hipot testing

Testing Cables with High Voltage

Many people are familiar with a continuity test. A continuity test checks for “good connections,” meaning current will flow from one point to its destination point. If current flows easily enough then the points are connected. Many people are less familiar with a hipot test. “Hipot” is short for high potential (high voltage). A hipot…

Smart Lights

Do You Use Smart-Lights™?

One of the most useful tools for quick test setup is Cirris Smart-Lights™. About as small as your thumb,  Smart-Lights™ can store information for fixturing cables, show error location, and save you time and money. Fixturing cables can become a hassle. Their job is to connect the device-under-test (DUT) to the tester. Each fixturing cable…

guided harness assembly with zero defects for the aviation industry

Cirris High Voltage Test System, utilising Easy Wire” software enables Zero Defect Guided Harness Assembly

Combined Test Solutions has successfully completed a program with a major aircraft manufacturer to enable guided harness assembly integrated with real-time testing in their aircraft harness building operation. The D.U.T “Device under Test”- an aircraft control stick harness, comprised three connectors and approximately 100 wires.  Average start-to-finish assembly and final-test time for this harness was…