Lockheed Martin order first RTS system

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      MK Test systems is very pleased to announce receipt of the first RTS ® order from Lockheed Martin.   The system will be implemented in the aerospace and defence corporation’s Fort Worth, TX site.  It is expected to be the first of multiple orders for RTS, MK’s modular wire harness test system.  …

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Benefits of a modular wire harness test system

Modular wire harness test system

This article explains the benefits of a modular wire harness test system for harness shops and wire harness manufacturers.  It also explains how our RTS ® (Real Time Scanning) test system is a modular solution which improves test speed through its many features. Going small to see big improvements As wire harnesses become more complex, advanced…

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RTS scores hat-trick win at 2022 Elektra Awards

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MK Test Systems latest product RTS has won its third prize of the year at the 2022 Elektra Awards.  RTS is an innovative modular high speed wire harness test system.   RTS was awarded highly commended in the Test Product of the Year category at the Elektra Awards ceremony.  The awards ceremony was held in…

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RTS is double award winner

Image showing two awards presented to MK Test Systems for RTS. The award on the left is an angular glass trophy with an engraving of the words Tech South West Awards 2022 AeroTech Award MK Test Systems. To the right of this award is a Silver certificate awarded to MK Test Systems for the category of Most Innovative Project for the Future of Manufacturing in the 2022 E&T Innovation Awards.

RTS, MK Test’s high speed harness test system, has become a double award winner, with prizes at two separate awards ceremonies on the same evening. Double award winner The E&T Innovation Awards awarded RTS silver place in the ‘Most Innovative Project for the Future of Manufacturing’ category at their London ceremony which was attended by…

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Widget RTS FAQs

RTS is our high-speed, modular wire harness test system.  The most common RTS FAQs are listed here, and this resource will grow over time as we get asked more questions. Can I add more test points to my RTS system at a later date? Yes, the RTS system is scalable and will automatically detect new…

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‘AeroTech’ nomination for RTS at Tech South West Awards

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The 2022 Tech South West Awards have announced MK Test’s high speed harness test system RTS as a finalist RTS has been shortlisted for the “AeroTech” category at the Tech South West Awards, which are due to take place on 10th November in Bristol.  The category celebrates innovation in the space, aviation and satellite sectors.…

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RTS is finalist for 2022 Elektra Awards ‘Test Product of the Year’

2022 Elektra Awards

RTS has been shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Test Product of the Year’ at the 2022 Elektra Awards MK Test Systems’ RTS product has been announced as a finalist for the 2022 Elektra Awards ‘Test Product of the Year’ category.  RTS – the company’s latest product – has been shortlisted alongside products from Keysight Technologies, Rohde & Schwarz,…

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RTS shortlisted for E&T Innovation Awards

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RTS, MK Test’s high speed harness test system, has today been shortlisted for the E&T Innovation Awards.   RTS is a contender for the “Most Innovative Project for the Future of Manufacturing” category at the awards.  Other finalists include Russell Finex and Nuclear AMRC, amongst others.  The E&T Innovation Awards ceremony is taking place on the…

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Time travel: High speed wire harness testing

RTS - high speed wire harness testing

The latest electrical testing technology needs to support a move to digitization as well as reduce manufacturing and production bottlenecks.  MK Test’s latest product provides a solution for this issue in the form of the RTS system, which provides high speed wire harness testing.  The current state of testing Manufacturing teams are commonly seeking ways to…

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High speed testing: adapting automotive processes for aerospace

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This article looks at the heritage of real-time testing in the automotive sector, and how the R&D team at MK Test Systems have succeeded in adapting this technology to meet the complex demands of high speed testing for wiring harnesses in the aerospace manufacturing industry. How the automotive sector drives innovation in manufacturing There are…

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