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   High Power Lab (Short Circuit)

Phase Voltage Current (kA) Max Duration (cycles)
1 & 3 240 < 100 6
1 & 3 480 < 100 6
1 & 3 480 < 150 * .5 *
1 & 3 600 < 100 6
1 & 3 600 < 200 * .5 *

*Current limiting devices only, Maximum duration of 1/2 cycle.

   High Power Lab (Withstand)

Phase Voltage Current (kA) Max Duration (cycles)
1 & 3 < 600 < 30 30
1 & 3 < 600 < 50 20
1 & 3 < 600 < 65 10
1 & 3 < 600 > 65 6

 
  Low Power Lab (Short Circuit)

Phase Voltage Current (kA) Max Duration (cycles)
1 & 3 < 600 < 10 10

 
  Thermal and Magnetic Calibration - 10 test stations available

  • AC supply:  6250 Amp continuous, 25,000 Amps pulse (1 phase)

  • AC Supply:  7500 Amp continuous (1 or 3 phase)

  • AC supply:  10,0000 Amp (< 10 minutes), 15,000 Amps pulse (1 phase)

  • DC supply:  5000 Amp continuous, 15,000 Amps 100msec

  • 400 hz supply:  500 Amp continuous, 1500 Amp pulse (1 or 3 phase)

 AC Temperature Rise 

  • 7500 Amp AC Power Supply (Up to 7500 amps, 1 and 3 phase

  • 6250 Amp AC Power Supply (625 to 6250 amps, 1 phase)

  • 2000 Amp AC Power Supply (environmental chamber, 25 to 65°C)

  • 1200 Amp AC or DC Power Supply (environmental chamber –20 to 80°C)

  • 1200 Amp AC Power Supply (environmental chamber 20 to 50°C)

  • 500 Amp AC @ 400hz Power supply (environmental chamber 25°C to 65°C)

  • Data loggers available to record data

Dielectric Strength 

  • Up to 5kV AC 

 Shock Test

  • Light weight shock stand (<250 lbs. blows applied to three principal axis, X, Y & Z)

 Other Equipment:

  • Digital Oscilloscopes

  • Digital Camera

  • Digital Camcorder

  • Environmental Chambers (5 different chambers, various sizes)

  • Multi-function Table:  0-270vac @ 25 – 33 hz, 50 – 60 hz

  • Automatic time-current curve trip generator (1200A max., 25°C to 65°C)

  • Accessory test power supply – 30 Amp, 0 – 750 V AC(50 or 60 hz)/DC

  • Magnetic pulse table – 4000 Amps continuous, 40,000 Amps pulse

  • Vibration table (maximum acceleration 20 g, maximum sample weight 100 lbs.)

  • Light Weight Navy Shock Stand (maximum sample weight 250 lbs)

  • High speed video (up to 2000 frames/second, 12000 frames/second with split frame), 16 mm high speed  movie (up to 7000 frames/second)

  • Forklifts, lift carts, overhead crane

Note: All equipment used to acquire test results are calibrated and traceable to the National Institute of standards and technology. The calibration period for all devices is one year (+/- 1 month).



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