Services

SMT PCB Assembly

We have an automated pick & place machine (ECM98PL), which can place up to 1000 components per hour, and for smaller production runs and prototypes we can offer our semi-automated pick and place (Fritsch SM920).

  • MDC Ltd. ECM98PL Pick & Place Machine
  • Sirocco 1800-1 Reflow Oven
  • Fritsch SM920 Semi-Auto Pick & Place with Carousel
  • BARC Ltd Manual Solder Paste Screen

 

Thru-Hole PCB Assembly

Force can handle complex through-hole assembly challenges. Our manual lines are designed to minimize product travel and operator movement. Documentation and in-process checks ensure accurate and complete population of the assembly. Our through-hole assembly capability enables us to be a cost effective and flexible contract manufacturing facility.

Force have an Electrovert ATF Wave Solder Machine that can handle boards from 50x50mm up to 300x300mm irrespective of number of components.

 

Electro-mechanical Assembly

Force can meet the custom electromechanical contract manufacturing requirements by utilizing our integrated services, dedication to quality, production experience and teamwork.

Our Engineering and Procurement team can take the most complex of assemblies and execute the production in a quick and efficient manner to minimise time to market and respond to sudden uplifts and downturns in the marketplace.

 

Metal Fabrication

Sheet Metal Fabrication offers soft or hard tooling including spot welding , pemming, silk screen printing and powder painting using material from 0.25 mm to 8 mm, while holding a 0.2mm tolerance across the board.

Plastic molding offering machines from 50 tonne to 300 tonne .

CNC Machining using 4 axis machines can machine samples of products before tooling up for them and also manufacturing batch quantities of sophistic and very detailed parts.

 

RMA Centre, PCB Rework & Repair

Force have a dedicated RMA/Rework Area, with a customized software package (“Optimus”), that allow a live status on each individual piece part received by Force. The Optimus programme allows customers to get a synopsis of the work carried out by Force which in turn calculates timings down to the second.

  • BGA Removal, placement and reballing
  • Component removal and placement
  • Hi-Pot Testing
  • PCB Diagnostics
  • Hardware rework and/or replacement

 

Cabling

Force can design and manufacture all type cable assemblies, from single wire assemblies to complex multi-core harnesses. We have the capabilities to terminate cables from 32AWG to 2AWG, Fiber Optic Patch Leads, SWA (Steel Wire Armoured), Coaxial cables and Ribbon cables.

Kodera Casting C351 Automatic cut and stripping machine with the average output of 5000 wires per hour.

Force also have a wide range of cable testing equipment that ranges from ICT’s to Cirrus Testers.

  • Cirrus Testers
  • IDC & IDT Hand Press Applicators
  • MECAL Semi-Auto Strip and Crimp Press
  • Various Applicator to suit Mecal Press
  • Wide range of hand tools (Molex, JST, Tyco)
  • Carpenter 74C Coaxial Stripping Machine
  • 74HC Multi-Core Stripper
  • DPT-I Digital Pull Tester

 

Hardware And Mechanical Design

Force’s team of engineers, designers, and technicians is experienced in developing advanced electronic and mechanical products.
We have the knowledge, capability, expertise, and a commitment to excellence to ensure our customers’ success.
Our designers can provide turnkey product and system development taking a project to a working prototype, or we can perform as a virtual extension of your internal design team. We are truly well suited for any engineering challenge at hand.

 

Project Management

Force have a skilled group of Engineers who can lead and manage a product/project and the resources to ensure it is delivered on time, with a high level of quality and design while maintaing a budget. The team will liaise with the client to ensure project milestones are achieved.

  • Initiation
  • Planning & Design
  • Execution
  • Monitor & control of operations
  • New Product Introduction

 

Kitting

Force is a turnkey provider of Kit Packing & Assembly services. Force has the equipment and skilled staff to handle the project efficiently and cost effectively. Standardized processes and quality control procedures allow us to maximize throughput while ensuring exceptional quality of your brand.
The high volume of business we carry out each year allows us to leverage contracted labor and freight at highly reduced rates, providing our customers with the lowest total cost.

 

 

Injection Moulding

Force has now introduced injection moulding to its facility with the latest 90 ton mould machine from BOY. This complements our design and R+D department given us greater flexibility in taking parts from concept to market. This also allows us to offer a wide range of secondary and finishing operations.

  • Tool Trials
  • Production Runs
  • Product Verification