Vitberget proving ground

Vitberget proving ground, our facility for the test of vehicles and vehicle components. A 200- hectare site with a large variety of test tracks, well equipped workshops and 35 cold chambers. The area is fenced and protected from outside view.

200- hectare,

5 workshops,

12 tracks,

soak areas.

13 Workshop 1

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Workshop 1

Garage area: 215 m2.
Lifts: 2
Offices: 2
Work stations in office: 12 pax
Lunch room: 8 pax
Internet connection: Broadband optic fibre

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14 Workshop 2

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Workshop 2

Garage area: 215 m2
Lifts: 2
Offices: 4
Work stations in office: 25 pax
Lunch room: 12 pax
Internet connection: Broadband optic fibre

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15 Workshop 3

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Workshop 3

Garage area: 215 m2
Lifts: 2
Offices: 4
Work stations in office: 25 pax
Lunch room: 12 pax
Internet connection: Broadband optic fibre

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16 Workshop 4

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Workshop 4

Garage area: 615 m2
Lifts: 5
Offices: 8
Work stations in office: 50 pax
Lunch room: 24 pax
Internet connection: Broadband optic fibre

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17 Workshop 5

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Workshop 5

Garage area: 100 m2
Lifts: 1
Offices: 1. (30 m from workshop)
Work stations in office: 10 pax
Internet connection: Broadband optic fibre

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1 Circular Track

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Circular Track

Length: 3,140 m.
Width: 7 m (asphalted).
This track is level within ± 0,5 m to facilitate steady engine load. The track is built for a speed of 110 km/h and has a camber of 5%. Parking lots are located at intervals of about 500 meters. There are 24 cold chambers with direct access to the circular track.

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4 Handling Track

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Handling Track

Length: about 3,000 m
Width: 7 m
A winding road for judgement of vehicle road-holding qualities in winter conditions.

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3 Comfort Track

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Comfort Track

Length: 1,100 m.
Width: 8 m.
This track is used mainly for testing the comfort characteristics. This undulating uneven track surface can also be used to assess the chassis, operation of suspensions systems under low temperature conditions and noise from relative movement of fittings and interior trim components.

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2 Short Handling Track

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Short Handling Track

Length: 600 m
Width: 6 m
A winding road for testing vehicle
road-holding qualities on winter
roads.

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5 Artificial Lake

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Artificial Lake

An artificial lake is located inside the large circular track. Here you will find both polished ice and scraped surface. Maximum diameter 250 m.

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20 SOAK 1

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SOAK 1

 SOAK area with coldchambers.

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9 Twist Hump Track

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Twist Hump Track

There is a twist hump and pot holes in the NVH area

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8 Frequency Sweep/Cobblestone Track

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Frequency Sweep/Cobblestone Track

In the NVH area you will find the frequency sweep track. It  can be used to identify NVH problems in cold climate. Constant speed will create a changing frequency along the track.

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7 Washboard Track

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Washboard Track

A circular track with a diameter of 40 m that can be lapped at a constant speed to evaluate chassis and internal noise in the vehicle.

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11 μ-Split Track

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μ-Split Track

This track includes 4x180 metres of heated dry asphalted road and is dived into equal areas (2 x 6m) which can be heated separately (checkerboard). The heated area is enclosed on three sides by polished ice, ie, 4 m on either side plus 12 x 50 m at the end of the track.

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10 Ice Track on Land

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Ice Track on Land

This test run consists of 20 x 150 m polished ice with a 20 x 25 m stretch of heated asphalted road at the beginning.

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6 Split Friction Hill Tracks

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Split Friction Hill Tracks

Two split friction test hills with a gradient of 10% and 20% respectivley These test hills are provided with split friction consisting of ice and heated dry asphalt.

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18 Main building/Reception

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Main building/Reception

The main building and reception. 

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12 Handling road

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Handling road

A handling road is located just outside the proving ground. The road is controlled-access, with a barrier and a gate and has a length of 10 kilometre.

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19 Fuel Station

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Fuel Station

Fuel storage and fuel station

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21 SOAK 2

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SOAK 2

 SOAK area with coldchambers.

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22 SOAK 3

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SOAK 3

 SOAK area with coldchambers.

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23 SOAK 4

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SOAK 4

 SOAK area with larger cold chambers (3,5x7 m). 

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Confidentiality

Our personnel are used to work with customers that have stringent confidentiality requirements.

All our personnel have signed a non-disclosure agreement. Our facility at Vitberget is land-based, fenced off and shielded from outside view. To enter the proving ground requires passing through two gates. The fenced zone is regularly patrolled, and cameras are forbidden. All visitors are required to register, and to sign a confidentiality agreement before entering

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Workshops

Workshops for your needs at Vitberget Proving Ground

We offer workshops for your needs, you can choose between 5 different workshops from 100-615 Square meters.

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Cold chambers

The way of doing controlled temperature tests.

Our proving ground is equipped with 35 cold chambers that allows you to lower the temperature of the vehicles in a controlled manner. The cold chamber supports repeatable tests down to -40 oC. There are two sizes of the cold chambers, 6x3m and 7x3,5m. All our permanent cooling chambers are all equipped with remote thermometers.

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The proving ground that meet your requirements

For efficient vehicle and vehicle systems winter testing with highest confidentiality.

 Since the proving ground is land-based, winter test can be performed from early November to end of March. Daily or weekly bookings can be made or separate agreements for long-term use.

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Contact us

Our availability is your asset.

If you don't find the specific information you want from our web pages you can send an e-mail to info@arcticfalls.se. We're here to help you regardless of what your question might be. If you have urgent matters, please locate the person you want to contact and give him or her a call.

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