Mike Shook - General Manager
EMC, Environmental, Dynamics, and Mechanical Testing in Fullerton, CA
In providing expert engineering and testing services our many client partners in the commercial and military sectors, NTS Fullerton is known for its confident, whatever-it-takes atmosphere.
Our technicians and engineers are noted experts in environmental, EMI/EMC, mechanical, dynamics, product safety testing and program management. Driven by a fiercely positive attitude that every problem has a solution, we can help you overcome even your toughest challenges.
NTS Fullerton bests the competition with an equipment base, and an edge on specialized experience, that only continues to grow. With several employees bringing 20-plus years of experience in compliance to your project, we meet deadlines that others may deem impossible. Our team is full of dedicated specialists with proven track records in their subject matter over many years. No matter your project needs, this highly effective and efficient team is ready to respond quickly with answers and solutions.
Peerless Environmental and Dynamics Testing
Count on NTS technicians for leading expertise in environmental simulations, including thermal shock, HALT, salt fog, explosive atmosphere, dust seismic/earthquake, sine/random vibration, solar radiation, rapid decompression, simulated pyro shock and windmilling. Capabilities include numerous climatic chambers, electrodynamic shakers (which include a UD T4000 and a UD T2000), drop towers and a 28-foot centrifuge.
Environmental and Dynamic Testing Highlights:
- Shakers up to 3.0” stroke, 35,000 lbs force, 4 shakers to 3,000Hz
- Seismic system with 10.5” stroke, 14,000 lbs force, 0.6 Hz to 500 Hz
- Acceleration up to 500g, 14’ radius, up to 70 channels
- Multiple Temperature / Humidity Chambers from 2’ x 2’ x 2’ to 10’ x 12’ x 8’
- Explosive Atmosphere / Rapid Decompression
- Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT)
- Salt Fog, Sand/Dust, Solar Radiation, Mix Flowing Gas (MFG)
- Temperature / Altitude / Relative Humidity
Environmental and Dynamic Primary Test Specifications: MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-883, MIL-STD-167, MIL-S-901, MIL-STD-202, MIL-STD-740-1/2, RTCA/DO-160, ISTA, ASTM, GR-63-CORE, GR-487- CORE, GR-1209-CORE, GR-487-CORE, GR-1221-CORE, GR-13-CORE, ETSI 300-019-xx, IEC 60068-2-xx, IEC 60529, UL 50
Mechanical, Hydraulic/Pneumatic Testing
NTS Fullerton’s engineers routinely design and perform challenging test programs on all types of equipment and components. Working their magic at our Mechanical Laboratory, they accurately reproduce various flow, stress, fatigue and load conditions on test specimens that simulate actual operating conditions, such as:
- Fire Resistance, Fire Spread, Needle flame
- Hydraulic/Pneumatic Pressure Impulse, Flow, Proof, Burst
- Tensile Fatigue, Flexural Testing, Inclination, Acceleration
- Fluids tested include: MIL-PRF-83282, MIL-PRF-5606, Skydrol, MIL-L-7808 and various fuels
Primary Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic Test Specifications: FAA AC20-135, ISO 2685, SAE ARP 1383, SAE ARP 603, SAE AS 4265, ISO 6772, SAE AS 18280, Rolls Royce, AIR 1377, MIL-STD-202, RTCA/DO-160
Exceptional Credentials for EMC, HIRF and Electrical Testing
NTS is an NIST designated, U.S. Conformity Assessment Body for EMC. NTS Fullerton has extensive capabilities and experience to conduct Electromagnetic Compatibility Testing (EMC/EMI), HIRF, lightning and electrical testing to military, aerospace, ITE, telecommunications, USB cable and other industry specifications.
Radiated Susceptibility (RS) capabilities include up to 7200 V/m to 18 GHz and 200 V/m to 40 GHz. Lightning Transients testing includes multiple-burst, multiple-stroke and pin injection up to level 5 of RTCA/DO-160. NTS Fullerton houses seven fully anechoic and one three-meter semi-anechoic, along with FCC-listed chambers and a copper lined reverberation chamber with state-of-the-art amplifiers.
- Radiated Susceptibility (RS) to 200 V/m 10kHz – 40GHz CW meets MIL-STD-461 and DO-160
- Lightning-Multi-stoke, Multi-burst, Single Stroke, & Pin to Level 5 of DO-160
- RF Emissions and Immunity, AC Power Fault, Surge, ESD and EFT
- Reverberation Chamber meets DO-160 Category L levels, 100 MHz to 18GHz up to 40 GHz
- 3 Meter FCC listed and 40’ x 40’ Semi-Anechoic
- Radiated Susceptibility Pulsed levels up to 7200 V/m meet Category L of DO-160
Primary EMI/EMC Test Specifications: MIL-STD-461/462, MIL-STD-1275, MIL-STD-704A, RTCA/DO-160, Boeing, Airbus, GR-1089-CORE, and RBOC Supplements, FCC Part 15, FCC Part 18, EN 300386, EN 55024, EN 55022, EN 61000-6-x, VCCI and BSMI
Well-Versed in Materials Testing
NTS Fullerton has years of experience in the design and performance of materials tests. We can test metal, plastic, composite, rubber and other materials to a broad range of specifications. Capabilities include tension, compression, hardness, shear and bending, peel and tear strength, and flexural strength. Analytical methods such as metallurgical and chemical analysis, FTIR, SEM, ICP and gas chromatography are outsourced to a trusted laboratory and diligently managed through NTS Fullerton.
Verizon ITL Approved (NEBS)
A Verizon ITL approved facility that can perform numerous GR standards and primary carrier supplemental requirements, NTS Fullerton can adeptly handle all your telecommunications testing needs. We certify telecommunications products such as multiple rack systems, shelf level products, indoor and outdoor equipment network equipment building systems requirements (NEBS) — and all to international standards as well. Capabilities include fire spread, earthquake, wind driven rain, mixed flowing gas and EMC.
Primary Specifications covering Telecom Testing Include: GR-63-CORE, GR-1089-CORE, ETSI 300-019, GR-2834-CORE, GR-950-CORE, GR-487-CORE, ATT- TP-76200, FCC 47CFR (ICES-003)
NTS’ advanced Optics Lab is one of the few with the equipment and knowledge base to conduct testing on Passive Fiber Optic Components and Optical Cable. With multiple switch systems capable of both Single- Mode and Multi-Mode, NTS performs physical and environmental tests while monitoring for Insertion and Return Loss, PMD, PDL, and Change in Transmittance at wavelengths from 850 to 1625 nm.