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Functional Test Fixtures: Why You Need a Reputable Provider

Functional Test FixturesMany different industries rely on custom test solutions through the use of functional test fixtures to ensure the quality of the products that they manufacture. Electronics, biomedical equipment, computers, and consumer products are just some of the industries that use a variety of testing applications to check performance and quality. Wired and wireless testing, in-circuit test fixture applications, RF functional testing, and other solutions may be used, depending on the device and the desired results.

While there are standard tests that can be applied in certain circumstances to check a particular type of product, when innovative technology is being developed for manufacturing, custom test solutions are often used. It is essential for a manufacturer to build a successful relationship with a reputable provider to ensure quality testing solutions for product development. An experienced provider has experience working with many different industries and continues to grow and expand their knowledge as technology evolves. Benefits of working with this type of provider include having access to reliable techniques and standards and ensure that the best test methods are being used to make improvements.

What Can Functional Testing Reveal?

While some may think that functional test fixtures only show a pass/fail with regard to the function of a product or component, the truth is that they reveal much more. Depending on the testing that is used, the test can show the performance of the technology, the quality of the overall product, the reliability and manufacturability of the process, and the cost required to repeat the process for mass production. Whether you produce goods for consumers, government agencies, or a specific contractor, it is vital that you have a clear picture of all of these areas and how they relate to your product.

For over 20 years, the world-class functional test fixturing company known as EMC Technologies has provided unmatched custom test solutions for clients all around the world. Initially focusing on the functional test needs of the military and military contractors, our team now works with a mix of military and commercial clients. We manufacture wired and wireless functional test fixtures and interface equipment that is used to test printed circuit boards (PCBs) and assemblies for a wide range of functions. Our team has also developed highly custom interface test adapters (ITAs) for airplane programs and multinational missile programs for military contractor clients.

Exceeding Industry Standards

It is our goal at EMC Technologies to meet or exceed industry standards for RF functional testing, in-circuit test fixture development, functional test fixtures, and other custom test solutions. By working with such a diverse array of clients, including medical, networking, telecommunications, computer servers, satellite TV/IP, and military contractors, we are able to stay current with the latest testing advancements and industry requirements. We take pride in working with such a variety of demanding customers and challenging products. Some of the areas that we have become extremely proficient with in recent years include high speed, tight tolerance, temperature, test racks, and RF functional testing fixtures.

In addition to our custom test solutions and other development projects, we stock a full line of mass interconnect test products. This includes receivers, blocks, and kits. We sell a full line of functional test fixtures and products for VXI and PXI applications, utilizing Virginia Panel, Teradyne, Agilent, and other widely used interface/connectors as platforms. Our clients benefit when we supply the equipment and offer comprehensive electrical and manufacturing support for a professional turn-key solution that can be used to satisfy their test interface needs. We have a fully equipped machine shop and electro-mechanical assembly department, which is capable of managing demanding requirements at our one-stop shop for functional test fixtures and custom test solutions.

Get a FREE Estimate for Our Services

If you are interested in working with EMC Technologies, make sure to contact our team by calling 508-672-0808. Located in Fall River, Massachusetts, we provide top quality services for RF functional testing, in-circuit test fixture development, and custom test solutions for clients all across the country and around the globe. Call today for a FREE estimate for any of the services we provide or continue browsing our website to learn more about what we do.