Westpak Announces New High Capacity Electro-Dynamic Vibration Test Facility in San Jose CA
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Westpak, Inc., a world class ISO 17025 accredited environmental test laboratory with 2 facilities in California, announced the beginning of a planned 2000 sq. ft. laboratory facility devoted exclusively to Electro-dynamic (ED) vibration testing. The new sound-enclosed facility, when completed, will house up to 12 ED shaker systems with capacities of 500kgf (1200 lbf) to 3300kgf (10,000 lbf). Frequency ranges of 1Hz to 5 KHz with sine, random, and complex excitation capabilities (sine on random, random on random, shock on random) are planned. The new facility will showcase horizontal test machines as well as the more traditional vertical systems.
“When completed, this facility will be the largest and best equipped ED vibration test laboratory on the west coast and third largest in the country,” according to Hugh Davis, San Jose Site VP of Westpak. “All vibration armatures will be pushed by stage 4 switching amplifiers giving the facility an energy efficiency rating that few can match,” stated Davis. This increased capacity will benefit our clients by reducing turnaround time and providing a single source solution to meet their vibration requirements.
The San Jose site of Westpak was chosen for its proximity to Silicon Valley where high tech companies can utilize this facility for reliability evaluation studies. Other testing services will include product ruggedness studies, margin testing, compliance with 3(rd) party specifications and Military/Aerospace applications. The facility in San Diego will also offer high force ED vibration testing for clients in the southwest region of the country. Davis emphasized that all testing is conducted with full compliance to the ISO 17025 accredited scope for test services.
For more information about our new Electro Dynamic Test Facility contact Hugh Davis 408-224-1300.
Westpak, Inc., established in 1986, is a leading independent testing laboratory with facilities in San Jose and San Diego, California. Westpak laboratories are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for a wide variety of test procedures. Westpak specializes in product, reliability, distribution, packaging and related custom testing services for solar, technology, medical device and other industries. Westpak’s philosophy continues to be “Integrity is the priceless ingredient in testing.”
Westpak, Inc. - San Jose Westpak, Inc. - San Diego site site 83 Great Oaks Boulevard 10326 Roselle Street San Jose, CA 95119 San Diego, CA 92121 408-224-1300 858-623-8100
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