QuadTech Updates Electrical Safety Testing Guide, Publishes New Articles

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QuadTech has released its updated Electrical Safety Testing (EST) Guide. QuadTech engineers have also authored feature articles in MD&DI Magazine and Conformity Magazine.

QuadTech, a leading provider of electrical safety test and passive component measurement solutions, today announced the release of its updated Electrical Safety Testing (EST) Guide. QuadTech engineers have also authored feature articles in MD&DI Magazine and Conformity Magazine.

Just released, QuadTech's EST Guide, 5th Edition provides information on product safety tests, operator safety and test equipment. Additionally, it contains a listing of compliance agencies.

The 5th Edition also adds expanded information on EST topics such as:

  •      New Safety Standard Requirements
  •      Connection to DUT, including Custom Fixtures
  •      IEC60601*1 3rd Edition
  •      Updated Hipot tester features
  •      Failure mode/troubleshooting
  •      Calibration, Verification and Routine Check
  •      Updated tester information
  •      Updated standards list

QuadTech's EST Guide serves as a strong introduction to Electrical Safety Testing and is an excellent training tool for companies and its employees. The EST Guide, 5th Edition is available at http://www.quadtech.com/est/.

QuadTech engineers Jeff St. Onge and Robert M. Brown have authored articles featured in publications in June and August, respectively.

The June issue of MD&DI featured "Leakage-Current Testing for Patient-Monitoring". The article, written by Jeff St. Onge, Chief Engineer, QuadTech Medical Division, discusses the complicated testing requirements of IEC 60601-2-49. A copy of that article is available at http://www.devicelink.com/mddi/archive/07/06/013.html. St. Onge also authored a whitepaper on IEC60601-1 3rd Edition Leakage Current Differences, which ties into his MD&DI article. A copy of this whitepaper is available at http://www.quadtech.com/resources/library/app_notes/PressRelease_Articles_StOnge.asp.

Robert M. Brown, V.P. Technical Operations at QuadTech, along with James Conrad, an independent EMC consultant, and Frank O'Brien, a principle of O'Brien Compliance Management, authored an article featured in the August issue of Conformity Magazine. "What's New in EMC Standards for Medical Devices" discusses changes in EMC standards for medical devices. A copy of the article can be found at http://www.conformity.com/artman/publish/article_209.shtml

About QuadTech:
QuadTech, an ISO 9001-Registered company, is a solutions provider enabling Medical Device Manufacturers and other manufacturing industries to test the safety and quality of their electrical products while ensuring compliance to FDA and other regulatory agencies. QuadTech offers a complete line of instrumentation and solutions including LCR meters, hipot and ground bond testers, safety analyzers, megohmmeters, milliohmmeters, systems and software, as well as calibration and repair services. Based in Maynard, MA, QuadTech has a worldwide network of direct sales and distributors who service and support customers. QuadTech is dedicated to doing everything in its power to assist the customer in achieving their testing objectives.

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Jen Picardo
Marketing Manager
978.461.4268

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