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Re: Mil 50884 Qualification for Flex/Rigid Flex - Help !

Kallol Chakraborty

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Re: Mil 50884 Qualification for Flex/Rigid Flex - Help ! | 29 September, 1998

Anyone have ideas how to get MIL 50884 Qualification?.

We are a small/mid sized Flex, rigid-flex circuit shop in Canada considering MIL Qualification. Is there any web site that we could check out?

any advice is appreciated. thank you.

Regards Kc.

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Earl Moon

#14049

Re: Mil 50884 Qualification for Flex/Rigid Flex - Help ! | 30 September, 1998

| Anyone have ideas how to get MIL 50884 Qualification?. | | We are a small/mid sized Flex, rigid-flex circuit shop in Canada considering MIL Qualification. Is there any web site that we could check out? | | any advice is appreciated. | thank you. | | Regards Kc. 1) Contact the appropriate government agency for qualification approval 2) Select independent test laboratory for qualification testing once approval received 3) With appropriate approval (amounts to a contract to build for government customer at no charge), build at least 20 specimens (same traceable/proveable lot) of type 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 circuitry you select. 4) Submit specimens for testing in accordance with qualification testing being sure your testing proves them capable of passing (x-sectional analysis as received and after thermal stress verifying dielectric thickness, hole preparation, electroless deposition requirements, electroplating requirements, laminate integrity, voiding, pad lifting, etc). 5) Wait for lab test results (usually comes when government agency grants your qualification approval) 6) Solicit contracts from govenrment approved sub-contractors and wait for the fireworks to really begin 7) If further questions contact friendly qualification consultant (me) with years of experience (good and bad) who will guide you through the process or provide all you'll ever want to know about qualification and life in the business so you can say thanks or not thanks to qualification and future business. Earl Moon

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