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Aerospace Studies Program visits Orlando Facility

January 19, 2018

NTS, proud supporter of United States Armed Forces and its allies, hosted a group of students and staff from the Aerospace Studies Program (ASP) at our Orlando, FL facility. The ASP is a year-long post-graduate technical course offered to Royal...

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MIL-STD-810 Testing for Fitness Armband

July 19, 2016

While the majority of NTS MIL-STD-810 testing is conducted on products for use in the defense sector, we often provide this testing for consumer product developers who want to demonstrate their products “ruggedness”. One recent example is Armpocket of Miami,...

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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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Meet Russ Presswood, Regional Sales Director for NTS Orlando

March 17, 2016

We are pleased to introduce Russ Presswood as the new Regional Sales Director for NTS Orlando. Formerly an NTS Account Manager based out of Detroit, he also served as Dynamics Manager for NTS Santa Clarita supervising engineering services, design and...

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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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Q & A: What is the correct order for Sand, Dust, and Salt Fog in MIL-STD-810

September 25, 2015

Question: I have a military customer who requiresBlowing Sand, Blowing Dust, and Salt Fog tests according to MIL-STD-810. However, my customer did not specify which test should be performed first. Is there a specific order in which these tests should...

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NTS is now in Orlando, Florida!

August 12, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Qualtest of Orlando, Florida is now NTS Orlando! Qualtest was established in 1986 and is an internationally accredited, full-service testing provider with two testing facilities in the greater-Orlando area. The environmental facility offers an...

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Solar Testing Explained: MIL-STD-810 and Commercial

June 23, 2015

The first question a customer always asks is: “Why should I do solar testing and which test should I use?” The answer to the first part is relatively simple. You should perform solar testing if your product will be exposed...

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