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3 Real Life Examples of “Before a Failure” Investigations

Posted by Robert Manzanares on Jan 11, 2018 11:11:00 AM

Performing a “before a failure” investigation on electronics is typically done for various reasons.  One reason is to identify weak components or sub-systems before committing to a full-blown production run and its associated expenses.  Comparison testing of similar component parts to reduce costs and increase reliability of existing designs, or against a competitor’s offerings is another reason.  A “before a failure” investigation can validate a design to satisfy customer or market specifications, or regulatory obligations, which is common among the aerospace and medical devices fields.    

Topics: Electronics Reliability, electronics failure, reliability testing

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