Testing

Vibration Testing

Equipment:Vibration Testing

  • Ling Dynamic Systems V730 vibrator
  • Data Physics Abacus Lite vibration control system
  • Data Physics Signal Star Scalar controller software
  • Ling Dynamic Systems Mk4a Amplifier

Capabilities:

  • Random and Sine vibration: MIL-STD, ASTM, NEBS and customer specified profiles
  • Custom fixtures for a wide range of products
  • Four measure channels
  • Slip table and expansion head fixture foot prints
  • Shaker armature mounting plate for mounting directly to the shaker in the Z-axis

Transportation Vibration Testing

Equipment:Transportation Vibration Testing

  • Lansmont Model 1800-5 Vibration Test System (electro-hydraulic)
  • Data Physics Abacus Lite vibration control system
  • Data Physics Signal Star Scalar controller software

Capabilities:

  • Random and Sine vibration: ISTA, MIL-STD, ASTM, NEBS profiles
  • Custom fixtures for a wide range of products
  • Five measure channels
  • Transportation table fixture foot print

Mechanical Shock Testing

Equipment:

  • Lansmont Model 65/81 Shock Test System
  • Data Physics Abacus Lite Dynamic Signal Analyzer
  • Data Physics Signal Calc DropTest 710 analysis software

Capabilities:

  • Half Sine and Trapezoidal shock
  • Custom fixtures for a wide range of products
  • Shock table fixture foot print

Drop Testing

Equipment:

  • KeyTronicEMS precision drop tester pneumatic actuated platform attached by a 3" steel tube to a concrete floor

Capabilities:

  • ISTA and NEBS standards
  • 12" to 66" drop heights
  • Provides an unassisted vertical fall to an unyielding surface

Mechanical Life Testing

Equipment:

  • Seven KeyTronicEMS Sinusoidal Testers
  • One KeyTronicEMS Pneumatic Tester (with LabView variably controlled cycle times)

Capabilities:

  • Variable test speeds 3 to 12Hz
  • Custom switch force
  • Force and Displacement Measurements
  • Graphs and data spreadsheets
  • Custom fixtures for a wide range of products




Force, Displacement and Torque Testing

Equipment:

  • Tricor Model 921B force/displacement tester
  • Force gauges
  • Torque gauges

Capabilities:

  • .001 to 50.00 lbs force measurements
  • 1 mm to 20 mm displacement range
  • Graphs and data spreadsheets
  • .01 oz in to 12 lb in torque measurements
  • Contact resistance measurements: 0 – 4 ohms / 1mΩ resolution & 0 - 1kΩ / 0.25Ω resolution

Environmental Testing

Equipment:

 
 
 

  • Four Thermotron model SMX-64 chambers 64 cubic feet of test space each
  • One Thermotron model S-8 chambers 8 cubic feet
  • One Thermotron model S-4 chamber 4 ⅝ cubic feet
  • Thermal shock chamber Russel TSV-2-5-5
    • Rate of air change: 20°C/Minute Average
    • (15"x15"x15" sample basket, two adjustable or removable shelves)
  • One Thermotron SM-32C chamber 32 cubic feet

Capabilities:

  • -73ºc to 177ºc with our SMX-64, S-8 & S-4 chambers
  • -65ºc to 200ºc with our Thermal shock chamber
  • 20% to 95% RH with our SMX-64 and SM-32C chambers
  • Chart recorders & strip charts
 

Legend Durability Testing

Equipment:

  • Three KeyTronicEMS Rub Testers

Capabilities:

  • Rub rate: 2Hz (two cycles or 4 rubs per second)
  • Stroke length: .25 inches
  • Application forces: 50 to 500 grams
  • Custom fixtures for a wide range of products

Custom Fixtures and Fixture Modification

Equipment:

  • Bridgeport Mill
  • EMCO Lathe
  • DoALL Band saw 20"
  • Thor Turret Punch
  • Pexto Brake 36"
  • Pexto shear 36"
  • Pexto squaring shear
  • Drill Press, Grinder, Belt and disk sander

Capabilities:

  • Machine shop
  • Sheet metal
  • Model building

Measurements and Visual Inspections

Equipment:

  • Deltronic Optical Comparator
  • Leica MZ8 Microscope with camera
  • AmScope Snap Shot Software
  • Weight scales, Height gauge, Calipers, Micrometers, Dial indicators, Pin gauges, Gauge blocks, RPM meter

Capabilities:

  • Weight scales: 0 to 120 grams, 0 to 50 lbs
  • Height gauge: 0 to 24 inches
  • Calipers: .0005 to 24 inches
  • Micrometers: .00005 to 6 inches
  • Dial indicators: .0005 to 2 inches
  • Pin gauges: .011 to .500 inches
  • Gauge blocks: .050 to 4.000 inches
  • Tachometer: 2.5 to 100,000 RPM