Electronic Component Testing & Inspection

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5 Advanced Component Testing Capabilities At Sensible Micro

Every supplier, manufacturer, and OEM plays a role in ensuring the integrity of the components they order. It’s never enough ...

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Turn to Electronic Testing Services When Vetting New Suppliers

Why Vet New Suppliers? Obsolescence and product changes may require pivots in procurement. A spate of late vendor deliveries ...

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The Role of High-Power Microscopy in Component Lab Inspections

High-power optical examinations are a versatile, go-to technique that’s the workhorse of the inspection lab. Microscopy is ...

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Dip-and-Look vs. Wetting Balance Methods For Solderability Testing

An important tool for older electronic component testing, solderability testing measures the “solderability” of leads, ...

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How to Vet New Suppliers When Sourcing Electronic Components

Parts go obsolete. Products change. Vendor relationships come and go. Whatever the reason, you’ll eventually need to vet new ...

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Recycled Electronic Components & Marking Permanency Tests

The recycling of electronic components is essential to sustainable manufacturing in the semiconductor industry. However, it ...

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8 Tips For Strategic Cost Reductions in the Electronics Supply Chain

Cost reduction strategies are always top-of-mind for manufacturers and buyers of electronic components, especially as ...

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How an Independent Distributor Helps With Supplier Risk Mitigation

Consolidated Relationships, Global Network Consolidation of your vendor relationships drives efficiency, but diversification ...

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The 7 Most Important QA Certifications, Including ISO 9001:2015

In the electronics supply chain, quality is everything. Nearly identical parts may be available from a broad spectrum of ...

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5 Perks of a Distributor With an Electronic Component Inspection Lab

Sensible Micro is rare among electronic component distributors in that we house a leading QA testing lab, right inside our ...

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Where Can I Source Components to Maintain My Obsolete Inventory?

The chip shortage has continued into 2022 with signs that it could last into Q4 (or even next year). These sourcing ...

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9 Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions For Obsolete Components

With the worldwide chip shortage in full swing, many manufacturers have sought to mitigate the worst impacts by filling gaps ...

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