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APF Commercial services

1. Generic Production Facility

State of the art PCB stuffing facility is available at APF for both Surface Mount Technology (SMT) and Through Hole Technology (THT) components PCB stuffing as well as high-density BGA stuffing and re-baling capability.

APF Avionics Production Factory
APF Avionics Production Factory
APF Avionics Production Factory

2. Generic Testing Facility

APF has an advanced and state of the art generic testing facility comprising Digital, Analog, RF / Microwave and Power Supply test stations to develop automated test solutions for LRUs / PCB boards of broader range of aviation systems using industry standard test equipment. Manufacturing of wide variety of test fixtures for digital / analog systems, power supplies and RF / Microwave devices has also been carried out at APF.

APF Avionics Production Factory

3. Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) Facility

A military grade compliance ESS facility is available at APF to address stringent environmental testing requirements as per Mil Std 810 D. The ESS facility is equipped with wide range of thermal climatic chamber, vertical shaker, horizontal vibration slip table, altitude, pressure and temperature chambers for qualification of aviation products.

APF Avionics Production Factory

4. RF / Microwave Cleanroom

APF has a comprehensive Microwave clean room facility with Type Class-8 cleanliness standard as for production, testing and repair work of RF / Microwave module, RF PCB board and RF cable assembly.

APF Avionics Production Factory

5. Antenna Testing Facility

Antenna testing facility is available at APF for characterization of antennae of various frequency bands using anechoic chamber and automated antenna testing equipment.

APF Avionics Production Factory

6. Optical and X-Ray Inspection

APF can perform the 1D / 2D optical inspection and 3D X-ray inspection of the product assembly. X-ray inspection can be performed for wide range of electronic PCBs to determine BGA and micro BGA faults like short circuited balls, over and under sized balls, solder voids and quality of balls. X-ray inspection can also identify broken connections inside the ICs.

APF Avionics Production Factory

7. RF Cable Assembly Facility

APF has RF cable assembly line comprising automatic and semi-automatic cable striping, cutting, assembly and inspection machines for various type of RF cables.

APF Avionics Production Factory

8. Test System Development Capability

APF is capable to design and develop advanced cost-effective generic test systems to meet stringent testing requirements of modern avionics systems equipped with high-density and high-speed digital / analog / optical components integrated into RF / Microwave elements on hybrid PCB modules.

APF Avionics Production Factory

9. Power Supply Qualification Facility

APF has Power Supply Qualification facility as per Mil Std 704. Qualification and testing services of airborne power supplies can be carried out on generic power supply testing facility.

APF Avionics Production Factory

10. EMI / EMC Testing Facility

EMC/ EMI Lab at APF is equipped with state-of-the-art test equipment to ensure airworthiness of RF based systems. The lab possesses software controlled automated testing capability to perform on-platform testing of electronic equipment for analyzing its mutual compatibility with other electronic equipment. The mobile nature of facility is capable to carry out on-site EMC testing also. The tests comply with MIL-STD 461 for conductive and radiated emission and susceptibility.

APF Avionics Production Factory

11. PME Calibration (PMEL)

APF has comprehensive PME Calibration facility which is accredited with ISO 17025:2017. The facility has 11 Reference Standards and 111 Working Standards. The calibration capability includes Electrical Systems, RF / VXI based Systems and Physical Test Equipment. Precision test and measurement equipment being calibrated are as follows: -

  • Temperature Calibration (Hygro Meters)
  • Multifunction Electrical Calibration
  • Analogue /Digital Multi-meters
  • Analogue / Digital DC Power Supplies
  • DC Electronics Loads
  • Digital Oscilloscopes
  • LCR Meters
  • Meggars
  • VXI Modules
  • RF Cables & Power Splitters
  • Spectrum Analyzers
  • Frequency Counters & Signal Generators
  • Power Meters & Sensors
  • Pressure Gauges (Air / Water / Hydraulic)
  • Temperature Gauges (with thermocouples)
  • Torque Wrenches
APF Avionics Production Factory