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James Duvall | November 27, 2018

Ensuring Long-Term Product Quality Through Efficient Accelerated Life Testing

Accelerated life testing is an important process to ensure products continue to function as intended throughout their entire lifecycle. To perform this process as quickly as possible, accelerated life testers (ALTs) can be used to conduct tests in parallel using multiple testers. This way, potential problems in a product can be identified much more quickly than if a product had to be tested under normal use conditions. Engineers can then use the data collected by the ALT, as well as the nature of the actual failure, to improve the product and increase longevity.

Russell Blake | October 25, 2018

Quick Turn Projects

One of the reasons G Systems has so much repeat business is our ability to meet tight timelines without sacrificing technical requirements. Over and over, our customers comment on how quickly we are able to design and build systems compared to their internal team -- sometimes as much as 2-3x faster than it would have taken their internal team to develop the same system.

Dave Baker | October 16, 2018

Nervous About Subcontracting Test System Development? G Systems Can Help.

While your employees are the most qualified engineers for designing and developing your products, that doesn’t necessarily mean they are the best fit for developing your test systems. Oftentimes, your engineers may not have the necessary hardware and software expertise for designing and developing test systems, or they simply may not have the availability to take on another project.

Mike Taylor | August 23, 2018

How to Get Started with Derived Channels in LabVIEW

Your system has all the hardware to measure all your signals. Now how do you get measurements from relative channels, such as a Rosette strain measurement, which are dependent on three physical channels? Is there a way to measure cumulative volume or even a delta pressure? These formulas vary by the test, so how can you create a dynamic calculator to get these results in real time? Typically, these channels are calculated in post processing.

Ralph Hutson | August 02, 2018

How to Develop a Rugged, High-Speed Streaming Measurement System

16 Channels at 1 Million Samples per Second per Channel Simultaneously 

Fortis Testing in Lubbock, TX, contacted G Systems to develop a high-speed streaming system for capturing pressure waves generated by explosions during structural blast testing. Requirements included 16 channels, fast sampling and the ability to trigger high-speed cameras with configurable delays to record video documentation of the explosion.

G Systems’ solution is a rugged, high-speed streaming measurement system with the ability to collect 16 channels at 1 million samples per second simultaneously.