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IECEE CB testing - one test for all countries

IECEE CB testing - one test for all countries

This post is by Simon Barrowcliff, Director of Safety, TRaC London 2012 is not just about the Olympics; it’s also the location of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IECEE) CB scheme’s annual meeting, which will include an industry workshop organised by the UK National committee. The half-day afternoon…

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Batteries - standards are harmonizing

Chris Rouse – Safety Product Manager, EMC & Safety, TRaC

Whether you are browsing the internet on your smart phone or cleaning your teeth with an electric toothbrush, batteries are an essential part of many of today’s high-technology products. Whether it’s high performance lithium ion (Li-ion) or…

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Anechoic, Stirred and Tuned Chambers

This post is by Alistair Bitcon, Military/Aerospace EMC, TRaC

I received some questions after my last blog post about the changes to RTCA/DO160G. Readers wanted to know more about the different sorts of chambers that we use to perform EMC testing.

There are fundamentally two different sorts of…

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Future Proofing in the rapidly changing world of test & certification

Future Proofing in the rapidly changing world of test & certification

This post is by Mark Heaven, CEO, TRaC

The Test and certification industry is always evolving. Changes in existing legislation, new national requirements and standards following emerging technologies ensure there is never a dull moment.

Clients constantly expect us to meet their, often legal, market entry requirements now and in…

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RTCA Stirs Up a Debate about Testing Aircraft Equipment

This post is by Alistair Bitcon, Military/Aerospace EMC, TRaC

Recently, I have been working my way through RTCA/DO160G, which is the latest revision of standard procedures and environmental test criteria for testing airborne equipment.

It’s becoming apparent that the RTCA/DO160G working groups are favouring the stirred…

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How long does it take to gain global approval for your product?

This post is by Joe Lomako, Business Development Manager, TRaC

The old maxim of “how long is a piece of string” when given as an answer to your question doesn’t really help anybody. However, in the case of global approvals, we at TRaC can certainly give you a good…

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