White Horse Laboratories Counterfeit Detection Report Week 30
At long last, an improvement in the classification of physical condition, climbing to nearly 76% from a rather poor 55% accceptance rate in Week 29. Yields of higher than 95% from electrical testing could not maintain Week 29′s high of 89%, but still a rather high rate, historically, at just over 73%.
July’s poll question as to whether heightened buyer scrutiny is affecting sales stayed steady 89%. Combined with the previous results that buyers are being more cautious, the question now is:
Hong Kong “Grand Opening”
As we have always had a logistics hub in Hong Kong, and our expanded facility has been open since January of 2011, we are announcing the official “Grand Opening” or our even larger Hong Kong facility with a promotion on logistics and inspection services throughout the month of August!
Our Hong Kong facility now boasts 6,000 square feet of inspection, packaging, and warehousing capacity providing external visual inspection, solderability testing, re-taping, baking, dry-pack, and warehousing/logistics.
Week 30 Quality Report, 2012 Substandard Part Listing
Infineon Technologies SAB80C5235N (Date Code 0347) – 5% failure – Short pins and bad protective diodes (used/refurbs).
Sanken 2SA1216Y（Date Code not marked or labeled）- 100% failure rate – Low Hfe.
Simtek STK17TA8-RF45 (Date Code not marked or labeled) – 20% failure – Program & verify error.
NXP Semiconductors BBY42 (Date Code not marked or labeled) – 100% failure -high reverse current and high/low diode capacitance with overall low capacitance ratio.