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BAE Systems Acquires Pulse Power and Measurement

PPM Head Office

Pulse Power and Measurement (PPM) – of which PPM Test is a business division – and BAE Systems have today [04/03/21] announced that BAE Systems has acquired PPM. The acquisition is part of BAE Systems’ strategy to develop breakthrough technologies, with continued investment in research and development, working with customers, industry partners, SMEs and academia, and pursuing bolt-on acquisitions where they complement existing capabilities and provide an opportunity to accelerate the company’s position in key areas. Continue reading

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PPM Test Distributor Extends Coverage to Include Austria and Switzerland

PPM Test’s long term distributor in Germany, EMCO Elektronik, has extended its coverage to include Austria and Switzerland, giving access for those countries to PPM Test’s advanced RF over fibre equipment and EMC probes. EMCO has been serving industries such as automotive, research, telecommunications, health, military, test and inspection and satcom for 30 years. Continue reading

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PPM Test Adds Passive Integrator and Current Probe to Range

PI-05W Prodyn Passive Integrator

PPM Test has expanded its offering of passive integrators and current probes with the addition of two products from its partner Prodyn Technologies. The PI-.05 is the latest addition to the range of passive integrators and has a faster time constant of .05 microseconds and higher frequency than the other integrators. PPM Test also stocks Prodyn’s new I-125-2E current probe. Continue reading

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PPM Test Increases Test & Measurement Industry Reach

Faraday partners office square

PPM Test has appointed Australia-based Faraday Pty Ltd to provide distribution and technical support of PPM Test products across Australia and New Zealand. The agreement sees Faraday expanding their existing test and measurement product offering with the addition of PPM Test’s Sentinel 3 and point2point units, which enable EMC aircraft testing and electromagnetic pulse testing. Continue reading

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New single battery charger for point2point units released

Point2Point Single Battery Charger

PPM Test is pleased to bring to the market a new single battery charger for its point2point units. The charger includes a number of key upgrades to improve performance, such as NiMH/NiCd Pack 35 W fast charging and ΔV full charge sensing, followed by a trickle charge. The battery charger has other beneficial features within its design including a 2-pin IEC 320 input connection and safety timer. Continue reading

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New ‘I-150-1HF’ Current Probe for Test and Measurement

I-150-1HF Current Probe

PPM Test has announced the new I-150-1HF Kwik-Latch® clamp-on current probe. The product, developed by Prodyn Technologies, has an internal aperture of 38.1mm and bridges the gap between the popular I-125 Prodyn series (31.75mm) and much larger I-262 series (66.5mm). The I-150-1HF has identical performance characteristics to the I-125-1HF current probe… Continue reading

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Sentinel 3 Warranty Increased

Sentinel 3 chassis and transmitters

PPM Test has increased the warranty on its Sentinel 3 system to reflect the product’s successful implementation into the test and measurement market. As one of the most advanced RF over fibre test and measurement systems, the company has shown its faith in the product and its quality by increasing the warranty. Sentinel 3 offers a dynamic range of >150 dB/Hz and ultra-high sensitivity to -120 dBm. Continue reading

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Sentinel 3 system enhances QinetiQ’s Aircraft EMC testing capability

QinetiQ aircraft EMC test

PPM Test has been working with QinetiQ Ltd to improve their EMC testing services. QinetiQ is a globally recognised leader in aircraft EMC certification testing and has been using the previous Sentinel II fibre optic link system for over 20 years. The upgrade to Sentinel 3 will be a significant enhancement to QinetiQ’s EMC testing capability, allowing faster, more accurate and reliable testing. Continue reading

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Sentinel 3 LabVIEW Integration

Sentinel 3 chassis

PPM Test has announced a National Instruments certified LabVIEW driver for their world-leading EMP/EMC conformance test and measurement ‘Sentinel 3’ system. Laboratory Instrument Engineering Workbench (LabVIEW) is a system that helps users to visualise their applications from hardware configuration, through to debugging via graphical programming. Continue reading

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PPM Opens 40 New Offices across UK

PPM Head Office

Pulse Power and Measurement Ltd (PPM) has announced the opening of 40 new offices in the UK. Those working from the 40 home offices continue PPM’s engineering and design, sales and marketing, customer service and accounts work. PPM’s aim is to provide its customers with a “business as usual” experience whilst protecting its staff and the local community. Continue reading

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