The Modal Shop, Inc.

Material Processing

Inertial Shaker produces up to 2 lbf peak sine force.

Producing up to 2 lbf peak sine force over 20–3,000 Hz frequency range, 2002E Miniature Electrodynamic Inertial Shaker is attached either directly to test structure, through PCB Model 288D01 Impedance Head, or through PCB Model 208C Series Force Transducer via 0.141 in. through-hole. Shaker can be mounted in any orientation, eliminating test fixture requirements for most applications. With...

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Harvard University Uses Electrodynamic Shaker to Simulate Bumblebee Vibration Frequency
Material Processing

Harvard University Uses Electrodynamic Shaker to Simulate Bumblebee Vibration Frequency

Cincinnati, OHÂ- — Harvard University's Concord Field Station research facility, headed by Dr. Stacey Combes, recently began a series of experiments to test if the frequency at which a Bumblebee vibrates its body has an effect on the amount of pollen the flower releases. We attached a flower called a Bittersweet Nightshade to the stinger of The Modal Shop's electrodynamic shaker with...

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Vibration Calibrator generates ISO 17025-compliant certificate.
Test & Measurement

Vibration Calibrator generates ISO 17025-compliant certificate.

Offering calibration over extended frequency range of 7 Hz to 10 kHz,Â- at amplitudes up to 20 g Pak, 9110D Digital Portable Vibration Calibrator can calibrate sensors, vibration switches, and data collectors, as well as validate entire measurement channel of condition monitoring or recording system. Self-contained, battery-powered unit calculates and displays test sensor sensitivity...

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Miniature Vibration Exciter features integrated power amplifier.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Miniature Vibration Exciter features integrated power amplifier.

By integrating solid-state power amplifier, SmartShaker(TM) K2007E01 can be driven directly from any sound source. Unit provides force rating of 7 lbf with Â-½ in. usable stroke and 92% efficiency, contributing to precise modal testing or vibration studies. Model K2007E01 includes flexure suspension arms built from carbon fiber composite and EasyTurn handles for shaker positioning. Multiple...

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Sound Level Meter Rental Source
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Sound Level Meter Rental Source

The Modal Shop's sound level meter rental program helps engineers and acousticians proceed with research and development despite budgetary constraints limiting project and testing purchases. Cincinnati, OH - THE MODAL SHOP, INC., helps engineers meet their acoustic testing needs through sound level meter rentals. With a large selection of sound level meters available, the rental program provides...

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Test & Measurement

Resonant Inspection NDT Trials Made Easy

Cincinnati, OH - THE MODAL SHOP, INC. offers a simple, three-step-process to assess the benefits of using market leading resonant inspection NDT-RAM(TM) systems. Resonant inspection systems are an effective solution for monitoring process quality in components. The trial process is as user friendly as the NDT-RAM(TM) system is itself and each member of your team will get answers to their most...

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TEDS Interface Kit supports IEEE 1451.4 compliant sensors.
Controls & Controllers

TEDS Interface Kit supports IEEE 1451.4 compliant sensors.

Enabling communication with TEDS sensors over USB port of Windows PC, Model 400B76 features graphical interface that allows user to read TEDS from, and write TEDS to, sensors with single mouse click. Principle types of transducers supported include single axis and triaxial accelerometers, impact hammers, impedance heads, charge amplifiers, microphones, and microphone preamplifiers. Kit is...

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Services

Cincinnati Company Offers Solution for Preventing Major Product Recalls

June 15, 2010, Cincinnati, OH - Major parts recalls cost a company more than just money. A damaged reputation can be a large, long-term loss, negatively affecting sales for years or even decades to come-especially if the recalled parts are safety-critical. Avoiding major recalls can be done simply, quickly and inexpensively with Nondestructive Testing Resonant Acoustic Method (NDT-RAMTM) by...

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Testing System helps minimize brake part noise.
Test & Measurement

Testing System helps minimize brake part noise.

Designed for use in production, Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Testing System provides non-destructive testing of calipers, anchors, and disks with throughput rates of 1 part/sec using Resonant Acoustic Method. Automated software reporting allows for part-specific information to be automatically or manually input on per part basis. By measuring, reporting, and archiving natural frequencies of...

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Cincinnati Company Offers Medical Manufacturers the Solution to Wasted Inspection Time and Cost
Test & Measurement

Cincinnati Company Offers Medical Manufacturers the Solution to Wasted Inspection Time and Cost

November 20, 2009, Cincinnati, OH - Providing consistent quality, increasing yield and reducing costs are key to successful manufacturing. The Resonant Acoustic Method NDT (NDT-RAMTM ) system from THE MODAL SHOP, INC., saves medical device manufacturers time and money by detecting internal and external flaws as fast as a part per second. This resonant inspection nondestructive test system applies...

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Material Processing

Inertial Shaker produces up to 2 lbf peak sine force.

Producing up to 2 lbf peak sine force over 20–3,000 Hz frequency range, 2002E Miniature Electrodynamic Inertial Shaker is attached either directly to test structure, through PCB Model 288D01 Impedance Head, or through PCB Model 208C Series Force Transducer via 0.141 in. through-hole. Shaker can be mounted in any orientation, eliminating test fixture requirements for most applications. With...

Read More »
Harvard University Uses Electrodynamic Shaker to Simulate Bumblebee Vibration Frequency
Material Processing

Harvard University Uses Electrodynamic Shaker to Simulate Bumblebee Vibration Frequency

Cincinnati, OHÂ- — Harvard University's Concord Field Station research facility, headed by Dr. Stacey Combes, recently began a series of experiments to test if the frequency at which a Bumblebee vibrates its body has an effect on the amount of pollen the flower releases. We attached a flower called a Bittersweet Nightshade to the stinger of The Modal Shop's electrodynamic shaker with...

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Company News

Dynamic Sensors and Calibration Seminar on December 12th

The Modal Shop, a PCB Group Company, is hosting a Dynamic Sensors Calibration Technical Seminar on Thursday, December 12, 2013, 8:30 am to 1 pm, at the DePaul University campus in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, IL. Lab managers, technicians, engineers and metrologists responsible for maintaining and calibrating vibration instrumentation are encouraged to attend. This seminar will train on...

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Vibration Calibrator generates ISO 17025-compliant certificate.
Test & Measurement

Vibration Calibrator generates ISO 17025-compliant certificate.

Offering calibration over extended frequency range of 7 Hz to 10 kHz,Â- at amplitudes up to 20 g Pak, 9110D Digital Portable Vibration Calibrator can calibrate sensors, vibration switches, and data collectors, as well as validate entire measurement channel of condition monitoring or recording system. Self-contained, battery-powered unit calculates and displays test sensor sensitivity...

Read More »
Miniature Vibration Exciter features integrated power amplifier.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Miniature Vibration Exciter features integrated power amplifier.

By integrating solid-state power amplifier, SmartShaker(TM) K2007E01 can be driven directly from any sound source. Unit provides force rating of 7 lbf with Â-½ in. usable stroke and 92% efficiency, contributing to precise modal testing or vibration studies. Model K2007E01 includes flexure suspension arms built from carbon fiber composite and EasyTurn handles for shaker positioning. Multiple...

Read More »
Sound Level Meter Rental Source
Services

Sound Level Meter Rental Source

The Modal Shop's sound level meter rental program helps engineers and acousticians proceed with research and development despite budgetary constraints limiting project and testing purchases. Cincinnati, OH - THE MODAL SHOP, INC., helps engineers meet their acoustic testing needs through sound level meter rentals. With a large selection of sound level meters available, the rental program provides...

Read More »
Test & Measurement

Resonant Inspection NDT Trials Made Easy

Cincinnati, OH - THE MODAL SHOP, INC. offers a simple, three-step-process to assess the benefits of using market leading resonant inspection NDT-RAM(TM) systems. Resonant inspection systems are an effective solution for monitoring process quality in components. The trial process is as user friendly as the NDT-RAM(TM) system is itself and each member of your team will get answers to their most...

Read More »
TEDS Interface Kit supports IEEE 1451.4 compliant sensors.
Controls & Controllers

TEDS Interface Kit supports IEEE 1451.4 compliant sensors.

Enabling communication with TEDS sensors over USB port of Windows PC, Model 400B76 features graphical interface that allows user to read TEDS from, and write TEDS to, sensors with single mouse click. Principle types of transducers supported include single axis and triaxial accelerometers, impact hammers, impedance heads, charge amplifiers, microphones, and microphone preamplifiers. Kit is...

Read More »
Services

Cincinnati Company Offers Solution for Preventing Major Product Recalls

June 15, 2010, Cincinnati, OH - Major parts recalls cost a company more than just money. A damaged reputation can be a large, long-term loss, negatively affecting sales for years or even decades to come-especially if the recalled parts are safety-critical. Avoiding major recalls can be done simply, quickly and inexpensively with Nondestructive Testing Resonant Acoustic Method (NDT-RAMTM) by...

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The Modal Shop Announces the Hiring of Art Rich

April 22, 2010, Cincinnati, OH - THE MODAL SHOP, INC., A PCB Group Co. announces the hiring of Art Rich as the Director of Asia Pacific Sales. Art previously held a similar position with IO Tech in Cleveland with the responsibility for supporting IO Tech's nondestructive test products and industrial monitoring products at major manufacturing companies throughout the PacRim. The Modal Shop's...

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