Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,710,190 articles and books

Sanmina-SCI plant achieves military qualification.

Sanmina-SCI Corp. (San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850.
, CA, www.sanmina-sci.com), an electronics contract manufacturer and printed circuit board (PCB PCB: see polychlorinated biphenyl.
PCB
 in full polychlorinated biphenyl

Any of a class of highly stable organic compounds prepared by the reaction of chlorine with biphenyl, a two-ring compound.
) fabricator, announced that its PCB facility in Phoenix, AZ, has received MIL-PRF-31032 certification by the Defense Supply Center, Columbus The Defense Supply Center, Columbus, also called DSCC, is one of three Inventory Control Points of the Defense Logistics Agency. The base has been affected several times by the United States Base Realignment and Closure program.  (DSCC DSCC Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
DSCC Defense Supply Center Columbus (US DoD)
DSCC Dyersburg State Community College (Dyersburg, TN) 
, Columbus, OH, www.dscc.dla.mil). The certification includes qualification for military specification MIL-PRF-31032/1A for Type 3, GF (Epoxy-FR4) and GI (Polyimide Pronounced "poly-ih-mid." A type of plastic (a synthetic polymeric resin) originally developed by DuPont that is very durable, easy to machine and can handle very high temperatures. Polyimide is also highly insulative and does not contaminate its surroundings (does not outgas). ).

The facility, which specializes in QTA-through-volume manufacturing of bare PCBs with layer counts up to 50 and thickness up to 0.300 in., previously obtained certification to MIL-PRF-5511 OF in July 2002. Sanmina-SCl's Costa Mesa, CA, and Wilmington, MA, facilities are also certified to MIL-PRF-31032.

The DSCC is the largest supplier of weapon systems spare parts and end items for the Department of Defense. To be certified, products must be manufactured in the U.S. and pass a stringent laboratory analysis.
COPYRIGHT 2003 UP Media Group, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2003, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Industry News
Publication:Circuits Assembly
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Nov 1, 2003
Words:141
Previous Article:Stellar Microelectronics awarded certification.
Next Article:SMTA, Asymtek partner in Costa Rica.
Topics:



Related Articles
Ready for action: shops seeking DoD work: (Dozens Undergoing MIL-PRF-31032).
Sanmina-SCI, Fujitsu Microelectronics establish strategic relationship.
Sanmina-SCI develops lead free, reduces hazardous substances.
IBM and Sanmina-SCI sign agreement.
Sanmina receives ISO and TL certification, FDA approval.
Sanmina-SCI goes green.
Sanmina-SCI achieves certification for design and development.
Sanmina-SCI licenses Nortel Networks' Routing technology.
Sanmina-SCI goes China.
Flextronics, Sanmina-SCI expanding abroad.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters