Test Stands

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Type-C Test Fixtures perform high-speed differential bus probing.

September 30, 2015

Offering up to 30 GHz of bandwidth, reversible N7015A enables engineers to verify and debug USB 3.1 Gen 2 designs as well as designs using other high-speed signal standards that support Type-C connector. Secondary fixture, N7016A Type-C low-speed signal access and control fixture, manages power and control lines from N7015A to support termination requirements and test configuration as well as connection to third-party power delivery controller. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Intercomp is Awarded USAF Contract for Eleven Calibration Presses

August 25, 2014

Minneapolis, MN - Upon completion of nearly two years of testing and validation, the United States Air Force has granted Intercomp first article approval to begin shipping automated force calibration systems to its Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratories (PMEL). In all, eleven systems will be delivered to PMELs around the world for verification and adjustment of portable truck scales,... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Motorized Test Stands serve lab and production environments.

August 5, 2014

Intended for use in tension and compression testing applications within laboratory and production environments, MTS300 series features LCD with UP, DOWN, STOP, and emergency stop buttons as well as variable function keys. These motorized test stands, along with selectable speed units, offer holes for bench mounting and mechanical design that reduces column bending. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Test Stand enhances XRF analyzer usability.

March 5, 2014

Flex Stand, available for DELTA handheld XRF analyzers, enables hands-free testing of small samples, standard size sample cups, and bagged samples. In horizontal configuration, sample is positioned in chamber with adjustable platform and secured with groove and/or 3-position ramp. In vertical configuration, sample is positioned in chamber on top of analyzer's measurement window and held by gravity. Analyzer is secured to shielded test chamber via push-and-click motion and released via bar pull. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves 7,600 Hours of Engine Testing Validating Engine Characteristics

February 21, 2014

SINGAPORE – SINGAPORE AIR SHOW – Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 7,600 hours and 17,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 850 hours of flight time. Engine testing has validated the fuel efficiency target of up to 16 percent for the Geared Turbofan™ engine architecture and has confirmed other predicted engine characteristics. Pratt & Whitney is a... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Industrial Stands feature pre-stressed tetrahedron design.

November 4, 2013

Engineered for extreme stability, TetraLock stand weighs just over 20 lb with max height of 47 in. For customers who do not require extreme rigidity, TetraLock Lite weighs 16.2 lb with max height of 47 in. Cross braces rotate down and snap into place, forcing legs to open and lock against positive stop. Legs are then secured with knurled, collet-type clamps. Stands are suited for portable CMMs and survey instrumentation weighing up to 125 lb, such as articulating arms, projectors, and scanners. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

FEV, Inc. to Exhibit MicroHiL(TM) System at 2013 SAE World Congress

March 18, 2013

Portable hardware-in-the-loop system creates efficiencies for customers AUBURN HILLS, Mich.- In a continuing effort to create efficiencies for its customers, FEV, Inc., announced today that it will show a portable hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) unit for system-level powertrain component testing at the SAE World Congress, April 16- 18 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich. The FEV-developed MicroHiL... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

RedViking and Siemens Save Energy, Time and Money for the United States Military

November 26, 2012

Test stand builder collaborates with Siemens Industry, Inc. on variable speed drives and motors to affect green, lean solutions for testing Apache, Blackhawk helicopter powertrains at Department of Defense customer; over 20 test stands reduced to five.<4444>RedViking, located in Plymouth, Michigan, made its mark in automotive power transmission test stands, beginning in 1981 as Superior... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Torque Testers accept expanded variety of torque tools.

October 11, 2010

Designed to test hand-operated torque screwdrivers, wrenches, and other tools, STA Torque Tool Testers feature solid aluminum housing for years of service in production or laboratory use. Universal receptacle with square drive and grooves accepts common bits and attachments. Available in 12, 50, and 100 lb-in. capacities, testers provide ±0.5% ±1 digit FS accuracy. Units capture peak torque in both clockwise and counterclockwise directions and offer selectable units of measurement. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Force Gauge suits QC, manufacturing, and R/D areas.

October 7, 2010

Designed for tension and compression force testing, Series 4 includes capacity ranges from 0.12-500 lb and is accurate to better than ±0.2% FS. Sampling rate of 3,000 Hz produces accurate results, even for quick-action tests; backlit LCD displays legible characters; and menu navigation accelerates access to gauge features and configurable parameters. Along with data output via USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo (Digimatic), or analog, gauge offers on-board data memory for up to 50 readings. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Force Gauges utilize motorized test stands.

June 29, 2010

Designed for tension and compression force testing, Series 5 offers range of capacities from 0.12-500 lb with accuracy of better than ±0.1% FS. Motorized test stand Models ESM301/ESM301L, configurable for tension and compression testing applications up to 300 lb, can be controlled from front panel or via computer. Units offer integrated travel indication, overload protection, and host of programmable parameters. Travel distance is 11.5 in. for ESM301 and 18 in. for ESM301L. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Honeywell Completes First Test of Airbus A350 XWB Auxiliary Power Unit

March 9, 2010

New HGT1700 APU Reduces Fuel Burn by Up to 10 Percent<4444>PHOENIX, March 4 -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that it has completed the initial ground tests for the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) on the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft.<4444>"Our HGT1700 APU features technological advances to increase safety and operability while integrating the APU and air management systems, giving Airbus a more... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Stand facilitates torque measurement.

October 13, 2009

Offering all mechanical specifications of TSTM test stand, TST-DC/TSTMH-DC Motorized Torque Test Stand provides 100 lb-in. torque capacity. Modular unit includes fixture mounting plate and enables quick engagement and disengagement of samples. Stepper motor design prevents speed variation with load. Stand works with variety of force gauges offering capacities from 50 g full scale to 1,000 lb and capturing peak force in both tension and compression. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Force Measurement Module features plug and play operation.

August 12, 2009

With rugged aluminum housing, RG smart load cell is designed for integration in to assembly systems, weighing systems, and process automation and testing automation applications. It is controlled by commands sent from PC/PLC thru its RS-232 connector. Device has ASCII command library that allows for functions including peak force recall, set points, data averaging, data filtering, and calibration. Module is offered in capacities of 2-200 lb. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tensile Tester features self-tightening grip.

June 23, 2009

Offering capacity of 1,200 lb, Wedge Grip features hardened serrated steel jaws that are opened with ergonomic spring loaded knob and rack-and-pinion type mechanism. Jaws ride on rollers instead of sliding along surface of housing, preventing jamming. Additional features include thru slot for samples of unlimited width, and optional swivel adapter that provides proper sample alignment in pull testing applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Torque Tester is modular, programmable, and PC-controlled.

November 21, 2008

Accommodating range of applications, TSTM-DC motorized torque test stand offers 100 lb-in. capacity and integrated angle indication with RS-232 data output. Modularity enables configuration to test requirements, while lever-operated slider with travel stops facilitates and accelerates sample engaging and disengaging. While able to be fully controlled by PC, universal tester can also be configured to stop at or cycle between programmable angle limits or torque limits. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Stand evaluates machine tool covers.

June 30, 2008

Designed to test telescopic machine tool covers, High-Speed Test Stand includes computerized controls that allow combinations of strokes, speeds, and acceleration/deceleration rates to simulate high speed machining centers. Speed is variable up to 1,312 ft/min, and acceleration can be adjusted to 4 G. Accelerated masses with forces up to 1,304 ft-lb can be tested. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Hydraulic Test Stand tests hoist capability to 7.5 tons.

July 10, 2007

Portable, hand-operated Mobile Test Stand is designed for testing of hoisting equipment as required by applicable sections of ASME Code B30.16 Overhead Hoists. It can be moved to multiple inspection areas with base mounted wheels or with any lift truck using built-in fork slots. Able to apply test loads up to 15,000 lb at 6,787 psi, it is capable of both static and dynamic testing. Hand-operated hydraulic pump eliminates need for electrical power. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

NASA to build test stand for Ares rocket engines.

June 1, 2007

To test J-2X engine, NASA will build test stand at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Stand will measure 300 ft tall with open-frame design that allows engineers to simulate conditions at different altitudes. To test J-2X's ability to function as second stage engine for Ares I crew launch vehicle and Earth Departure Stage engine for Ares V cargo launch vehicle, stand will generate approximately 4,620 lb/sec of steam and use it to reduce engine test cell pressure. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Hydraulic, Hand Operated Test Stand has 20-ton capacity.

April 27, 2007

Capable of static and dynamic testing, Mockbee 20 ton test stand can be operated in vertical or horizontal applications via its 2-stage, hydraulic hand pump. It is designed for testing hoisting equipment as well as other related lifting equipment after repair or inspections are performed as required by ASME Code B30.16. Stand also tests function of overload devices. Components include reinforced steel frame, fine-adjustment pressure valve, and 4.0 in. dia pressure gauge. Read More