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Making Good Measurements for Automated Test

Making Good Measurements for Automated Test There are many causes of test inaccuracies. Understanding that equipment measurement accuracy, repeatability, unit capabilities, test limits, and the specification, is the first step to limiting [...]

Test Automation Best Practices

Test Automation Best Practices Utilizing custom test equipment for automated hardware testing of low/medium-volume manufactured parts What not to automate | What to automate | When to automate We’ll go over [...]

Smart Manufacturing Test Enhancements – Webinar

Smart Manufacturing Test Enhancements Webinar Want to gain efficiency for your company by enhancing your test system? Testing of manufactured parts has become commonplace. Practically every manufactured product is tested these days. [...]

Case Studies

Endurance Testing using NI PXI

Endurance Testing using NI PXI An automated system permits faster validation, unattended test, an increase in throughput, and can free up resources for other tasks during the weeks long endurance test. [...]

Endurance Tester using NI cRIO

Endurance Tester using NI cRIO Multiple International Deployments Helps Prove Product Meets Spec. Each endurance test can run upwards of 6 months. Client: Major Automotive Component Supplier [...]

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Articles

Communicating between Parallel Loops

Communicating between Parallel Loops There are lots of ways to move data between loops in LabVIEW and to send commands along with the data to tell the receiver what to do with those [...]

LabVIEW Programming Architectures and Frameworks

LabVIEW Programming Architectures and Frameworks   LabVIEW 2012 has reworked the templates and frameworks that have been in LabVIEW for many years In LabVIEW 2012, NI has simplified access to [...]

Commissioning Custom Test Equipment

Commissioning  Custom Test Equipment Steps to take and Gotchas to avoid Main to do items before starting commissioning Commissioning process steps Gotchas and tips to mitigate risk for each step [...]

Source Code Control Layout for LabVIEW Projects

Source Code Control Layout for LabVIEW Projects I find that it helps to have a consistent folder structure for each project that makes it easy for someone unfamiliar with the project to navigate [...]

Synchronization in LabVIEW – Part 2

Synchronization in LabVIEW – Part 2   LabVIEW offers several types of synchronization tools. They can be placed into two groups. Occurrence, Notifier, and Queue Semaphore and Rendezvous In Synchronization in [...]

How to deal with LabVIEW Spaghetti Code

How to deal with LabVIEW Spaghetti Code Are you finding yourself saying “I have to make another change to this code and it’s so painful I want to gouge my eyes out!”? Or [...]

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