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11
Nov
2020
ERAI, Inc.

How to spot a counterfeit - What is a counterfeit?

While a large focus in the industry remains on the dangers posed by counterfeit parts such as product failures, increased program costs, reduced relia...
05
Mar
2019
Anne-Liese Heinichen

TM-04 Counterfeit Inspection and Testing of Electronic Parts...

A new class has been added to InterCEPT’s suite of counterfeit inspection and testing of electronic parts study course. TM-04 provides an in-depth dis...
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14
Feb
2018
Kristal Snider

Use Caution to Avoid Counterfeit Nichia Laser Diode Products

Nichia Corporation published a press release alerting customers a “large number” of counterfeit Nichia laser diode products have entered the supply ch...
09
Feb
2018
Mark Snider & Anne-Liese Heinichen

Do Cloned Parts Exist in the Market?

Let’s start with the definition of a cloned part. SAE Aerospace Standard AS6171 Test Methods Standard; General Requirements, Suspect/Counterfeit, Ele...
18
Oct
2017
Anne-Liese Heinichen

How To Spot A Counterfeit Part- The Counterfeit Determinatio...

While most government and private organizations can agree upon the definition of a counterfeit part, how, who and when to label a part as counterfeit ...
03
Aug
2017
Kristal Snider

SAE AS6171 Improves Identification of Suspect Counterfeit EE...

Earlier this month, Advanced Component Testing, an independent electronic component test lab, performed a gap analysis between AS6171 and AS6081 to de...
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01
Nov
2016
Anne-Liese Heinichen

SAE AS6171 (Test Methods Standard; General Requirements, Sus...

SAE International has just published AS6171 – Test Methods Standard; General Requirements, Suspect/Counterfeit, Electrical, Electronic and Electromech...
26
Jul
2016
Kristal Snider

Counterfeits and E-Waste – Your Voice Matters – Sign this Pe...

The federal government and the defense industry are enacting new policies and practices to prevent the introduction of counterfeit components into sup...