2013 News

Crack Detection: Life Testing Without Inspections or Risks

October 1, 2013

Low Cycle Fatigue (LCF) testing is a common method of spin testing used to evaluate the fatigue performance of life-limited components such as engine rotors.

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President’s Message

October 1, 2013

As we enter the fourth quarter of 2013, our thoughts naturally turn to our strategic direction. Test Devices will be focusing on four key initiatives between now and the year 2020 that will make us a healthier, more competitive and more profitable company.






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Examples of Test Devices Equipment Supplied to Customers Worldwide

October 1, 2013

China’s Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC), Shenyang Aeroengine Research Institute (606) and The Aeronautical Systems Research Division (ASRD) of Taiwan’s Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST).






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Structured for Success: Test Engineering

October 1, 2013

The execution of a well-planned and well-designed test program is one of the most important and valuable advantages that a test facility like Test Devices provides.






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Expertise: Bob Wetherbee, Vice President of Test Engineering

October 1, 2013

Bob Wetherbee joined Test Devices in 2004 with a Mechanical Engineering B.S. from Boston University and experience in the semiconductor and steel industries. He began his time at Test Devices as a Design Engineer, and has held a variety of roles with expanding responsibility and increased technical depth.






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Test Devices Discusses Advancement in Elevated Temperature Spin Testing

August 1, 2013

Ever more accelerating trend in pursuing more efficient gas turbines drives the running condition of the engines to hotter and more arduous. This drives the need for new materials, coatings and the associated modeling and testing techniques required to evaluate these in high temperature environments and complex stress conditions. This paper will present the recent […]

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