RTS scores hat-trick win at 2022 Elektra Awards

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

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’

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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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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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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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