Quality Assurance

ISO 9001:2008

Microspace is fully compliant with military-control requirements and is certified to ISO9001:2008.

Quality Control

Quality Control at Microspace means total quality from start to finish.

Certifications

  • Cage Code - 27175
  • Full certifications are available to meet your stringent contract requirements.
  • DFARS - compliant
  • RoHS - compliant
  • ITAR - compliant
  • EXOSTAR - registered
  • Texas Small Business
  • Flow-down Quality Codes
  • JobBOSS Shop Management Software


Conflict Minerals

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). 

Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Policy

Microspace Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Policy            

Policy Definition
1.   Counterfeit Part  
Parts that jeopardize the performance and reliability of electronic assemblies

Parts  that  are  remarked  to  disguise  parts  differing from  those  offered  by  the  original  part manufacurer.
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
Supplier Responsibility


1.    Suppliers  of  electronic  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,  bent
leads, 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.