Seven Weeks Until RoHS2 – Run a Final Check with NWI’s X-Ray Material Analyzer

With less than two months until the RoHS2 deadline, gain verification help from Northwire.

Osceola, WI, June 08, 2014 --( With the RoHS2 compliance date for medical devices quickly approaching, Northwire, Inc., is committed to helping its valued customers and loyal supply chain partners through the validation process. A key RoHS2 service the OEM and contract engineering company offers is testing through its x-ray fluorescence material analyzer.

“Our field-proven x-ray fluorescence material analyzer detects restricted substances instantly and provides both an electronic and hard copy record. Northwire’s in-house, non-destructive test capability is the same technology utilized by regulatory agencies,” explains Mark Perrott, Executive Vice President responsible for quality, legal and human resources at NWI. “As a result, our customers gain confidence and save time and money through the rapid, comprehensive testing capabilities at Northwire.”

Northwire offers extensive testing for RoHS2, REACH, and beyond to fully meet its partners’ needs. Ensure product quality with:

* Northwire’s quality lab certified by the CSA GROUP to ISO 17025:2005
* Flex Life Expectancy Testing– Torsional, Rolling, Bending and Variable
* Electrical and Mechanical Test Fixtures
* Horizontal and Vertical Flame Chamber | VW-1 | FT1 | FT2 | 1061 Cable Flame
* Oscilloscopes and Spectrometers
* Impedance Analyzer and Network Analyzers
* Design of Experiments
* Design for Six Sigma
* Medical Device Design
* Hypothesis Testing
* Design and Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis
* Finite Element Analysis
* And More

As a world-class solutions provider for manufacturing companies, Northwire leverages 42+ years of innovative success and a team holding over 1,200 tenured years of expertise. In addition to agency-level testing capabilities, the contract manufacturer offers pre-validated materials, including wire and cable custom manufactured on-site, that is free of RoHS2 restricted substances as well as options for:

* Non-toxic and irritant-free
* Conflict Mineral Free
* PVC, Latex, Silicone Free
* No Heavy Metals
* Halogen Free Flame Retardant and Low Smoke Zero Halogen
* Low bio-burden, pyrogens count and triboelectric noise-free
* And more

Connect with Northwire’s RoHS2 experts for assistance in testing, documentation, regulation guidance, materials sourcing, and more. For a full list of the contract engineering firm’s powerful capabilities, view the Northwire Line Card. To schedule RoHS2 or other testing, or to discuss upcoming deadlines, contact Customer Care at 800.468.1516, or through Live Chat.

About Northwire:
Cable manufacturer Northwire, Inc., celebrating over 42 years of innovation, is a registered woman-owned small business (WOSB) with corporate headquarters, manufacturing and engineering in Osceola, Wisconsin and wire and cable manufacturing in Santa Teresa, New Mexico.

The cable engineering company is the premier partner for the design, manufacture and contract services of custom technical products including wire and cable, retractile cords, cable assemblies, connectors, harnesses, injection molding, over-molding, and contract manufacturing and is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) for diverse applications in life sciences, energy, aerospace, defense, mil spec, industrial, machine vision, architectural lighting, underwater, harsh duty cord and more.

Northwire is a member of Life Science Alley, NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association), NCMA (National Contract Management Association), RIA (Robotics Industries Association), AIA (Automated Imaging Association), Fieldbus Foundation, ODVA (Open DeviceNet Vendors Associations) and WAI (Wire Association International), among others.

Cathy Kirschner
Northwire, Inc.
110 Prospect Way
Osceola, Wisconsin 54020
Northwire, Inc.
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