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inTEST Thermal Solutions Unveils New Brand Identity and Launches New Company Website

Posted by Tom Ryan on Aug 24, 2020 8:45:00 AM

inTEST Corporation (NYSE American: INTT), a global supplier of precision-engineered solutions for use in manufacturing and testing across a wide range of markets including automotive, defense/aerospace, energy, industrial, semiconductor and telecommunications, announced today its thermal segment subsidiary, inTEST Thermal Solutions, is introducing an all-new brand identity that includes new logos, colors and designs to unify and visually reinforce the synergies between its three core product lines – Temptronic, Sigma Systems and Thermonics. In addition, a newly-combined, single website will provide quick-and-easy access to all product brands and replace the autonomous multiple websites previously in effect.

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Topics: News


Thermal Systems Integration for Thermal Testing and Process Cooling

Posted by Tom Ryan on Jun 9, 2020 11:36:00 AM
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Topics: Thermal Systems, Thermal Testing


Portable Fluid Chillers for Low Temperature Applications

Posted by Tom Ryan on May 24, 2020 1:59:00 PM

Thermonics portable chillers are capable of recirculating heat transfer fluids at temperatures as low as -80 °C. Available in both air-cooled and water-cooled models with cooling capacities up to 2.5 kW at -80 °C. These small-footprint systems are equipped with swivel casters and handles for mobility throughout lab and production environments. Watch the video above to learn more!

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Topics: Thermonics, Chillers


Speed Up Microwave Signal Integrity Testing With Rack-Mounted Thermal Plates

Posted by Tom Ryan on Apr 9, 2020 10:58:00 AM

Low Noise Plates Provide Rapid, Accurate Thermal Cycling of Microwave/RF Devices

Sigma Systems, part of the inTEST Thermal Solutions family, has engineered a series of rack mountable thermal platforms used for thermal cycling of microwave/RF components during signal integrity testing.

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Topics: Sigma Systems, Thermal Plate


Sigma Chamber Increases Capacity for Testing TCXOs

Posted by Tom Ryan on Mar 25, 2020 10:33:00 AM

Low-Gradient, High-Throughput Convection Chamber Replaces Oil Baths

Sigma Systems, part of the inTEST Thermal Solutions family, has designed a high throughput thermal chamber for batch testing crystal oscillators.

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Topics: Sigma Systems


ApolloXstill® and inTEST Thermal Solutions Team Up to Deliver Cannabis Industry’s First Closed-Loop, Turnkey Ethanol Extraction System

Posted by Tom Ryan on Mar 17, 2020 11:54:00 AM


Two U.S. companies, inTEST Thermal Solutions ( and ApolloXstill, (, have collaborated to provide a closed-loop extraction system for the cannabis industry. ApolloXstill is the first closed-loop, turnkey, on-demand ethanol extraction system that takes biomass to high quality, winterized crude in a high-speed, all-in-one processing system.

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Topics: Thermonics, Cannabis Extraction


WindChill AC-95 Air Chiller

Posted by Tom Ryan on Mar 3, 2020 1:53:00 PM

The WindChill™ AC-95 Air Chiller is an advanced, open-loop cooling systemWC-95 Air Chiller providing -95 °C air for use in process temperature control at ultra-low temperatures.

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Topics: Chillers


Thermal Stress Testing - Breaking Old Habits

Posted by Tom Ryan on Feb 18, 2020 10:28:00 AM

When to assess quality and reliability test resources

Thermal chambers have found a place in the psyche of test, quality, and production engineers - and for good reason. They can be an ideal test environment when precisely matched to the test specifications. However, often times they are not.

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Topics: Thermal Chambers


Thermonics Develops CO2 Condensing Chiller for Devulcanization Process

Posted by Tom Ryan on Feb 5, 2020 1:28:00 PM

Thermonics has engineered a low temperature, small footprint chiller for use in the thermal-mechanical extrusion process that devulcanizes and recycles rubber. The chiller’s continuous delivery of sub-cooled liquid carbon dioxide is critical for both the chemical conversion process and the health of integrated components that would fail if gaseous carbon dioxide entered the process.

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Topics: Thermonics, Chillers


Sensors Thermal Testing (Part 2)

Posted by Tom Ryan on Jan 15, 2020 2:56:00 PM

Click here to download a PDF version of this article.

Click here to view part 1 of this article.

This two-part article, was originally published in Sensors Magazine. In Part 2 we will discuss how cooling capacity and controls affect thermal performance. Part 1 addressed the variables in a test environment and the criteria for matching chamber size to the UUT (Unit Under Test).

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Topics: Thermal Chambers