As technology and industry demands continue to grow and evolve, wired and wireless functional testing needs must also change in response. Custom functional test fixture solutions are often necessary for many industries in order to accommodate the test-specific requirements or flexible testing needs of the unit under test and any regulations associated with product development. Discretely wired fixtures and wireless solutions can be used, along with custom interface test adapters to create comprehensive solutions designed specifically to address the needs of our clients. Many different industries have experienced significant advancements in recent years, requiring more vigilant testing with reliable, repeatable, and consistent results. EMC Technologies partners with each client to ensure that the custom solutions we design for them will meet or exceed expectations.
What We Do at EMC Technologies
Our team of highly trained, skilled, and experienced engineers and technicians works to design and manufacture discretely wired fixtures and wireless functional test fixtures that can be used for performance testing and verification of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electronic assemblies (EAs) for our clients. Some of the industries that we currently serve include military, military defense, aerospace, subcontracted military programs, satellite TV/IP, computer servers, telecommunications, networking, and medical. We have also worked with our clients to develop highly customized interface test adapters (ITAs) to support their unique and demanding requirements.
We are immensely proud of the work that we have done to effectively serve our customers and feel strongly that by having such a wide variety of clients who serve many different industries, we are able to stay current with the latest testing strategies and be even more supportive to the needs of each project. Some of the interface test adapters we have developed for our clients include custom backplane PCBs for power and ground connections and custom utility board PCBs with features like additional loads, relays, and much more. Removable access panels allow for increased opportunity to customize, adapt, and expand, while redundant interface solutions enable multiple connections to a single point.
Custom Functional Test Fixture
At EMC Technologies, we do a lot of work for our clients to create custom solutions based on their unique needs and industry requirements. Our engineering and design staff goes far beyond the basic box approach of many contract designers and manufacturers. We deliver full-service contract design and manufacturing in its true form to address each project as a complete system, including the evaluation of any additional constraints or requirements. Package limitations, interfacing conditions, dimensioning and tolerance issues, environmental constraints, and mounting requirements are some of the specific areas that we frequently address.
We also offer full in-house machining and prototyping services designed to help our customers achieve their goals efficiently and effectively while meeting all of their specific criteria and requirements. We have a complete machining and metal fabricating shop at our facility, including CNC milling centers, knee-mills, lathes, drilling equipment, and sheet metal brakes. We can fabricate nearly any machined part, from a simple aluminum piece to a much more complex and tight-tolerance part. Our team can also perform prototyping services or run high-volume parts in-house, depending on our clients’ needs. We support a full turn-key project that can include engineering services, assembly, or simple build-to-print machined prototypes to assist with custom functional test fixture solutions.
Wireless Functional Testing Solutions
Our team designs and manufactures wireless functional testing and discretely wired fixtures to create functional test interface equipment for our customers. Some of the recent applications we have worked on include groundbreaking solutions to support networking, telecommunications, medical, computer servers, satellite TV/IP, and other industries that require custom functional test solutions. Our engineers have developed highly custom interface test adapters (ITAs) to support military airplane programs and multinational missile programs for some of our military clients. Specific areas of proficiency include temperature, high speed, tight tolerances, test racks, and radiofrequency (RF) test fixtures.
We boast a staff of incredibly talented mechanical, electrical, and printed circuit board (PCB) engineers and technicians who work with the latest design tools and equipment. Even our sales support group is made up of sales engineers, applications engineers, and technical project managers to ensure that we communicate and work effectively with our clients from the very first point of contact. To learn more about our services or to speak with one of our sales engineers about your needs for custom functional test solutions, contact EMC Technologies directly by calling 508-672-0808. Located in Fall River, Massachusetts, we proudly serve clients in the New England region, across the country, and around the globe.