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Using test limits effectively in production line testing Using test limits effectively in production line testing
Using test limits effectively in production line testing

Introduction Whilst the use of test limits may sound fairly obvious to many, there are some intricacies that should be considered. This article explores the different uses for te...

Dielectric Withstanding Vs Breakdown Testing Dielectric Withstanding Vs Breakdown Testing
Dielectric Withstanding Vs Breakdown Testing

The Hipot test is a very versatile test and can be used for a number of applications, from research and development and type testing, to proving a safe build at the end of a produ...

Creepage and Clearance: A question of compromise Creepage and Clearance: A question of compromise
Creepage and Clearance: A question of compromise

The majority of electrical safety standards will incorporate definitive tables which define the acceptable distances appropriate to the operating voltage of the product. A questio...

Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 57 Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 57
Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 57

This issue covers: Electronic product safety – know your responsibilities AMDEA advice on EU standards New test station provides lighting sector productivity boost Semicond...

Specialist Compliance Tester Improves Productivity at Hadar Lighting Specialist Compliance Tester Improves Productivity at Hadar Lighting
Specialist Compliance Tester Improves Productivity at Hadar Lighting

Investment in new test technology has enabled a leading manufacturer of industrial and commercial lighting products to significantly reduce production line test times, increasing ...

Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 55 Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 55
Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 55

This issue covers: Faulty appliances spark hot debate Weaker global semiconductor demand Review highlights appliance energy failings Global efforts to win the war against cou...

Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 54 Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 54
Compliance & Precision News Round-Up - Issue 54

This issue covers: Electrical Safety First backs review of product recall processes Updated directives take effect soon Decline in chip sales Fault Simulation – What is it ...

Fault Simulation - What is it and why should you be doing it? Fault Simulation - What is it and why should you be doing it?
Fault Simulation - What is it and why should you be doing it?

When carrying out end of line safety testing it is imperative to know that the test equipment is operating within specification to ensure that any faults within the equipment unde...

Fire caused by faulty Bush washing machine Fire caused by faulty Bush washing machine
Fire caused by faulty Bush washing machine

Following a washing machine fire at a flat in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to check that their electrical products have not been recalle...

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