(May 16, 2016) DNB Engineering has recently built and opened a state-of-the-art Direct Effects Lightning test lab in Anaheim, California.
PRWeb.com reported that, “The 8,000 square foot facility features all custom-built equipment designed and constructed [in-house]. The lab and equipment will be able to generate all of the waveforms necessary to meet the stringent test standards for lightning threats to both aircraft and earth-bound equipment.”
“The facility features a large ground plane for high voltage attachment testing that measures 32 feet by 36 feet,” according to PRWeb.com, “[It] also includes a unique darkroom that is used for both photographic and ignitable mixture (flammable gas) test methods.” The facility also includes a dedicated customer viewing room where clients can safely watch their tests being conducted.
In addition, the direct effects lightning test facility includes: high voltage attachment testing (3.0 MV Marx generator), swept channel attachment testing, high current physical damage testing (Component A, B, C, D), structural testing, component testing and fuel system testing, according to PRWeb.com.
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