Apr 2021

Fifth Year in a Row! Chroma Designated Test Equipment for IFEC Student Competition

The International Future Energy Challenge (IFEC 2020) is a major global student competition and accomplished its final competition at Aalborg University in Denmark. Chroma has been the sole official provider of the competition’s test equipment for the fifth consecutive year. This lustrum demonstrates both Chroma’s technical strength as well as the importance it attaches to close collaboration between the industry and academia. The pandemic-proof power...

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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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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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Mar 2020

(COVID 19 Update) Chroma Implements Immediate Delivery Program for Medical Device Manufacturers

Chroma Systems Solutions is committed to the health and safety of our employees and communities as well as continuing to serve our customers in the Medical industry. We understand that keeping medical device production operational is critical in combating this pandemic. Chroma is implementing an IMMEDIATE DELIVERY PROGRAM that will allow medical device manufacturers who require hipot testers to receive them through an accelerated consignment...

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Mar 2013

Chroma Contributed Award Winning Indie Short Film Selected for GI Film Festival

Chroma Systems Solutions contributed to the production of the short independent film Dog It Down in Los Angeles, California. The film, set in WWII Pearl Harbor, won Best Short Film at the 2012 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival and was recently announced as an official selection for the 2013 GI Film Festival (GIFF) in Washington, DC. The entire film was shot aboard the S.S. Lane...

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Oct 2012

Chroma Adds High Accuracy Data Loggers

Lake Forest, CA: Chroma Systems Solutions, world leading provider of electrical power test equipment and systems, announces the release of their new 51101 series of multi-function data loggers. The 51101 multi-function data loggers fulfill requirements of recording temperatures, voltages, currents, and other behavioral measurements during research, product development, production, and quality assurance procedures with recordable channels ranging from one to several hundred. [Read Full Press...

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Apr 2012

What is a Transient Response Test and what is required to run one?

A Transient Response Test (AKA: Dynamic Load Test) determines how quickly a voltage regulator can respond to a sudden change in Current.  The electronic loads must be programmable to handle the following settings. Current setting 1 (L1) and Current setting 2 (L2), dwell time (t1 and t2) at each current or duty cycle (DC%), Slew rate for Rising (SR1) and falling edges (SR2). The below...

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