ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

As the market leader in providing high-reliability components to the electronics OEM marketplace, GCG offers an in-house environmental lab with unmatched capabilities to establish the consistent performance characteristics required to meet the most demanding designs. GCG’s environmental technical services are also available on a contracted basis.

Environmental Laboratory Capabilities – DLA Land and Maritime Approved [1]

Temperature Cycling Chamber
  • -65°C to +180°C
  • Cycling Rates from 5°C to 10°C/min
Thermal Shock Chambers – MIL-STD-202-107
  • -65°C to +200°C
Shaker System – MIL-SPEC & custom profiles
  • Maximum Sustained Vibration Force: 100g
  • Maximum Shock Force: 100g
  • Vibration: MIL-STD-202-201, -204 & -214
  • Shock: MIL-STD-202-207 & -213
Altitude Chamber – MIL-STD-202-105
  • Maximum Altitude: 80,000 Feet
  • DWV and IR at Altitude
10 Benchtop Chambers
  • -75°C to +200°C
  • High Temperature Operation
  • Temperature Rise
  • Low Temperature Storage
Solderability via Steam Aging Chamber – MIL-STD-202-208
  • Up to 99 Hours of Continuous Testing
Force Gauge
  • Maximum Force: 50N
  • Bond Strength
Life Test Chamber – MIL-STD-202-108
  • Maximum Operating Temperature: 260°C
  • Cyclic Load Profile
Real Time X-Ray – MIL-STD-202-209
Humidity Chamber – MIL-STD-202-103
  • Steady State
  • -75°C to +200°C
  • 20% to 90% Relative-Humidity
Moisture Resistance – MIL-STD-202-106
  • Temperature & Humidity Variability
Salt Spray – MIL-STD-202-101
  • Anti-Corrosion Testing
Chemical Resistance – MIL-STD-202-215
  • Resistance to Solvents
Terminal Strength – MIL-STD-202-211
Insulation Resistance – MIL-STD-202-302
DWV – MIL-STD-202-301
HiPot Tester
  • Maximum AC Voltage: 6kV
  • Maximum DC Voltage: 5kV
  • Insulation Resistance (IR)
  • Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (DWV)
Voltech AT3600 Transformer Testing
  • Maximum Test Frequency: 1 MHz
  • Maximum Test Current: 25A
  • Maximum Test Voltage: 3kV
  • Fast Testing of Complicated Transformers
High Power AC Testing
  • Frequency Range: 0.1Hz to 2 MHz
  • Maximum Voltage: 400Vp-p
  • Maximum Current 7570mA
  • Pulse, Ramp, Sine, Square & Triangle Waves
LabVIEW Monitoring Software
  • Provides Data Collection from Test Chambers
Other
  • Failure Analysis Reporting and Documentation
  • High Frequency Testing Capability to 70GHz

Nitron XL2 XRF Analyzer

  • Metal Alloy verification
  • Non-destructive element analysis
  • Tramp & Trace element analysis
  • Pro 1600-EXN Forced Convection Reflow Soldering Oven

  • Maximum Temperature: 375°C
  • Computer Controlled Thermal Profiles
  • Magnetoscop® 1.069

  • Assures magnetic-free designs
  • Measures magnetic flux density, absolute or gradient
  • Footnotes:
    [1] In support of internal product qualifications.