Lightning Surge Generators
A single stroke and multiple stroke lightning surge simulators are required for avionics test standards like RTCA/DO-160 Section 22 and MIL-STD-461G CS 117. The EMC Shop stocks all types of Lightning Surge Generators for compliance and pre-compliance testing. Rent or buy Lightning Surge Generators for individual tests or multifunction generators to complete an assortment of tests in a compact solution. Most systems can be easily upgraded to include additional tests as required.
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Lightning Surge Generator Tests
There are 5 test applications referenced from MIL-STD-461G
Multiple Stroke –Waveforms 1 and 2. Applicable to all aircraft
Multiple Stroke – Waveform 3, (apply at both 1 and 10 MHz) Applicable to all aircraft.
Multiple Stroke – Waveform 4 and 5. Applicable to aircraft with composite skin/structure. Not applicable to an all-metal skin/structure aircraft.
Multiple Burst –Waveform 3, (apply at both 1 and 10 MHz).
Multiple Burst –Waveform 6. Applicable to low impedance bundles only.