QC116 RF Coupler End-Item Data Package
RF coupler shall
meet the requirements of IPC 6018 “Microwave End Product Board Inspection and
Test” performance class 3 “High Reliability Electronic Products”, unless
otherwise specified by the procurement documentation.
shall meet the requirements of IPC-6012 (Qualification and Performance
Specification for Rigid Printed Boards) performance class 3 “High Reliability
Electronic Products”, unless otherwise specified by the procurement
coupons shall come from diagonal corners of the same panel of the finished
coupler lot of each configuration type.
required, additional coupons shall be provided in accordance with the Contract
/ Purchase Order requirements.
One coupon shall be subjected 3 times
to IPC TM-650 Method 2.6.27 (Thermal Stress, Convection Reflow Assembly Simulation), reflow profiles per Table 5-2 after preconditioning for
4-6 hours at 105°C.
shall be properly marked for identification and traceability:
layers shall be 100% inspected via optical inspection. A signed optical inspection
Certificate of Conformance shall be provided.
of inner layer from 3 samples at a minimum of 10x magnification.
of conductor width, spacing, and thickness measured at a minimum of 40x
reflow (IPC TM-650 Method 2.6.27) coupon test report that includes evaluation from
4. Conductive width and
5. Dielectric width and
and signed traveler.
material certificates - all material used shall be traceable to the
manufacturer’s lot number / date code.
clause mandates that all requirements shall be flowed down to Sub-tier
of the couplers is contingent upon JPL Receiving Inspection and coupon End-Item
Data Package review by the JPL Part Specialist.