Test Fixtures

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

M2M Module Test Sockets and Contactors

February 12, 2015

Munich — Yamaichi Electronics presents test contactors for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) modules. M2M modules allow the interconnection of electronics apparatus and enable automated communication to provide wireless control and real-time monitoring. The M2M modules can manage global positioning and data transmission in industrial, consumer and automotive products. For testing such modules,...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Advanced Product Design and Manufacturing Designs New Medium-Volume Functional Test Fixture

February 9, 2015

When a manufacturer of industrial metering pumps needed a semi-automatic test fixture to reliably qualify products in its factory in China, it turned to APD&M. The need presented many challenges beyond engineering and manufacturing: There are 7,000 miles and 13 time zones separating APD&M's suburban Philadelphia site, where the test fixture would be built and manufactured, and the Chinese...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Burn-in Test Socket accommodates QFN74 with exposed pad.

February 2, 2015

Operating from -55 to +155°C, CBT-QFN-7038 has clamshell lid and features stamped spring pin contactor with 15 g actuation force per ball and cycle life of 10,000+ insertions. Self inductance of contactor is 0.98 nH, insertion loss is <1 dB at 10 GHz, capacitance is 0.03 pF, and current capacity of each contactor is 2.2 A. Configuration of package to be tested is 4.5 x 12.5 mm QFN with 0.4 mm pitch, 74 peripheral positions, and additional 6x3 array of pins for center ground pad. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Swivel Lid Spring Pin BGA Socket supports geometric processors.

February 17, 2014

Designed for testing 10 x 8 mm, 0.5 mm pitch, 223-position, 15 x 19 ball array packages, Model SBT-BGA-7019 features stamped spring pin contactor with 31 g actuation force per ball and cycle life of 125,000 insertions. Contactor provides self inductance of 0.88 nH, insertion loss of less than 1 dB at 15.7 GHz, capacitance of 0.097 pF, and current capacity of 4 A at 30°C temperature rise. Mounted using supplied hardware on PCB with no soldering, socket features temperature range of -55 to +180°C. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Offshore vs. Reshore Wrestling Match Wearing You Out? Northwire's Here to Help

February 12, 2014

Learn the Total Cost of Ownership and take down the competition OSCEOLA, WI. – Cable engineering company, Northwire, Inc., (NWI) knows that learning curves for purchasing professionals and key decision-makers can be steep, costly and painful in today's sophisticated global markets. Given their fast-pace, risk and impact, international challengers must be met with robust procurement...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

connectBlue and Sigma Connectivity in Cooperation for Delivering Internet of Things Solutions

January 22, 2014

connectBlue, a leading provider of robust wireless solutions in demanding applications, has signed an agreement with Sigma Connectivity, a leading consultancy company for realizing solutions for Internet of Things. Sigma Connectivity will develop automated test fixtures, to be used as test tools in the production facilities where connectBlue's latest Multiradio module OWL355 is being...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Cooperation between GOEPEL Electronic and Teradyne Enables New Boundary Scan Integration Solutions

December 17, 2013

Within the frame of OEM cooperation, GOEPEL electronic and Teradyne, market-leading vendor of Automated Test Equipment (ATE), developed an extended Boundary Scan option particularly for production In-Circuit Test/Functional Board Test of PCBs and the modular functional testers on VXI and PXI Express basis. The solution is based on a pure software integration of the Boundary Scan platform...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inline Production System supports programming and board test.

December 9, 2013

Designed for in-system programming and board test based on Embedded System Access technologies, RAPIDO™ can utilize planar downholders in sandwich construction to safely handle ultra-thin, rigid-flexible boards with contact gaps up to 50 mil. All fixtures are equipped with intelligent module for identification and data storage, ensuring compatibility between fixture and target board. In addition, bandwidth, UUT, and test program can be automatically configured to avoid manual faults. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spring Pin Socket tests DFN6 electronic filters.

November 21, 2013

Designed for testing 3.1 x 3.45 mm DFN6 devices, Model CBT-QFN-7033 utilizes stamped spring pin contactor with 34 g actuation force per ball and cycle life of 10,000 insertions. Contactor features self inductance of 0.9 nH, insertion loss of less than 1 dB at 9.1 GHz, capacitance of 0.03 pF, and 2.2 A current capacity. Operating from -55 to +155°C, socket has clamshell lid and accommodates two DFN devices. Swivel compression plate enables vertical force without distorting device position. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Extreme Temperature Socket tests 9 x 9 mm QFN devices.

October 3, 2013

Featuring stamped spring pin contactor with 31 g actuation force per ball and cycle life of 500,000 insertions, Model CBT-QFN-7031 tests Unisem's 124-lead, 0.5 mm pitch, QFN devices. Contactor features self inductance of 0.88 nH, insertion loss of less than 1 dB at 15.7 GHz, and capacitance of 0.097 pF. Current capacity is 4 A at 40°C temperature rise. Operating from -55 to +180°C, socket includes clamshell lid and 3 W heat sink with small DC fan. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

LGA Socket supports 2.54 mm pitch devices.

July 17, 2013

Designed to JEDEC STD. MO-220, Model CBT-LGA-5002 operates from -55 to 180°C and features IC guide for LGA edge alignment. Contactor consists of stamped spring pin with 19 g actuation force per pin and cycle life of 500,000 insertions. Unit has current capacity of 4 A, self inductance of 0.93 nH, insertion loss of less than 1 dB at 21.9 GHz, and capacitance of 0.097 pF. Mounted using supplied hardware on target PCB with no soldering, socket is suited for Burn-in and Test applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

LGA Socket for Hand Test/Burn-In operates from -55 to +180C.

May 16, 2013

Used to test LGA package with 25 x 21 mm body and 0.5 mm pitch, CBT-LGA-5000 features IC guide that promotes precise LGA edge alignment, clamshell lid, and compression screw for applying down force. Contactor is stamped spring pin with 31 g actuation force per pin and cycle life of 500,000 insertions. Properties include contactor self inductance of 0.88 nH, insertion loss of <1 dB at 15.7 GHz, and capacitance of 0.097 pF. Current capacity of each contactor is 4 A. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

BGA Socket withstands extreme temperatures.

March 21, 2013

With temperature range of -55 to +155°C, Model CBT-BGA-7011 is designed for testing 3 x 3 mm, 0.4 mm pitch, 36-position, 6 x 6 ball array. Stamped spring pin contactor, providing current capacity of 2.2 A at 30°C temperature rise, features self inductance of 0.9 nH, insertion loss of less than 1 dB at 9.1 GHz, and capacitance of 0.03 pF. Mounted on target PCB using supplied hardware with no soldering required, socket includes floating guide for precise ball to pin alignment. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

ECT to Showcase Fixtures, Connectors and ITC Probes at ITC in Anaheim, CA

November 12, 2012

Pomona, Calif. - Everett Charles Technologies' (ECT) announces that its Contact Solutions Group (CSG), Compliant Connector Group (CCG) and Fixture Services Group (FSG) will showcase the company's latest products in Booth #114 at the upcoming International Test Conference (ITC), scheduled to take place November 4-9, 2012 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA. CCG will exhibit its entire range...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Texture Analyzer determines breaking point of lipstick.

October 5, 2012

Able to operate in both compression and tension modes, stand-alone CT3 Texture Analyzer utilizes TA-LC Lipstick Cantilever Fixture to determine breaking point of lipstick and other similar products. Fixture has rounded blade that simulates pressures experienced during application. With TexturePro CT software, operator can automate test procedures and generate valuable analytical data. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

MicroSD Socket operates from -55 to +180C.

August 21, 2012

Addressing high-performance requirements for Speed Class Rating, SBT-MicroSD-01 has stamped spring pin contactor with 19 g actuation force per pin and cycle life of 500,000 insertions. Self inductance of contactor is 0.93 nH, insertion loss is less than 1 dB at 21.9 GHz, and contact resistance is less than 16 mOhms. At 30°C temperature rise, current capacity of each contactor is 4 A. Specific configuration of package to be tested is 15 x 11 x 1.0 mm microSD form factor. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

ECT to Showcase Fixturing Solutions at the Del Mar Show

April 23, 2012

Pomona, Calif. - Everett Charles Technologies' (ECT) announces that its Contact Solutions Group (CSG), Compliant Connector Group (CCG) and Fixture Services Group (FSG) will showcase the company's latest products in Booth #721 at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics & Design Show (DMEDS), scheduled to take place May 2-3, 2012 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego, CA. CCG will exhibit its entire...Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

QC Test Fixtures target pharmaceutical marketplace.

April 13, 2012

Designed for CT3 Tester, which operates in both compression and tension modes, TA-CLT Capsule Loop Tensile Test Fixture measures tensile breaking strength of hard gel capsules. Gel cap is mounted between 2 pins which pull apart, thereby measuring force required to rupture cap. Featuring guillotine type design, TA-BLS Bilayer Shear Jig measures force required to separate layers of multi-layer tablet. Tablet is placed in jig and cutting plate slices into tablet until adhesion fails. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hi-Temp CSP Sockets enable testing of any area-array device.

December 26, 2011

Accommodating use from -55 to +200°C, AR4HT Series incorporate low-profile (0.45 mm) contact structure that provides compliance for ATE testing and burn-in. Sockets work with various area-array devices, including BGA, LGA, QFN, DFN, CSP, MLCC, and POP, as well as bumped die with full and partial arrays. With life expectancy of 10,000+ actuations, products can accommodate IC devices with pitch of 0.4 mm or greater as well as mixed pitch environments. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Elastomer BGA Socket is intended for testing eMMC devices.

November 15, 2011

Designed for testing 0.5 mm pitch, 14 x 18 mm eMMC BGA device, SG-BGA-7219 connects all pins with 10 GHz bandwidth and operates with less than 1 dB insertion loss. Contact resistance is 20 mohm per I/O (typ), and mounting is accomplished via supplied hardware on target PCB without any soldering. Quick insertion method, using shoulder screws and swivel socket lid, accelerates IC change-out, while floating compression mechanism accommodates package manufacturing variations. Read More