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Accelerated Aging

Life-Limiting High Voltage Parts

Life-Limited EWIS parts can be useful where high voltage conditions make component degradation rates uncertain. Though accelerated aging can offer insight to the component’s condition, further observations of high-voltage systems will be needed for accurate degradation predictions. Read more

Thermal Life of Wires and Cables

While there is a wide range of products from which to choose, across many of these specifications there is a common element: maximum temperature rating. Here, we walk through a couple of the methods for assessing a wire/cable’s maximum temperature rating. At the end of this article, we delve into weaknesses of this assessment method and elements that should be considered when selecting a wire for your high temperature application. Read more

High temperatures and testing electrical aircraft components

An aircraft must perform under a wide range of temperature conditions. As a result, designers must pay attention to testing electrical aircraft components to see if they can endure constant changes in temperatures over the years. Today we have a short video that gives an overview of what role a scientific oven plays in testing […] Read more

What does an aircraft wire testing lab look like?

It is quite possible many aerospace professionals have never seen the inside of an aircraft wire testing lab. If you haven’t had a chance to see our lab, here we present a quick tour. Read more