Electrical Labs and Materials & Processes Support

Electrical Labs

Electrical Labs

The Electrical Labs provide customers with the ability to perform detailed analysis, enhance product reliability, provide innovative solutions and mitigate risk on electronic components and hardware. Our mission is to work effectively alongside our customers to alleviate problems and mitigate risks at any stage of the product cycle. 

The Electrical Labs perform component failure analysis, counterfeits investigations, and technical services on electrical and electronic components, connectors, printed wiring board and assemblies, wires and cables. 

Component Failure Analysis and Evaluation

  • Test & characterize failed devices
  • Verify and investigate failure of electrical, electronic and micro-mechanical devices
  • Expediently determine cause(s) of failure
  • Provide basis for optimal corrective action(s)

Counterfeit Electronic Component Investigations

  • Explore the authenticity of a component through utilizing various non-destructive and destructive techniques
  • Testing performed utilizing industry standards including IDEA-STD-1010B

Technical Services 

  • Real-Time Radiography
  • Functional/Electrical Testing
  • Electrical Metallography and Micro-section
  • Probe Station and Laser Cutters
  • Optical Macro- and Micro- Photography
  • X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy (XRF)
  • Particle Impact Noise Detection (PIND)
  • Temperature Cycling/Thermal Shock/HAST
  • C-mode Scanning Acoustic Microscopy (C-SAM)
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis (EDX)
  • Plasma Etching
  • Hermeticity Testing (Fine and Gross Leak)
  • Bond Pull/Die Shear
  • Photo Emission Microscopy
  • Thermal Imaging with Lock-in Capability

Electrical Materials and Processes Support

  • Electronic Materials Selection
  • Printed Wiring Board Design and Fabrication
  • Printed Wiring Assembly  Design and Manufacturing
  • Electrical Box Design and Assembly
  • Supplier Support