Whether you are an OEM or an independent distributor buying on the open market, undetected substandard and counterfeit parts pose one of the biggest risks to your business. Counterfeit detection, via quality and authenticity inspections and tests, mitigates the extensive risks posed by substandard parts including excessive re-procurement costs, delays in time to market, and damage to your company’s reputation.
That’s where Advanced Component Testing comes in. We perform a series of component authenticity inspections and tests to ensure all parts meet your quality standards, while identifying potentially counterfeit products in the process.
ACT is on the Defense Logistics Agency’s Qualified Testing Suppliers List and is one of a few qualified labs for Lab Suitability for authenticity testing of electronic components. We also meet all aerospace AS6081 standards for detecting fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts and can test low to moderate risk level parts to AS6171. With approvals and accreditations demonstrating ACT meets the highest standards, our customers can be confident in the accuracy and reliability of the following processes:
- External Visual Inspection
- IC Decapsulation/Delidding
- Lead Condition Inspection
- Material Analysis/Device Composition via XRF
- Physical Dimension Inspection
- RoHS Compliance/MIL Lead Compliance
- Marking Permanency Inspection
- X-Ray Inspection
- Blacktopping Inspection
- Visual Testing via SEM
- Resistance to Solvents
- BGA Inspection
- Heated Solvent Testing
- Electrical Curve Tracing
- Mechanical Scrape Test
- Die Verification via OCM Die Database
ACT provides a detailed final report that includes sampling data, color photos and a parts history analysis for all component authenticity inspection and testing.
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