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Jan 2021

Sentinel Series: IEC60601 Medical Device Automated Test Systems with IQ/OQ Test Protocol Documents

Chroma Sentinel Systems are automated test systems with software designed specifically for Medical device compliance testing of multi-functional patient monitoring equipment to IEC60601-1 and IEC60601-2-49 Standards. Sentinel Systems are also the only complete test systems with IQ/OQ test protocol documents built right in. Most systems are delivered in 4 weeks with no NRE costs. Sentinel systems are available in 3 efficient configurations with or without...

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07

Jan 2021

Chroma CCS EV Charging Test System Adopted by Major U.S. EV Manufacturer

As the automobile industry moves towards the non-gasoline era, both the global electric vehicle market and the number of charging stations are growing rapidly. This presses the need for centrally developed EV charging standards. The currently most used charging interfaces in the market include CHAdeMO in Japan, GB/T in China, and CCS in Europe and America. Especially CCS (Combined Charging System) is strongly promoted by...

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05

Jan 2021

Chroma Presents E-Scooter Fast Charging Test Ahead of Schedule to Help CHAdeMO Association

The various restrictions on the sale of gasoline-powered scooters by governments all around have promoted the rapid development of the electric scooter industry. The current popularization of charging stations will likewise boost the sales of e-scooters. Driven by market demand, the safety and standardization of electric scooters have also received much attention, and the formulation of relevant standards proved urgent. In 2018, the Taiwanese government...

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03

Sep 2020

Factors you did NOT know that cause lithium-ion batteries to ignite and explode… And the test solutions

Most explosion and fire accidents in lithium-ion battery products occur while charging, even inside electric vehicles, power tools, electronic products, you name it. This mainly happens when the negative electrode material (graphite or mixed silicon) inflates while charging, which shortens the distance between the positive and negative electrodes. If the mixing of conductive impurities causes the effective distance between the electrodes to become shorter than...

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28

Aug 2020

Stators, Transformers, Inductors: Solving Issues of Testing for Safety and Quality

Safety and quality testing for defects or even potential defects in component windings like a layer short, corona or partial discharge, or flashover is critical in early phases of design and throughout production. Until now, makers of wound components like motor stators, transformers, and inductors required several instruments and multiple test stations active in order to comply with EC/UL standards. This seminar will cover some...

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14

Aug 2020

Webinar: An Introduction to WPT (Wireless Power Transfer) and Test Solutions

Continuing the series of webinars for EVSE test solutions, this webinar will review the industrial standards with regards to the WPT (Wireless Power Transfer/Transmission) for EV charging. We will discuss the test requirements of the WPT and provide the associated test solutions with the automatic test systems (ATS) to ultimately validate the functionality and improve the efficiency of EV charging through WPT.


14

Jul 2020

Webinar: EV Power Components, A Total Testing Solution from the EVSE to the Battery

The automotive trends and obstacles that engineers face during design verification, functional test and mass production testing can be very difficult to navigate. This seminar has been put together to demonstrate the improvements made to EV testing performance with newly developed instruments, functional test systems, battery test and simulation systems. You will get an overview of the entire scope of work with reliable, precision instrumentation...

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14

Jul 2020

Seminario Técnico en Español: Pruebas Eléctricas en Energías Renovables

Gracias a quienes nos acompañaron durante nuestro Seminario Técnico en Línea gratuito, aquí pueden observar la grabación del mismo en el cual abordamos los siguientes temas en el entorno de pruebas eléctricas en energías renovables: – Inversores y paneles Fotovoltaicos – Pruebas y Simulación de Baterías y BMS – Estaciones de carga y vehículos eléctricos Para más información, próximos seminarios o cotizaciones síganos en nuestras...

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30

Jun 2020

Technical Webinar: How to Automate Safety Testing and Record Results Easier using CaptivATE Software [VIDE0]

CaptivATE provides an electrical safety test solution for accurately performing automated hipot, leakage current and functional tests. Testing is made simple and fast by automatically downloading the test setup, conducting the required measurements and outputting the test results. Software supports IEC60601-1 test requirements and IQOQ protocol documentation. In this live seminar, you will learn how Chroma CaptivATE Automation software can help you easily program your...

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19

Jun 2020

LCR Meters: Selecting Precision Equipment for Low, Mid, and High Frequency Impedance Measurements [VIDEO]

For magnetics and passive component testing, measurement of the electrical behavior and characterization of capacitors, inductors, resistors, and wound components to the most current of specifications is essential. Characterization tests include inductance, capacitance, resistance, impedance, dissipation factor, quality factor, leakage current, and insulation resistance. In addition, equipment should also test switches, connectors, lead wires, conductive, dielectric material, magnetic material, and semiconductor components. This seminar covers...

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