Hydra-Electric is certified as AS9100/ISO9001 by Det Norske Veritas (DNV). Hydra-Electric maintains a QMS which includes:
FAA Repair Station:
Hydra-Electric has a certified FAA Repair Station in house, and is able to repair all the products that it manufactures. Hydra only repairs PMA approved parts, of course, and is obviously very concerned with protecting the property of its customers.
Hydra works closely with the local FAA offices in Van Nuys, California, in order to make sure that we are in touch with the latest FAA regulations involving repair and production.
The Hydra-Electric FAA Certificate Number is AC3R366L.
Hydra-Electric is also certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (Part 145) for repairs.
The products from Hydra-Electric have high quality and low failure rates.
Hydra-Electric began manufacturing for the U.S. military in the 1950’s, as it became apparent to the armed forces that Hydra had patented the best technology for pressure switches, with its Negative Rate Disk Spring.
Hydra-Electric Aerospace Switches are designed to meet various specifications such as RTCA/DO-160, MIL-S-9395, MIL-S-28827, MIL-S-28788, MIL-STD-810 or MIL-STD-202. Here are the brief descriptive titles of these specs :
Hydra-Electric is in full compliance with the recent REACH regulations from Europe.
Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of CHemicals (REACH) is a European Union Regulation of 18 December 2006. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment. It is the most strict law to date regulating chemical substances and will impact industries throughout the world. REACH entered into force in June 2007, with a phased implementation over the next decade.