Consistency, as well as, accurate Wire Harness Testing contributes to our successful customer relationships.
Wire Harness Manufacturing and Assembly runs through our veins.
Furthermore, we have built literally millions upon millions of Wire Harnesses over the past 35 years. Many of our employees say they could build a wire harness in their sleep. (This is why they started bringing their pillows to work?)
However, on a serious note, Quality Inspection and Testing is a core process with every order.
Wire Harness Testing Check List
Due to their nature, live wires may cause injuries and potentially damage equipment. Unfortunately, these injuries include electrical shocks or burns. These can cause damage. Some of this damage will be a minor inconvenience. However, some will be responsible for major failures. Therefore, causing irreparable damage to equipment. Furthermore, it can cause damage to other equipment. This is in addition to, property in the surrounding area.
Therefore, wire harness testing is very important.
Especially, testing for proper connections, as well as,inspecting for potential damage to the insulation jacket.
When performing Wire Harness Testing, our quality control department strictly follows the IPC/WHMA-A-620 Standard. This standard is a collection of visual and measured Quality Acceptability Requirements. These standards are for connector application. This is in addition to, Cable, Wire, and Harness Assemblies.
Below is a check list for testing a wire harness assembly:
- Accurate Labeling
- We also, check for Damaged Insulation or Defective Wires
- Correct Wire Gauge
- Proper connectors and terminals
- Free of Moisture and Corrosion
- Optimum Wire Placement Within Connectors
- Also, important is the pull Test
- Furthermore, is a test for Broken Wires
- Test for Shorts
These 10 things are our priority. Each of these helps to ensure that our customers are receiving the best product.
Wrapping It Up
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- Wiring Harness Assembly: The Official Resource Guide
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