WHITEPAPERS

There is a lot to know when it comes to electrical safety testing. Explore our library of whitepapers to help gain a better understanding on a variety of complex electrical safety topics. You’ll find comprehensive information on electrical safety testing, safe workstations, and guides on using our test equipment.

Guide To Electrical Safety Testing

Gain an understanding of how valuable electrical safety testing is for the integrity of your product.

Applicable Series: Hypot, HypotULTRA, OMNIA II, HYAMP, HypotMAX, LINECHEK II, Multiplexers, MedTEST


Safe Workstation Best Practices

Learn how to set up a safe workstation - one of the best ways to prevent injury to your employees.

Applicable Series: Hypot, HypotULTRA, OMNIA II, HYAMP, HypotMAX, LINECHEK II, Multiplexers, MedTEST


IVI Driver HypotULTRA 7800 Technical Guide

This application note includes installation instructions and LabVIEW programming examples for Associated Research’s IVI Instrument Driver.

Applicable Series: HypotULTRA


IVI Driver OMNIA II 8200 Technical Guide

This application note includes installation instructions and LabVIEW programming examples for Associated Research’s IVI Instrument Driver.

Applicable Series: OMNIA II


MedTEST Application Note

Learn how to test medical devices per IEC/UL 60601-1, 3rd Edition using the Associated Research MedTEST System.

Applicable Series: MedTEST


HypotULTRA U3 Mode Application Note

The U3 Mode on the new HypotULTRA series allows you to emulate the interface commands and structure of the HypotULTRA III, making it a drop-in replacement for the previous model.

Applicable Series: HypotULTRA


Two Power Supplies – No Problem!

Power Supply Manufacturers: Learn how to increase throughput and shave hours off production time by optimizing your test routine.

Applicable Series: HypotULTRA


Using the SC6540 Modular Scanning Matrix A Reference Guide

Using an Associated Research SC6540 Modular Scanning Matrix can help simplify your safety testing routine and allow you to test more efficiently.

Applicable Series: Multiplexers


Performing Low Voltage Continuity Tests with High Voltage Hipot Tests

Discover the test applications that require a point-to-point Continuity test to be performed along with the Hipot test.

Applicable Series: HypotULTRA, OMNIA II


Operator Safety Circuits: SmartGFI® vs. Conventional GFI

Learn about conventional household GFI technology made smart and how it’s implemented in electrical safety test instruments.

Applicable Series: Hypot, HypotULTRA, OMNIA II, HypotMAX, MedTEST


An Explanation of Fail Verification

Ensure that the failure detectors of your electrical safety test instrument are functioning properly.

Applicable Series: HypotULTRA, OMNIA II, MedTEST


Production Line Ground Bond Testing with the OMNIA II

Improve throughput by using the Ground Bond test capability of the Omnia II for production testing.

Applicable Series: OMNIA II


Exploring the Necessity of the Hot Hipot Test

Why is a “hot hipot” test required and how can Associated Research test instruments make it simple to perform?

Applicable Series: Hypot, HypotULTRA, OMNIA II


Electrical Safety Tester Verification

Test instrument verification is now being called out by safety agencies such as UL.

Applicable Series: TVB-2


The Use of an Isolation Transformer

Learn why an isolation transformer is important to perform certain electrical safety tests.

Applicable Series: HypotULTRA, OMNIA II, MedTEST


Automating Leakage and Functional Testing

Learn how to reduce test time and operator error by automating Leakage Current and Functional Run testing.

Applicable Series: OMNIA II, LINECHEK II


The Truth About Arc Detection

Gain clarity on the issues regarding arc detection and improve your understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of this technology.

Applicable Series: OMNIA II


3 Ways to Simplify Medical Device Testing

Learn how to simplify medical device safety testing with our three point approach.

Applicable Series: MedTEST, OMNIA II, LINECHEK II


Automation leads to Efficiency

The IEC/UL 60601-1 3rd Edition standard requires a series of electrical safety tests to ensure that the medical product being testing is safe for use and will not pose a shock hazard to the end user or patient. Learn how to automate this process and improve effiency.

Applicable Series: MedTEST, OMNIA II, SC6540, Autoware 3