22,693 sq. ft. primary facility located in Littleton, MA equipped with in-house machine shop, calibration, OEM transducer production, and component strain gaging laboratory.
Our calibration team offers load cell and temperature compensated calibrations utilizing nine on-site rigs, including 50,000 lbf in torque and 200,000 lbf in tension and compression. All HITEC calibrations are NIST traceable. Complementing our calibration laboratory is our partner, Sensor Developments, who offer A2LA Certified calibration.
Our OEM transducer production area is staffed with technicians averaging ten or more years of experience in sensor installation, wiring, temperature compensation, and coating processes.
HITEC’s strain gage laboratory is equipped with several large capacity ovens to accommodate oversized items such as oilfield MWD equipment, aircraft engine and turbomachinery components, exhaust components, and more.
Our approved supplier base consists of both U.S. and off-shore suppliers for a best price guarantee. We form close relationships with our suppliers that include strain gage and installation accessory manufacturers, fine wire suppliers, machined blank suppliers and more.
Our engineering staff can meet the needs of our customers by creating custom fixtures for sensor installation and calibration.
Our in house machine shop supports various processes such as brazing, EDM, grinding, lathe turning, milling (both CNC and conventional), as well as welding.
HITEC’s Rokide™ Flame Spray booth, allows our highly skilled technicians to provide sensor applications to support strain measurements in high temperature environments of up to 1800 degrees fahrenheit.
HITEC employs quality control staff for incoming inspection of raw material, in-process inspections (such as strain gage installation), wiring inspection and final inspection of output, including resistance and insulation checks.
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