How Airplanes Survive Lightning

Posted on Feb 9th, 2015 by marybabitz

Cascade TEK spends alot of time testing aircraft parts for the stress of vibration, shock, thermal shock, altitude, G-Forces, called out in RTCA DO-160...  But what about a lightning strike?    Well.... The Denver IEEE is hosting  

MIL-STD Blowing Sand & Dust Test In Action

Posted on May 26th, 2010 by admin

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.

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