Environmental Testing Lab

The Hi-Tech Packaging Environmental Laboratory is a state-of-the-art, dynamic lab offering internal and external customers a wide spectrum of testing capabilities, from developing testing strategies to performing testing according to test plans, failure analysis, final reports, and recommending product improvements.

The Environmental Lab's mission is to provide superior and progressive engineering consulting and testing services to our customers, utilizing the latest equipment and techniques. Superior consulting and testing comes from years of experience in planning and executing tests for a wide variety of products.

The lab is fully certified and capable of performing testing in accordance with the ISTA.

 

Type of Testing:

  • Vibration and Mechanical Shock:
    • Sine
    • Random
    • Sine/Random
    • Random/Random
    • Actual recorded vibration
  • Climate Conditioning:
    • Thermal shock
    • Thermal out-gassing
    • Thermal w/humidity
    • Thermal w/vibration
  • Screen Testing:
    • NAVMAT 9492, HALT, and HAST
    • Custom profiles
  • Vibration and Shock Analysis:
    • Profiling equipment in operation
    • Transportation of finished goods
    • Black box recording equipment
  • Thermal Dynamic Analysis:
    • Profiling heat loss in systems
    • Analyzing structural integrity using infrared imaging
  • High-Speed Video Analysis:
    • Analyzing impact damage
  • Shipping Container Design
  • Certification Testing of Product Packaging
 

Lab Capabilities:

  • Vibration and Shock Test Equipment
    • 6500 lb. force maximum
    • Frequency range 5-2500 Hz
    • Acceleration 100 Gs
  • Thermal Test Equipment:
    • Test chamber work space
      • Walk-in chamber 15' x 15' x 7'
      • Floor chambers 4' x 4' x 4'
    • Humidity ranges
      • 5% r.h. to 98% r.h.
    • Thermal ranges
      • -60°C to 177°C
    • Max ramp rate
      • 30°C/min
  • Compression Testing:
    • Test bed 48" x 48" x 60"
    • Max test load 10,000 lb.
  • Drop Tester:
    • Sample size 36" x 36" x 36"
    • Max test weight 80 lb.
  • Free-Fall Tester
  • Incline Impact Tester
    • Test bed 48" x 48" x 60"
    • Max test weight 1000 lb.
  • Remote Black Box Monitoring Equipment:
    • Records: vibration/shock/thermal/humidity
  • Portable Vibration and Shock Analyzers:
    • Eight channel input