Prevent radiation leakage through the door!

The door in your test chamber can be the primary cause of radiation leakage, according to our service mechanic, Edwin Van Der Ploeg: “I have inspected and cleaned hundreds of RF-shielded doors, and I noticed that the ones used daily tend to open and close more difficult due to dust and dirt. Some even start to make a lot of noise when you open them. If so, you should act quickly,” Edwin advises.

Joëlle Driessen-Verkuijlen, responsible for maintenance contracts, explains how we prevent doors from leaking with the risk that your EMC measurements are compromised due to insufficient shielding attenuation: “Most of the chambers we install come with annual maintenance contracts. Our specialists, such as Edwin, travel worldwide for maintenance, such as cleaning the contact surfaces of the doors and the door frames. We call those door-knives and finger stocks. You can see Edwin cleaning these copper finger stocks in the photo. These must be cleaned with the proper solvent because some cleaning products leave residues, worsening the problems. While inspecting and cleaning, our mechanics can also replace worn-out finger stocks, preventively replace the batteries of automatic doors every two years, and, upon request, do maintenance on small turntables and antenna masts.”
 
If you have a test chamber or RF-shielded room with a creaking or stiff door and want to know what our experts think of it, send a photo of the finger stocks and/or door blades to Joëlle Driessen-Verkuijlen, and she and her team of experts will tell you what to do.

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Comtest has been building high-quality antenna test ranges for more than 20 years. We are dedicated to putting our experience to work for you, turning any problem you might have into a customized test solution. As for researching and developing your products, we know speed and return on investment are very important. That’s why we ensure your project is delivered on schedule, on budget and exactly as ordered.

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We are committed to helping you achieve the best EMC testing possible.