Monthly Archives: December 2021

ThinGap Staff Renews and Expands its Annual IPC J-STD Training

As a leading maker of high-performance motor kits used in a range of applications, ThinGap’s staff recently completed its annual IPC J-STD Training and Certification.

ThinGap is ISO 9001:2015 certified and supports customer-specific flow downs as part of program compliance and its Quality Management System. Industry-leading process and workmanship standards, such as IPC J-STD for soldering, are used throughout the production process. The annual training and certification of the J-STD is a key aspect of ThinGap’s quality control.

IPC is the global association that helps manufacturers and electronics industry suppliers build electronics and electronic components to higher standards. Like in years’ past, ThinGap production staff as well as quality control personnel underwent training to the IPC J-STD-001 specification. J-STD-001, is the Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and the preeminent standard for electronics assembly manufacturing. The standard describes materials, methods, and verification criteria for producing a broad range of high-quality interconnections and emphasizes process control.

Workmanship standards, such as IPC J-STD and others like the American National Standards Institute or “ANSI” standards, are used throughout ThinGap’s production process. Furthermore, all documents and procedures are controlled by the Company’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system.

ThinGap has a track record of supporting the exacting requirements for its base of Fortune 500 companies, Government customers including NASA, and regulatory specifications across multiple sectors, be it Space, Medical, Defense or Airborne.

ThinGap Announces Delivery of its new LSI 267-58 Motor Kits to Customers

ThinGap has delivered the first production units of its new LSI 267-58 motor kits to commercial customers. The new LSI 267-58 motor kit has an outer diameter (OD) of 267 mm and an axial height of 58 mm, nearly double that of its smaller counterpart motor, the LSI 267-32. The new LSI 267-58’s increase in axial height more than doubles the continuous torque output to 24.4 N-m, up from 11.5 from the LSI 267-32. In addition, peak torque has grown three-fold, from 68.1 N-m to 191.0 N-m.

The outer diameter of the LSI 267 motor kits is approximately 10.5 inches across, making it the same size as a small pizza. The LSI 267 kits are targeted at in gimbals and industrial applications that need cogless movement and are also looking for highly linear torque output, a low profile and a large through hole.

With OD sizes from as small as 25 mm and up to 267 mm, the LS line ranges in continuous torque from 0.1 N-m up to 24.0 N-m. Standard, modified-standard, and custom designs are available in both in-runner (rotor position relative to the stator) and out-runner configurations.