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This month we proud to introduce our new BusWorks XT Series of Etherent I/O Modules. Acromag's manufacturing personnel receive IPC-A-610 Certification and quality policies are explained. And Acromag's President Dave Wolfe asks from his blog "Are ISO9001 and AS9100 quality systems worth the investment of time and money?."
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Introducing the New BusWorks®XT Series of Ethernet I/O Modules
Acromag is very excited to announce the XT1110 and XT1120 digital I/O modules as initial releases in the new BusWorks XT series of Ethernet monitoring and control devices. A number of models support Modbus TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, Profinet and i2o peer-to-peer communication protocols. Remote I/O modules feature easy software-configuration via USB and dual Ethernet ports. Daisy-chaining modules simplifies installation and minimizes switch requirements to reduce costs. Also, the new case design is both rugged and compact with pluggable, front-facing terminals for more convenient wiring. A rail power bus enables streamlined primary or redundant power.
Debut models are the 16-channel XT1110 and XT1120 discrete I/O modules with sinking or sourcing outputs, respectively. These units are configurable for any mix of inputs and outputs. The outputs include built-in read-back capability.
IPC-A-610 Certification at Acromag
Acromag takes every safeguard to guarantee you dependable operation. State-of-the-art manufacturing techniques and extended burn-in cycles add an extra degree of ruggedness. Multi-level inspections and aggressive testing further ensure you that all boards perform at or beyond rated specifications.
All Acromag inspectors, assembly, team member, production technicians, receiving, and receiving inspection personnel are recertificated every two years. This IPC-A-610 certification is an industry-traceable program that demonstrates our commitment to continuous improvement of product quality and reliability. You can find out more about Acromag's quality policies on our website.
Acromag's President's blog:Wolfe Tracks
Are ISO9001 and AS9100 quality systems worth the investment of time and money?
Over the years, quality systems have evolved from basic manufacturing processes to full blown enterprise-wide process management. When I first entered the industry, our quality manual simply referenced MIL standards related to electronic manufacturing. That seemed to satisfy most of the customers that inquired about our systems. As time went on, we began to look at our processes a little closer. Things like "on-time delivery", "warranty returns," and "customer satisfaction surveys" were always pretty good, but we needed a framework for constantly improving these numbers.