Is India becoming aviation’s next powerhouse?

Aviation Week has just published this article on whether India could become aviation’s next big powerhouse. MK Test Systems have been operating in the region for nearly 20 years, and have certainly seen a rise in opportunities – but is it as strong a growth as Aviation Week is suggesting?    The aviation sector in…

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Electronics Industry Awards announce ExLRT as a finalist

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The ExLRT has been announced as a finalist in the 2023 Electronics Industry Awards.  The winner of the ‘Aerospace Defence Product of the Year’ will be announced at the awards ceremony on 19th October 2023.   Sally Antilles, Marketing Manager at MK Test Systems said “The final shortlist for the Electronics Industry Awards is based…

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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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Poka-yoke: Reducing human error in wire harness testing

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For wire harness manufacturers, quality control is vital to ensure that their products are delivered with zero defects. Failures incur costs and delays, cause frustration, and damage reputations. In applications like rail or aerospace, they could even create a risk to human safety.  In such a highly manual industry, human error is inevitable – but it…

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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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What is wire harness testing?

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This post looks at wire harness testing, and the significant productivity and quality benefits of using automatic testing equipment. It includes an introduction to digital techniques, which use test data for developing more efficient testing methods. An introduction to wire harnesses Copper wires can carry electrical power or data signals – wire harnesses can contain either…

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Time travel: High speed wire harness testing

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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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