PCBA, Mechanical Cross-Section, Metallography Price List


ApplicationTechnique / TaskTurnaround timePricing starts @
Cross-SectioningStandard Plastic Components3-5 days$350 each
Ten or more SamplesDepends on volume$300 each
Ceramic Components3-5 days$400-450 each
Large Components3-5 days$400-450 each
Samples requiring encapsulation prior to cutting(Double Encapsulation)3-5 days$400 each
Additional slices, same mountn/a$275 / slice
Dye & Pry Testing (w/ Images & report)Sample prep and pull3-5 days$350 / sample
2 or more from same boardn/a$300 each
Light microscopy: Compound & Stereo-zoomImage capture, linear & area measurements:  including report prep3-5 days$125 / hour
Metrology & Microscopy ServicesTransmission X-Ray (HR): Inspection & Imaging3-5 days$350 / hour
3D Non-Contact Video Measurement3-5 days$175 / hour 
2 hour min.
FULL-SUITE of metrology services available in core labs48H Guarantee*

OR 2-4 days
By technique
Board Cleanliness Testing Ion Chromatography (IC) Analysis10 daysAs quoted
  – C3 Localized Extractionn/aAs quoted
  – Full Board Extractionn/aAs quoted
Additional Laboratory ServicesDe-cap Plastic Components (Expose Die and Wire Bonds)5-7 daysAs quoted

AMI – Acoustic Imaging

(De-lamination, Void Detection, etc)

5-7 daysAs quoted
Strain Gauge Testing5-7 daysAs quoted
Engineering Services & ConsultingData compilation and Report Writing2-4 days$125 / hour
On-site Training for Laboratory TechniquesBy requestAs quoted
On-site Training for IPC CertificationBy requestAs quoted
Laboratory Start-up or ExpansionBy requestAs quoted

* For standard jobs in these techniques, which is determined at quote issuance

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