Medical Vibration Testing

In the medical industry, the use of vibration testing is critical since hidden damage from vibration can have significant side affects. Vibration affects individual components in a product, the product itself, the product with packaging and packages stacked together.

Applicable Medical Software

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SINE

Enter two values out of the four between Acceleration, Frequency, Velocity, or Displacement, and the calculator will do the rest.

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RANDOM

Measure your products fatigue and calculate its lifespan. Commonly used life acceleration techniques are applied to shorten test time.

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SHOCK/TRANSIENT CAPTURE

Products are at risk of being dropped or damaged during shipping and handling.

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FIELD DATA REPLICATION

Reproduce, in your test lab on your shaker, the actual acceleration waveform you measure in the field.

ISTA & ASTM Specifications in VibrationVIEW

ISTA & ASTM Specifications in VibrationVIEWNew test profiles added into VibrationVIEW software. You’ll be able to find those test profiles in the navigator screen at startup, with ASTM and ISTA added.

 

Commonly Used Medical Test Specifications

Package Vibration Table Testing

ASTM D999
ASTM D3580
ISO 21940
ISO 2041
ISO 10816
ISO 10326-1:2016

Full VibrationVIEW Software Package

VibrationVIEW software moduleslaptop with VibrationVIEW

A Few Medical Labs using VR

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Medical Package Vibration Testing

Medical device manufacturers prevent failure in life-saving hospital equipment by having their products vibration tested. These are critical tests since hidden damage from vibration can have significant side affects. Vibration affects individual components in a product, the product itself, the product with packaging and packages stacked together.

Free Demo Controller & Software

Inserting VR9500 Revolution Vibration Controller into cabinet

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Drop Shock Testing

Medical devices packages are at risk of being dropped or damaged during handling and shipping. Measure your packages resistance to shock or impact. Determine the effectiveness of package protection cushioning and measure the shock transmitted to a product.

Drop shock testing demonstration images

ObserVR1000: a 3-in-1 Tool for Medical Vibration Testing

Gather your data using the autonomous ObserVR1000

ObserVR1000 and smartphone with VR Mobile and GPS

Hammer connected to ObserVR1000Station-to-station Transient Capture. Select a trigger level, slope, channel, and duration to capture your transient events.

 

Vibration Research controller setupConveniently use the ObserVR1000 to drive ANY electrodynamic or servohydraulic shaker.

Compare Field Data to a Specification

Industry standard vibration tests are used by hundreds of labs to test thousands of products every year. But how closely do the standard tests duplicate the real-world operational environment of those products? Are you over or under testing your product? Is this the best representation of a real world environment?

Industry standards vs real-world data

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FIELD DATA REPLICATION

Reproduce your data 1:1 as it happened in the real world. This can be time consuming.

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RANDOM IMPORT

Run your recorded data. Run Random peaks as average, peak hold or somewhere in the middle. But, for how long?

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FATIGUE DAMAGE SPECTRUM

Real world data on the shaker in an accelerated way.

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