Electronics Facilities
13 Jul 2010
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The Electronics Group within the Imaging Systems Division has several facilities.

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Design and test
  • RAL offers extensive world-class engineering experience in the design and test of Electrical/Electronic Systems for Space. Recent and current programmes include Hershel, STEREO, Planck, SDO, GOES-R, Earthcare BBR and Amazonia-1.

Procurement

  • Experienced in the procurement of specialised Hi-Rel Space and Military Components (including ITAR Controlled devices). 

Manufacturing

  • ESA Certified operators and inspectors for Hi-Rel hand assembly of Electrical Electronic assemblies.

  • Experienced in handling Super ESD sensitive devices.

  • Experienced in the creation of Harness and Wiring Looms for complex space instrument systems.

  • 2x ISO 14644-1:1999 Class 6 Clean room assembly facilities with environmental controlled temperature and humidity.

  • 3x full equipped test laboratories supporting up to 12+ Design/Test Engineers.

  • Component Lead Forming Facilities.

  • On-site Mechanical Chassis and Case Work fabrication facilities.

  • On-site environmental test facilities (Vacuum - Temperature cycling for simulating the harsh environment of space).

  • On-site ASIC design facilities.

  • On-site Wire Bonding facilities for Integrated Circuits.

  • Off-site conformal coating facility specialising in the spray coat application of complex materials such as Arathane 5750.


​For more information please contact: RAL Space Enquiries

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