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August 2016
Vibration Testing of NASA’s Orion Spacecraft

The relaunching of America’s manned space exploration program begins here, with vibration testing at NASA’s Space Power Facility, located in Sandusky, Ohio. NASA trusted Team Corporation to help create the world’s most powerful MDOF mechanical vibration test system which will be used for extreme testing of the Orion spacecraft. Vibration testing of the Orion service…
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June 2016
Press Release: Introducing the New Abacus 901 Vibration Controller

San Jose, CA — June 1, 2016 – Data Physics Corporation, a market leader in the test and measurement industry, announces the release of new, small format, high-performance vibration controller. The Data Physics Abacus 901 Vibration Controller adds affordable, high-performance vibration control to the Data Physics 900 Series hardware platform. The SignalCalc Test Suite provides a…
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January 2016
Blog Post: Evaluating Controller Performance – Part 1 – Swept Sine

Blog Post: Evaluating Controller Performance – Part 1 – Swept Sine This is part one in a series of articles about how to evaluate the quality of a vibration control system. In each we will present important features of the control system and methods to measure the performance…

January 2016
Blog Post: Multishaker Vibration Testing

Blog Post: Multishaker Vibration Testing Multishaker testing has been growing in popularity over the past several years. This testing is done not only in the automotive industry, but across the board in the Aerospace, Defense, and even Electronics industries. Along with the increased use, more standards are being written around multishaker testing…..

January 2016
Blog Post: Configuring Shakers

Blog Post: Configuring Shakers Offering most shaker systems involves more than just selling the shaker. It involves understanding the accessories and options required for the user’s application….

December 2015
Webinar: Shaker Service Best Practices on Wednesday, Dec 16

Shaker Service Best Practices Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2014. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Data Physics Shaker Service Manager, George Pearce, will cover electrodynamic shaker service practices. George will draw from 40 years of experience to help educate seminar participants in some of the tricks of the trade. George has worked for several shaker companies including Data…
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November 2015
Webinar: Introduction to the New Data Physics 900 Series Analyzer on Wed, Dec 9

Introduction to the New Data Physics 900 Series Dynamic Signal Analyzer Wednesday, December 9, 2015. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). New Abacus 900 Series Hardware Modular, expandable systems that can be used individually or combined for tests requiring more channels. Model 901 – Six channels Model 906 – up to 36 channels Distributed Realtime Signal Processing…
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November 2015
Press Release: NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Receives Unique Testing from Data Physics Controller

NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Receives Unique Testing from Multi-Axis Vibration System with Data Physics Controller San Jose, CA — November 09, 2015 – Orion, the multi-purpose crew vehicle spacecraft being developed by NASA, is getting intense vibration testing from Data Physics and Team Corporation products. The mult-axis testing provided by Team and Data Physics aims to…
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November 2015
Data Physics now offers accelerometer calibration!

If you have a Data Physics Vibration Test System or related analyzers and controllers, we can help you maintain the highest levels of accuracy – through expert accelerometer calibration. As you may have heard, Data Physics, Team and Lansmont have joined together to form the NVT Group. As a result, our combined strength allows us…
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August 2015
Webinar: Introducing the 900 Series Dynamic Signal Analyzer on August 19, 2015

Introducing the 900 Series Dynamic Signal Analyzer Wednesday, August 19, 2015. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Thomas Reilly, Product Management, Vibration Control and Analysis, will present: “Introducing the 900 Series Dynamic Signal Analyzer”. Topics include: Compact rugged hardware Database management Multiple simultaneous measurements User defined signal processing Modal Data Acquisition Data recording and playback analysis Thomas…
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July 2015
Press Release: SignalStar Controller Version 2.5 Software Release

San Jose, CA — July 23, 2015 – Data Physics Corporation has announced availability of the latest release of SignalStar Controller software. The SignalStar family of vibration control systems provides a complete solution for all of your vibration controller and vibration testing needs. Why Purchase Continued Software Support for SignalStar? Our vibration control software products…
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June 2015
Press Release: Introducing the New Data Physics 900 Series Dynamic Signal Analyzers

San Jose, CA — June 15, 2015 – Data Physics Corporation, a market leader in the test and measurement industry, announces the release of new, original dynamic signal analyzers. The Data Physics 900 Series Dynamic Signal Analyzers integrate comprehensive signal analysis capabilities with a new distributed real-time signal processing engine to provide extraordinary dynamic testing…
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May 2015
Blog Post: The Importance of Dynamic Range in Vibration Control

Blog Post: The Importance of Dynamic Range in Vibration Control Discussions about dynamic range are most often concerning dynamic signal analyzers. However, a large dynamic range is perhaps even more beneficial for closed loop vibration control…

April 2015
Press Release: SignalCalc Turbo Software Update Version 2.0 Released

San Jose, CA — April 30, 2015 – Data Physics Corporation has announced availability of the latest release of SignalCalc Turbo software. SignalCalc Turbo is an advanced, portable turbomachinery vibration analyzer that continues to gain world-wide acceptance with turbomachinery manufacturers, industrial end-users, and consultants. With new capabilities for the advanced analyst in this release, SignalCalc…
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April 2015
Blog Post: Why Do I Need a Drive Adapter for this Slip Table System?

Blog Post: Why Do I Need a Drive Adapter for this Slip Table System? A drive adapter is basically what its name states: an adapter that connects the shaker to the slip plate…

April 2015
Blog Post: Cross Axial Stiffness and Moment Restraint

Blog Post: Cross Axial Stiffness and Moment Restraint In the recent past, we have been asked by several customers, distributors, and employees, why the cross axial stiffness numbers for SignalForce shakers appear to be smaller than the numbers published….

April 2015
Webinar: Advanced Techniques for Turbomachinery Vibration Analysis on June 9, 2015

Advanced Techniques for Turbomachinery Vibration Analysis Tuesday, June 9, 2015. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Robert Bloomquist, Product Manager, SignalCalc Turbo, will present. A comprehensive vibration data set captured on a large rotating machine still needs “smart” input from the user before results can be presented in the best format for analysis. In this web seminar,…
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April 2015
Webinar: 3 Steps to FFT Measurements with a Dynamic Signal Analyzer on May 28, 2015

3 Steps to FFT Measurements with a Dynamic Signal Analyzer Thursday, May 28, 2015. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Kalyan Vitta, Senior Applications Engineer and Analyzer Product Manager, will cover the key steps that are essential before taking effective FFT measurements. Step 1 will touch upon input channel parameters such as transducer sensitivity, coupling, range, engineering…
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March 2015
Webinar: Modal Testing with Shaker Excitation on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Modal Testing with Shaker Excitation Wednesday, April 22, 2015. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Weijie Zhao, Senior Applications Engineer, will discuss the basics of modal testing techniques using shaker excitation. You will learn about: How to use the shaker to carry out the modal testing What typical signals are used for modal testing excitation Some necessary…
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February 2015
Web Seminar: Introduction to Turbomachinery Vibration Analysis on Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Introduction to Turbomachinery Vibration Analysis Tuesday, March 10, 2015. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Robert Bloomquist, Product Manager, SignalCalc Turbo, will cover the basics of vibration analysis on large rotating machinery. You will learn the challenges of turbomachinery vibration analysis compared to smaller general purpose machinery, how to make effective measurements, and what to look for…
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February 2015
Web Seminar: Multi Frequency Swept Sine Vibration Testing on Thursday, February 12, 2015

Multi Frequency Swept Sine Vibration Testing Thursday, February 12, 2015. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Tom Villano, Senior Applications Engineer, will present the web seminar. Durability testing of engine mounted components is often performed using swept sine testing. This involves repeated sweeps of sine vibration across the frequency range of the engine vibration. This can be…
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January 2015
Web Seminar: Fundamentals of Frequency Analysis on Thursday, January 8

Fundamentals of Frequency Analysis Thursday, January 8, 2015. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Derek Bridgford, SignalCalc Analyzer Product Manager, will present. This seminar will focus on the basics of frequency analysis and signal analysis, and is geared toward those who are working to gain a basic intuitive understanding of what is going on when capturing data…
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November 2014
Blog Post: Phase Measurement on Turbomachinery

Blog Post: Phase Measurement on Turbomachinery Phase is one of five key measurements fundamental to vibration analysis on large, critical, rotating machinery….

November 2014
Web Seminar: Rotational Vibration Measurements on Thursday, Dec. 11

Rotational Vibration Measurements for Hard Disk Drive Applications Thursday, December 11, 2014. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Kalyan Vitta, Senior Applications Engineer, will present an overview of Rotational Vibration (RV) Measurements geared towards Hard Disk Drive testing. In this session we will take a quick look at different moving elements inside a hard drive and other…
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November 2014
Web Seminar: Phase Measurement Applications on Turbomachinery on Tuesday, Dec. 09

Robert Bloomquist, Product Manager, SignalCalc Turbo, will present the advanced Turbo topic of Phase Measurement Applications on Turbomachinery. While analysis of magnitude content is widely used to identify vibration malfunctions, magnitude analysis alone does not provide adequate information on the nature and root cause of machinery malfunctions such as unbalance and misalignment. An understanding of…
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November 2014
Web Seminar: Vibration Testing and Introduction to Shakers on Thursday, Nov. 20

Vibration Testing and Introduction to Shakers Thursday, November 20, 2014. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Sai Mullapudi, Applications Engineer, will cover a new web seminar topic. The web seminar will include: The need for vibration testing: engineering reasons, regulations, and cost benefits calibration arrays The basics of electrodynamic shaker mechanics SignalForce shaker models from Data Physics…
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November 2014
Blog Post: Voice Recording and Playback Feature

Blog Post: Voice Recording and Playback Feature Voice Recording, available in Data Physics’ SignalCalc Dynamic Signal Analyzer and SignalStar Vibration Controller software as part of throughput to disk analysis, allows the user to utilize an input channel to record voice as a commentary during the test…

November 2014
Introducting SignalNews: The Noise and Vibration Test Blog!

Introducing the Data Physics Noise and Vibration Test Blog! Data Physics’ team of experts is collectively contributing to this blog with the purpose of generating discussion and educating the noise and vibration community. We will cover a variety of Noise and Vibration Testing topics and applications including: Acoustic Testing Rotating Machinery Diagnostics Shock and Drop…
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August 2014
WS: Orbit and Shaft Centerline Analysis on Turbomachinery on Tues., Sept. 30

Orbit and Shaft Centerline Analysis on Turbomachinery Tuesday, September 30, 2014. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Analysis of orbits and shaft centerline data are two aspects of vibration analysis unique to large turbomachinery supported by fluid-film bearings. This web seminar will focus on analysis and correlation of orbit and shaft centerline data, which can provide valuable…
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August 2014
Web Seminar: Shaker Service Best Practices on Thursday, Sept. 18

Shaker Service Best Practices Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. 10am (Pacific Time, USA). Data Physics Shaker Service Manager, George Pearce, will cover electrodynamic shaker service practices. George will draw from 40 years of experience to help educate seminar participants in some of the tricks of the trade. George has worked for several shaker companies including Data…
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