NH Research

NH Research, Inc. (NHR) enables electrification by accelerating innovation, validation and functional test of today’s technologies. Backed by over 50 years of experience in power conversion and power supply test systems we provide world class test instruments and systems. Customers look to NHR for:

  • Best in class performance
  • Ease of use for instruments & systems
  • Modular & scalable test solutions
  • Reduced testing time
  • Improved safety
  • Energy savings

Our product portfolio includes Battery Test Systems, Grid Simulators, AC & DC Electronic Loads, AC & DC Power Sources, Power Supply Test Systems.  

We have over 50 years experience providing power electronic test solutions and support to some of the most well-recognized industry leaders worldwide including, but not limited to:

Argonne Labs, BAE, Boeing, Chrysler, EADS, Ford, General Dynamics, General Electric, General Motors, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Mercedes-Benz, NASA, Northrop Grumman, NREL, Oak Ridge Labs, Raytheon, Sandia, Textron, UL, & UTC

We provide performance, simplicity and flexibility. Customers can easily integrate and automate our power electronics test equipment. We reduce test development times with our total system solutions. Our wide performance ranges and modularity reduce risk and eliminate other test equipment and complexity.

Contact Details

NHR Research, Inc.

16601 Hale Avenue

Irvine, California 92606

Phone: (949) 474-3900

Contact form or Email: sales@nhresearch.com

Tweets by @NH_Research

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Products

NH Research - 4312 Series Modular DC Load 120V

  • 3 sizes – 150, 300, & 600W @ 120V with advanced measurement capability built-in
  • Mix & match loads for maximum configuration flexibility
  • Up to 16 loads in a single, 8 3/4″ / 5U Model 4300 chassis
  • Front loaded & front connections
  • 3 voltage and 3 current ranges for improved accuracy
  • High-resolution waveform capture for analysis of dynamic transients
  • Isolated digital inputs & outputs for test fixture support
  • PC/LAN control with LabVIEW & IVI drivers

NH Research - 4350 Series Modular Programmable DC Electronic Load

  • 3 sizes – 150, 300, & 600W @ 500V with advanced measurement capability built-in
  • Mix & match loads for maximum configuration flexibility
  • Up to 16 loads in a single, 8 3/4″ / 5U Model 4300 chassis
  • Front loaded & front connections
  • 3 voltage and 3 current ranges for improved accuracy
  • High-resolution waveform capture for analysis of dynamic transients
  • Isolated digital inputs & outputs for test fixture support
  • PC/LAN control with LabVIEW & IVI drivers

NH Research - 4600 Series Programmable AC Electronic Loads

  • 6 sizes – 3 to 36kW, 30 – 360A, 50 – 350V
  • Single and 3-phase configurations
  • 12 high-accuracy internal measurements
  • 100-step macro for per cycle loading changes
  • User-defined waveforms
  • CC, CR, CV, CP, SC, UPF and CNL emulation modes
  • PC control using Lab VIEW and IVI drivers
  • LAN, RS232, USB communication interface
  • PC softpanel GUI with current, voltage & power waveform display

NH Research - 4700 Series High-Current DC Loads

  • 8 sizes – 1 to 36kW @ 120 or 600V
  • High-resolution waveform capture for analysis of dynamic transients
  • 18 built-in, precision voltage, current, power and timing measurements that eliminate additional dedicated measurement instruments
  • Isolated digital inputs and outputs for test fixture support
  • PC/LAN control using LabVIEW & IVI drivers
  • Optional touch-panel user interface

NH Research - 4760 Series High-Voltage DC Loads

  • 600V, 1kW / 50A to 36kW / 1800A DC Loads
  • 3 Voltage and 2 current ranges
  • High accuracy 1 kW low power range
  • Advanced built-in measurements
    • 100kSamp/s waveform capture
    • Overshoot / Undershoot
    • Rise-Time / Fall-Time / Settling-Time
  • Test fixture support
    • 4 digital outputs
    • 2 digital inputs
  • Complex load profile playback
  • Multiple hardware control options
    • Manual touch-panel user interface
    • emPower™ test executive
    • PC/LAN control using LabVIEW & IVI Drivers

NH Research - 5500 Series Universal UPS/Inverter DC Power Supply Test System

  • Digital measurement system (DMS)
    • 2 waveform digitizers
    • 2×16, 100MHz multiplexer
    • Expandable input measurement channels
  • Maximum configuration flexibility
  • Turn-key test system with included test controller
    • emPower™ test executive

NH Research - 5600 Series Universal Tester

  • Maximum configuration flexibility with multi-bay capacity
  • Digital measurement system 2 Waveform digitizers and 2×16, 100 MHz multiplexer
  • Expandable input measurement channels
  • Common interface panel
  • emPower™ Test Executive

NH Research - 5710 Series Engineering Characterization Test System

  • NEW! Tektronix MDO-Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope
  • Unlimited voltage, current & timing measurements relative to digital signals.
  • Library of design verification test routines reduces program development time
  • Configuration flexibility

NH Research - 9200 Series High-Power Battery Charge/Discharge Test System

  • Best configuration flexibility
  • Custom waveform/profile generation
  • Microsecond voltage, current & mode transition times
  • Built-in digital measurements with charting & scope displays
  • 3 test system control options including a Touch-Panel interface
  • Expandable from 12 to 252kW with 40 ,120 or 600V bi-directional DC loads
  • Regenerative, 87% efficiency of discharge power returned to AC mains
  • Multiple safety layers to protect battery being tested
  • Battery emulation and burn-in applications

NH Research - 9210 Series Single Channel Battery Charge / Discharge Test System

  • Smaller footprint makes it easier to move within a lab (roughly half the size of the 9200)
  • Custom waveform/profile generation
  • Sub-mS voltage, current & mode transition times
  • Built-in digital measurements with charting & scope displays
  • Internal controller with software & connections for an external monitor & keyboard
  • Expandable from 12 to 252kW with 40, 120, or 600V bi-directional DC loads
  • Regenerative, 87% efficiency of discharge power returned to AC mains
  • Multiple safety layers to protect battery being tested
  • Battery emulation & burn-in applications
  • Create, run, monitor, chart & report UUT profiles without writing any code

NH Research - 9220 Series Low Voltage/High Current Battery Charge/Discharge Test System

  • Single output up to 40V/3,600A/72kW per system
  • Parallel expansion up to 7,200A
  • Built-in digital measurements including Ah & kWh
  • Multiple safety layers to protect battery/DUT
  • SCPI, VXI-11, & LabVIEW control via LAN interface
  • NI-Compliant LabVIEW Drivers
  • Regenerative, 87% efficiency returning discharge power to facility
  • Bidirectional DC Source, Battery emulation and burn-in applications
  • Crane/hoist lifting hangers & robust casters

NH Research - 9300 Series High Voltage Battery Test System

  • Wide Operating Envelope at 100kW per cabinet
  • Scalable to 1.2MW/4000A
  • Regenerative, greater than 90% efficiency of discharge power returned to AC mains
  • Built-in digital measurements with charting & scope displays
  • Current, Voltage & Mode transitions in <2 mSec
  • Battery Emulation Mode
  • Touch Panel, LabVIEW® & IVI Drivers
  • Enerchron® Test Executive

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