Our Capabilities

Our assemblies are complex and used for applications such as aircraft actuation systems and flight control.

With Costa Rica’s excellent education system, low turnover, stable economy & government, available work force and its status as a Low Cost Economy, Costa Rica and Tico Electronics offer a competitive advantage to companies looking for a better off-shore solution.

Capabilities: Motor Assemblies | Cable / Harness Assemblies | Other Assemblies | Machining | Certifications, Standards & Training

Motor Assembly Types

  • Rotor/Stators (to 46 gauge wire)
    • Resolvers
    • Synchro’s
    • Brushless
    • BN
    • Pancake
    • Solenoids
  • Brush Blocks/Slip Rings
  • Coils and Bobbins

Motor Processes

  • Wire wind to as small as 46 AWG
  • Insert
  • Sew
  • Form
  • Lamination Assembly
  • Balance

Test Procedures

  • Hipot
  • Resistance
  • Flopped coil
  • Accuracy
  • Transformation ratio
  • Phasing Test
  • Phase shift
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Cable/Harness Assembly Types

  • Airframe
  • On-Engine

Cable/Harness Processes

  • Cut
  • Strip
  • Connect
  • Layout
  • Braided Cable Sleeving
    • Stainless Steel
    • Nomex
    • Mylar

Test Procedures

  • Resistance
  • Insulation resistance
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Other Assemblies & Processes

  • Air Flow Sensors
  • Complex Joysticks (miniatures)
  • Trackballs
  • Plastic Injection Molding
  • PCB’s – Thru Hole, SMT and Mixed Technology (Hand Placed to IPC Class III and ANSI/J-STD-001).
  • Hydraulic Assembly & Test
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Machining

  • Turning
  • Milling
  • Grinding
  • Honing
  • Facing
  • CMM Inspection
  • Materials currently used are aluminum, steel, nickel/bronze, beryllium and Inconel.
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Certifications, Standards and Training

  • ISO 9001
  • Nadcap (TIG welding)
  • IPC 610 class III
  • J-STD-001
  • MSC-Spec-Q-1A (electrical crimping for NASA manned spacecraft)
  • NASA-STD-8739.4 (crimping interconnecting cables, harnesses and wiring)
  • AS 9100 (in progress)
  • MLA – Some of our assemblies require a Manufacturing License
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