The Raytheon Analysis & Test Laboratory, Indianapolis Engineering and Production Staff can provide the following technical services as needed:

RTSC ATL Climatic TestingClimatic Testing

  • Temperature
    • Over 20 chambers
      • -73 °C to +177 °C
    • Portable conditioner with custom enclosures
      • -55 °C to +200 °C
    • Humidity up to 95%
  • Temperature/Altitude/Humidity combined environments
    • Size range up to 10H x 10W x 20D (feet)
    • Temperature range of -73 °C to +177 °C
    • Altitude up to 100,000 ft
    • Humidity up to 95%
  • HALT/HASS
    • Temperature range of -100 °C to +200 °C
    • Random vibration 50 grms
  • Temperature Shock
    • -73 °C to +177 °C
    • Instantaneous change rate or ambient dwell
  • Explosive Atmosphere
    • Chamber 36 inches in diameter and 60 inches deep
    • Altitude to 100,000 feet
    • From ambient to +93 °C
    • Gasoline or N-hexane vapor
  • Salt Fog
    • 38D x 42H x 72 W (inches)
    • 5% salt solution
  • Rain/Drip/Icing/Immersion
RTSC ATL Dynamic Testing
RTSC ATL Dynamic Testing

Dynamic Testing

  • Vibration
    • Random, Sine, Sine on Random, RoR
    • Automated Fatigue Testing with resonance tracking software
    • 8 systems
    • Range up to 35,000 force – lbs
    • 5 Hz to 3,000 Hz
    • 2 inch displacement
    • Combined temperature and vibration
  • Shock
    • Pulse, Shock Response Spectrum (SRS) and Drop Shock
    • MIL-S-901, light and medium-weight
  • Acceleration
    • 15 feet radius, 60g, 3,000 lb load
    • 2.25 feet radius, 250g, 50 lb load

Electromagnetic Interference/Compatibility (EMI/C) Testing

  • NVLAP certified lab code 200317-0
  • Radiated susceptibility/immunity (200 V/m up to 18 GHz)
  • Radiated and conducted emissions
  • Conducted susceptibility/immunity
  • Cable and connector shielding effectiveness testing
  • Magnetic Field Testing
  • Automotive, Medical and FCC pre-compliance
  • RTCA DO-160
  • MIL-STD-461 A through F (RS03/RS103 @ 200 V/m up to 18 GHz)
  • Anechoic enclosures
    • Two of all-welded construction: one full anechoic and one semi-anechoic
    • 14H x 16W x 21D (feet) maximum
    • > 110 dB shielding up to 10 GHz
  • Reverberation chamber
    • 0.2 to 18 GHz
    • 8H x 11D x 13W (feet)
    • > 90 dB shielding up to 10 GHz
  • RATL outdoor antenna rangeFar field antenna range
    • 115 MHz to 20 GHz
    • 17 acres
    • Three individual outdoor ranges and lab
    • Up to 1000 pounds
    • Automated position and acquisition
  • Near field antenna range
    • RATL indoor antenna range0.5 to 18 GHz
    • 14H x 14W x 20H feet maximum
    • 100 dB shielding
    • Boresite accuracy 133.6 microradians
    • X and Y axis accuracy +/- 0.005 inches
    • 7 by 7 foot planar scanner with Z and roll axis

Consultation

  • Design consultation
  • Contractor test monitoring
  • Specification review and test level development

Documentation

  • Test plans, test plan review, EMI/C control plans
  • Progress and final reports
  • Test reports, test data, digital photographs, video
  • Test Procedures

Design

  • Electrical test set-ups
  • Lab fixtures and special test apparatus
  • Structural analysis, including:
    • Static and dynamic stress
    • Modal, Fatigue, Noise, Vibration and Loads
  • Thermal analysis
  • Finite element analysis
  • Solid modeling

Component Testing

  • Mechanical
    • Cross-sectioning
    • Dimensional analysis
    • Tensile and elongation
    • Durability
    • Impact
    • Torque
    • Hardness
  • Chemical/Physical
    • State of sinter
    • Component life and aging
  • Electrical
    • Arc track testing
    • Insulation Resistance (IR), Dielectric Withstand Voltage (DWV)
    • Variety of other Electrical tests

Other Services

  • Additive manufacturing/3D printing - using FDM and SLA - multiple material choices 
  • Lighting and color measurements
  • Failure analysis
  • Automated Test Equipment console design, build and repair
  • Antenna characterization using outdoor/indoor antenna ranges
  • Wire harness design, prototype and repair
  • Training simulator design, prototype and repair

 

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