, with some 15,000 workshops, and more than 1,000 “AutoCrew” partners.

Additional information can be accessed at www.bosch-automotive-aftermarket.com

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2019). The company generated sales of 77.7 billion euros in 2019. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs some 72,600 associates in research and development at 126 locations across the globe, as well as roughly 30,000 software engineers.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, www.twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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