Ensuring System Success: Tips for Writing Your Best Mechanical Requirements Specifications

June 8th, 2015   admin  

If your product is often used as a component in a larger custom mechanical system, you may or may not have spent much time considering how your solution fits within the larger picture. In order to increase the likelihood of system success for your end user – and a greater perceived ease-of-use and satisfaction with […]

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New White Paper: Connecting Sensors to Data Acquisition System Analog Inputs

May 28th, 2015   admin  

You’ve taken great care in selecting the right data acquisition sensors for your test system. But did you realize that ensuring proper sensor connection is just as important in ensuring stable and accurate measurements? This new white paper discusses the crucial considerations for connecting sensors and/or external signals to +/-10V analog inputs. It explains how […]

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Categories of Hydraulic Test Stands, Part 1

January 7th, 2015   admin  

This article is the first in a three-part series outlining Basic Testing Processes, several common Testing Categories, and the basic Types of Test Stands utilized in everyday Servo Hydraulic Testing applications. Customers often call us at Wineman Technology to inquire if we build “XXX type of test stand.” While we do offer some standard types […]

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Coping with Specialty Fluids for Hydraulic Testing #5: Cold Fluid Temperature Testing

December 9th, 2014   admin  

This is the fifth in a series of articles outlining the system requirements and considerations when using specialty fluids for product test stands. This issue is the last in this series and will address Low Temperature Testing considerations. Temperature Testing One of the most stringent types of Servo Hydraulic Fluid Testing is high- and low- […]

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Coping with Specialty Fluids for Hydraulic Testing #4: Hot Fluid Temperature Testing

December 3rd, 2014   admin  

This is the fourth in a series of articles outlining the system requirements and considerations when using specialty fluids for product test stands. This issue will address High Temperature Testing, and the fifth and final article will address Cold Temperature Testing. Temperature Testing One of the most stringent types of Servo Hydraulic Fluid Testing is […]

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Coping with Specialty Fluids for Hydraulic Testing #3: Contamination Test Fluids

October 20th, 2014   admin  

This is the third in a series of articles outlining the system requirements and considerations when using specialty fluids for product test stands. Contamination Test Fluids Most of our time and energy is spent trying to reduce contamination within hydraulic test systems. One type of test, however, goes in the opposite direction – contamination testing. […]

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NIDays 2014 Chicago, IL

October 8th, 2014   admin  

            Expand your knowledge. Build your network. Accelerate your innovations. Be sure to join Wineman Technology, and National Instruments at the NIDays Graphical System Design Conference  in Chicago, IL today, October 8th, 2014. This is one of the largest technology and innovation conferences for engineers and scientists. Access 50+ technical sessions, […]

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Join Wineman Technology at the SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems & Technology Conference

September 23rd, 2014   admin  

Wineman Technology will be making a huge splash at the SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems & Technology Conference (ASTC), being held September 23 – September 25, 2014. The ASTC provides an open technical forum for aerospace systems professionals, especially engineers working in avionics, environmental, human factors, power systems, propulsion, safety, systems, space systems, unmanned systems, to gather […]

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Servo Hydraulic Test Lab Audits

August 22nd, 2014   admin  

The test labs that the Wineman Technology Sales Engineers encounter on a daily basis vary as much as the number of products being tested in today’s marketplace. We are increasingly finding that throughout the years that each lab has grown, processes have changed and test stands have been added, but rarely do lab managers have […]

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Coping with Specialty Fluids for Hydraulic Testing #2: Automatic Transmission Fluids

August 18th, 2014   admin  

This is the second in a series of articles outlining the system requirements and considerations when using specialty fluids for product test stands. Automatic Transmission Fluids Since its introduction, Automatic Transmission Fluid, or ATF, has been in use since the early 1950’s. Through the years, several changes have been introduced, from the use of whale […]

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