DfR Solutions Reliability Designed and Delivered

DfR Solutions Expands Expert Reliability Team

Posted by DfR Solutions on Oct 28, 2016 10:03:41 AM

Beltsville, MD – October 25, 2016 – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced a new addition to its Senior Technical team. Dr. Vidyu Challa will serve as the new DfR Solutions Technical Director. In this role Dr. Challa is responsible for helping customers solve their product reliability challenges, acting as a senior engineering resource on proposal development, and assisting the VP of Operations in maintaining the quality of all DfR Solutions’ services.

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Announcing Sherlock 5.0

Posted by DfR Solutions on Aug 3, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Beltsville, MD – August 3, 2016 – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced a major release of Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ software, Version 5.0.  Advanced features include Modeling Regions, Attached Heat Sinks, NX Nastran support, and an IMEC Plated Through-Hole Fatigue Model.

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DfR Solutions Adds Senior Project Management Position

Posted by DfR Solutions on Jun 7, 2016 9:40:00 AM

Beltsville, MD – June 7, 2016 – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced a new addition to its management team. Billie Early will serve as Program Manager, responsible for the achievement of client objectives, deliverables, and to ensure the quality of final products and services.

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Announcing Sherlock Version 4.2

Posted by DfR Solutions on Mar 23, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Beltsville, MD – March 23, 2016 – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced the release of the newest version of Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ software, Version 4.2. The newest version includes advanced features that provide faster, easier, and more precise thermal and mechanical modeling of semiconductor packaging and electronic hardware. Now Sherlock includes modeling of potting materials, wire bonds, housing elements (such as stiffeners), and BGA solder balls. Combined, these sophisticated modeling capabilities enable electronics designers perform rapid tradeoff analysis, predict failures earlier in the design process and make changes to mitigate the causes of potential product failures in test or in the field.

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DfR Solutions Hosts First SMTA Capital Chapter Meeting of 2016

Posted by DfR Solutions on Jan 19, 2016 9:45:00 AM

DfR Solutions will host first meeting of 2016 of The SMTA Capital Chapter on April 12, 2016. The meeting is scheduled from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at DfR Solutions, 9000 Virginia Manor Road, Suite 290, Beltsville, MD 20705.  The focus of this chapter meeting will be “Test Plan Development – How to Do It!” presented by Dr. Gil Sharon, DfR Solutions.

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International Study Recognizes Sherlock as Leading PCB Simulation Tool

Posted by DfR Solutions on Oct 20, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Beltsville, MD – October 20, 2015 – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, is proud to announce that the Institute of Research and Development India (IRD India) has validated the Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ Software as the industry standard for accurate mechanical modeling and simulation of electronics.

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Sherlock 4.1 Automatically Converts SRS to PSD Curve

Posted by DfR Solutions on Aug 5, 2015 9:45:00 AM

 

Beltsville, MD – August 5, 2015 – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced the release of the newest version of Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ software, version 4.1.  This version of Sherlock now translates Shock Response Spectrum (SRS) Analysis into Power Spectral Density (PSD) Curves. The real value to users is the ability to predict random vibration events of electronic hardware more precisely than any tool currently available on the market. Additional enhancements in this version of Sherlock include an updated package manager, improved analysis capabilities, and a modified user interface.

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Announcing Sherlock Version 4.0

Posted by DfR Solutions on Apr 1, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Beltsville, MD – April 1, 2015 – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced the release of the most advanced version of Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ software, version 4.0. The newest version of Sherlock allows users to model complex PCBs and components with exceptional detail, strengthening design decisions, saving significant time and money. Advanced features include an increased suite of FEA integration tools, lead modeling of surface mount and thru-hole components, substrate trace modeling, shock scoring, an expanded cutout editor, and a heatsink editor.

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Product Reliability Alert: Red Phosphorous

Posted by DfR Solutions on Feb 5, 2015 9:30:00 AM

As long time readers of DfR Solutions Newsletter know, we periodically put out announcements or warnings of particular failure modes or technologies that are being detrimental to our clients on a wide scale. Examples of such warnings in the past have included low-ESR capacitors, certain laminate materials, low-Tg underfill, and red phosphorous flame retardants.

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