What’s the difference between 2 and 4 wire testing?

2 and 4 wire testing

This article offers an explanation of what 2-wire and 4-wire resistance testing is, and explains when each method would be the most appropriate technique. Written by Jo Bimson, Principal Systems Engineer at MK Test Systems. Introduction Most automatic harness test systems offer 2-wire or 4-wire resistance measurement capabilities.  Some systems also offer dual-wire measurements, offering…

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How to control MKAT Runner software using a remote device

The MKAT Runner software can be controlled with a remote device on the same network, via a web browser.  This quick guide shows you how to achieve this in just a few steps.  Article written by Chris de Vere Moss, Software Test Engineer at MK Test Systems. How to control MKAT Runner software using a…

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Automeg FAQs

Automeg FAQs

We’ve compiled a list of common Automeg FAQs to help you use your test system more effectively.  We’ll be adding to this list over time, so it’s a live and growing resource. How fast is the Automeg test system – how quick will high voltage testing be? With high voltage testing (Insulation resistance and HiPot…

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Wind turbine electrical testing applications

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This article provides an overview of the global wind turbine industry. It then discusses the various applications where wind turbine manufacturers and operators can benefit from the use of automatic electrical testing equipment. Market overview of the wind turbine sector The global wind turbine market was valued at >$50bn in 2017, and is expected to…

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How to choose a test system specification

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We offer an extensive range of test system specification models for Automeg, so it has the modular flexibility to suit your exact requirements.  When it comes to selecting an electrical test system – whether it’s for wire harnesses or other applications – the range of options can be daunting.  This article has been written to…

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What is HiPot testing or Dielectric Withstand testing?

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This quick read describes the purpose, process and equipment used for carrying out a HiPot test on cables and wire harnesses. Purpose of HiPot testing HiPot testing is also known as a dielectric withstand test.  It’s one of many types of electrical testing that is typically performed on cable and wire harnesses.   The purpose…

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Automatic program generation improves testing for train OEMs

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Rail operators are constantly challenging OEMs to speed up the replacement of ageing trains and trams to improve reliability, reduce running costs and cut CO2 emissions.  Whether OEMs add additional production lines or speed up manufacturing times through other processes, testing times can still dampen any significant progress.  MK Test’s pioneering automatic program generation technology…

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Automeg subsea test system installed at TE Seacon

TE Seacon select Automeg for SEPS compliant connector testing MK Test Systems have recently installed two Automeg HV wire harness test systems for new customer TE Seacon, based in Texas, USA.   TE Seacon are world leaders in the manufacture of electrical underwater mateable connectors.  Their products are typically used in deep sea drilling control,…

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