Entries by Daniela

ECT’s ZIP™ Z0-040 Spring Probe Increased Life by 500% in Head to Head Comparison

Z0-040RHJ High Performance Spring Probe for semiconductor test out performs the competition in a challenging application contacting NiPd pads Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) successfully won a head-to-head evaluation using Z0-040 probes made with HyperCore™ material in a high volume production environment at a large Asian OSAT. The Z0 probes reached 250k insertions, more than a […]

Xcerra to Establish Direct Sales and Support Operations for its Semiconductor Test Solutions in Taiwan and China

Growth in China and Taiwan drives strategic realignment of resources Xcerra announced that it will be establishing a direct sales and support operation for semiconductor test solutions in Taiwan and China. With Xcerra’s business accelerating in the region, especially in China, customers have been requesting a greater direct presence from the company. Our initial response […]

ECT’s BTP/BTLP Series Supports Bead Probe Testing of PCBs

Leveraging ECT’s Expertise and Innovation for this Advanced PCB Test Approach Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) has developed a series of spring probes, BTP and BPLT, specifically for bead probe test. Combining well-established design and plating principles with an innovative tip design to fully support the special requirements for contacting bead probes. Spring probes used for […]

ECT Fixture Press Adapter: A Major Step towards Automation, Ease of Handling, Reliability and Cost Reduction

Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) recently introduced the new ECT Fixture Press Adapter for in-circuit testing, which utilizes the well-established ECT VG interface to offer a standardized module in the PCBA test setup. Complexity of the fixtures is reduced leading to significant benefits in cost, lead time and reliability, as well as to reductions of the […]

Xcerra launches a comprehensive support program for test handlers

OEM Protect Offerings Ensure Full Performance of Handling Equipment Xcerra’s OEM Protect program offers multiple options to ensure highest equipment uptime and performance in combination with simplified processes and optimized price structure for onsite maintenance and spare parts supply. OEM Protect supports Xcerra customers in achieving the highest return on investment for their test handlers. […]

ECT Test Fixtures: Customized Solutions on a Global Scale

Everett Charles Technologies’ (ECT) is a true global test fixture and programming services company, supporting customers worldwide with test design for high volume production PCBA’s. This global presence ensures prompt support while at the same time holding to our global standards and ensuring they are reliably met. ECT’s Fixture Services Group offers customization for both […]

Better Contacting Yield by Innovative Proprietary Design

Link HB Contactor Compensates for HIB tolerance Multitest launches a new design of the well-established Link contactor. The Link HB adds boardside compliance to compensate for board fabrication tolerances ensuring increased contact reliability and multisite stability. The offset vertical architecture of the Link probe is designed to support superior test yield, maximum repeatability and low […]

Relying on Leading Test Handling Know-How: Rapid Acceptance of the New MT2168 XT Handler by the Market

Four majors IDMs decide for the MT2168 XT Multitest has received multiple orders for the new tri-temp pick and place handler, the MT2168 XT. Shortly after its official introduction to the market four global IDMs have chosen the MT2168 XT for their volume production. After comprehensive demos or onsite evaluations customers have chosen the MT2168 […]