Introduction Electrical appliances, computers and peripherals, power tools and other devices found in the home and office environments must be tested to confirm adherence to a plethora of stringent certification standards. The vast array of consumer devices for the home and office — from blenders and ovens to computers and high-definition LED TVs [...]
Vitrek Announces the SE Series of High Voltage Safety Enclosures The SE Series offers the utmost in operator safety for high voltage testing with solid aluminum frame construction, a durable acrylic cover and a magnetic interlock safety switch. […]
SEPTA Case Study: Major Metropolitan Transit System Uses Vitrek Power Analyzer to Monitor High-Power DC Feeders
- - - Challenges Personnel needed a reliable, portable instrument to accurately measure and record the current on each feeder over a selected time period. - Overview The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) operates the transit system throughout the city of Philadelphia, extending into the surrounding [...]
Part 1 - Functions & Features of Advanced Hipot Testers Introduction Electrical safety testers - often referred to as "hipot" testers - are an integral part of electrical and electronic equipment manufacturing. Hipot testers get their name from the high potential (high voltage) they produce to perform dielectric withstand and insulation resistance tests. In [...]
Introduction Hipot testing is critical in assuring compliance with a host of electrical safety standards and in confirming the assembled product is free from electrical or mechanical defects. Hipot testers are used to measure leakage current and insulation resistance between all components and connections, confirm solid ground connections and test ground bonds. [...]
Vitrek Launches New Electrical Safety and Test Equipment Catalog Vitrek’s new product catalog features sales, application and technical information for the company’s extensive line of electrical safety and test equipment. […]
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Vitrek Launches Best-In-Class Programmable DC Load Product The Vitrek DL Series offers industry-leading performance in 125W-500W applications; supports best-in-class transient loading capability (from 0.1µW resolution to 14.5kW pulses); features high-speed pulse loading up to 100 kHz; boasts up to ten times better measurement accuracy. […]
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