Flying high in IP testing

helicopterphoto-smallerfile_tmbUKAS test laboratory, Product Assessment and Reliability Centre (PARC) invites visitors to Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2017 to participate in the its unique “Chopper Challenge”. The aim is to break the rotors off of a Lego model helicopter by varying the frequency and amplitude of vibration on a demonstration vibration facility. The fastest time recorded over the three days of the exhibition will win a helicopter experience which will include around 30 minutes’ flying time of which six to seven minutes can be piloted by the lucky winner!

PARC delivers environmental test services such as vibration, shock, temperature, humidity, corrosion, altitude and IP testing. It offers a competitive, friendly and high quality testing service to both national and international standards using modern equipment and experienced engineers. Its flexible and consultative approach assists customers from all major industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, defence, electronics, marine, medical, telecommunications and oil and gas, whether they are looking to obtain formal qualification for products or simply looking for some confidence in the robustness of a design.

To find out more and take part in the Chopper Challenge, visit PARC on stand E98. More information can be found at :

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