MEDALS Contamination Control

Discipline Capabilities

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Contamination Control Services: The SLI Team brings over 18 years of experience gained by supporting JPL on a variety of projects from Flight Systems to Technology Demonstration efforts to the Multi-divisional Engineering, Design, Analysis Lab-wide Support (MEDALS) contract.


DISCIPLINE CAPABILITIES

  • Design
  • Analysis
  • Modeling
  • In-situ testing for particulate and molecular contamination at all levels of assembly
  • FTIR and Mass Spec for in-house analysis

TOOLS

  • Multiple Cleanroom facilities in Pasadena, Ohio, and Maryland
  • COMSOL (CFD and Chemistry Extensions)
  • Internal processes & procedures for H20 mitigation in cryogenic & vacuum environments
  • 5S/FOD workmanship program included in our AS9100 scope

OUR PROJECTS

Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) Centric Contamination Tiger Team

  • Supported Materials Screening
  • Materials Testing and Evaluation
  • Design Support

Organic Check Material Development

  • Evaluated Base Matrix Materials for Organic Cleanliness
  • Defined Concept of Blank Sample
  • Identified Materials for Blank
  • Developed Material Doping Concept
  • Verified Material Doping Concept

Program Panel Review Support

  • JPL Mars 2020 Mars Sample Return Organic Contamination Panel
  • NASA Mars Sample Return Technology Development Panel

DISCIPLINE SHEET (PDF)

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