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Ball Systems Technologies

Designing and Building Custom Test Systems for More Than 50 Years

Simplifying The Lives of The Engineers We Serve

Ball Systems is a full-service test and automation engineering company offering a wide variety of solutions, including custom test systems and engineering services, to a broad range of industries. We provide talented specialists with applied experience and an excellent command of the tools of the trade. Above all, we partner with you to engineer answers.

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Creating a Custom, Open-Architecture Alternator Tester Using NI LabVIEW and TestStand

Systems: Made Better. Life: Made Easier.

We distinguish ourselves by providing quality, custom-engineered solutions, cost-effectively and on time. Our team comprises former corporate test development, automation, and product development engineers with experience from various Fortune 1000 companies, so we understand the pressures engineers face, and the importance of responsiveness and flexibility. Our goal is to improve the lives of the engineers we serve.

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Project Gallery

Custom modular designed signal routing and management box for NI PXI aerospace test system.

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Custom designed portable test box to emulate factory test in self-contained platform that includes custom firmware, FPGA, etc.

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SDM-C Assembly Plant Tester

Custom designed NI PXI test console, including custom backplane, card cage, and custom test cards.

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NI PXI Test Cabinet with Custom Card Cage

Custom wired Virginia Panel (VPC) Interchangable Test Adapter (ITA), this project is custom-designed and wired to provide test interconnect.

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Custom designed test circuitry and low-volume production of test cards.

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 LBX Load Boards

Custom designed, low profile NI PXI test console, including custom backplane, card cage, and custom test cards.

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NI PXI Test Platform with Custom Card Cage

Custom designed PXI Test Console, including NI Chassis and VPC Interconnect.

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 NI PXI Tester with VPC Interface

Test control boxes for major computer OEM server test environment with custom board design and production.

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MRBS Power Cycling Boxes

Design and production of high-volume PCAs used in server test environment.

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MRBS Power Cycle Control Boards

Manufacturing End-Of-Line Gear-Motor Performance Tester

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High-Current Custom Probe Block

Automation system control panel and enclosure.

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APM Handler Control Panel

Portable suitcase tester for automotive audio systems that is designed to emulate production functional test environment.

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Automotive Custom Suitcase Tester

8-bay universal programming platform for EEPROM programming and verification with custom PCAs and integrated custom software.

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Universal Programming Station

Custom test station for hybrid technology engine control modules that meets high voltage, high power, and automation requirements.

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Automated PLC Controlled APM Handler

Custom designed programming station to provide simultaneous EEPROM in-line programming in high-speed line.

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 Universal Programming Cabinet

Custom designed mechanical test stand for hydraulic door closer with a custom software interface with PLC control.

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19” rack-mountable programmable custom load box.

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Toyota Modular Load Unit

Test cabinet houses 32 “conditioning nests” in cell manufacturing environment.

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Multi-unit Rotating Cabinet with Lift

Custom designed engine module tester interface, including custom probe interface, and ergonomic mechanical actuation.

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Turnkey contract manufacturing for major railyard and locomotive engineering company.

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Wireless Rail Yard Track Switching Control Box

Custom designed communication board and molded housing that incorporates custom firmware design.

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Hydra Comm Boards

Handheld, portable proprietary communications bus test system. 

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Turnkey alternator tester.

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Custom wired and designed Virginia Panel (VPC) Interchangeable Test Adapter to provide test interconnect.

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Pneumatically actuated, custom designed probe block for testing high-current engine control module for hybrid technology vehicle.

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EEPROM verification fixture, including custom mechanical and electrical design and automation.

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Custom designed test equipment cable harness, including VPC iCon series quick disconnect and product connectors.

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High density, custom backplane design and fabrication.

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Custom cable harness design and build.

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Custom dishwasher end-of-line audit system.

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Custom designed control box for a medical research lab device with precision motion control and vision integration.

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Toroidal inductors designed to application, and manufactured in-house.

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Hussmann Testing

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KPA900 Programmer Software

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Instrument Oriented design – BallTestTM Sequencer.

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Mixed-Signal ASIC Test.

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Desktop hardware-in-the-loop test system.

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HIL Fuel Injector Measurement System for ECU Tester.

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Latest Posts

Apr 23, 2018

Choosing a turnkey build-to-print partner like Ball Systems can save you time and money by producing precise high-quality copies of your test system...

Apr 16, 2018

In a strategic off-site meeting last year, our leadership team discussed remaining impediments to accelerating our business forward. As a backdrop,...

Apr 13, 2018

A multi-national, automotive supplier required design and development of a new heavy and light-duty alternator tester. The tester needed to have a...

Mar 26, 2018

At Ball Systems, we believe that our values are critical to our own success, as well as our ability to effectively serve our customers. Each month...

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