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NTS Justin McKennon to be Keynote at COMSOL Conference 2018 Boston

September 5, 2018

We are excited to announce that Justin McKennon of our Pittsfield laboratory has been selected as one of this year’s keynote speakers for the COMSOL Conference 2018 Boston on October 3-5, 2018. Justin will be presenting “The Role of Multiphysics...

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FAA appoints NTS’s Justin McKennon as Designated Engineering Representative

September 5, 2018

The FAA is responsible for determining whether or not a design shows compliance with the required aerospace standards. This role is crucial in ensuring flight safety and continued air worthiness. However, the FAA simply does not have the bandwidth to...

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NTS Modernizes and Doubles Capacity for Micro-sectional Analysis of PCBs to MIL-SPEC and IPC Standards

August 21, 2018

The NTS Anaheim, CA laboratory has long been an industry leader in the provision of micro-sectional analysis, the most widely accepted means for analyzing the integrity of printed circuit boards. Continuing this tradition of industry leadership, we have recently modernized...

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Vibration Testing Applications

July 18, 2018

A founding physics principle states that every object vibrates to some degree. That can be at the micro level, where atomic and sub-atomic particles vibrate at slow or fast rates. Vibrations also happen at the macro level, where huge objects...

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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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GR-1089-CORE Issue 7 Technical Updates White Paper at InCompliance Magazine

June 5, 2018

Technical Updates for GR 1089 CORE ISSUE 7 Electromagnetic Compatibility And Electrical Safety – Generic Criteria for Network Telecommunications Equipment By June 20, 2018, you must adhere to GR-1089-CORE Issue 7 EMC and electrical safety criteria for telecommunications network testing....

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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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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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