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The testing division of Cascade TEK, with laboratories in Hillsboro and Longmont
is now Element Materials Technology. Learn more at Element.com.

Halt Test in Slow Motion

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2014 by marybabitz

It’s rare to see a highly accelerated vibration test in slow motion.  Qualmark and Toyo give us a peek.  Cascade TEK performs highly accelerated vibration testing in our Oregon and Colorado test facilities.

NEC Terrain - Tough Phone Testing at Cascade TEK

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2013 by marybabitz

Cascade TEK's test facility was chosen as the setting for extreme product testing by NEC Corp.  Here is the TV commercial showing drop testing, salt-fog testing, impact testing all set to a rockin' beat.   Check the video here:

Pilots Catch a Break With Help From Cascade TEK and PaperlessCockpit.com’s iPad KABOOM Project

Posted on Nov 17th, 2011 by admin
The push to remove 40 pounds worth of reference material usually found in airline pilots’ carry-on bags got a big boost this past July when the iPad 2 underwent rapid decompression testing at Cascade TEK’s test facility in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Product Life Cycle Testing

Posted on Feb 5th, 2010 by admin

Cascade TEK can now life cycle a wide variety of products. Some of the different tests include Push & Pull, Open & Close, and Press & Release.

With state of the art modular fixtures, the testing lab at Cascade TEK can physically test product functionality thousands of times, replicating the repetition it would face throughout its normal lifetime.

Vibration Testing a Bike Rack Before it Hits the Road

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2009 by admin
Living in Oregon, we see a lot of bikes and bike racks around, and, thankfully, we've never seen any bikes fall off their racks or bike racks fall off their cars. What gives us this confidence? Testing of course. And custom bike rack testing is yet another type of testing CascadeTek offers. We shot this video in the vibration test lab to share with you all. Click  below to see how we replicate actual vibration bike racks experience while on moving cars.

Cascade TEK 12.2 meter Package Drop Test Video for Test Spec. PRF 12990872

Posted on Feb 11th, 2009 by admin
Hello Everyone,
Please excuse our lapse in blogging. We make our blogging return with a video about a unique package testing application we performed. The test requires a 12.2 meter Package Drop Test Video for Test Spec. PRF 12990872. This includes a temperature pre-conditioning to determine if temperature has an effect on the product at the time of impact. Enjoy the video, and send along any questions or comments.
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