"Total Quality from Start to Finish"
Quality Control at Microspace means total quality from start to finish.
Microspace Instruments, Inc. is aware of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Regulation and Consumer Protection Actin regards to "Conflict Metals".
Currently gold and tin in the form of plated coatings required by certain customer specifications are the only minerals on the list of "Conflict Metals" that are incorporated into our products.
Microspace Instruments, Inc. will only purchase gold and tin plating from suppliers certifying gold and tin sources not to be from the Democratic Republic of the Congo or any of its adjoining countries (Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Sudan, Central African Republic, Congo, Angola, Zambia, Tanzania).
1. Counterfeit Part
Parts that jeopardize the performance and reliability of electronic and mechanical assemblies.
Parts that are remarked to disguise parts differing from those offered by the original part manufacturer. Defective parts scrapped by the original part manufacturer. Previously used parts salvaged from scrapped assemblies.
2. Not a Counterfeit Part
“Refinishing “ parts to support assembly producibility and ensure equipment reliability.
“Upscreening” parts to satisfy customer requirements.
“Uprating” parts to assess their capability to meet the performance requirements of the application in which the part is used outside the manufacturer’s specification range.
1. Suppliers of hardware components to Microspace Instruments, Inc. are responsible for insuring that all packaging and parts supplied have been rigorously checked for altered markings or
damage. This would include:
a. Visual inspection of marking for correct and accurate content.
b. Checking for evidence of physical alteration, such as resurfacing or remarking, etc..
c. Including copies of production records from the original component manufacturer
d. Checking for evidence of poor storage and handling conditions.
2. The supplier warrants that all items provided to Microspace Instruments, Inc. shall be genuine, new and unused unless otherwise specified in writing by the supplier.
3. The supplier further accepts responsibility for any financial loss, injury, or property damage resulting directly or indirectly from material, components, or parts that are not genuine, original, and unused, or not otherwise suitable for the intended purpose. This includes materials that are defective, suspect, or counterfeit; materials that have been provided under false pretenses; and materials or items that are materially altered, damaged, deteriorated, degraded, or result in product failure.