Different industries have adapted technological progress in their products, making using materials that conduct electrical energy or information indispensable. One of these components is known as a wiring harness.
What are wiring harnesses?
Wiring harnesses are wiring systems, terminals, and connectors that transmit electrical signals and enable the activation of different functions in the product system into which they are integrated.
In the aerospace industry, automobiles, computers, and even home appliances require the correct wiring harness to function and meet consumer expectations.
This wiring harness comes in various shapes, sizes, and designs, to adapt to the conditions and keep the product functional and safe.
How are wiring harnesses manufactured?
The wiring of a product is considered in the development process, where engineering and design teams work together. The first team is in charge of defining what type of wiring is indicated for correct operation, while the second team considers the limitations of the product design, considering sizes, distribution, and even if there may be risks of electrical problems.
Once these critical steps have been established, the manufacturing process begins. The first step is cutting, where the wiring is fragmented according to the original design.
At AMN, this process is carried out thanks to the implementation of high technology capable of cutting and striping work. The cable or wire is measured, marked, and strung individually.
This is followed by the assembly and insulation process. It is of utmost importance to constantly pay attention to and improve this level since this is where most errors occur. It must be checked that there are no damaged, stripped, or deformed cables and that the insulation material is intact.
After this, the cables are crimped using manual or automatic tools. Following the safety guidelines, after this step, the inspection must identify defects because the accidents generated by these products can lead to severe problems for the user.
- Cutting and stripping of circuits
- Cutting, stripping and crimping of terminals to cables.
- Twisting of cables
- Ultrasonic splicing
- Sleeving burning
- Cable routing
- Assembly of terminals on connectors
- Electrical testing
- Placement of clips, ties, polyducts and tapes
- Final Inspection
What distinguishes AMN’s wiring harness services?
Our service maintains tests during different stages of the assembly process, both qualitative and quantitative, which verify that all harness components are fully functional, performing efficiency and conductivity tests.
As part of the culture of excellence that distinguishes our company, we also focus on exceeding our customers’ expectations in terms of quality, reliability, and service. Three decades of service back us up.
What certifications are required for wiring harness assembly?
– ISO 13485: 2016
– MDSAP Certified to 21CFR820
– IPC-WHMA 620 Compliant
What impact does Mexico have on wiring harness manufacturing?
In the context of TLCAN and the revolution of the automotive industry with the progressive inclusion of electric cars, Mexico has the perfect scenario for harness manufacturing.
It is estimated that 70% of the harnesses marketed in North America are manufactured in Mexico. This places the country in a critical position in manufacturing vehicles because it cannot do without these parts or place them in final processes. The lack of harnesses can stop complete production lines, as it is only possible to finish the assembly with them.
Understanding the country’s extensive participation in this sector, it is safe to estimate that the government will receive huge investments because electric vehicles will need more wiring than conventional cars.
Currently, vehicles can contain more than 150 pounds of wiring, which is estimated to increase.
What does AMN’s wiring service do?
Cutting and striping: we mark and cut the wiring with high-tech equipment.
Automatic and manual application of terminals: We install the necessary terminals for signal transmission using technology and skilled labor.
Electrical testing: we verify the correct operation of the harnesses.
Labeling and packaging: once all the quality tests have been passed, our expert staff performs the corresponding labeling for packaging.
Do you have more questions about AMN’s Wiring service?
We know that the specialization of the industry is constant, and that’s why our team is at your disposal to provide you with the best guidance. It’s time to receive the highest quality harnesses. With AMN in your equipment, there will be no room for failures.