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INDEPENDENT ENVIRONMENTAL TEST LABORATORY

ENVIRONMENTAL TEST CAPABILITIES
Section 2

TEST UNDERTAKEN

SPECIFICATION
APPLICABLE

MECHANICAL / DYNAMIC

VIBRATION - Sinusoidal
(ambient temperature)
Freq range: 5 Hz to 4500 Hz
Peak thrust: 1.78 kN
Max pk/pk displacement: 17.8 mm.

Freq range: 5 Hz to 8900 Hz
Peak thrust: 0.22 kN
Max pk/pk displacement: 10 mm.

 

BS2011: Fc: 1983

IEC68-2-6: 1982

VIBRATION - Random
(ambient temperature)
Freq range: 10 Hz to 2000 Hz
RMS thrust: 1.0 kN
Max pk/pk displacement: 17.8 mm.

BS2011: Fd: 1973 (1984)

IEC68-2-34: 1973

ACCELERATION - Steady state
(ambient temperature)
Max accel: 125 g
Max mass: 8 x 200 grams

BS2011: Ga 1984
BS EN60068-2-7: 1993
IEC68-2-7: 1983

BUMP
Max mass: 24.75 kg
Max size:
Max severity: 40 g at 6 ms

BS2011: Eb: 1987
BS EN60068-2-29: 1993 (1994)
IEC68-2-29: 1987

SHOCK - Half sine
(ambient temperature)
Max severity: 1500 gn
Pulse width: 0.5 ms to 18 ms.
 (g dependent)
Max mass: 13.6 kg

 

BS2011: Ea: 1988
BS EN600068-2-27: 1993
IEC68-2-27:1987

SHOCK - Trapezoidal
(ambient temperature)
Max severity: 1500 gn
Pulse width: 0.5 ms to 18 ms.
 (g dependent)
Max mass: 13.6 kg

 

BS2011: Ea: 1988
BS EN600068-2-27: 1993
IEC68-2-27:1987

FREE FALL
Test Area: 1.0 m x 1.0 m
Max mass: 10 kg. Max height: 1.5 m.

BS2011: Ed: 1973 (1984)
BS EN60068-2-32: 1993
IEC68-2-32: 1975 (1990)


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