NTS Chicago Expansion Phase 5: LN2 Tank Installation

August 18, 2016

Our Chicago team is really excited about the recent installation of a liquid nitrogen tank, the process taking months to complete. Scroll down for some great pictures of this big job! Equipment is being moved from our Palatine laboratory to the new...

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NTS Chicago Expansion Phase 4: 5m EMC Chamber

August 10, 2016

The NTS Chicago team has been moving at a rapid pace. Our oversized 5m Semi-Anechoic EMC chamber at the new Mt. Prospect, IL laboratory is almost finished and ready for testing on September 6th. We’ve designed this new equipment with our...

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NTS Chicago Expansion Phase 3: 24′ x 24′ MIL-STD EMC Chamber

August 4, 2016

We are making rapid progress with construction at our new Chicago area laboratory located at 1660 Wall Street in Mt. Prospect, IL. In the time-lapse video below, you can watch as a 24’ x 24’ MIL Std. EMC Chamber is put together in less...

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NTS Chicago Expansion Phase 2: New Offices

August 2, 2016

Phase 2 of our new Chicago area laboratory in Mt. Prospect, IL is almost completed, with 6,500 square feet of office space being added. It will contain 11 rooms, 2 conference rooms, a customer lounge, kitchen and reception area. This...

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NTS Chicago Expansion Phase 1: Demising Walls

August 2, 2016

Work has begun inside our new facility at 1660 Wall Street in Mount Prospect, IL and we have lots to share! The demising walls were recently constructed which will house all of the existing equipment at the current NTS Chicago location, plus three new...

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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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Breaking Ground at NTS Chicago!

March 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that work has started on NTS Chicago’s new facility in Mount Prospect, Illinois. Opening this summer, the new location will accommodate the aggressive expansion of our capabilities to include advanced electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing, additional...

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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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What is Reliability Testing?

October 5, 2015

By Jit Gupta, Technical, Quality & Facility Manager at NTS Chicago “How many hours, days or years will my product last in this type of environment? What’s the life expectancy if it were exposed to these specific types of conditions?”...

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