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EFT/Burst Generator Calibration: Ensuring Reliable EMC Testing


In today's interconnected world, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing is crucial to ensure the reliable performance of electrical and electronic equipment. EFT/Burst generators play a vital role in simulating electrical fast transients (EFTs) that can occur in power supply systems, helping us assess the equipment's immunity to these disturbances.


At The Equipment Calibration Business, we understand the importance of calibrating EFT/Burst generators as per the BS EN 61000-4-4 standard. This standard provides guidelines for testing and measurement techniques, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of these testing instruments. Here's why EFT/Burst generator calibration is essential:


  • Accurate Reproduction of EFT Waveforms: EFT/Burst generators need to accurately replicate real-world transient events. Calibration ensures that the generated waveforms align with the specified requirements of the standard, including amplitude, duration, and repetition rate. This accuracy is crucial for maintaining the integrity of the testing process and obtaining reliable results.


  • Reliable Voltage Measurements: To assess the equipment's immunity to EFTs, voltage and current measurements must be precise. Calibration of the measurement systems used in conjunction with the EFT/Burst generator ensures accurate readings. This involves verifying the accuracy of the instruments and making adjustments if necessary, guaranteeing reliable data collection.


  • Verification of Control and Monitoring Functions: EFT/Burst generators have various control and monitoring functions, such as triggering mechanisms and output parameter monitoring. Calibration verifies the proper functioning of these functions, ensuring that the generator operates as intended and produces consistent and reliable results.


  • Compliance with Industry Standards: Compliance with the BS EN 61000-4-4 standard is essential for demonstrating the equipment's immunity to EFTs. Calibration ensures that the EFT/Burst generator meets the requirements of the standard, providing confidence in the test results and ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies.


By adhering to the calibration requirements specified in the BS EN 61000-4-4 standard, we ensure the accuracy and reliability of our EFT/Burst generators. This, in turn, enables us to conduct effective EMC testing, assess equipment's immunity to EFTs, and ensure compliance with industry standards.


At ECB, we prioritize the calibration of EFT/Burst generators, performed by qualified and accredited calibration laboratories or technicians. Our commitment to accuracy and reliability allows us to provide our clients with trustworthy EMC testing services, helping them meet regulatory requirements and ensure the quality and performance of their products.


When it comes to EMC testing, precision matters. Trust The Equipment Calibration Business for accurate EFT/Burst generator calibration, ensuring reliable results and peace of mind. Contact us today to learn more about our calibration services and how we can assist you in achieving your EMC testing goals.

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01491 822691

Howbery Business Park,

Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BA

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