Tempe, AZ

Tempe, AZ

    Arizona’s Premier Test Lab for Environmental, EMI/EMC, and Dynamic Services

    NTS Tempe, now featuring a brand new 24,000 force-pound, 3-inch stroke shaker system, is the only true one-stop shop for environmental, dynamics, and EMI/EMC test services in Arizona.  We deliver expertise for both the commercial and military sectors all the way from full qualification programs to early stage design verification and R&D efforts. As Arizona’s premier test lab, we have the experience, expertise, and equipment to ensure all projects are executed with precision.

    Dynamics with Vibration, Shock, SRS, Acceleration, and More

    To ensure your products can withstand the extended forces caused by random vibrations — as well as the intense short-term forces from shocks, drops, and accelerations—there is no substitute for comprehensive dynamics testing..  The facility’s wide selection of dynamics, vibration, shock, and acceleration testing includes the following:

    Electrodynamic and Mechanical Shaker Systems

    • 1,200 to 24,000 Force Pounds
    • 5 Hz to 3000 Hz
    • 3″ Displacement
    • Spectral Dynamics Jaguar Control System
    • Static and Dynamic Load

    New ETS I1045 Shaker System Vibration

    • 24,000 lbf, 220 g, 2” pk-pk Displacement, Up to 80”/sec Velocity
    • Shock 44,000 lbf, 3” pk-pk Displacement. Up 180”/sec Velocity
    • 480kVA Amplifier
    • 1,520 Pound Max Static Payload


    • 57, 36, and 11-Inch Radius
    • Up to 1,200 Gs
    • Up to 40 Slip-Rings

    Drop Towers

    • Up to 40-Foot Drop and Package Drop

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    Climatic Simulations with Temperature, HumidityAltitude, and More

    We can simulate any condition on earth—and beyond. At the Tempe laboratory, we can simulate the conditions you need to ensure your product will operate as intended once in use.  Whether it’s simulating the drastic thermal changes that a satellite component will face or the worst case decompression event that a piece of avionics equipment might experience, our test equipment has you covered. We can test a wide range of products— even those that will eventually see use in the most extreme situations.

    Temperature/Humidity Chambers

    • From 2′ x 2 ‘ x 2′ to a 4′ x 6’x 8’ Walk-In Chamber

    Thermal Shock

    • -150C to 150C
    • Up 24”x24”x24”
    • Liquid to Liquid Thermal Shock (6”x6”x6” Basket)


    • Up to 100,000 Feet

    Combined Environments (Temperature, Altitude, and Humidity)

    • 36”x36”x40”

    Thermal vacuum

    • -180° to 175°C Space Simulation
    • 1×10-6 Torr
    • Multi-Zone Temperature Control Chambers
    • 33”x33” Platen and Up to 36” High

    Rapid Decompression and Overpressure

    Explosive Atmosphere

    Fluid Susceptibility Testing

    Blowing Sand and Dust

    • Dust Storms up to 40mph

    Rain and Wind

    • Wind-Driven Rain up to 40mph

    Salt Fog

    • Salt-fog, salt spray, and Cyclic Corrosion Testing.

    Solar Radiation

    • Three Walk-in Chambers with Irradiated Area Up to 20 Square Feet
    • Heating Effects (MIL-STD-810 Procedure I)
    • Actinic Effects (MIL-STD-810 Procedure II)

    Take a moment to view the following animated infographic to see the scope of NTS’s environmental test services:

    EMI/EMC Testing with Emissions, Susceptibility, and High-Power RF

    At NTS Tempe, we offer world-class electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing services so your time from design to market is as efficient as possible. In addition, we offer EMI/EMC testing services to help our clients’ products meet a broad range of industry standards—from FCC to MIL-STD regulations. Fully backed by our ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation, our EMI/EMC services include the following:

    • Radiated Susceptibility of 200 V/m and Frequency Range 10 kHz to 40 GHz
    • HIRF Testing 100 MHz to 18 GHz  and Up to 7200 V/m pk
    • Radiated Emissions from 30 Hz to 40 GHz
    • MIL/AERO Semi-Anechoic Chambers
    • Reverberation Chamber 200 MHz to 18 GHz
    • Extended Ground Plane Test Beds
    • Indirect Lightning-Single Stroke, Multiple Stroke, Multiple Burst, Level 5 DO-160
    • AC & Telecom Port Surge
    • Electrical Fast Transients, Ring-wave, and Bust Testing
    • Electrical Power Characteristics Testing
    • Airborne Acoustic Noise and Structure-Borne Noise
    • Antenna Characterization
    • Shielding Effectiveness, Transfer Impedance
    • Electrostatic Discharge Up to 30 kV
    • Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) to 50 kV/m
    • HERO
    • RADHAZ analysis

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    A Higher Standard for Testing

    The Tempe laboratory can test to a variety of standards for military and commercial applications. Among the many standards to which the engineers test, include MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD 202, MIL-STD-202x , RTCA/DO160, RTCA/DO293, ASTA, ASTM, ISTA 2A and 3A, UN38.2, UL 50, ETSI 300-019-xx, IEC 60068-2-xx, NEMA, GR 63-CORE, GR 487-CORE, GR 13-CORE, and more. Take a moment to talk to one of our renowned experts to see how we can customize a test to meet satisfy the standard to which you need to test.

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    For more information, Request a Quote to see how we can test your project to all requirements efficiently, cost-effectively, and expeditiously.

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