A. Telcordia Qualifications
Marlow Industries’ thermoelectric coolers for the telecommunication industry are fully compliant with Telcordia®1 GR-468-CORE Issue 2 (Sept 2004). (http://telecom-info.telcordia.com/ido/AUX/GR_468_TOC.i02.pdf).
Qualification tests performed at Marlow Industries are outlined in the table below. A Telcordia qualification report for Marlow Industries’ telecommunication coolers is available upon request.
Telcordia Qualification Tests Performed by Marlow Industries
|Category||Test||Sampling Size||Test Details|
|Mechanical Integrity||Mechanical Shock||22||Condition A (500 g, 1.0 ms), 5 times/direction|
|Vibration||22||Condition A (20 g), 20 to 2000 to 20 Hz, 4 min/cy, 4 cy/axis|
|Non-Powered Environmental Stress||High Temperature Storage||22||85°C, 2000 hours|
|Temperature Cycling||22||-40°C/+85°C, 100 cycles|
|Powered Environmental Stress||Power Cycling (On/Off)||22||Hot-side T ≥max. op. T, 5000 cycles|
During the mechanical integrity tests, a mass is attached to the top of the TEC to simulate the laser submount. Marlow also provides qualification testing to customer-specified requirements. Please review any specific needs with the Telecom team. Telcordia is a registered trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other countries.