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Ever since the field of “Electromagnetic Compatibility” (EMC) became mainstream, its principles and methods are applied in order to ensure that electric and electronic equipment is performing as intended in its environment and is safe to use.

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The MIDAS micro 2883 is a revolutionary Power Factor / Dissipation Factor and Capacitance tester used to test the insulation of high voltage components. 

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Silicon Designs, Inc., today announced the global market launch of its Model 2290 Series, a family of high-precision, single axis MEMS DC calibration reference accelerometers. 

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University of Pisa wanted to redesign the front of its Formula SAE car, Galileo. In collaboration with the engineering service company Deltatech and Dewesoft, the team measured the loads on the suspension system while the car was driving on the track. 

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Ensuring workpiece quality is the top priority in many sectors of industry. When the materials involved are difficult to machine, tool lifetimes can vary greatly – so continuous tool monitoring based on cutting force dynamometers is essential.

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In order to realize “customer first policy”, not only the standard test,

Designers brought samples to a crowded train and actually measured themselves while experiencing themselves.

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A customer wanted to use the Despatch LAC2-18 bench-top oven for curing an adhesive used to mount a high-mass (8-pound) structure to a thick-gauge aluminum plate. 

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What are the limitations of environmental chambers in achieving LOW temperatures?

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The drop test apparatus is a fundamental tool to determine if a packaging system is able to withstand the impacts that occur during the distribution cycle. 

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The Data Logger has become one of the essential tools to monitor the events and contingencies that take place during a specific distribution cycle.

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PCI extension for instrumentation (PXI) technology provides an ideal platform to automate test and measurement equipment.

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Acceleration tests are an essential tool for improving the safety of goods transport and load handling. The accelerations and decelerations to which the load is exposed can cause damage to the transported goods or even cause an accident.

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The cosmetic packaging is the main protective barrier against these hazards of the distribution cycle. However, only by implementing a protocol that includes cosmetic packaging tests is it possible to guarantee that the packaging is adequate for each product and each distribution cycle.

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Testing machines are very effective tools when reproducing the real conditions experienced by a load during shipping and handling in a lab setting, with the ultimate goal of designing a more efficient packaging.

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One of the main challenges faced by the industry are the packaging problems that hinder the distribution process. For this reason, companies in this sector must pay special attention to this process.

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Pile-driving is the act of driving a pile into the round in order to support the load of a building, bridge, etc., on solid ground. The amount of rebound is the amount of return.

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A versatile and easy to use materials tester, the twin-column OmniTest is available in 10 kN, 25 kN and 50 kN capacities.

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We are excited to announce the launch of James Heal AirPro, our new Air Permeability Tester suitable for testing a range of materials, including sports, medical, PPE, performance wear, community face coverings, geotextiles and automotives.

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A 3D Printing customer required an oven for post processing of 3D printed parts. Despatch provided the customer with a stainless-steel RFD2-19. The customer uses the oven for two processes.

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As part of our ‘Essentials’ series, we explore the core areas of textile testing and feature the instruments, test materials, and test methods within them, sharing our expertise and advice for best practices to maximise your testing efficiency.

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