High reliability in extreme environments

Manufacturing Capability

XCEL Power Systems Ltd manufactures its products in a custom-built 28,000 sq. ft facility, which houses engineering, manufacturing, and all support activities. The business is managed using a full MRP2/ERP system. In-house facilities are available for all our electrical, mechanical and test requirements.Our manufacturing facilities include a 10,000sq ft anti static, temperature controlled electronic assembly area.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing is split into functional cells, including 5 electronic assembly teams; skilled manual electronic assembly, and a high speed surface mount facility. Dedicated teams also provide expertise in HV transformer winding, specialist HV electronic assembly, conformal coating, and encapsulation. Assembly and soldering standards are monitored within our QA System and in accordance with IPC 610 & JSTD.

Test

Rigorous production testing is carried out at both pcb / sub-assembly level, and at the completed product stage, before and after burn-in where required. For avionics display products, we have provided a dedicated HV Test Area. Dependent upon the product specification and volume, testing can be carried out either manually or using more sophisticated ATE tools, programmed in house. Our environmental screening capabilities include temperature cycling, thermal shock, random and sinusoidal vibration testing, and high altitude simulation.

Mechanical Engineering

Our 5,000 sq. ft machine shop is equipped with 2 Kitamura CNC's with Automatic Tool changers, 1 Interact CNC machine, Bridgeport Milling machines and lathes, and offers integrated CAD/CAM support. A full suite of Measuring / Comparison Equipment is also maintained with on Calibration / Monitoring Procedures.

The company is certified to Design & Manufacture AS 9100:2009, ISO 9001:2008 & Environmental ISO14001:2004 Accredited Systems and registered as an approved Contractor under MOD Qualification Systems