SEM Lab, Inc. is a failure analysis lab that specializes in failure analysis of electronic assemblies, printed-circuit-boards (PCBs), printed-wiring-boards (PWBs), and electronic components such as integrated circuits (ICs), memory chips, transistors, diodes, capacitors, resistors, LEDs, power modules, and many others. We have analyzed electronic devices, components and assemblies for ESD, EOS, shorts, opens, corrosion, solderability, vibration, thermal fatigue, connector failures, etc.
SEM Lab, Inc. performs materials analysis, identification and characterization of a wide variety of materials and processes. Materials such as metals, plastics, ceramics, glasses, and particles are commonly examined.
- General Materials Analysis
- Electronic Materials and Process Analysis
SEM Lab, Inc. is a failure analysis lab providing services to many branches of manufacturing, such as the electronics, medical or aerospace industries, where it is a vital tool used to determine the cause of a failure in order to keep it from recurring. At SEM Lab, Inc., we provide:
- Failure Analysis of Electronic Devices
- Failure Analysis of Medical Devices
- Failure Analysis of Ceramics and Plastics
- Metallurgical Failure Analysis
SEM Lab, Inc. provides failure analysis, materials characterization, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and FTIR services. We specialize in failure analysis of electronic assemblies, printed-circuit-boards (PCBs) or printed-wiring-boards (PWBs), and electronic components such as integrated circuits (ICs), memory chips, transistors, diodes, capacitors, resistors, light emitting diodes (LEDs), power modules, and many others.
Since 1997 we have developed relationships with over 450 client companies including many of the most prominent Fortune 500 electronic, medical and high technology companies in the world, as well as independent consultants and small businesses.
SEM Lab, Inc. Postings
Gold embrittlement of solder joints has been a concern for many decades. SEM Lab, Inc. supports evaluation for this condition. Gold embrittlement can be avoided by careful solder joint design and knowledge of the causes of this con...
Poor HASL quality on PWBs can affect solderability PCBAs. SEM Lab, Inc. evaluates HASL quality using SEM/EDS data. We make recommendations for mitigation of this recurring quality issue.