Gapwaves has received an order from Frencken Group regarding production equipment for testing of antennas. In-house equipment developed by Gapwaves’ will perform testing of radar antennas in high-volume production and is an automated solution for fast and robust testing and quality assurance of antennas. The order has a total value of about 3.5 MSEK and will be delivered during the fourth quarter.
Gapwaves and Frencken Group have (since the beginning of 2021), a cooperation agreement in place for the high volume production of waveguide antennas. Frencken Group is an established high-volume producer and fulfills all standards and certificates required to be a supplier to the Automotive industry. Together with Frencken, Gapwaves is capable to produce antennas in high volume scenarios at competitive prices.
Gapwaves CEO Lars-Inge Sjöqvist comments: “To ensure the quality of the antennas to be mounted into the radar module, efficient test equipment is needed to ensure that the antennas have correct RF- (Radio Frequency) properties in a highly automated production flow. Gapwaves has developed this system in recent years and sees this order as a further step towards establishing high volume production for the automotive industry.”
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