In this post, we began a series of Frequently Asked Questions regarding NJ Micro Electronic Testing and its role in identifying counterfeit components.
Q: What prompted NJ Micro Electronic Testing to start a worldwide investigation on counterfeit electronic component distribution?
A: The main reason was that we had tested components that passed but did not work in the customer’s applications. We then discovered that the products were actually working clones.
Q: Were counterfeit components a problem in the 1990’s?
A: NJ Micro Electronic Testing first began to see counterfeit components in the 1990s.
Q: . How did NJ Micro Electronics get involved in testing components for the military and aerospace industries?
A: In the mid 1980’s we started a high reliability lab within NJ Micro Electronic Testing. Through that expansion NJ Micro Electronic Testing began screening tests for the military and aerospace Industries.
More Q&A to follow in the next post.