Dow-Key Microwave’s Quality Management System is certified to AS9100 for the following:
Design, manufacture, inspection, and test of RF and Microwave Electro-Mechanical Switches, Relays, and Switch Matrices with applications in the Military, Space/Hi-Rel, and Commercial markets.
Dow-Key’s Quality System is registered by DEKRA Certification, Inc. for AS9100
Dow-Key is an FAA 14 CRF part 21 Part Manufacturing Approval holder:
See our certification here.
Soldering and Workmanship Standards
Dow-Key is compliant with the following soldering and workmanship standards:
- IPC J-STD-001
- IPC J-STD-001S (For Space Products)
- IPC-A-610 Class 3
- NASA-STD 8739.3 (When Required)
On-site Environmental Test Lab
Dow-Key’s full in-house environmental testing facility includes:
- Vibration and Shock
- Temperature Chambers
- Thermal Vacuum Chambers
- Thermal Shock Chambers
- High Power Radio Frequency
- Network Analyzers up to 65 GHz
- Passive Inter-Modulation (PIM)
Dow-Key’s Quality Policy
Dow-Key continuously improves to meet quality and delivery requirements for total customer satisfaction. Dow-Key is dedicated to the achievement of customer satisfaction by empowering our employees to continuously improve the quality, cost, and delivery of our products and services.
Dow-Key’s inspection capabilities include:
- Optical Coordinate-Measuring Machine
- Coordinate-Measuring Machine
- X-Ray Florescence Analyzer
Clean Room Capacity
Dow-Key has a clean room facility for Space and Hi-Rel products that includes:
- Two Class 7 Clean Rooms to ISO 14644-1
- Class 5 Flow Bench Assemblies
Dow-Key maintains calibration of test and measurement equipment through qualified outside sources and Original Equipment Manufacturers. Calibration standards are traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).