Here’s a chilling photo of a recent RTCA DO-160 ice test done at Cascade TEK. Just as kids cannot resist licking the frozen street pole in the dead of winter, this testing customer cannot resist the urge to touch this large ball of ice surrounding his product.
A good part of my work day is spent filtering through a wide variety of testing related information posted to the web. Today I came across this NASA tutorial on how NASA uses random vibration testing for flight hardware and payloads.
adidas has recently announced the launch of its new miCoach SPEED_CELL, a small device designed to live in the sole of your sport shoe and measure the speed, distance and time for both forward and lateral movement to help athletes study and improve athletic performance.
Cascade TEK’s blowing sand and dust chamber has been operational now for a few weeks. So far we have tested products such as cell phones, door latches, filters and avionics equipment to the MIL-STD 810F Blowing Sand and Blowing Dust test specifications. Here is a picture of a test in action. It gives you a good idea of what this machine looks like. Check out Cascade TEK MIL-STD 810 Blowing Dust for details on how the MIL-STD 810 Blowing Dust test is performed.