Standards & Qualifications for Space

Operating Standards

Trainers & Operators Certified to:

  • IPC-A-620 including space addendum
  • IPC-J-STD-001 including space addendum
  • IPC-A-610
  • IPC-A-600
  • NASA-8739.1 polymetric applications
  • NASA-8739.2 surface mount
  • NASA-8739.3/J-STD-001S soldering
  • NASA-8739.4 crimping & wiring
  • NASA-8739.5 fiber optic terminations

Dedicated On-Site Training Facility

  • Master IPC Training Center

Key Characteristics of Amphenol CIT Space Interconnect Products:

  • Electrical testing for AC, DC, RF, fiber optic-based products, including EMC
  • Overmolding capability
  • 2D & 3D form board mockups

Cable Assembly Test Capabilities:

  • X-ray, electrical length
  • Skew
  • Impedance (characteristic, differential, common mode)
  • Insertion loss, return loss/VSWR
  • TDR (time domain reflectometry)
  • Eye patter, jitter
  • Bit error rate testing (BERT) crosstalk
  • Propagation delay
  • Rise time, fall time, rise time degradation
  • Continuity/DC resistance
  • Hipot/dielectric strength

Product TypeUS/MIL StandardEURO StandardQual Status
CableMIL-DTL-17ESCC 3902MIL Qualified
SOC Against ESCC
ConnectorsMIL-PRF-39012ESCC 3904MIL Qualified
SOC Against ESCC
Cable AssembliesMIL-DTL-87104ESCC 3408MIL Qualified
SOC Against ESCC
Filtered ConnectorsMIL-DTL-38999N/AContract Controlled
WireAS6070 ESCC 3902Contract Controlled
MIL-STD-1533SOC Against ESCC
ConnectorsN/AN/AContract Controlled
HarnessesNASA SSQ 21656N/AContract Controlled
Power Distribution
DC WireAS22759 (Spec 55) ESCC 3901AS22759 Qualified
SOC Against ESCC
DC ConnectorsN/AN/AContract Controlled
DC HarnessesN/AN/AContract Controlled
Fiber Optic
WireMIL-DTL-85045 (TIA-455)ECSS-E-ST-50-11CContract Controlled
ARINC-802ESCC 3420SOC against ESCC
ConnectorsARINC 800N/AContract Controlled
HarnessesTIA-455N/AContract Controlled
RacksRTCS DO-160EUROCAE ED-14Contract Controlled

TestingStandard/SpecificationFreq (Hz)Sample SizeSource
Dielectric WithstandingMIL-STD-202N/A100%CIT
EMICIT ProprietaryN/A100%CIT
FlexureCIT ProprietaryN/A100%CIT
ImpedanceMIL-STD-20270 GHz100%CIT
Insertion LossMIL-STD-20270 GHz100%CIT
Insertion Loss StabilityMIL-STD-20270 GHz100%CIT
Interface GagingMIL-STD-348N/A100%CIT
Multipactor*TOR-As Specified100%External
Outgassing*CIT ProprietaryN/A 100%External
Phase MatchingCIT Proprietary70 GHz100%CIT
Phase StabilityCIT Procedure70 GHz100%CIT
PIM*CIT ProprietaryAs Specified100%External
Power Handling in TVAC*TOR-As Specified100%External
Radiation*CIT ProprietaryN/A100%External
Radiographic InspectionCIT ProprietaryN/A100%CIT
RF LeakageMIL-STD-1344, Method 10840 GHz100%CIT
RF Shielding*MIL-STD-1344, Method 10840 GHz100%CIT
S-Parameters /Temp*MIL-STD-20270 GHz100%CIT
SEM*CIT ProprietaryN/A100%CIT
Tensile LoadMIL-DTL-17 N/A100%CIT
Thermal CycleMIL-STD-202N/A100%CIT
Visual & MechanicalMIL-DTL-17 / ESCC 3902N/A100%CIT

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