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HALT – Highly Accelerated Life Testing – Now offered in Newark, CA

May 18, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have again expanded the services we offer to our Bay Area clients with the addition of HALT testing. HALT testing, sometimes also known as Key Life Testing, is a technique designed to discover...

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International Approvals for Global Market Access

May 15, 2018

NTS’ International Approval Certification service is a robust solution to achieve international compliance and regulatory objectives on behalf of a manufacturer’s global marketing effort. With a focus towards accessing worldwide market certifications in the Information Technology, Wireless and Telecom technology...

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Ask the Expert: Will a COTS power supply pass MIL-STD-461 testing?

May 4, 2018

This is a difficult question to answer, but in most cases I would say no, not without a few modifications. The main reason for this is due to test requirement variances between defense and commercial standards. For example, MIL-STD-461 uses...

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An Overview of the Non-Destructive Testing Services Offered by NTS

May 3, 2018

What type of Non-destructive Testing does NTS offer? NTS offers Non-destructive Testing (NDT) by the use of 2D/3D X-ray imaging, X-ray/CT metrology or computed tomography (CT) imaging. These methods are used to evaluate the properties of components, systems or materials...

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Dual Shaker Testing for Large Test Articles

April 27, 2018

Demand for large force shaker testing is increasing, particularly for our clients in the aerospace and satellite sectors. Large electrodynamic shakers like the T4000 are the workhorses of the NTS dynamics labs, but when the test article is so large...

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High-Level Electromagnetic Interference Testing For Electronics and Avionics

April 25, 2018

NTS high-level EMI testing simulates high intensity radar sweeps encountered in hostile combat areas and commercially when crossing radar beams on final approach to an airport. A number of NTS locations, including testing labs in Massachusetts, California, and Texas are...

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Telecommunications Equipment Testing and Certifications

April 18, 2018

Telecommunications equipment deployed in Central Office locations within the telephone network must be tested and certified for safety. A failure of one product in one rack must be contained to ensure it does not adversely affect the entire Central Office....

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MIL-C-25478B – Military Specification: Coolers, Lubricating Oil, Aircraft General Specification

April 11, 2018

“The MIL-C-25478B specification is the general specification for aircraft engine lubricating oil coolers that provide oil temperature regulation for aircraft gas turbine engines using high temperature synthetic base lubricating oil, and aircraft piston engines, turbo propeller gear boxes, and helicopter...

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MIL-STD-461G Seminar at NTS Huntsville, AL Testing Facility

April 4, 2018

MIL-STD-461G Purpose, Revision Changes, Typical Test Issues and Remedies *Update: Due to high demand, registration for this course is now closed. Please email events@nts.com if you would like to be added to a waiting list for future sessions. Thank you!*...

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Key Life Testing – Accelerated Design Evaluation

March 9, 2018

Key life testing is carried out to help evaluate the design life of a vehicle component at an accelerated pace. The basis of key life testing is the determination of the anticipated real-life operating conditions for the vehicle, and then...

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