PCBA, Mechanical Cross-Section, Metallography Price List


Application Technique / Task Turnaround time Pricing starts @
Cross-Sectioning Standard Plastic Components 3-5 days $350 each
Ten or more Samples Depends on volume $300 each
Ceramic Components 3-5 days $400-450 each
Large Components 3-5 days $400-450 each
Samples requiring encapsulation prior to cutting(Double Encapsulation) 3-5 days $400 each
Additional slices, same mount n/a $275 / slice
Dye & Pry Testing (w/ Images & report) Sample prep and pull 3-5 days $350 / sample
2 or more from same board n/a $300 each
Light microscopy: Compound & Stereo-zoom Image capture, linear & area measurements:  including report prep 3-5 days $125 / hour
Metrology & Microscopy Services Transmission X-Ray (HR): Inspection & Imaging 3-5 days $300 / hour
3D Non-Contact Video Measurement 3-5 days $175 / hour  2 hour min.
FULL-SUITE of metrology services available in core labs 48H Guarantee*
OR 2-4 days
By technique
Board Cleanliness Testing  Ion Chromatography (IC) Analysis 10 days As quoted
  – C3 Localized Extraction n/a As quoted
  – Full Board Extraction n/a As quoted
Additional Laboratory Services De-cap Plastic Components (Expose Die and Wire Bonds) 5-7 days As quoted
AMI – Acoustic Imaging (De-lamination, Void Detection, etc) 5-7 days As quoted
Strain Gauge Testing 5-7 days As quoted
Engineering Services & Consulting Data compilation and Report Writing 2-4 days $125 / hour
On-site Training for Laboratory Techniques By request As quoted
On-site Training for IPC Certification By request As quoted
Laboratory Start-up or Expansion By request As quoted

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

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