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Coming soon – The “Monster Machine” Massive Wave Simulator

December 11, 2017

From our underwater shot test quarry facility in Virginia to our 25 foot centrifuge in California, NTS has a tradition of “going big” when it comes to new test equipment. The engineers at our Huntsville, Alabama facility are keeping up...

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Expanding Capabilities in Rocket City

October 25, 2017

It has been a busy time at our Huntsville, Alabama test facility! We’re added a number of new chambers, enabling us to expand our test offerings for our defense and aerospace industry clients. We have added two EMI chambers to...

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Lean Six Sigma Conference, Huntsville

October 24, 2016

Don’t miss the Lead Six Sigma Conference in Huntsville, AL on November 3 & 4, 2016.  NTS’ own Beth Reid, Regional Lean Manager, will be presenting “3 Approaches to Continuous Improvement” at this years event. Additionally attendees will be touring...

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NTS offers CAD/FEA Modeling for Direct and Indirect Effects Lightning, Reducing Test Costs and Time

May 24, 2016

The NTS Lightning Technologies laboratory in Pittsfield, MA is now offering finite element analysis, allowing the performance of complex simulations that accurately model the interaction of lightning with a variety of aircraft and avionics components for our customers. This service...

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Solar Radiation Testing in Accordance with Method 505 of MIL-STD-810

May 17, 2016

  Solar radiation (sunshine) testing is one of the basic tests required for any military equipment planned to be deployed in the open and therefore subject to direct radiation from the solar source. The effects of this radiant energy can...

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How can I relate the results of MIL-STD-810 salt fog testing to the life time of my product?

April 20, 2016

This is a very common question that we get asked quite often and unfortunately there is no correlation between what the product sees in the salt fog chamber to what it will experience out in the field. In order to...

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Is there a preferred sequence for EMI, EMC Tests?

April 5, 2016

One of the questions we get asked often is about order of EMI/EMC testing.  Neither MIL-STD-461 nor RTCA/DO-160 specify the order of test performance.  Leaving aside the issue of Safety of Flight tests for aircraft (which typically must be performed...

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MIL-STD-461G Released

February 3, 2016

The G revision of the MIL-STD-461 standard was released in December 2015 and is available here. NTS’s Jeffrey Viel’s wrote an article for InCompliance Magazine reviewing the proposed changes which was published back in August 2015. These changes have carried...

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NTS Huntsville: Recent Accreditations and On-Site Calibration

May 14, 2015

NTS Huntsville, AL was officially accredited as an USCG accepted independent laboratory for testing of materials and equipment. We can now assist manufacturers of commercial and recreational safety equipment and material with USCG Type Approval for the following fourteen series...

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NTS Huntsville Assists in Successful Snubber Replacement at Farley Plant

November 21, 2014

On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 NTS Huntsville assisted in the successful replacement of two snubbers at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant in Alabama. The outage on Unit 2 for refueling and maintenance began on October 15th and began generating...

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