Trademarks granted for MK Test range of products

Trademarks press release

The UK Intellectual Property Office has this week granted trademarks to MK Test Systems for a wide range of their systems and software.  The trademarks have been registered under Class 9, which includes test equipment for electronic equipment and apparatus, and automatic measuring instruments, as well as testing software.   The move to register trademarks…

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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

An award certificate with the words Elektra 2022 Highly Commended for RTS in the Test Product of the Year category. The certificate is placed on a table with a red RTS component on top of it.

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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RTS FAQs

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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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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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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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