Preventing Aircraft Communications and Navigation Disruptions: Testing the Ground Path to Minimize Lightning or Static Discharge Impacts Lightning poses the most challenging and dangerous threat during an aircraft’s flight. It has been estimated that every aircraft in the U.S. commercial fleet is struck by lightning on average a little over 1 time per 3,000 hours.…Read more
The Story of 4-Wire Measurement
It is common knowledge in industry that 4-wire measurement is the preferred method for resistances under 1 Ω but what makes it so advantageous over 2- and 3- wire measurement? Let’s look at how the technique was invented and why it works. Building Bridges William Tomson, later Lord Kelvin of temperature scale fame, was studying…Read more
TEGAM’s New Application Note 109 Informs on Testing Aircraft Electrical Bonds and More for Stratospheric Success!
Our latest application note – Application Note 109 – is available on our website to assist engineers, mechanics, flight crews and more with deeper understanding on how TEGAM instruments help to keep aircraft flying right and crews and passengers safe and sound. As one of the major industries that TEGAM serves with our Test, Measurement…Read more
How Accurate is Your Bond Meter? A Glimpse into the World of High-Accuracy Resistance Measurement
Bond meters are an important tool in any aircraft, automobile, or communications technician’s toolbox. Accurate bond measurements are critical to ensure the safe operation of these systems, and technicians look to instruments they can trust. Bond Meters are resistance-measuring instruments that are designed specifically for grounding and bonding applications. In these applications, very small resistance…Read more
TEGAM Exhibits at AEA International Convention & Trade Show 2020 – March 24-27 in Nashville!
Update 3/17/2020 The Aircraft Electronics Association has postponed its 63rd annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show that was scheduled for March 24-27 in Nashville, Tennessee. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has created an unprecedented situation, and our highest priority is the health, safety and security of all. If you wish to discuss our Aircraft Bonding…Read more
TEGAM Attending the Measurement Science Conference Training Symposium – March 24-27, 2020!
Update 3/17/2020 "Based on public health directives from the State of California and the closing of the Symposium venue (Disneyland Hotel) the 2020 MSC Training Symposium and current published technical programs will be postponed and reconvened on March 15 -19, 2021 at the Disneyland Hotel and Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Our hopes and expectations…Read more
U.S. Navy Has Selected the TEGAM Model R1L-D1 Milli-Ohmmeter & RTD Meter for a Special Test Requirement of the Nuclear Navy
High-Accuracy Milli-Ohmmeter and RTD Meter Has the Longest Rechargeable Battery Life with a Rugged MIL-PRF-28800F Class 3 Rating September 20, 2016 11:53 AM Eastern Daylight Time GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of electronic and digital test and measurement equipment, is proud to announce that the U.S. Navy has selected the TEGAM Model…Read more
TEGAM Awarded Patent for Advanced Thermistor Design
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Fleder 440-466-6100 firstname.lastname@example.org New design promises higher accuracy at frequencies up to 70 GHZ, while at the same time making the sensors easier to build TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative RF power measurements, was recently awarded Patent No. 8,558,556, “Planar-axial thermistor for bolometry.” This patent describes a novel…Read more