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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.

Ensure Products are Ready for Extremes with Cascade TEK's Thermal Shock Testing

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2013 by admin
Cascade TEK thermal shock testing

Have a product that is going to experience extreme thermal conditions? Cascade TEK's thermal shock chambers have the ability to move very rapidly from hot to cold and vice versa, so you can see just how your parts and components will stand up to extreme temperature fluctuations (like those experienced by electronics and hardware found in Aerospace and other high-tech or industrial industries).

ASTR 2013 - Save the Date

Posted on Jan 9th, 2013 by marybabitz

Accelerated Stress Testing and Reliability

Please be sure to get October 9-11, 2013 on your calendar  for ASTR 2013 to be held in beautiful San Diego, CA. (http://www.ieee-astr.org/).  

HALT HASS Course at Cascade TEK

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2013 by marybabitz

Cascade TEK's Hillsboro, Oregon Laboratory will host Hobbs Engineering's "HALT & HASS - Demonstrating Product Reliability" course Feb 5-7, 2013. 

History of HALT Testing

Posted on Oct 9th, 2012 by marybabitz
HALT Testing at Cascade TEK

I had the opportunity to chat with Virginia Hobbs, President of Hobbs Engineering regarding her lifetime of experiences with HALT and HASS testing.

Learn More About Cascade TEK's Package Testing Capabilities

Posted on Mar 27th, 2012 by admin
Transportation Simulation at Cascade TEK

What kinds of tests are available at Cascade TEK? We offer a comprehensive list of test options, including: drop testing, transportation simulation, compression testing, and temperature and humidity testing. All of these are used in order to test the reliability of product packages and ensure that packaging is able to protect products from expected hazards experienced during the normal shipping process.

Colorado Association for Manufacturing and Technology Recognizes Cascade TEK Front Range for Innovative Product Testing

Posted on Jan 6th, 2012 by admin

The Colorado Association for Manufacturing and Technology (CAMT) recognized Cascade TEK’s Front Range facility in Longmont, Colorado this month for our innovative product testing services. Innovation at Cascade TEK testing facilities includes continued expansion and dedication to providing test equipment that meets the ever-changing needs of the Cascade TEK customer. “Making sure we continuously expand test capabilities is crucial to the success of Front Range,” says Cascade Vice President Mary Babitz. “Our customer’s test requirements are ever changing.

Cascade TEK Front Range Test Lab Near Longmont, Colorado Ramps Up

Posted on Jan 8th, 2011 by admin

Here is an article from the Boulder County Business Report, highlighting our expansion into the Denver area. Cascade TEK’s new product reliability testing lab will be operating out of Longmont.

From the article: “Cascade Technical Sciences Inc., which is based in Hillsboro, Oregon, is opening a testing facility at 1530 Vista View Drive in the Vista View Commercial Center, located east of Longmont in Weld County. The company, which will do business as Cascade TEK Front Range, will perform mechanical and environmental tests for clients.

Portland Firm Opening Environmental Testing Lab in Longmont, Colorado

Posted on Dec 16th, 2010 by admin
Portland based Cascade TEK

Portland based environmental test service provider Cascade TEK will open a new product testing laboratory in Longmont, Colorado.

MIL-STD 810F Solar Radiation – Weather Tester Coming Soon

Posted on Jul 29th, 2010 by admin
Atlas Ci4000 Weather-Ometer

Cascade TEK has placed an order for an Atlas Ci4000 Weather-Ometer Test System. This new machine meets international test standards for Xenon Weathering, Solar Radiation and Accelerated Aging of Automotive Parts, Plastics, Inks, Paints/Coatings, Packaging, Photovoltaic, Textiles and Pigments/Dyes.


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