Test Stands

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 and 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... Read More

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

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... 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... Read More

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

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

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lytron's Engineering Lab Develops IGBT Test Stand for Measuring Cold Plate Thermal Performance

September 22, 2011

IGBT Test Stand for Measuring Cold Plate Thermal Performance - Woburn, MA, USA: Before custom cold plate prototypes leave Lytron's factory, the actual thermal performance of the cold plates can now be measured using an in-house Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) test stand. In cases where IGBT-to-IGBT temperature uniformity impacts the IGBT's function, Lytron can also validate temperature... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Lytron Purchases State-of-the-Art Vibration Test Stand

March 4, 2011

Woburn, MA, USA: Lytron recently announced that it has purchased a state-of-the art vibration test stand to further expand its in-house environmental testing capabilities. The vibration test stand allows Lytron to offer shock and vibration testing, also known as dynamics testing, to its Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers in the commercial aviation, military, and traction industries.... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Cambridge Viscometers Provide Real-time Viscosity Monitoring for Diesel Common Rail Test Stands

November 19, 2010

Cambridge Viscosity recently installed a fourth in-line viscometer for monitoring the viscosity of diesel fuel on common rail test stands at Delphi's facility in Park Royal, UK. Delphi Automotive is a leading global supplier of electronics and technologies for automotive, commercial vehicle and other market segments. The site in Park Royal specializes in the development of high-precision fuel... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

IFTS Enters the Test Stand Business for SAE J 1488, ISO 16332

February 6, 2009

How did IFTS get into the test stand business? Over the years clients have asked us to build them a stand similar to the ones we use ourselves in our Liquid Filtration Testing Laboratory. Having a test stand developed and manufactured by the scientists and engineers that use them offers our clients a special advantage that not many others can claim. We use the stands we build. As a long standing... 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... 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