Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc.
7311-G Grove Road Frederick, MD 21704 USA

Tel: 301-631-1579 Fax: 301-662-2029
ISO 9001:2000 Certified



Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc. is very proud to announce that effective December 17, 2003 PMI has become ISO 9001:2000 Certified for the following scope of registration: Research, Development, Custom Design and Manufacture of RF/ Microwave Components, Super Components and Subsystems, in the DC to 40 GHz Frequency Range.  Please click here to see PMI's ISO Certificate.


Equipment and Processing Standards



Being the Industry Leader in Hybrid Technology requires detailed assembly and inspection to various Military Standards
in a class 10,000 clean room environment. Product quality and reliability is accomplished utilizing the following equipment
and processing standards:

1.       Clean Room Equipment and Processing:
               a)       Bonding and Welding
                        1.       Bonding and Welding Equipment:
                        2.       West Bond
                                    1.       Model 7400A
                                    2.       Model 7700E
                        3.       Kulicke and Soffa Model 4129
                        4.       Mechel Industries Inc. Model 907
                        5.       Unitek Equipment Model 2-162-02-01
                        6.       Anatech LTD Model SP100 Plasma System

2.       Inspection Equipment:
             a)       Nova Systems Model 972RT Premier Series Metallurgical, Trinocular, Planachromat Microscope

3.       Inspection and Processing:
            a)       Active Circuit Receiving Inspection IAW MIL-STD-883 Test Method 2010
            b)       Passive Circuit Receiving Inspection IAW MIL-STD-883 Test Method 2032
            c)       Hybrid circuit In-Process Inspection IAW MIL-STD-883 Test Method 2017
            d)       Destructive Bond Pull IAW MIL-STD-883 Test Method 2011
            e)       Non Destructive Bond Pull IAW MIL-STD-883 Test Method 2023
f)        External Visual IAW MIL-STD-883 Test Method 2009
g)      Soldering workmanship standards:
1.      IPC A 610
                        2.      IPC J STD 001