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  • http://www.springboardengineering.com
  • Springboard Engineering
    • Springboard Engineering provides a comprehensive suite of product development services.
      • Contract design engineering (mechanical and electrical)
      • Laboratory Testing - both reliability and performance
      • Agency and code consultation
      • Fabrication and prototyping
    • Springboard employees have over 657 years experience in high volume consumer product design and have been named on over 50 US patents.
  • Springboard Engineering
    • Located in Newton, Iowa directly off I-80 (exit 168)
    • 42 full time employees
    • 40,000 sq ft building in Newton
      • Own 5.68 acres
      • Opportunity to purchase 17 additional acres for future expansion
  • Springboard Business Model
    • Design Services
      • Mechanical Engineering
      • Electrical Engineering
    • Testing Services
      • Reliability
      • Performance
    • Prototyping
  • Springboard Synergy Value Proposition
    • Total product development: Springboard Engineering has the experience and capability to execute projects from “cradle to grave”.
    • Specification creation/requirements management
    • Design engineering (mechanical and electrical)
    • Project management
    • Prototyping
    • Metrology (Coordinate Measuring Machine, CMM)
    • Verification testing against requirements (reliability and performance testing)
  • Springboard Engineering Customers
      • Agriculture
      • Alternative Energy
      • Medical
      • Industrial Equipment
      • Chemical Distribution
      • White Goods
      • Municipalities
      • Electronics
      • Food delivery
      • HVAC
      • Sanitation
      • Telecommunications
      • Second tier supplier to other engineering firms .
    ** Over 30 active clients in the below industries **
  • http://www.springboardengineering.com Design Engineering Services
  • Springboard Design Services
      • Mechanical engineering
      • Electrical engineering
      • Software design
      • CAD drawings/3D models
        • ProE modeling software
      • Specification writing
  • Reverse Engineering Capabilities
    • Capability to go from concept to part or “reverse
    • engineer” a part to get back to an accurate drawing or
    • 3D CAD model.
  • Springboard Design Tools
      • Six Sigma trained staff
      • Lean manufacturing principles
      • Statistical Analysis
      • Statistical Tolerancing and GD&T
      • FMEAs (Application, Design, Process)
      • Design for Mfg/Assembly (DFM/DFA)
      • Design of Experiments (DOE)
      • Kaizen 2P/3P Events
      • Skilled project management
      • CMM layouts
      • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Mechanical Design Example
  • Springboard Electrical Specialties
    • Instrumentation and controls
    • Display systems
    • Sensor technologies
    • Wired and wireless protocols
    • Systems automation
    • Motor control
    • Electrical noise mitigation
    • Low power solutions
    • ROHS compliance
  • Electrical Engineering Embedded Software Services
      • Real-time embedded software
      • design & development
      • Experts in noise mitigation
        • Electromagnetic Conductivity (EMC)
        • Electromagnetic Interference (EMI).
      • Total system integration- sensing, interpreting, executing and controlling the entire product.
  • Electrical Engineering Embedded Software Services
      • Efficient algorithm development
        • Examples:
          • Vibration sensing and handling
          • Fuzzy logic systems
          • Humidity/dryness sensing
      • Centralized vs. distributed architectures
        • Distributed communications via wired or wireless connection
  • Embedded Software Services
      • Full lifecycle development
      • User Interfaces
      • Configuration management
      • CMMI Level 2 previously achieved
      • Machine and instrument control applications
      • Micro Expertise
  • Embedded Software Development
    • C, C++, C#, Perl, LabVIEW, Assembly Language, VB.NET
    • Win32 application development
    • System and application level programming
    • Iterative build and delivery
    • Hardware / software co-verification using advanced tools
    • Hardware simulation
  • Electronic Hardware Design
    • Digital, analog, ASIC, FPGA, and PCB design
    • RF, VHF, UHF, IR, and Microwave Systems
    • Power Supply and Electrical Systems
    • Failure Hazard Analysis (FHA) and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
    • Experts in electrical noise immunity mitigation
    • High fidelity signal processing and digital filtering
    • Image processing
    • Optical, thermal, and motion sensor integration
    • Interaction design
    • Board level to finished goods
    • Product integration
  • Automation Engineering
    • Industrial automation
    • Process control and instrumentation
    • Airport lighting
    • Arc flash studies
    • Diagnostic services
    • Electro-hydraulic controls
    • Electro-pneumatic controls
    • Motion controls
    • HMI and SCADA logic and programming
    • Data acquisition and logging
  • http://www.springboardengineering.com Testing Services
  • Reliability Services
    • Reliability Testing
      • System level testing
      • Component testing
      • Infant mortality
      • Useful life
      • Long term durability
      • Safety Testing
      • Warranty expense calculations
        • Service call rate estimates
      • Cost and quality validation
  • Reliability Capabilities
    • System/Subsystem /Component Testing
      • Electrical Components
        • Motors, switches, relays, door lock and lid mechanisms
      • Mechanical Components
        • Transmissions, suspension, brake system, etc.
      • Specialized test design and setup
      • Reliability and Durability Testing
    • Environmental testing – temperature and humidity control
    • UL Certification Testing
      • Springboard is a third party independent UL test lab
  • Reliability Lab Tools
    • Statistical Tools & Practices
    • FMEA (Product and Process)
    • Reliability Software
      • Weibull Analysis, ReliaSoft Software
      • Minitab
      • Experience with other ReliaSoft
    • Root cause and field failure analysis
    • ALT/HALT /HAST/MEOST Techniques
  • Reliability Flow Down
  • Reliability Lab Capabilities Test Fixtures
    • Custom fixture design
    • Construction based on customer’s specifications or test plans
  • Reliability Lab Capabilities
    • Custom electrical test equipment
    • Custom harnesses
    • Programming capabilities:
      • PLC
      • LabVIEW
  • Springboard Agency Capabilities
    • Experience with regulatory agencies
      • Underwriters Laboratory (UL)
      • American Gas Association (AGA)
      • Canadian Gas Association (CGA)
      • Department of Energy (DOE)
      • International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
      • Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEEE)
      • ISO 17025 compliance
  • Springboard Environmental Chambers Example: control boards, telecommunications
  • Springboard Vibration Table Example: control consoles
  • Springboard Unique Test Development Example: Torque Testing Control Knob
  • Springboard ALT & HALT Techniques Example : switch test
  • Equipment Overview
    • Tensile test
    • Vibration
    • High speed camera
    • Thermal camera
    • Environmental chambers
    • ECAT
    • Agency probes, etc
  • Springboard Performance Testing
    • Evaluate products from consumer’s perspective
    • Measure and interpret consumer needs in the design of a product
    • Analyze and interpret statistical data to improve the quality of a product
  • Springboard Performance Testing
      • Consumer product testing
    • Ergonomic assessments
    • Usability tests (how consumers
    • interact with product)
    • Comparative testing against competition –claims testing
    • Custom test plan creation & procedures
    • Conduct market research and ethnography to obtain Voice of the Customer (VOC)
    • Energy usage
  • Springboard Performance Capabilities
    • Detailed software verification
    • Evaluation of user interface
    • Use & Care Guide expertise
  • Springboard Performance Capabilities
    • Performance Testing Equipment
      • Spectrophotometer
      • Image Analysis
      • Climate control room
      • Data Acquisition
      • Automatic titration
  • Springboard Performance Capabilities
    • Energy Efficiency Testing
    • Experienced in Energy Data Submission
  • http://www.springboardengineering.com Prototyping Services
  • Springboard Model Shop Services
    • Mold making
    • Prototyping
    • Product mockups
    • Injection Molding
    • CNC Machining
    • Metal Spinning
    • CMM layouts
    • Limited Production
    • Fixture design and fabrication
  • Mold Design/Creation/Operation
    • Mold design
      • Custom designed for customer
      • Gas assist
      • Insert molding
      • Simple to complex molds
    • Mold building
      • Aluminum “Quick Molds”
      • Production molds (steel)
    • Injection molding
      • Standard thermoplastic materials
      • Plus – PVC, glass-filled Valox, Nylons, Polycarbonates
      • Drying equipment utilized
      • Two shot overmolding
  • Mold Fabrication Equipment
  • Equipment Overview
    • Machining
      • CNC machining centers 40”x 20”
      • CNC machining center 60”x 30”
      • 225 ton injection molding machine
      • CNC Sinker EDM
      • Horizontal mill, lathes, vertical mills
    • Fabrication
      • Finger brake, press brake, shear, band saw
      • Welding Equipment; MIG, Arc, Gas, Plasma
    • Model shop (concept models)
      • Table saw, joiner, band saw, other wood working equipment
    • Paint Room
    • Quality
      • Sheffield CORDAX RS-30 DCC
      • Micro-Vu
  • Measurement Equipment
      • Sheffield CMM
      • Capacity: X-40”,Y-30”,Z-25”
    Micro-Vu Optical comparator with 9050A video reticle
  • Fabrication
    • Sheet metal
      • Welding – MIG, TIG,
        • Steel, aluminum, stainless steel, plastic
      • Bending / forming
      • Spinning
      • Shearing
      • Rolling
      • Stamping
    • Assembly
      • Prototype products
      • Test fixtures
    • Vacuum forming
    • Silk screening
    • Paint
  • Fabrication Equipment
  • Fabrication Equipment
  • Springboard Engineering Contact Information
    • Mike Selover
    • Director of Sales
    • 3020 1 st Ave East
    • Newton, Iowa 50208
    • Desk: 641-787-8728
    • e-mail: [email_address]
    • Jordan Bruntz
    • President
    • 3020 1 st Ave East
    • Newton, Iowa 50208
    • Desk: 641-787-8702
    • e-mail: [email_address]