Laboratory Information
Management System
LabLINK

Built For A Digital Age – Managing Made Simple

LINK has developed a revolutionary browser-based Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that enables laboratories to streamline their operations. With our in-house software, you can monitor and efficiently track the live status of your equipment, creating a data-driven process that delivers dynamic scheduling of assets based on actual equipment run-time.

As a browser-based system, your lab manager can track operations and receive notifications anywhere there is internet access with any phone, tablet, or computer. LabLINK is the next evolution of laboratory management, built for a digital age – managing made simple.

Using our LIMS software, you can easily track connected equipment, fully utilize your assets, improve scheduling, and collect data to simplify your operations. If you are conducting testing in a laboratory environment, we are confident that LabLINK will streamline processes and increase efficiency.

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LabLINK (Laboratory Information Management System) Webinar
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Product History & Overview
Module Functionality and Interactivity
Live Demo

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For more information email: lablink@linkeng.com

LabLINK

Overview

LabLINK is THE complete laboratory information management system (LIMS) enabling labs to streamline testing, create test requests, schedule resources, monitor asset utilization, and data mine in real time. Unlike other LIMS products, LabLINK actively monitors the status of connected equipment and provides dynamic scheduling updates based on actual equipment run-time. This functionality is further enhanced through an integrated notification and alert system. If you are conducting testing in a laboratory environment, we are confident that LabLINK will streamline processes and increase efficiency.

LabLINK is a browser-based application accessible by many devices. Whether you are viewing the status of your laboratory from your work PC or checking out your operations from your iPhone or Android device, LabLINK provides multi-platform access to the information you need when you need it.

LabLINK was designed to work across a range of industries, platforms and business systems. LabLINK is compatible with ProLINK and non-ProLINK test equipment. It can also be installed as a stand-alone product with no equipment interface. LabLINK is built to be customizable and can be easily integrated into existing business systems such as ERP’s or other business databases.

 

Application Modules

LabLINK is comprised of five main modules. The program can be implemented as a complete package or as standalone modules with the ability to add modules in the future. This enables you to create a customized solution based on your budget, needs and priorities.

  1. Test Request Module: An intuitive interface for creating test requests in the laboratory
  2. Scheduling Module: Serves as a user-friendly mechanism to organize, view, and control all scheduled tasks within the laboratory
  3. Lab Monitor Module: Provides real-time and historical views of machine status and efficiency through the use of customizable charts that can be created on the fly or saved as favorites
  4. Maintenance Module: Acts as a single-point of reference for tracking the maintenance status of all machines
  5. Data Warehouse Module (in development): Provides data analysis capability across a large population of test data

Key Benefits

  • Developed specifically for lab management: Fits precisely with the needs of the customer while streamlining processes and enhancing efficiency. Comprehensive lab management: Manage an entire lab from nearly any device.
  • Modular by design: Versatile solutions, enabling you to choose which module will best fit your testing needs.
  • Optimizes laboratory efficiency & security: Faster and safer lab management that will streamline the laboratory processes while maintaining security.
  • Crystal clear visibility: view real-time machine status, historical efficiency, and communication to all team members
  • Versatility to work with existing ERP systems: Direct integration with existing ERP possible. Software customizations required depending on integrated systems

Downloads:

LabLINK-Brochure.pdf

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LINK Installs LabLINK, A Laboratory Information Management System At FCA’s Testing Facility In Chelsea, MI

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LabLINK (Laboratory Information Management System) Webinar
This session covered the following LabLINK topics:
Product History & Overview
Module Functionality and Interactivity
Live Demo

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For more information email: lablink@linkeng.com

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Brakes

Type of TestTest HighlightsEquipment UsedExample Procedures
Chemical TestingMeasurement of copper, asbestos and other elements in brake friction materialsICP-OES / PLMJ2975
Materials TestingPhysical properties including quality control for friction, wear, compressive strain, shear strength, corrosion resistance, swell and growthChase Machine / Compressibility Machine/ Shear Machine / Corrosion Chamber / Environmental Chamber / OvenJ661, ISO 6310, ISO 6311, ISO 6312, ABNT NBR 9301, ABNT NBR 5505, ABNT NBR 5537, ASTM B117
Frequency ResponseComponent Frequency ResponseLaser Vibrometer Test StandSAE J2933, J3001, J2598, L-4375
Structural Fatigue and
Durability
Breaking strength, cyclic fatigueServo Hydraulics, Torque FlexJ2995, C419, C441, GMW18022
Caliper FingerprintingCaliper characteristics such as knockback, rollback, fluid displacement, deflection...Caliper Test Bench / Brake DynamometerL-4177, PF.90257
Brake Drag and DTVResidual drag, disc thickness variation, brake feel and vehicle fuel mileageOff Brake Drag Stand / Brake DynamometerJ2923, GMW14926, GMW14351, PF.90257, L-13080
PerformanceHydraulic, air and electric brakes, friction levels, stopping distance, corrosion, cleanability, brake torque variation, rotor cracking, regulation, stability control, coastdownBrake Dynamometer, Model 4000 DASJ2784, J2928 IS026867, GMW14985, PF.90210, PF.90244, L-405, FMVSS 121, FMVSS 122, FMVSS 105, FMVSS 135, FMVSS 126, FMVSS 136, ECE R13H, AMS
WearRotor wear, drum wear, lining wear, DTV, durability, city traffic, suburban trafficBrake Dynamometer, Model 4000 DASJ2707, USCT, L-423, PF.90244, Los Angeles, Detroit, Phoenix, Birmingham, Marquette
NVHBrake squeal during drag and decel events at different temperatures, pressure and torque levelsNVH Brake DynamometerJ2521, L420, 1430, GMW17427, PF. 90244
Brake EmissionsBrake dust particle size, count, concentration and massBrake DynamometerWLTP, CARB, Duty cycle

Hubs/Bearings

Type of TestTest HighlightsEquipment UsedExample Procedures
Wheel BearingWater intrusion and durability when exposed to mud and saltBearing Test StandLINK Hub and Bearing, GMW16306, GMW16310
Passenger car, sport/performance and open bed vehicle wheel bearing spallingBearing Test StandGMW16311, GMW16308, GMW16309
Brinelling resistance validates long-term reliability/durabilityBearing Test StandGMW16305
Rotary fatigue lifeRotary Fatigue MachineGMW16325
Wheel HubRotary bending fatigue life characteristicsRotary Fatigue MachineGMW14249
Hub/BearingEvaluate hub and bearing performance, durability, seals and NVH when exposed to extreme environmental effects such as temperature and mud/salt solutionBearing Test Stand/Rotary FatigueTIP-000037A, LINK Hub and Bearing, SAE J1095, LINK Impact
Hub FatigueHub fatigue using biaxial loadingBiaxial Test StandSAE J2562

Wheels

Type of TestTest HighlightsEquipment UsedExample Procedures
ChemicalEvaluates filiform corrosion on painted aluminum wheels and painted aluminum trimICP-OESASTM E3061
Wheel Corrosion and CoatingsEvaluates filiform corrosion, tape adhesion, degree of rusting on painted aluminum wheels and painted aluminum trimCorrosion ChamberSAE J2635, ASTM B368, ISO 9227,
ISO 2409, ASTM D3599,
ABNT NBR 11003, ASTM D610,
ASTM D1654
Wheel FatigueLoad simulation test of aluminum alloy wheelsBiaxialBMW QV36026, SAE J2562, FORD
L-307, GMW14340
Dynamic Cornering Fatigue and Dynamic Radial Fatigue - Steel wheelsEccentric Mass and RadialABNT NBR 6750
Rotational fatigue, Radial load fatigue and biaxial load fatigue of steel and aluminum wheelsEccentric Mass, Radial and BiaxialABNT NBR 6751
Dynamic Cornering Fatigue and Dynamic Radial Fatigue and Impact resistance of temporary use and normal highway use aluminum wheelsEccentric Mass, Radial and Drop TestABNT NBR 6752
Wheel Radial FatigueRadialGMW14909
Wheel ImpactWheel Inboard Rim Flange Vertical ImpactDrop TestGMW15321
Wheel radial impactDrop TestCETP 04.04-L300
Wheel Lateral ImpactDrop TestGMW14910, SAE J175
Wheel StiffnessFrequency Response Function (FRF)Frequency ResponseGMW14876
Deformation of the wheelServo HydraulicsJ2315
Center cap heat
resistance
Center Cap deformation under elevated temperature conditionsBench TestBrake Heat Center Cap

Tires

Type of TestTest HighlightsEquipment UsedExample Procedures
Parking ForcesAllows proper sizing of power steering componentsForce and MotionLINK Parking Forces
Tire FootprintDetermines the contact patch geometryForce and MotionTire Footprint
Tire Modeling
Determine tire inertia which is then used Ftire and other models and simulationsInertia MachineLINK Tire Inertial Properties
On-center parking effort test for Ftire inputForce and MotionSWP
Determine static stiffness (X, Y, Z, Alpha) for Ftire inputStatic Stiffness MachineSAE Static Stiffness
Determine how the tire envelopes an obstacleCleat MachineJ2731
Measure the forces and moments generated at a high frequency response spindle when the tire impacts a cleatCleat MachineJ2730
Braking and Cornering PerformanceDetermine the straight line braking performance of a tireForce and MotionJ2673
Determine the free rolling cornering properties of a tireForce and MotionSAE TIME, J1987, SWP
Measure the combined cornering and braking performance of a tireForce and MotionJ2675
Tire StiffnessMeasure rolling vertical stiffness of a tire at speedRolling Vertical Stiffness
Rolling ResistanceMeasure tire rolling resistance using a drumForce and Motion, Rolling ResistanceJ1269, J2452
Tire WearAssess tire wear in the labForce and MotionLINK Wear Test
Tire NVHTest tire sizzle, cornering noise, pass-by noise, steering wheel dither, freeze crack impacts, high speed uniformity and imbalance sensitivityForce and Motion, Dynamometer, Model 4000 DASNoise, Vibration, Harshness