Plano, Texas Facility

Plano, Texas

1701 E. Plano Parkway #150
Plano, TX 75074
T: 972.509.2566 | F: 972.509.0073
Jeff Viel - General Manager
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EMC, Wireless, Product Safety, and Environmental Services

Facility Highlights

  • Wireless
  • Product Safety
  • EMI / EMC / ESD
  • Dynamics
  • Environmental
  • Telecom/NEBS

NTS Plano is a state-of-the-art laboratory serving military, aerospace, commercial electronic, medical and telecommunication customers with expert test and certifications performed by experienced engineers with the latest tools and the most up-to-date training. NTS is internationally accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by A2LA for an enormous list of standards for EMC, Product Safety, Wireless, NEBS/Bellcore, Environmental and Dynamics. The combination of experience and high-end test systems gives NTS Plano the ability to assist your company to bring products to market with speed and efficiency.

Testing & Certification Services

NTS Plano is a world-class product compliance laboratory, CAGE code 4KDC2, providing a full range of services; EMI/EMC/ESD, Environmental including salt fog, sand and dust, Dynamics including shock and vibration, Wireless, and Product Safety through our NRTL and CBTL partners. We test to MIL-STD 461, MIL-STD 704, MIL-STD 1399, MIL-STD-810, RTCA DO-160, and NEBS to name a few. At NTS, we help our clients save time and money by achieving their compliance requirements quickly and efficiently, enabling them to bring products to market without costly delays. From design-level consultation, to pre-compliance testing, formal qualification testing services, finished product modifications, production sampling, international approvals management, and field resolution. NTS is truly a "one-stop-stop" for all of your compliance needs.

Plano’s services also include Military and Aerospace capabilities that cover RS 103, 200V/m, 10KHz to 40GHz, RS 105 EMP as well as indirect lightning effects and multiple burst/multiple stroke lightning up to Level 5 of DO160, Airbus, and Boeing.

EMI / EMC / ESD Testing

Reverb Testing Services

NTS Plano is part of NTS' vast EMI testing network which comprises 12 laboratories across the US and Europe. Our EMC testing and certification services cover North America, the EU, Japan, Australia, New Zealand (RCM approval), Taiwan and South Korea.Test capabilities include:

  • 7 Semi-anechoic EMI chambers: Two FCC Certified 3-meter chambers, One FCC Certified 10-meter with 14,000 lb floor loading capabilities.
  • Radiated Susceptibility: Up to 200 V/m, frequency range 10kHz–40Ghz, meets RS103 of MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD 464, CS 106 per MIL-STD 461 and RTCA DO 160
  • Lightning: Multiple stroke, burst, and indirect effects, Level 5 capabilities (meet Boeing/Airbus)
  • AC powercross on telecommunications, NEBS level 3
  • RS105 transient electromagnetic field (EMP) test
  • Reverberation Chamber Testing to DO-160 Category L Levels from 100 MHz to 18GHz. Test frequencies as high as 40 GHz are possible.
  • Specifications Include: MIL-STD-461/464, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-202, DO 160, Boeing D6-36440, D6-44588 & D6-16050, Airbus ABD0100.x.x, MIL-STD-704A, MIL-STD-1275, IEEE C37.90.1 & .2, IEEE 1613, GR 1089-CORE, GR 63-CORE, GR 487-CORE, GR 3108, GR 3178, ASTM, ISTA, ISO 13766, CISPR 22/11, CISPR 24, VZ. TPR. 9205, FCC part 15 & 18, EN300386, EN55024, EN55022, EN55011, EN61000-4-xx, EN61000-3-x, K20 - 22, KN 22, KN24, & KN32/35

Environmental / Dynamic Testing

NTS is the largest independent company for environmental and dynamics testing with 26 facilities located nationwide. NTS Plano is a full-service environmental test facility capable of managing your environmental test programs, both for commercial and military. Our technicians and engineers are recognized experts in the performance of a wide array of environmental simulations including thermal, shock, seismic, and vibration to name a few. Capabilities include more than 20 different chambers, shakers and drop towers test platforms.

  • Electrodynamic shaker systems:  T-2000 (2), T-1000, T-514; up to 3" stroke, 9,000–25,000 force pounds, 5Hz–3,000Hz, Sine 25,000 pounds (111 kN) peak, Random 22,000 pounds (98 kN) rms, Shock 50,000 pounds (311 kN) peak.
  • Large scale Sand Chamber to 74 mph, Settling Dust (ambient temp), and Sand & Dust combined
  • Seismic: 10.5" stroke, 20,000 lbf, 0.6Hz–500Hz, testing to GR 63-CORE Zones 1–4
  • Up to 32 channels response, data acquisition, and analysis, Static and dynamic load
  • Acceleration up to 200 RPM and Shock towers
  • Temperature/humidity chambers from 2' x 2' x 2' to 18' x 12' x 12', salt fog chamber up to 10' x 7' x 8.5' and acidified fog chamber from 7' x 4' x 4'
  • Temperature/altitude up to 80,000 ft, acoustic noise, wind-driven rain up to 100 mph, fire resistance, explosive atmosphere, sand/dust, solar load, HALT/HASS ramp rate up to 140°C per minute and 34Grms, and T-Shock
  • Testing to: MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-202, MIL-STD-167, MIL-PRF 28800, DO 160, ISTA, ASTM, IEC 60529, NEMA 250, GR 13, 49, 63, 487, 937, 3115, 3108, 3125 & 3178, UL 50, ETSI 300-019-xx, IEC 60068-2-xx

Product Safety Testing

NTS provides Product Safety testing and approvals for manufacturers seeking CE certifications, CB reports, and listings with UL, TUV and CSA.

  • In-house Product Safety lab for agency-witnessed testing programs
  • Preliminary construction review and testing services
  • Ability to issue CE certification reports
  • Approvals held for ITE, Telecom, Radio, Medical, Test and Measurement, Audio/Video and Consumer Electronics product types

Wireless Testing

Wireless services include RF and DFS testing and certifications for North America via our TCB/CCB status. We also provide radio testing and approvals services for the EU, South Korea, Australia and Taiwan. As a Verizon-certified Independent Test Lab, NTS provides the highest quality NEBS testing services to manufacturers of Telecom/ITE equipment.

  • RF regulatory and Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) testing
  • FCC-designated Telecommunications Certification Body
  • Wi-Fi, RFID, Bluetooth, ZigBee and other wireless capabilities
  • Approvals held for a wide range of domestic/international wireless testing standards

More Information

Click here to download the NTS Plano, TX fact sheet for more details on specifications, tests, and capabilities. Contact us today to discuss your next program!

Updated October 14, 2016