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Vehicle in ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel
ACE Automotive

Thermal Management

Thermal Management is our core business. Whole vehicle testing including underbody thermal management, battery performance under extreme conditions, and performance under solar loading are a few examples of ways we can test vehicle development.

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Olympic skier training in wind tunnel
Athletic Performance and Climate Physiology

Develop, discover and train

From product development, to human performance research, ACE brings new excitement to the world of skiing and cycling.

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Firefighters training for vehicle rescue in wind tunnel
ACE research

Firefighting training and research

Researching the effects of extreme weather conditions on the health and safety of the fire service personnel with Toronto Fire Service.

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Camera crew and ACE personnel
Film production at ACE

Film, television and digital media

ACE is home to award-winning film and TV productions. Maximize your return by utilizing all the different locations the ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel has to offer, and enjoy truly endless filming possibilities—all in one place.

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Flight dynamics in severe weather
Aerospace and defence

Military standards-compliant testing

ACE is your single point of contact for access to climatic facilities, equipment and technical expertise that have produced some of today’s most innovative aerospace and defense assets.

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UAV drone in weather testing
ACE Centre for UAV Research

UAV climatic testing

Take your R&D to the harshest place on Earth.

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ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel


Porsche being tested in the CWT

The team at ACE is now available to provide solutions again. Beginning May 26, the ACE product development, research and testing facility will be open to new and returning clients under a strict COVID-19 operating procedure. 

We have implemented strict public-health precautions and are taking documented measures to ensure the safety of ACE’s team and our clients.

Please contact us to discuss your research, testing and product development needs and to book time in our facility.

Ace spotlight

Feature: ACE

ACE is the first testing and research centre of its kind in Canada, and in many respects the world. It is owned by Ontario Tech University and is located on the university’s north campus location in Oshawa, Ontario.

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