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FAA Fire Testing at NTS

November 30, 2017

Fire and flammability testing is required for products used in a wide range of industries, NTS fire and flammability testing services typically fall into two categories: 1) ignition and flame spread, and 2) fire resistance. The Federal Aviation Administration calls...

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HALT Product Design and Reliability Seminar

October 30, 2017

On November 10, 2017  join engineers and technicians from our NTS Chicago facility as they host an all-day, interactive seminar on HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Test) covering the basics, benefits and how it can help you determine your product’s reliability....

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Fuel Icing and Contamination Test Stand Goes Live in Santa Clarita

October 24, 2017

NTS understands the significant threat to aerospace fuel system components posed by ice and contamination, and that is why NTS Santa Clarita has just completed significant upgrades in its water in fuel, fuel icing and contaminated fuels testing capabilities. Our...

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Love that muddy water? Slurry Testing at NTS Detroit

August 16, 2017

Slurry testing is a specialty at NTS Detroit testing laboratory. It is a great way to gauge the durability of products at the risk of failure due to various environmental operating conditions. Commonly used in the automotive industry to test...

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Hydrogen Vent Stack – Space Flight Hardware Testing

July 10, 2017

This unique test set up is our hydrogen vent stack in San Bernardino, CA. This hydrogen vent stack allows NTS to vent up to 8 lbs/s of GH2 for the testing of SLS components. It can handle -423°F LH2. This...

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What is Climatic Testing?

May 10, 2017

Climatic testing is a type of environmental stress testing that recreates in a controlled setting all environmental/weather conditions a product could conceivably encounter. This is done not only to ensure compliance with any applicable regulatory standards, but also to determine...

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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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Ensuring the Reliability of Products with Environmental Stress Screening

November 23, 2015

ESS is a series of tests aimed at the identification of potential manufacturing flaws. By utilizing more intense versions of temperature and vibration test methods, ESS is able to accelerate failure at weak points. This allows manufacturers eliminate units more...

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