Terms and Conditions

Standard Terms and Conditions for Astronic Purchase Orders Doc 431 Rev D Supplier agrees to comply with all applicable us laws and regulations specifically including; and not limited to the  requirements of the arms export control act, 22 U.S.C. 2751-2799 (http://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations_laws/aeca.html), including the international traffic in arms regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR 120-130 (http://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations_laws/itar.html), the export …

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Challenges in Micro Assembly

May 2016 Micro Electronic Solutions needed! Innovative solutions are needed for Medical Device Technology due to many factors, two of those factors being the advent of complex miniaturized systems, and the extreme small scale of the components used in cutting edge manufacturing today. These highly technical benchmarks for manufacturing, combined with the requisite Reliability, Functionality, …

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Stress Free De-Paneling of PCBs

November 2015 Astronic has implemented stress free de-paneling of circuit board assemblies by integrating an industrial level PCB Router for clean and precise de-paneling . Like another tool in the tool chest, the PCB Router allows for stress free singulation of PCBs.  The high speed router bit imparts virtually no torque or damaging vibration into …

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Parylene Cost Primer

Sept 2015   “Parylene Process too expensive!” said every person who does initial investigation into this tough resilient coating type. The Parylene process is easily perceived as too costly. The wisdom is, however, that while other coating types such as Urethanes and Acrylics may cost less upon initial application, Parylene can actually provide a better …

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Astronic Lab Update – Ion Chromatography now available.

7/13/2015 Astronic has added Ion Chromatography to their list of available services. Astronic can now test PCB cleanliness IAW the IPC-TM-650 2.3.28, and provide both the ion count and identities relative to the established industry cleanliness standards. Astronic uses the Metrohm 850 Dual Channel Professional Ion Chromatograph.

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Astronic adds Saponified Wash Process

7/6/2015 Cleaning Department Update           In addition to our standard aqueous cleaning (Conveyorized DI Water Wash),  Astronic now offers a Saponified wash, courtesy of a new Aqua Klean Typhoon Wash System. This provides increased Customer confidence with regard to low standoff components. The Saponified wash also provides for cleaning of NC …

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Flying Probe machines get upgrades

May 28, 2015 Astronic has integrated 2 new Flying Probe Machines that incorporate Boundary Scan capability.  This increases test coverage possibilities for manufactured assemblies. Flying Probe Testing is available as a stand alone process for your manufactured assembly, or can be incorporated into the manufacturing and assembly of your product while it is in production at Astronic. Questions? …

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Flying Probe Machines upgraded to include Boundary Scan Capability

May 28, 2015 Astronic has integrated 2 new SPEA Flying Probe Machines that incorporate Boundary Scan capability.  This increases test coverage possibilities for manufactured assemblies. Flying Probe Testing is available as a stand alone process for your manufactured assembly, or can be incorporated into the manufacturing and assembly of your product while it is in …

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3D Printing – SLA and Filament Machines

5/02/2015 Astronic has implemented 3D printing as a tool to to provide items such as PCBA Fixturing, Custom Alignment Tooling, Simple Masking Forms or even Complex Protective Shapes.   The Airwolf HDX Filament printers provide speedy prototyping with more than 20 different material types, and the FormLabs SLA printer uses a laser to provide extreme …

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Parylene Process Available February 2015 at Astronic

March 1, 2015 Astronic implements Parylene Confomal Coating, both “C” and “N” types. In addition to providing Urethanes and Acrylic Conformal Coatings, Astronic announces the startup of 2 Parylene Coating lines.  One tumble coater for Parylene “N”, and one Circuit Board Coating machine for use with Parylene “C”. The installation of 2 additional Circuit Board …

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