(805) 925-9010

2260 S. Meredith, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

 Engineering Services

Space Information Laboratories has over 20 years of experience in engineering design, analysis and software services.

Space Information Laboratories maintains all the capabilities to take programs and projects from conception to production. Our engineering design, embedded software, and our manufacturing staff are creative and have the experience to provide innovative solutions to the most complex systems and tasks.

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Our multi-disciplined and experienced team provides expertise in:

  • Systems Engineering, Avionics and Electrical Design
  • Li-Ion Batteries and Power Systems
  • Engineering Analysis- Structural/Thermal/Physics
  • Environmental Testing – Thermal/ Vacuum/Vibration/Shock
  • Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Software Design & Development
  • Software Simulation & Modeling
  • Additive Manufacturing

SIL’s 3D Printer shown below can print up to 400mm x 300mm x 300mm footprint, in ABS, PETC, Ultem and Peek for higher temperature applications and other material.

SIL 3D Printer

State-of-the-Art Facility

SIL has a complete in-house engineering, manufacturing and environmental facility to research, design, manufacture and test space qualified hardware for multiple aerospace platforms.

SIL’s 12,000 square foot facility has capabilities, certifications and practices including:

  • Systems engineering, electrical and mechanical design, test and assembly
  • Rapid development and production of innovative engineering system solutions
  • GPS and satellite communication antenna testing via roof top setup
  • Environmental testing – thermal cycle / vacuum chambers, random and sine vibration machines, and a shock machine
  • Design engineering software development tools including: VxWorks, Solid Works, Matlab, Eagle, Altium, and RF/Ant Simulation software for the rapid development and production of new engineering system solutions
  • DoD approved supplier to Aerospace prime contractors (Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Coleman Aerospace, MIT-LL, etc .)
  • Annual calibration of production equipment by Precision Labs, a certified calibration company in California
  • ESD manufacturing and test areas adhering to SIL ESD plan
  • DCAA approved accounting system (CPFF contracts) and forward pricing rates
  • SIL approved supplier list (parts, materials, PCB, machining, etc.)
  • External manufacturing of enclosures and class III printed circuit boards via SIL approved vendors with high quality and rapid turn-around
  • SIL technicians and assemblers certified J-STD-001 with space addendum for soldering and NASA soldering, crimping and surface mount training

SIL accomplishes this work at the highest quality using an AS9100 Quality Management System with continual daily improvement to reach the next level of excellence.

Space Environmental Test Equipment Capabilities:

Tenney Thermal Cycle Chamber

Thermal-Cycle-Chamber-75C to +200C

Aveco Shock Machine

Shock-MachineThree Axis, 0 to 10,000 Hz, Up to 1000 Gs

Thermal Vacuum Chamber

Thermal-Vac-Chamber1* 10-5 torr, -54C to +85C

ETS Vibration Machine

Vibration-Machine1Three Axis, 0-2000Hz, Up to 35 Grms random vibe up to 25 lbs flight units.