Power Plant EMC Testing

Green Mountain Electromagnetics, Inc. is an EMC test laboratory for power plant equipment. For 25 years, GME has been offering electronic-product manufacturers compliance testing to USNRC and EPRI standards. At GME, we offer quality testing alongside personalized service, creating positive long-term relationships with clients. Careful time and attention is taken to serve customers that experience Electromagnetic Interference in products.

The following standards are examples of some of the tests performed on equipment intended for operation by qualified personnel in a power-plant environment:

United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC), “Regulatory Guide 1.180 Guidelines for Evaluating Electromagnetic and Radio-Frequency Interference in Safety-Related Instrumentation and Control Systems.”

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), “TR-102323, Guidelines for Electromagnetic Interference Testing of Power Plant Equipment.”

Defense Interface Standard MIL-STD-461, “Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference Characteristics of Subsystems and Equipment.”

Low-frequency conducted emission measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with MIL-STD-461 method CE101, per TR-102323 from 30 Hz to 10 kHz.

High-frequency conducted emission measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with MIL-STD-461 method CE102, per TR-102323 from 10 kHz to 10 MHz.

Low-frequency radiated emission measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with MIL-STD-461, method RE101, per TR-102323 from 30 Hz to 100 kHz.

High-frequency radiated emission measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with MIL-STD-461, method RE102, per TR-102323 from 10 kHz to 10 GHz.

Low-frequency conducted immunity measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with IEC 61000-4-13, per TR-102323 from 30 Hz to 50 kHz.

High-frequency conducted immunity measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with IEC 61000-4-6, per TR-102323 from 10 kHz to 200 MHz.

Low-frequency radiated immunity measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with IEC 61000-4-8/9/10, per TR-102323.

High-frequency radiated immunity measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with IEC 61000-4-3, per TR-102323 from 10 kHz to 10 GHz.

Electrical fast transient immunity measurement equipment and procedures in accordance IEC 61000-4-4, per TR-102323.

Surge immunity measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with IEC 61000-4-5, per TR-102323.

Electrostatic discharge immunity measurement equipment and procedures in accordance with IEC 61000-4-2, per TR-102323.

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