Introducing New Software EDM 5.1

The new Engineering Data Management software release from Crystal Instruments, EDM 5.1, improves ease of use, performance, and scalability of the associated hardware. The updated software version, introduced approximately 7 months from the previous 5.0 release, features enhancements to the high channel count configuration, as well as Multi-Sine control, Multi-exciter single-control for Sine, Fatigue Damage Spectrum (FDS) in Random, and Transient Random control. The release also supports the brand-new handheld dynamic signal analyzer, Spider-20.

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Spider-80X Receives Russian Certification

Crystal Instruments continued to achieve relevance in wider global markets when the Spider-80X dynamic measurement system received certification from the Russian State Register of Measuring Instruments. The certification was obtained in partnership with Dipaul, Crystal Instruments' Spider-80X Russian distributor, and allows the highly scalable vibration controller and dynamic signal analyzer to be sold in Russia. 

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Brake Rotor Modal Testing with Crystal Instruments "Spider" Data Acquisition System

Modal testing is a common method to determine the characteristics of an object through exciting the structure to a certain vibration level and obtaining its resonance frequencies.  It is important for a brake system to keep vibration under control during operation because excessive vibration while braking could cause driver discomfort, premature and irregular tire wear, and stress on steering and suspension components.

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Shaped Random Function Enables Tailored Random Signal Generation

The Shaped Random function, which is capable of producing a carefully tailored random spectrum,  is available in all of Crystal Instrument’s dynamic signal analyzers. The various constructions of the profiles can produce types of noise such as white noise, pink noise, and more. The Shaped Random function allows a tailored signal generation.

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John Morris Industrial Signs Distribution Agreement with Crystal Instruments

John Morris Industrial (a Division of John Morris Scientific Pty Ltd), a growing force in the test and measurement / condition monitoring equipment supply market announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Crystal Instruments, covering Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.

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