LEADING PCB/PCBA LABORATORY TESTING IN THE US

LEADING PCB/PCBA LABORATORY TESTING IN THE US

We Foster The Culture
Of Technical Excellence!

We Foster The Culture
Of Technical Excellence!

Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, DIVSYS International-ICAPE (DIVSYS-ICAPE) can assist
customers with PCB design guidelines, manufacturability, and board specification questions.

Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, DIVSYS International-ICAPE (DIVSYS-ICAPE) can assist customers with PCB design guidelines, manufacturability, and board specification questions.

LAB EQUIPMENT

State-of-the-art laboratory is equipped with over 30 ultra-modern machines.

LAB TESTS

Not just an exercise in metrics, but actually provide a “suitability for use” opinion with the results

PCBA OFFER

Accelerate your design cycle by building a production-ready prototyping assembly within 3 days.

ICAPE GROUP

ICAPE Group is the world leader in the supply of Printed Circuit Boards and Electro-Mechanical parts coming from Asia and used in the electronics sector.

High-Tech Laboratory Equipment

DIVSYS-ICAPE’s state-of-the-art laboratory is equipped with over 30 ultra-modern machines. We inspect the boards and board assemblies we procure through ICAPE USA and RapidProto to guarantee an exact match with the design file, while offering standalone services to detect a wide range of manufacturing defects.

Keyence VHX 7000 Microscope

MICRO SECTION ANALYSIS

4K Ultra-High Accuracy Microscope 

Ta Instruments Q20 DSC

DIFFERENTIAL SCANNING CALORIMETER

Measurement of differential heat flow

Struers Micro Section System

CROSS SECTION

Grinding and polishing

T5S5 Environmental Test Chamber

THERMAL SHOCK CHAMBER

Performs temperature & humidity test

SCS Alpha Metals 500M Ionograph

IONIC CONTAMINATION

Quick and accurate testing for individual parts, complete assemblies or small devices

Nordson Dage Quadra 3

X-RAY INSPECTION

3D X-ray inspection machine to detect a wide range of manufacturing defects

MicroCraft EMX6151 Flying Probe

BARE BOARD ELECTRICAL TEST

Checks connectivity / Isolation

Micro Pioneer XRF2000

X-RAY FLUORESCENCE 

Measurement of thickness of multi-coating elements

View Summit System

MECHANICAL DIMENSION CHECKING

Large area, high-accuracy dimensional metrology systems 

ERSA Kurtz IR/PL 650

BGA REPAIR STATION

High-performance, universal IR Rework System with semiautomatic component placement

Dionex ICS-2100

ION CHROMATOGRAPHY

Performs all types of electrolytically generated isocratic and gradient IC separations using conductivity detection

Keyence VHX 7000
Microscope

MICRO SECTION ANALYSIS

4K Ultra-High Accuracy Microscope 

Ta Instruments Q20 DSC 

DIFFERENTIAL SCANNING CALORIMETER

Measurement of differential heat flow

Struers Micro Section System

CROSS SECTION

Grinding and polishing

T5S5 Environmental Test Chamber 

THERMAL SHOCK CHAMBER

Performs temperature & humidity test

SCS Alpha Metals 500M Ionograph

IONIC CONTAMINATION

Quick and accurate testing for individual parts, complete assemblies or small devices

Nordson Dage Quadra 3

X-RAY INSPECTION

3D X-ray inspection machine to detect a wide range of manufacturing defects

MicroCraft EMX6151 Flying Probe

BARE BOARD ELECTRICAL TEST

Checks connectivity / Isolation

Micro Pioneer XRF2000

X-RAY FLUORESCENCE 

Measurement of thickness of multi-coating elements

View Summit System

MECHANICAL DIMENSION CHECKING

Large area, high-accuracy dimensional metrology systems

ERSA Kurtz IR/PL 650

BGA REPAIR STATION

High-performance, universal IR Rework System with semiautomatic component placement

Dionex ICS-2100

ION CHROMATOGRAPHY

Performs all types of electrolytically generated isocratic and gradient IC separations using conductivity detection

LAB ASSURANCE

LAB ASSURANCE

Our laboratory reports are not just an exercise in metrics, but actually provide an ‘approval for use’ report with the results.

Our laboratory reports are not just an exercise in metrics, but actually provide an ‘approval for use’ report with the results.

Do You Want The Confidence That Comes From Assembling A Quality Board? 

Do You Want The Confidence That Comes From Assembling A Quality Board? 

We Are Here For You!

We Are Here For You!

Laboratory Tests

Our Capabilities

DIVSYS-ICAPE’s fully equipped laboratory offers a complete range of testing services for both bare and assembled printed circuit boards, rework and technical support. Our in-house lab inspects the boards we procure to guarantee an exact match with the design file, while offering standalone services to detect a wide range of manufacturing defects. 

PCB Validation test

PCB TEST

  • Microsection PCB
  • Solderability test
  • Thermal Stress (10 second solder float)
  • Thermal Stress coupon Evaluation for cracks, voids, delamination
  • Surface Finish thickness by XRF measurement   

Microsection PCB - Destructive Test

PCB TEST

PCB Micro-section analysis of the copper and “hole” quality is the most thorough of all of the tests as it allows the examiner to look “inside” the PCB at the quality of the construction, the copper  plating, the hole formation, the dielectric separation (which also defines the AC impedance), the lamination process, and the base copper.  The IPC has defined 42 different “rejectable” defects that can be seen in one micro section.

The test includes:

  • Remove a section from the PCB to allow a micro section to view the interior features
  • In-hole Copper Thickness (Minimum of 6 readings)
  • Base copper thickness (all layers)
  • Plated copper thickness
  • Wicking Length (if excessive)
  • Dielectric Thickness

EQUIPMENT:

  • Keyence VHX 7000 Microscope
  • Struers Micro Section System

Surface Finish Thickness (AU, NI, AG, HASL, SN)

PCB TEST

Measurement of the surface finish thickness (Au, Ni, Ag, HASL, Sn) by X-Ray Fluorescence on 10 positions

EQUIPMENT:

  • Micro Pioneer XRF2000 

Bare Board Electrical Test

PCB TEST

Automatic test to verify net continuity and the absence of shorts on the board

EQUIPMENT:

  • MicroCraft EMX6151 Flying 

Dimensional Comparison To Print

PCB TEST

Mechanical dimension checking

EQUIPMENT:

  • View Summit System

Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) Test

PCB TEST

Measure the glass transition temperature (Tg) of the PCB

EQUIPMENT:

  • Ta Instruments Q20 DSC 

Ionic Contamination

PCB/PCBA TEST

Cleanliness Testing is used to measure the amount of ionic contamination left on the surface by the PCB process. A cleanliness tester is filled with a solution of 75% AIPA and 25% DI H20 to dissolve the surface contamination. 

The PCB (Or PCBA) is immersed in the solution. This is a Go / No go test that the PCB or PCBA is clean.

The resulting “dirty” solution is measured and converted to a standard using “Equivalent Micro Grams of Sodium Chloride” which is divided by the surface area of the sample to arrive at an ug/in2 or ug/cm2.  

The IPC acceptance is <10ug/in2 or < 1.65ug/cm2. Standard cleanliness per IPC TM 650 method 2.3.25.

EQUIPMENT:

  • SCS Ionograph BT Series 

Ion Chromatography

PCB/PCBA TEST

Separates the different ions to be able to measure the concentration of each of them

Ion Chromatography per IPC TM 650 method 2.3.28

  • Ion Chromatography (IC) is employed when the sample fails the IPC maximum acceptability or if the customer has defined a maximum concentration of a specific ION. 
  • For the Ion Chromatograph, there are two types of ions (Anions and Cations).  In PCB fabrication, we are usually only concerned with Anions and hence the measurement standard using equivalent micro grams of chloride.
  • However, in the no-clean flux of PCBA processing, we also can have Cations.  This requires a different measurement system.  Both types of ions must be measured and noted for a PCBA.

EQUIPMENT:

  • Dionex ICS-2100
  • Dionex AQUION and ASDV

Chamber Testing

PCB/PCBA TEST

Thermal shock testing is a cycling of low and high temperature to accelerate failures caused by repeated temperature variations during normal use conditions. In our case, we can perform temperature and humidity variation.

EQUIPMENT:

  • T5S5 Environmental Test Chamber

BGA Removal/Replace

PCBA TEST

The Removal and Replacement of BGAs or other Bottom Terminated Parts requires specialized equipment

Services include: the removal or replacement of BGA components from a PCBA

For the replacement of the components, we use only New Parts

EQUIPMENT:

  • ERSA Kurtz IR/PL 650

X-RAY ANALYSIS

PCBA TEST

Check the integrity of hidden solder connections on the PCBA (such as BGA balls).  The PCB can be checked for the alignment of the layers or for voids in the via holes.

  • When evaluating the integrity of a solder connection, an X-RAY image is invaluable to be able to see the actual connection in a non-destructive fashion.
  • The X-RAY image can be viewed at various angles to reveal the amount of “attachment between the PCB pads, the component pins and/or the BGA

EQUIPMENT:

  • Nordson Dage Quadra 3

Microsection PCBA

PCBA TEST

Examine solder connections on the PCBA or make internal measurements of the PCB’s copper thickness, inner layers, or hole quality

For solder connections, each location is ground and polished to three depths 

The test includes:

  • Three (3) locations in the solder connection (25%, 50%, 75%)
  • Thickness of the solder between pin and pad
  • Size of any voids in the solder connection
  • Intermetallic thickness

EQUIPMENT:

  • Keyence VHX 7000 Microscope
  • Struers Micro Section System

Our Quality Policy

The Quality Policy is both pervasive and universal. It drives our quality objectives and commitment to implementing, executing and continually improving our QMS. It must be embraced by every team member in all aspects of their job performance, be it product quality or customer service, technology, human relations, our ecology and quality of work life. The quality policy serves our external customers who purchase our services and our internal customers who depend on the performance of their teammates for their success and goal achievement.

The Quality Policy is both pervasive and universal. It drives our quality objectives and commitment to implementing, executing and continually improving our QMS. The quality policy serves our external customers who purchase our services and our internal customers who depend on the performance of their teammates for their success and goal achievement

QUALITY TEAM

The quality team at DIVSYS-ICAPE focuses on serving the customer. With a customer-centric focus, and a solid foundation of IPC and ISO standards our team will meet or exceed your expectation.

QUALITY POLICY

Our management team’s commitment is to provide the resources and leadership necessary to satisfy applicable requirements and to maintain and continually improve the effectiveness of our quality management system.

Customer Satisfaction in our products, services and fulfilling customer needs shall be achieved through continual improvement efforts driven by our quality objectives.

Every team member performs quality control and assurance activities necessary to meet our customer’s satisfaction with responsibility for supplying product and customer service:

1. With the quality level the customer requires

2. At the time the customer wants

Customer Satisfaction in our products, services and fulfilling customer needs shall be achieved through continuous improvement efforts driven by our quality objectives.

Customer Satisfaction in our products, services and fulfilling customer needs shall be achieved through continuous improvement efforts driven by our quality objectives.

Certifications

DIVSYS-ICAPE focuses on serving the customer. With a customer-centric focus, and a solid foundation of IPC and ISO standards our team will meet or exceed your expectation.

ISO 9001:2015

RoHS COMPLIANT

SMTA MEMBER

IPC MEMBER

ISO 9001:2015

RoHS COMPLIANT

SMTA MEMBER

IPC MEMBER

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