Hermetic Connectors & Packaging - Comprehensive Manufacturing Capabilities

hermetic connector manufacturing capabilities

PA&E responds to customers’ most stringent electronic packaging and interconnect requirements with proven expertise and an integrated set of technical capabilities. PA&E designs and manufactures to the most exacting standards and meets the most demanding performance criteria for unique applications.

Precision Machining, Engineering and Manufacturing

PA&E holds numerous patents and has developed proprietary technologies in material science and process engineering. PA&E has the experience and expertise in design engineering, integration, and assembly that comes from providing technical solutions to more than 600 global customers in the defense, space, medical, and commercial industries. PA&E manufactures Integrated Electronic Packaging, Interconnect Systems, and Explosively Bonded Metal products that no one else can build, using high-quality (and often proprietary) precision machining capabilities.

Key Process Capabilities

PA&E’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are located in Wenatchee, Washington where the company offers a number of process capabilities at a single location, including:

  • Hermetic Sealing/Testing
  • CNC Programming and Machining
  • Brazing Per MIL-B-007883, Grade A
  • Vacuum Brazing
  • Soldering Per J-Std-001C AndNHB-5300.4 (3A-1)
  • Welding – Laser and Conventional
  • Plating
  • Marking
  • Annealing/Heat Treating
  • Etching
  • Chemical Cleaning
  • X-Ray Fluorescent Testing
  • Thermal Shock Testing
  • Thermal Cycle Testing
  • Solderability Testing
  • Metallurgical Analysis
  • Automated Electrical Testing
  • Dye Penetrate Testing
  • Push Out Strength Testing
  • Mate/De-Mate Force Testing

Comprehensive Processing Capabilities List (PDF)

PA&E conformance testing for high reliability

Conformance Testing for High Reliability

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Hermetic Laser Welding

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Metal Surface Finishing and MIL Spec Plating

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Vacuum Brazing: Bonding Metals, Ceramics, Composites

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Precision CNC Machining and Fabrication

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Hermetic Packaging & Connector Design Engineering

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Hermetic Sealing With Ceramics and Glass

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