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Medical Device Testing – Home Health Care Equipment

July 6, 2018

As medical care delivery has increasingly moved from a hospital or clinic setting to patient homes, a greater range of medical technologies are being used in nonclinical environments. Medical devices used in home health care need to be appropriate for...

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Testing to MIL-STD-810, Method 505? Look no further than NTS Tempe.

July 3, 2018

Solar radiation can be very damaging to materials and equipment stored and used outdoors. Solar Radiation Testing to MIL-STD-810 Method 505 MIL-STD-810, Method 505 is designed to evaluate materials as they are exposed to the radiation and heating effects of...

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What should I bring to the lab for my EMI test?

June 27, 2018

This is one of the most common questions we get here at NTS EMC labs. It’s important to know what you need in advance to ensure that your test session is productive. You should try to arrive for a test...

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Aviation Fuel Contamination Risk to Flight Safety

May 22, 2018

One indisputable fact is, engines do not run on water or anything other than what they were designed to burn. Water contamination of fuel that turns to ice can cause a blockage to an aircraft’s fuel system and engine can...

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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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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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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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